East West Bancorp (EWBC) - FREE Research Report

Li Herman Y who is Director at East West Bancorp sold 3,000 shares at $34.01 on Dec. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 51,624 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.49% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.24, up $0.23, or 0.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for East West Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 54,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 56,800

The average volume for East West Bancorp has been 820,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. East West Bancorp has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 59.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

East West Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for East West Bank that provides a range of personal and commercial banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, business executives, professionals, and other individuals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.75%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate East West Bancorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates East West Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full East West Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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