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East West Bancorp (EWBC) Earns Daily News Impact Score of 0.28

East West Bancorp (EWBC) Earns Daily News Impact Score of 0.28

SunTrust Banks restated a "buy" rating and set a $65.00 price objective on shares of East West Bancorp in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. The company has market cap of $37.87 billion.

The stock increased 0.28% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $39.41. First Wilshire Securities Management Inc sold 5,520 shares as the company's stock rose 1.19% with the market. The Williams Companies, Inc. (NYSE:UAL) has risen 77.19% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 29.55% the S&P500. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Great Western Bancorp, Inc. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 71,545 shares of company stock valued at $2,921,722. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 40,130 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,447,930. Moreover, Fjarde Ap has 0.05% invested in East West Bancorp, Inc. The stock decreased 0.80% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $60.83. About 1.57 million shares traded. "Acquires 59,119 Shares of Great Western Bancorp Inc (NYSE:GWB)" was originally published by Week Herald and is the sole property of of Week Herald. PennantPark Investment Corporation (PNNT) has risen 23.34% since December 29, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Since September 18, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 3 selling transactions for $1.02 million activity. 10,000 shares valued at $610,000 were sold by LI HERMAN Y on Tuesday, October 24. Ewing Robyn L had sold 9,913 shares worth $297,250.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.11, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 31 investors sold East West Bancorp, Inc. shares while 116 reduced holdings. 76 funds opened positions while 199 raised stakes. 124.37 million shares or 0.88% more from 123.29 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. The New York-based Bluemountain Cap Mgmt Lc has invested 0.03% in Transocean Ltd. (NYSE:RIG). Manufacturers Life Insurance The holds 443,781 shares. Moreover, Bahl And Gaynor has 0.76% invested in The Williams Companies, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC). Amer Century holds 0.02% of its portfolio in East West Bancorp, Inc. Electron Capital Partners Llc owns 1.62 million shares or 11.35% of their USA portfolio. Gsa Capital Prtn Limited Liability Partnership accumulated 19,400 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Jacobs Levy Equity Management accumulated 0.38% or 330,498 shares. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a current ratio of 0.99. Rainier Invest Ltd Com reported 70,950 shares stake. Btim owns 159,773 shares. (NASDAQ:EWBC) for 559,290 shares. (NASDAQ:EWBC) for 26,394 shares. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the business will post sales of $519.06 million per share, with estimates ranging from $510.61 million to $527.50 million.

Among 18 analysts covering Williams Companies Inc. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. Therefore 50% are positive. Morgan Stanley maintained East West Bancorp, Inc. Morgan Stanley maintained East West Bancorp, Inc. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $68.00 price target on shares of East West Bancorp in a report on Wednesday, November 29th. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of EWBC in report on Friday, October 20 with "Overweight" rating. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, October 23. Jefferies downgraded The Williams Companies, Inc. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a "buy" rating and issued a $46.00 price objective on shares of Great Western Bancorp in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.00, for a total transaction of $68,640.00. The firm has "Buy" rating by Piper Jaffray given on Friday, October 20. (NASDAQ:EWBC) on Wednesday, December 13 with "Equal-Weight" rating. The rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank on Friday, July 14 to "Hold". On Thursday, September 7 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy".

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Analysts await East West Bancorp, Inc. They expect $0.91 earnings per share, up 19.74% or $0.15 from last year's $0.76 per share. EXC's profit will be $576.51 million for 16.42 P/E if the $0.60 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.89 actual earnings per share reported by East West Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.25% EPS growth.

Dorsey & Whitney Trust Company Llc, which manages about $502.84 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in General Electric Corp (NYSE:GE) by 12,602 shares to 300,273 shares, valued at $7.26 million in 2017Q3, according to the filing.

Exelon Corporation, a utility services holding company, engages in the energy generation and delivery businesses in the United States and Canada.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.06 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.11, from 1.13 in 2017Q2. Geode Capital Limited Liability Corp stated it has 0.03% in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:POT) to report earnings on January, 25. (NASDAQ:EWBC). Colonial Tru invested 0.67% in East West Bancorp, Inc. It also reduced its holding in Alaska Airgroup Inc Common Stock Usd1 (NYSE:ALK) by 458,176 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 315,069 shares, and cut its stake in Pepsico Incorporated Capital Stock Usd0.016666 (NYSE:PEP). East West Bancorp presently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $65.60. Profund Lc accumulated 64,378 shares. Utd Capital Finance Advisers Limited invested 0% of its portfolio in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) for 938,127 shares. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.76 earnings per share. analysts anticipate that East West Bancorp, Inc. will post 3.49 EPS for the current year. Westwood Holding Gp owns 1.77 million shares. Bnp Paribas Asset Mngmt Holding Sa owns 399,369 shares for 0.19% of their portfolio.

WARNING: "GSA Capital Partners LLP Purchases New Position in East West Bancorp, Inc". Denver invested in 288,106 shares. RBC Capital Markets has "Hold" rating and $11.0 target.


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