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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 0.53
PACW's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 1162 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.79 vs. PACW: 0.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
PACW' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.38 Max: 21.46
Current: 0.53
0.13
21.46
Equity to Asset 0.21
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. PACW: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
PACW' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.12 Max: 0.22
Current: 0.21
0.07
0.22
Interest Coverage 8.49
PACW's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
90% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. PACW: 8.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PACW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 4.76 Max: 7.92
Current: 8.49
1.78
7.92
F-Score: 4
M-Score: -2.27
WACC vs ROIC
11.47%
7.25%
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
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history
Operating margin (%) 52.68
PACW's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1677 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 31.23 vs. PACW: 52.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
PACW' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -290.44  Med: 30.87 Max: 52.9
Current: 52.68
-290.44
52.9
Net-margin (%) 32.79
PACW's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1680 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.64 vs. PACW: 32.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
PACW' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -298.68  Med: 18.34 Max: 33.01
Current: 32.79
-298.68
33.01
ROE (%) 8.04
PACW's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1675 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.42 vs. PACW: 8.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
PACW' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -96.26  Med: 7.67 Max: 9.89
Current: 8.04
-96.26
9.89
ROA (%) 1.71
PACW's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1684 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.89 vs. PACW: 1.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
PACW' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.05  Med: 0.98 Max: 1.73
Current: 1.71
-15.05
1.73
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.40
PACW's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1369 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. PACW: 1.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PACW' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.7  Med: 0.35 Max: 122.9
Current: 1.4
-6.7
122.9
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 14.50
PACW's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1263 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. PACW: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PACW' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.1  Med: 15.40 Max: 40.2
Current: 14.5
7.1
40.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 21.90
PACW's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. PACW: 21.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
PACW' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.5  Med: 19.30 Max: 62.6
Current: 21.9
11.5
62.6
» PACW's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-07-15)


Revenue & Net Income
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

PACW Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Jim Simons 344,507 sh (New)
Private Capital 191,399 sh (+6.55%)
Ken Fisher 2,191,144 sh (-0.96%)
NWQ Managers 1,423,363 sh (-14.23%)
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Q3 2015

PACW Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Joel Greenblatt 4,720 sh (New)
Jim Simons Sold Out
NWQ Managers 1,423,047 sh (-0.02%)
Ken Fisher 2,175,373 sh (-0.72%)
Private Capital 189,733 sh (-0.87%)
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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

Ken Fisher 2,145,091 sh (-0.68%)
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Weekly Insider Sells Highlights: Facebook, PacWest Bancorp, Waste Management, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals A look into a few companies with significant insider transactions during the past week
According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the largest insider sells during the past week were: Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB), PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW), Waste Management Inc. (NYSE:WM) and Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ALNY). Read more...
Weekly CFO Buys Highlight: Layne Christensen, PacWest Bancorp, Kingsway Financial Services Recent insider buys from company CFOs
According to GuruFocus Insider Data, the recent CFO buys were: Layne Christensen Co, (NASDAQ:LAYN), PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW), and Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS). Read more...
PacWest Bancorp Insider Buys 2,400 Shares PacWest recently completed its merger with Square 1 Financial
Patrick Rusnak (Insider Trades), executive vice president and CFO of PacWest Bancorp (PACW), bought 2,400 shares of the company on Oct. 21. The average price per share was $43.09 for a total transaction cost of $103,416. PacWest Bancorp is a bank holding company with over $21 billion in assets with one wholly-owned subsidiary, Pacific Western Bank. Pacific Western provides commercial banking services, including real estate, construction, and commercial loans, and comprehensive deposit and treasury management services to small and medium-sized businesses. PacWest has a market cap of $5.41 billion and a P/S ratio of 5.48. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 14.03
PACW's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.56 vs. PACW: 14.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
PACW' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.06  Med: 18.05 Max: 94.96
Current: 14.03
9.06
94.96
Forward P/E 12.80
PACW's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
64% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.76 vs. PACW: 12.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 14.03
PACW's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
56% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.56 vs. PACW: 14.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
PACW' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.05  Med: 17.94 Max: 88.38
Current: 14.03
9.05
88.38
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 7.98
PACW's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. PACW: 7.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
PACW' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.84  Med: 11.62 Max: 59.18
Current: 7.98
3.84
59.18
P/B 1.08
PACW's P/B is ranked lower than
53% of the 1642 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. PACW: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
PACW' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.40 Max: 2.64
Current: 1.08
0.67
2.64
P/S 4.54
PACW's P/S is ranked lower than
77% of the 1637 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. PACW: 4.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
PACW' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 3.62 Max: 6.02
Current: 4.54
1.16
6.02
PFCF 7.94
PACW's PFCF is ranked higher than
64% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 10.68 vs. PACW: 7.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
PACW' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.47  Med: 8.14 Max: 438.32
Current: 7.94
2.47
438.32
POCF 6.96
PACW's POCF is ranked higher than
62% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9.20 vs. PACW: 6.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
PACW' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.38  Med: 7.39 Max: 43.02
Current: 6.96
2.38
43.02
EV-to-EBIT 11.39
PACW's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
58% of the 1503 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. PACW: 11.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PACW' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -68.5  Med: 12.10 Max: 106.6
Current: 11.39
-68.5
106.6
EV-to-EBITDA 10.24
PACW's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
59% of the 1507 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. PACW: 10.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PACW' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -461.6  Med: 10.20 Max: 54
Current: 10.24
-461.6
54

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 5.00
PACW's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
86% of the 2098 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. PACW: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
PACW' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.16  Med: 2.38 Max: 13.09
Current: 5
0.16
13.09
Dividend Payout 0.72
PACW's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
78% of the 1273 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. PACW: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
PACW' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.92
Current: 0.72
0.15
0.92
Dividend Growth (3y) 36.30
PACW's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
87% of the 742 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 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 5.00
PACW's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 1965 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. PACW: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 181.47
PACW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
100% of the 2495 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.43 vs. PACW: 181.47 )
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: 86.38 Max: 475.08
Current: 181.47
5.81
475.08
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -43.90
PACW's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. PACW: -43.90 )
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: -57.6  Med: -16.80 Max: -3.8
Current: -43.9
-57.6
-3.8

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 2.15
PACW's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
86% of the 1634 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. PACW: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
PACW' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.44  Med: 2.53 Max: 5.69
Current: 2.15
1.44
5.69
Price/Projected FCF 0.82
PACW's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 885 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.65 vs. PACW: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
PACW' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.73 Max: 1.37
Current: 0.82
0.4
1.37
Price/Median PS Value 1.26
PACW's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 1548 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. PACW: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
PACW' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.55  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.55
Current: 1.26
0.55
1.55
Price/Graham Number 1.20
PACW's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
80% of the 1461 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. PACW: 1.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
PACW' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.94  Med: 1.70 Max: 2.39
Current: 1.2
0.94
2.39
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 8.80
PACW's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 1644 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. PACW: 8.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
PACW' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.9  Med: 7.30 Max: 12.2
Current: 8.8
0.9
12.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 22.05
PACW's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 843 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.13 vs. PACW: 22.05 )
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: 2.8  Med: 20.15 Max: 43.3
Current: 22.05
2.8
43.3

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $967
EPS $ 2.85
Beta1.48
Short Percentage of Float6.15%
52-Week Range $29.05 - 48.86
Shares Outstanding(Mil)120.21

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17
Revenue(Mil) 1,094 1,101
EPS($) 2.98 3.12
EPS without NRI($) 2.98 3.12

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
Compare:NYSE:USB, NYSE:PNC, NYSE:BBT, NYSE:STI, NAS:HBANO, NYSE:MTB » details
Traded in other countries:F8B.Germany,
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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