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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 2.92
NAS:EWBC's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
54% of the 1560 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.13 vs. NAS:EWBC: 2.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:EWBC' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.81 Max: N/A
Current: 2.92
Equity to Asset 0.10
NAS:EWBC's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 1610 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. NAS:EWBC: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:EWBC' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.1 Max: 0.13
Current: 0.1
0.07
0.13
Interest Coverage 5.92
NAS:EWBC's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
83% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. NAS:EWBC: 5.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:EWBC' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 2.16 Max: 5.92
Current: 5.92
0.44
5.92
F-Score: 4
M-Score: -2.38
WACC vs ROIC
11.66%
22.68%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 48.88
NAS:EWBC's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1653 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 30.84 vs. NAS:EWBC: 48.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:EWBC' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.44  Med: 45.02 Max: 58.18
Current: 48.88
-29.44
58.18
Net-margin (%) 33.72
NAS:EWBC's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1652 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 22.27 vs. NAS:EWBC: 33.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:EWBC' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.05  Med: 32.23 Max: 35.68
Current: 33.72
-15.05
35.68
ROE (%) 12.62
NAS:EWBC's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1648 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.34 vs. NAS:EWBC: 12.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:EWBC' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.35  Med: 11.93 Max: 16.35
Current: 12.62
-4.35
16.35
ROA (%) 1.24
NAS:EWBC's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 1659 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. NAS:EWBC: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:EWBC' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.41  Med: 1.25 Max: 1.5
Current: 1.24
-0.41
1.5
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.10
NAS:EWBC's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. NAS:EWBC: 8.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:EWBC' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.7  Med: 15.3 Max: 24.8
Current: 8.1
-15.7
24.8
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 9.70
NAS:EWBC's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1237 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.00 vs. NAS:EWBC: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:EWBC' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.7  Med: 17.4 Max: 26.8
Current: 9.7
-21.7
26.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.10
NAS:EWBC's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 1213 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. NAS:EWBC: 12.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:EWBC' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.1  Med: 20.4 Max: 69.4
Current: 12.1
-45.1
69.4
» NAS:EWBC's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-10-22)


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Business Description

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East West Bancorp Inc is a bank holding company. It offers banking services to individuals and small to mid-size businesses through its subsidiary bank, East West Bank and its subsidiaries.

East West Bancorp Inc is a bank holding company incorporated in Delaware on August 26, 1998. The Company commenced business on December 30, 1998. The Company offers banking services to individuals and small to mid-size businesses through its subsidiary bank, East West Bank and its subsidiaries. The Bank is the Company's principal asset. The Bank operates 119 banking locations in the United States, China and Hong Kong. The Bank offers multilingual services to its customers in English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, and Spanish. The Bank operates three segments: Retail Banking, Commercial Banking and Other are based on the Bank's core strategy. The Retail Banking segments engaged in primarily on retail operations through the Bank's branch network. The Commercial Banking segment, which includes commercial, industrial, and commercial real estate, primarily generates commercial loans through the efforts of the commercial lending offices located in the Bank's production offices in California, New York, Texas, and the New England region, among others. The remaining centralized functions, including the eliminations of intersegment amounts have been aggregated and included in the Other segment. The Bank has 94 branches located in Northern and Southern California. Additionally, the Bank has six branches in New York, four branches in Georgia, two branches in Massachusetts, one branch in Nevada, one branch in Texas, and four branches in Washington. In Greater China, East West's presence includes three full-service branches in Hong Kong, in Shanghai, and in Shantou. The Bank operates in China as East West Bank China (Limited), a full-service bank and wholly owned subsidiary of East West Bank. The Bank also has three representative offices in China located in Beijing, Guangzhou and Shenzhen and one in Taipei, Taiwan. The Company and the Bank are extensively regulated under both federal and state laws. The Bank competes for loans, deposits, and customers with other commercial banks, savings and loan associations, savings banks, securities and brokerage companies, mortgage companies, insurance companies, finance companies, money market funds, credit unions, and other nonbank financial service providers.

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 13.22
EWBC's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.26 vs. EWBC: 13.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
EWBC' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.88  Med: 15.02 Max: 62.57
Current: 13.22
3.88
62.57
Forward P/E 12.20
EWBC's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
54% of the 369 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.63 vs. EWBC: 12.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 13.22
EWBC's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
50% of the 1515 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.28 vs. EWBC: 13.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
EWBC' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.9  Med: 15.02 Max: 51.53
Current: 13.22
3.9
51.53
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 8.15
EWBC's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
71% of the 859 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.81 vs. EWBC: 8.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
EWBC' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.14  Med: 11.95 Max: 54.5
Current: 8.15
3.14
54.5
P/B 1.59
EWBC's P/B is ranked lower than
80% of the 1598 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. EWBC: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
EWBC' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.54 Max: 3.12
Current: 1.59
0.22
3.12
P/S 4.44
EWBC's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 1606 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. EWBC: 4.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
EWBC' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 4.1 Max: 7.17
Current: 4.44
0.75
7.17
POCF 11.54
EWBC's POCF is ranked lower than
63% of the 920 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 9.22 vs. EWBC: 11.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
EWBC' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 10.96 Max: 20.63
Current: 11.54
1.51
20.63
EV-to-EBIT 6.81
EWBC's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.80 vs. EWBC: 6.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
EWBC' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -88.7  Med: 8.4 Max: 28.1
Current: 6.81
-88.7
28.1
EV-to-EBITDA 5.78
EWBC's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
76% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.39 vs. EWBC: 5.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
EWBC' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -237.8  Med: 7.2 Max: 21.3
Current: 5.78
-237.8
21.3
PEG 0.94
EWBC's PEG is ranked higher than
59% of the 740 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. EWBC: 0.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
EWBC' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 0.78 Max: 5.66
Current: 0.94
0.3
5.66
Shiller P/E 21.15
EWBC's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
64% of the 494 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 17.76 vs. EWBC: 21.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
EWBC' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.93  Med: 15.65 Max: 27.24
Current: 21.15
2.93
27.24

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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Dividend Yield 2.22
EWBC's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
64% of the 2190 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. EWBC: 2.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
EWBC' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.61 Max: 8.67
Current: 2.22
0.17
8.67
Dividend Payout 0.29
EWBC's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
58% of the 1337 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. EWBC: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
EWBC' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.13 Max: 1.25
Current: 0.29
0
1.25
Dividend Growth (3y) 26.00
EWBC's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
81% of the 734 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.50 vs. EWBC: 26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
EWBC' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 26 Max: 146.6
Current: 26
0
146.6
Forward Dividend Yield 2.19
EWBC's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
69% of the 2073 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.13 vs. EWBC: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 38.13
EWBC's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
99% of the 2538 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. EWBC: 38.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
EWBC' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.92  Med: 27.66 Max: 148.93
Current: 38.13
2.92
148.93
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.90
EWBC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 1052 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. EWBC: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
EWBC' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33  Med: -4.1 Max: 2.5
Current: -0.9
-33
2.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 1.84
EWBC's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
81% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. EWBC: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
EWBC' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.29 Max: 4.68
Current: 1.84
0.4
4.68
Price/Projected FCF 1.56
EWBC's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
90% of the 831 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.69 vs. EWBC: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
EWBC' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 1.07 Max: 2.19
Current: 1.56
0.11
2.19
Price/Median PS Value 1.08
EWBC's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
59% of the 1494 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. EWBC: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
EWBC' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 1.24 Max: 2.58
Current: 1.08
0.23
2.58
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.26
EWBC's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
65% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.95 vs. EWBC: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
EWBC' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.86 Max: 2.45
Current: 1.26
0.38
2.45
Price/Graham Number 1.04
EWBC's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
66% of the 1398 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. EWBC: 1.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
EWBC' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.28 Max: 2.41
Current: 1.04
0.4
2.41
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 14.66
EWBC's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1619 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. EWBC: 14.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
EWBC' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 11 Max: 37.6
Current: 14.66
3.6
37.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.46
EWBC's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 853 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.66 vs. EWBC: 10.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
EWBC' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.7  Med: 15.9 Max: 66.8
Current: 10.46
4.7
66.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,176
EPS (TTM) $ 2.73
Beta1.41
Short Percentage of Float0.73%
52-Week Range $27.25 - 43.94
Shares Outstanding (Mil)144.10

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue (Mil $) 1,178 1,262
EPS ($) 2.83 3.03
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.83 3.03
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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