Analytical Review of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC)

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) for the period of 9-Day stands at 15.86% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 37.52%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Sell”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

East West Bancorp, Inc. is the holding company for East West Bank, East West Capital Trust I, East West Capital Trust II and Risk Services, Inc.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) opened the session at $58.64 and after going up 0% closed at $58.63. The stock lost -0.01 points in the last trade.

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $58.60 and $59.20 during the previous active session. East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) traded with the volume of 1.08 Million with average volume of 729.48 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.48 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 1.04 and 53.26 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) is at 0.5% and the shares outstanding are 146.68 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) stands at 1.36% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 16.77 while Forward P/E shows the value of 15.41.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 1.6. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 7.12 and 2.31 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 1.91 and 0 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) stands at 0 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 0.

Return on Assets ROA of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) is at 1.5% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) stand at 14.5% and 23.9% respectively.

The payout ratio of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) stands at 22.7%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -1.99% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 4.75%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 2.25% while six month performance of the shares of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) remained bullish with the count of 16.98%.

The yearly and YTD performance of East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC) remained up at 52.05% and 15.35% respectively.