East West Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

EWBC -- USA Stock  

USD 40.19  0.82  2.08%

Given the investment horizon of 30 days, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding East West Bancorp is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides East West buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding EWBC positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of East West Bancorp available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from EWBC buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally see East West Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon East West Bancorp has a risk adjusted performance of (0.07), jensen alpha of (0.12), total risk alpha of (0.07), sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.13)
East West buy, hold, or sell suggestion module can be used to check and cross-verify current buy, hold, or sell recommendation provided by analysts reviewing the organization potential to grow using all of fundamental, technical, data market data available at the time. To make sure East West is not overpriced, please confirm all East West Bancorp fundamentals including its Cash per Share, Earnings Per Share and the relationship between EBITDA and Book Value Per Share . Given that East West Bancorp has Price to Earning of 8.87X, we urge you verify East West Bancorp market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

East West Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

East West Bancorp generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
Over 91.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies

East West current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price57.00
Target Mean Price57.18
Recommendation Mean1.80
Target High Price67.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions11
Target Low Price51.00

East West Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.2Value At Risk4
Potential Upside2.85Standard Deviation2.41
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Blackrock IncCommon Shares15.9 M741.5 M
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares13.7 M640.8 M
State Street CorpCommon Shares6.3 M292.8 M
Aristotle Capital Management LlcCommon Shares5.8 M271 M
Boston PartnersCommon Shares5 M233.4 M
Jpmorgan Chase CoCommon Shares5 M230.4 M
Capital Research Global InvestorsCommon Shares4.1 M189.7 M

East West Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.57
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.06

East West Volatility Alert

East West Bancorp exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.5 and kurtosis of 0.73. However, we advise investors to further study East West Bancorp technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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East West Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsEast WestPeer Average
Return On Equity14.89% (0.31)%
Return On Asset1.63% (0.14)%
Profit Margin45.88% (1.27)%
Current Valuation2.71B16.62B
Shares Outstanding145.55M571.82M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.67% 10.09%
Shares Owned by Institutions90.60% 39.21%
Number of Shares Shorted1.49M4.71M
Price to Earning8.87X28.72X
Price to Book1.23X9.51X
Price to Sales4.05X11.42X
Gross Profit1.41B27.38B
Net Income658.72M570.98M
Cash and Equivalents4.28B2.7B
Cash per Share29.42X5.01X
Total Debt1.18B5.32B
Debt to Equity9.36% 48.70%
Book Value Per Share32.53X1.93K
Cash Flow from Operations738.31M971.22M
Short Ratio1.64X4.00X
Earnings Per Share4.50X3.12X
Price to Earnings To Growth1.03X4.89X
Number of Employees3.26K18.84K
Market Capitalization5.81B19.03B
Total Asset3.32B29.47B
Retained Earnings524.64M9.33B
Z Score2.48.72
Five Year Return1.76%
Last Dividend Paid1.1
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