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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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 4.88
EWBC's Cash-to-Debt is ranked higher than
74% of the 1374 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. EWBC: 4.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
EWBC' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.93 Max: 10.81
Current: 4.88
0.08
10.81
Equity-to-Asset 0.11
EWBC's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
56% of the 1386 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.11 vs. EWBC: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
EWBC' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.1 Max: 0.13
Current: 0.11
0.07
0.13
Debt-to-Equity 0.13
EWBC's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
89% of the 1222 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.72 vs. EWBC: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
EWBC' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.51 Max: 3.75
Current: 0.13
0.06
3.75
Debt-to-EBITDA 0.37
EWBC's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
87% of the 1236 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. EWBC: 0.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
EWBC' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 0.37
Current: 0.37
0
0.37
Beneish M-Score: -2.33
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 : 4/10

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industry
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history
Net Margin % 39.32
EWBC's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
87% of the 1390 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 23.34 vs. EWBC: 39.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
EWBC' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.32  Med: 32.23 Max: 39.32
Current: 39.32
-12.32
39.32
ROE % 14.88
EWBC's ROE % is ranked higher than
84% of the 1390 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 8.73 vs. EWBC: 14.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
EWBC' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.35  Med: 11.93 Max: 14.88
Current: 14.88
-4.35
14.88
ROA % 1.56
EWBC's ROA % is ranked higher than
81% of the 1396 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. EWBC: 1.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
EWBC' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.41  Med: 1.25 Max: 1.56
Current: 1.56
-0.41
1.56
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 9.20
EWBC's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
73% of the 1293 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. EWBC: 9.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
EWBC' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.7  Med: 9.2 Max: 24.8
Current: 9.2
-5.7
24.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 12.90
EWBC's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 1163 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. EWBC: 12.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
EWBC' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 15.9 Max: 78.9
Current: 12.9
0
78.9
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

EWBC Guru Trades in Q3 2017

David Dreman 139 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 2,533,422 sh (-1.11%)
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Q4 2017

EWBC Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Jim Simons 46,533 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 49,120 sh (New)
David Dreman 139 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 2,492,793 sh (-1.60%)
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Q1 2018

EWBC Guru Trades in Q1 2018

George Soros 44,600 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 10,841 sh (New)
Jim Simons 226,633 sh (+387.04%)
Pioneer Investments 49,208 sh (+0.18%)
David Dreman 139 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher 2,398,288 sh (-3.79%)
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Q2 2018

EWBC Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Pioneer Investments 121,748 sh (+147.42%)
Jim Simons 311,133 sh (+37.28%)
George Soros 61,196 sh (+37.21%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Ken Fisher 2,187,584 sh (-8.79%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with EWBC

(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
Ken Fisher 2018-06-30 Reduce -8.79%0.02%$60.3 - $73.02 $ 65.16-4%2,187,584
George Soros 2018-06-30 Add 37.21%0.02%$60.3 - $73.02 $ 65.16-4%61,196
Ken Fisher 2018-03-31 Reduce -3.79%0.01%$60.5 - $69.07 $ 65.16-1%2,398,288
George Soros 2018-03-31 New Buy0.05%$60.5 - $69.07 $ 65.16-1%44,600
Ken Fisher 2017-12-31 Reduce -1.60%$56.66 - $62.18 $ 65.169%2,492,793
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Reduce -1.11%$53.03 - $60.06 $ 65.1615%2,533,422
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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Global    NAICS: 522110    SIC: 6029
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Traded in other countries:EW2.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
East West Bancorp Inc is the holding company for East West Bank, a full-service commercial bank with cross-border operations concentrated in the United States and China. Its reportable segments are Retail Banking, Commercial Banking and Other.

East West Bancorp Inc is the holding company for East West Bank, a full-service commercial bank with cross-border operations concentrated in the United States and China. East West Bank is one of a few U.S.-based banks with a full banking license in China. The bank's cost strategy has increasingly focused on expanding its deposit base away from time deposits to commercial deposits. The bank has also taken part in entertainment partnerships between participants in China and Hollywood. Most of these efforts include financing the production and distribution of film and television projects. The bank leverages its cultural and regulatory knowledge in the U.S. and China to assist its customers entering new markets. Most of its earning assets are in loans held for investment.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 16.46
EWBC's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.76 vs. EWBC: 16.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
EWBC' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.88  Med: 15.24 Max: 62.57
Current: 16.46
3.88
62.57
Forward PE Ratio 13.95
EWBC's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 464 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 13.40 vs. EWBC: 13.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 16.46
EWBC's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
57% of the 1278 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 14.76 vs. EWBC: 16.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
EWBC' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.88  Med: 15.24 Max: 62.57
Current: 16.46
3.88
62.57
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 13.46
EWBC's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
58% of the 813 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 15.15 vs. EWBC: 13.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
EWBC' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.13  Med: 10.65 Max: 51.76
Current: 13.46
3.13
51.76
PB Ratio 2.27
EWBC's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1383 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. EWBC: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
EWBC' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.54 Max: 2.58
Current: 2.27
0.22
2.58
PS Ratio 6.47
EWBC's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1373 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. EWBC: 6.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
EWBC' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 4.07 Max: 7.33
Current: 6.47
0.61
7.33
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 12.99
EWBC's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
51% of the 754 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. EWBC: 12.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
EWBC' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.53  Med: 10.77 Max: 18.64
Current: 12.99
1.53
18.64
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 12.72
EWBC's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
57% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 11.07 vs. EWBC: 12.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
EWBC' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.51  Med: 10.7 Max: 18.64
Current: 12.72
1.51
18.64
EV-to-Revenue 4.98
EWBC's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
54% of the 1151 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. EWBC: 4.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
EWBC' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.2  Med: 4 Max: 8.7
Current: 4.98
1.2
8.7
Shiller PE Ratio 30.65
EWBC's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 20.24 vs. EWBC: 30.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
EWBC' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.93  Med: 17.29 Max: 38.04
Current: 30.65
2.93
38.04

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield % 1.27
EWBC's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
83% of the 2530 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. EWBC: 1.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
EWBC' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 1.65 Max: 8.67
Current: 1.27
0.17
8.67
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.20
EWBC's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. EWBC: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
EWBC' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.3
Current: 0.2
0.05
0.3
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 3.60
EWBC's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
62% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 6.20 vs. EWBC: 3.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
EWBC' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 26 Max: 146.6
Current: 3.6
0
146.6
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.42
EWBC's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
84% of the 2459 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 2.93 vs. EWBC: 1.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.39
EWBC's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
65% of the 2507 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. EWBC: 2.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
EWBC' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 3.11 Max: 16.33
Current: 2.39
0.32
16.33
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.20
EWBC's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 975 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: -2.40 vs. EWBC: -0.20 )
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: -3.9 Max: 2.5
Current: -0.2
-33
2.5

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 2.59
EWBC's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
88% of the 1370 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. EWBC: 2.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
EWBC' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.36 Max: 4.68
Current: 2.59
0.4
4.68
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.01
EWBC's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
67% of the 867 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 0.82 vs. EWBC: 1.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
EWBC' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.91 Max: 2.19
Current: 1.01
0.1
2.19
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.59
EWBC's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. EWBC: 1.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
EWBC' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 1.29 Max: 2.6
Current: 1.59
0.19
2.6
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.38
EWBC's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
75% of the 1212 Companies
in the Global Banks - Global industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. EWBC: 1.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
EWBC' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 1.32 Max: 2.42
Current: 1.38
0.4
2.42

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $1,467.11
EPS (TTM) $ 3.96
Beta1.45
Volatility16.69%
52-Week Range $52.86 - 73.98
Shares Outstanding (Mil)144.91

Analyst Estimate

Dec18 Dec19 Dec20
Revenue (Mil $) 1,566 1,738 1,944
EBIT (Mil $)
EBITDA (Mil $)
EPS ($) 4.76 5.10 5.87
EPS without NRI ($) 4.76 5.10 5.87
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
8.00%
Dividends per Share ($) 0.87 0.98 1.00

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: ----
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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