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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.38
PACW's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. PACW: 0.38 )
PACW' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 21.46
Current: 0.38

0.13
21.46
Equity to Asset 0.22
PACW's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
96% of the 2028 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.09 vs. PACW: 0.22 )
PACW' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.22
Current: 0.22

0.07
0.22
Interest Coverage 6.71
PACW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
93% of the 1861 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.28 vs. PACW: 6.71 )
PACW' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 6.71
Current: 6.71

0.59
6.71
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 0.31
WACC vs ROIC
12.67%
6.52%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 40.35
PACW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 2053 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 29.72 vs. PACW: 40.35 )
PACW' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -346.17   Max: 51.26
Current: 40.35

-346.17
51.26
Net-margin (%) 23.97
PACW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 2053 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.65 vs. PACW: 23.97 )
PACW' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -298.68   Max: 151.1
Current: 23.97

-298.68
151.1
ROE (%) 7.00
PACW's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 2058 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.74 vs. PACW: 7.00 )
PACW' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -96.17   Max: 14.71
Current: 7

-96.17
14.71
ROA (%) 1.39
PACW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2060 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. PACW: 1.39 )
PACW' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -15.05   Max: 1.73
Current: 1.39

-15.05
1.73
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 332.54
PACW's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2017 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 80.18 vs. PACW: 332.54 )
PACW' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -2776.27   Max: 503.15
Current: 332.54

-2776.27
503.15
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -0.70
PACW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1724 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. PACW: -0.70 )
PACW' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.1   Max: 123.5
Current: -0.7

-7.1
123.5
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.10
PACW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
112% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. PACW: 7.10 )
PACW' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 7.1   Max: 40.2
Current: 7.1

7.1
40.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 12.30
PACW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
113% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.90 vs. PACW: 12.30 )
PACW' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 11.5   Max: 62.6
Current: 12.3

11.5
62.6
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q1 2014

PACW Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 5,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 314,550 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 9,909 sh (+87.35%)
NWQ Managers 314,195 sh (-2.99%)
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Q2 2014

PACW Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Private Capital 193,122 sh (New)
Ken Fisher 2,305,378 sh (New)
Chuck Royce 18,842 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 399,620 sh (+27.19%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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Q3 2014

PACW Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 8,258 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 897,344 sh (+124.55%)
Ken Fisher 2,287,625 sh (-0.77%)
Private Capital 190,914 sh (-1.14%)
Chuck Royce 9,942 sh (-47.23%)
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Q4 2014

PACW Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 55,800 sh (New)
NWQ Managers 1,620,920 sh (+80.64%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,252,735 sh (-1.53%)
Private Capital 171,223 sh (-10.31%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with PACW

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
NWQ Managers 2014-12-31 Add 80.64%0.39%$38.77 - $47.58 $ 44.712%1620920
NWQ Managers 2014-12-31 Add 80.64%0.39%$38.77 - $47.58 $ 44.712%1620920
NWQ Managers 2014-09-30 Add 124.55%0.23%$39.66 - $44.39 $ 44.717%897344
Private Capital 2014-06-30 New Buy0.95%$38.57 - $47.09 $ 44.717%193122
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 New Buy0.21%$38.57 - $47.09 $ 44.717%2305378
NWQ Managers 2014-06-30 Add 27.19%0.04%$38.57 - $47.09 $ 44.717%399620
NWQ Managers 2013-09-30 Add 37.36%0.03%$31.51 - $36.17 $ 44.7132%322960
NWQ Managers 2012-03-31 Reduce -35.94%0.02%$20.3 - $24.41 $ 44.71114%248350
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.00
PACW's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. PACW: 23.00 )
PACW' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 9.06   Max: 94.96
Current: 23

9.06
94.96
Forward P/E 16.86
PACW's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.42 vs. PACW: 16.86 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.60
PACW's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
67% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.80 vs. PACW: 22.60 )
PACW' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 9.05   Max: 88.38
Current: 22.6

9.05
88.38
P/B 1.31
PACW's P/B is ranked higher than
71% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. PACW: 1.31 )
PACW' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 2.64
Current: 1.31

0.67
2.64
P/S 5.51
PACW's P/S is ranked higher than
64% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.63 vs. PACW: 5.51 )
PACW' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.17   Max: 6.15
Current: 5.51

1.17
6.15
POCF 12.39
PACW's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 77.89 vs. PACW: 12.39 )
PACW' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.39   Max: 42.57
Current: 12.39

2.39
42.57
EV-to-EBIT 18.47
PACW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
66% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 19.45 vs. PACW: 18.47 )
PACW' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -71.1   Max: 106.6
Current: 18.47

-71.1
106.6
Shiller P/E 72.33
PACW's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
76% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. PACW: 72.33 )
PACW' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.4   Max: 81.98
Current: 72.33

10.4
81.98

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.35
PACW's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
72% of the 1919 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PACW: 3.35 )
PACW' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 13.09
Current: 3.35

0.16
13.09
Dividend Payout 0.64
PACW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
66% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. PACW: 0.64 )
PACW' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.15   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.64

0.15
0.93
Dividend growth (3y) 81.20
PACW's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1116 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. PACW: 81.20 )
PACW' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 192.4
Current: 81.2

0
192.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 40.58
PACW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
85% of the 1931 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. PACW: 40.58 )
PACW' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.91   Max: 156.24
Current: 40.58

1.91
156.24
Share Buyback Rate -34.80
PACW's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
65% of the 1458 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.70 vs. PACW: -34.80 )
PACW' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -3.8   Max: -57.6
Current: -34.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.60
PACW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.51 vs. PACW: 2.60 )
PACW' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 7.52
Current: 2.6

0.99
7.52
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.20
PACW's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
77% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.55 vs. PACW: 1.20 )
PACW' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.48
Current: 1.2

0.4
1.48
Price/Median PS Value 1.43
PACW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. PACW: 1.43 )
PACW' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 1.48
Current: 1.43

0.52
1.48
Price/Graham Number 1.77
PACW's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
65% of the 2695 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 vs. PACW: 1.77 )
PACW' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.94   Max: 2.5
Current: 1.77

0.94
2.5
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.40
PACW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
59% of the 2041 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. PACW: 5.40 )
PACW' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 12.2
Current: 5.4

0.9
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 22.41
PACW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1289 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.40 vs. PACW: 22.41 )
PACW' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2.8   Max: 43.3
Current: 22.41

2.8
43.3

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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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.
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