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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.55
NAS:PACW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 1639 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. NAS:PACW: 0.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
NAS:PACW' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.54 Max: N/A
Current: 0.55
Equity to Asset 0.21
NAS:PACW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
92% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. NAS:PACW: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
NAS:PACW' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.13 Max: 0.24
Current: 0.21
0.06
0.24
Interest Coverage 9.81
NAS:PACW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
89% of the 1590 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. NAS:PACW: 9.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NAS:PACW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 4.76 Max: 9.81
Current: 9.81
1.78
9.81
F-Score: 6
M-Score: -2.36
WACC vs ROIC
12.05%
6.84%
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 51.60
NAS:PACW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.78 vs. NAS:PACW: 51.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
NAS:PACW' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -290.44  Med: 30.87 Max: 52.9
Current: 51.6
-290.44
52.9
Net-margin (%) 32.11
NAS:PACW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1677 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.15 vs. NAS:PACW: 32.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
NAS:PACW' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -298.68  Med: 18.34 Max: 33.01
Current: 32.11
-298.68
33.01
ROE (%) 7.79
NAS:PACW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
55% of the 1675 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.39 vs. NAS:PACW: 7.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
NAS:PACW' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -96.26  Med: 7.63 Max: 10.01
Current: 7.79
-96.26
10.01
ROA (%) 1.67
NAS:PACW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 1683 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. NAS:PACW: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
NAS:PACW' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.05  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.67
-15.05
1.73
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.40
NAS:PACW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1371 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.10 vs. NAS:PACW: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:PACW' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.1  Med: 0.35 Max: 136.4
Current: 1.4
-7.1
136.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.50
NAS:PACW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 1253 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. NAS:PACW: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:PACW' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.5  Med: 15.2 Max: 40.2
Current: 14.5
7.5
40.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 21.90
NAS:PACW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. NAS:PACW: 21.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
NAS:PACW' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.5  Med: 19.3 Max: 62.6
Current: 21.9
11.5
62.6
» NAS:PACW's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2017-01-21)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q4 2015

PACW Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 5,132 sh (+8.73%)
NWQ Managers 1,414,187 sh (-0.62%)
Ken Fisher 2,159,669 sh (-0.72%)
Private Capital 184,276 sh (-2.88%)
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Q1 2016

PACW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 11,200 sh (New)
Jim Simons 24,953 sh (New)
Private Capital 196,065 sh (+6.40%)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,145,091 sh (-0.68%)
NWQ Managers 1,219,067 sh (-13.80%)
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Q2 2016

PACW Guru Trades in Q2 2016

NWQ Managers 1,219,846 sh (+0.06%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,139,625 sh (-0.25%)
Private Capital 175,821 sh (-10.33%)
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Q3 2016

PACW Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Private Capital Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,138,929 sh (-0.03%)
NWQ Managers 1,161,769 sh (-4.76%)
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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US    NAICS: 522110    SIC: 6021
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PacWest Bancorp is bank holding company providing banking product and services. It offers commercial banking services, demand deposits, consumer loans, term loans, home equity loans to individuals, professionals & small to mid-sized businesses.

PacWest Bancorp formerly known as First Community Bancorp was organized on October 22, 1999 and incorporated in the state of California. The Company's main business is to serve as the holding company for its banking subsidiary, Pacific Western Bank. Pacific Western is a full-service commercial bank offering a range of banking products and services including: accepting time, money market, and demand deposits; originating loans, including commercial, real estate construction, SBA guaranteed, consumer, and international loans; and providing other business-oriented products. Its operations are primarily located in Southern California extending from San Diego County to California's Central Coast; it also operate three banking offices in the San Francisco Bay area, a leasing operation based in Utah, and asset-based lending operations based in Arizona as well as San Jose and Santa Monica, California. The Bank is extensively regulated under both federal and state law.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.86
PACW's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1557 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.95 vs. PACW: 19.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PACW' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.05  Med: 17.92 Max: 95.75
Current: 19.86
9.05
95.75
Forward P/E 17.67
PACW's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
64% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.24 vs. PACW: 17.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.86
PACW's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
69% of the 1539 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.98 vs. PACW: 19.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PACW' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.05  Med: 17.92 Max: 95.75
Current: 19.86
9.05
95.75
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 12.24
PACW's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
60% of the 883 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.78 vs. PACW: 12.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PACW' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.01  Med: 11.96 Max: 169.62
Current: 12.24
4.01
169.62
P/B 1.46
PACW's P/B is ranked lower than
65% of the 1662 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. PACW: 1.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PACW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.37 Max: 2.64
Current: 1.46
0.67
2.64
P/S 6.10
PACW's P/S is ranked lower than
83% of the 1645 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. PACW: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PACW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 3.74 Max: 6.15
Current: 6.1
1.16
6.15
PFCF 11.83
PACW's PFCF is ranked higher than
56% of the 826 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.19 vs. PACW: 11.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PACW' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.47  Med: 8.18 Max: 438.32
Current: 11.83
2.47
438.32
POCF 10.31
PACW's POCF is ranked higher than
54% of the 925 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 10.51 vs. PACW: 10.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PACW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.38  Med: 7.35 Max: 43.02
Current: 10.31
2.38
43.02
EV-to-EBIT 13.19
PACW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 1265 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. PACW: 13.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PACW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.5  Med: 11.6 Max: 106.6
Current: 13.19
-68.5
106.6
EV-to-EBITDA 11.39
PACW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
51% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 10.92 vs. PACW: 11.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PACW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -461.6  Med: 10 Max: 54
Current: 11.39
-461.6
54

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.61
PACW's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
66% of the 2376 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. PACW: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PACW' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 2.52 Max: 13.09
Current: 3.61
0.16
13.09
Dividend Payout 0.72
PACW's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
80% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. PACW: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
PACW' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.03  Med: 0.4 Max: 8
Current: 0.72
0.03
8
Dividend Growth (3y) 36.30
PACW's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 739 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.00 vs. PACW: 36.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
PACW' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 21.55 Max: 192.4
Current: 36.3
0
192.4
Forward Dividend Yield 3.61
PACW's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
63% of the 2299 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. PACW: 3.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 129.93
PACW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
100% of the 2629 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. PACW: 129.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
PACW' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.81  Med: 91.46 Max: 475.08
Current: 129.93
5.81
475.08
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -48.00
PACW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
96% of the 1061 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. PACW: -48.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PACW' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -58.8  Med: -18.45 Max: -2.2
Current: -48
-58.8
-2.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.90
PACW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
90% of the 1660 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. PACW: 2.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PACW' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.57 Max: 7.52
Current: 2.9
0.99
7.52
Price/Projected FCF 1.06
PACW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 872 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. PACW: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PACW' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.74 Max: 1.92
Current: 1.06
0.28
1.92
Price/Median PS Value 1.64
PACW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
83% of the 1450 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PACW: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PACW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 0.99 Max: 1.65
Current: 1.64
0.42
1.65
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.17
PACW's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
50% of the 381 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. PACW: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
PACW' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.85 Max: 2.71
Current: 1.17
0.53
2.71
Price/Graham Number 1.60
PACW's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
85% of the 1404 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.92 vs. PACW: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PACW' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.73 Max: 2.77
Current: 1.6
0.93
2.77
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.55
PACW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1663 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. PACW: 7.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PACW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 7.4 Max: 12.2
Current: 7.55
0.9
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 22.43
PACW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 886 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.59 vs. PACW: 22.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
PACW' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 20.5 Max: 41.7
Current: 22.43
7.1
41.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,054
EPS (TTM) $ 2.79
Beta1.44
Short Percentage of Float3.39%
52-Week Range $29.05 - 56.07
Shares Outstanding (Mil)121.67

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 1,086 1,075
EPS ($) 2.91 3.14 3.51
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.91 3.14 3.51
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
10.00%
Dividends Per Share ($) 2.00 2.00 2.00
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PACWEST BANCORP Reports Operating Results (10-Q) Aug 06 2010 

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