Owners of PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PACW) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $39.11 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.5%. The average volume for PacWest Bancorp has been 572,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. PacWest Bancorp has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the banking industry. Shares are up 58.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more. PacWest Bancorp operates as the bank holding company for Pacific Western Bank that provides commercial banking products and services to small to medium sized businesses, and the owners and employees of those businesses primarily in Southern California. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.00. TheStreet Ratings rates PacWest Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. You can view the full PacWest Bancorp Ratings Report now.