East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) recent quarterly performance of 3.95% is not showing the real picture

Witnessing the stock’s movement on the chart, on Wednesday, East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: EWBC) had a quiet start as it plunged -0.43% to $75.77, before settling in for the price of $76.10 at the close. Taking a more long-term approach, EWBC posted a 52-week range of $41.12-$79.54.

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The Financial Sector giants’ yearly sales growth during the last 5-year period was 19.13%. Meanwhile, its Annual Earning per share during the time was 11.19%. Nevertheless, stock’s Earnings Per Share (EPS) this year is -3.62%. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $140.03 million, simultaneously with a float of $138.64 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $10.61 billion. At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average stood at $73.89, while the 200-day Moving Average is $62.73.

East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) Ownership Facts and Figures

Nothing is more important than checking the behaviour of major investors towards the stock of the Banks – Regional industry. East West Bancorp, Inc.’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.99%, in contrast to 90.18% institutional ownership. According to the most recent insider trade that took place on Mar 07 ’24, this organization’s Director sold 1,625 shares at the rate of 77.26, making the entire transaction reach 125,548 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 10,321. Preceding that transaction, on Feb 29 ’24, Company’s Director sold 2,000 for 73.58, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 147,160. This particular insider is now the holder of 16,739 in total.

East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) Earnings and Revenue Records

As on 12/30/2023, Multinational firm has announced its last quarter scores, in which it reported $2.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the period topping the consensus outlook (set at $1.89) by $0.15. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.95 per share during the current fiscal year.

East West Bancorp, Inc.’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -3.62% and is forecasted to reach 8.29 in the upcoming year. Considering the longer run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 8.00% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the 11.19% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.

East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: EWBC) Trading Performance Indicators

Let’s observe the current performance indicators for East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC). The Stock has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 1.77. Alongside those numbers, its PE Ratio stands at $9.26, and its Beta score is 1.39. Another valuable indicator worth pondering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 2.71. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 7.32.

In the same vein, EWBC’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months is recorded 8.19, a figure that is expected to reach 1.98 in the next quarter, and analysts are predicting that it will be 8.29 at the market close of one year from today.

Technical Analysis of East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC)

Going through the that latest performance of [East West Bancorp, Inc., EWBC]. Its last 5-days volume of 0.77 million was inferior to the volume of 1.29 million it revealed a year ago. During the previous 9 days, stock’s Stochastic %D was recorded 38.57% While, its Average True Range was 1.70.

Raw Stochastic average of East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) in the period of the previous 100 days is set at 84.36%, which indicates a major rise in contrast to 29.86% during the last 2-weeks. If we go through the volatility metrics of the stock, In the past 14-days, Company’s historic volatility was 27.96% that was lower than 29.14% volatility it exhibited in the past 100-days period.