East West Bancorp, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 30, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 19, 2014.
Shareholders who purchased EWBC stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20%
increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock
price of $34.57, the dividend yield is 2.08%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EWBC was $34.57,
representing a -9.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $38.26 and
a 44.83% increase over the 52 week low of $23.87.
EWBC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as Wells Fargo & Company (
) and J P Morgan Chase & Co (
). EWBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.14. Zacks Investment Research reports EWBC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 10.58%, compared to an
industry average of 11.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to EWBC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EWBC as a top-10 holding:
- First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is QABA with an decrease of
-2.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of EWBC at 3.21%.