East West Bancorp, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 06, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on
February 22, 2013. Shareholders who purchased EWBC stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This represents an 50% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of EWBC was $23.81,
representing a -2.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $24.39 and
a 20.99% increase over the 52 week low of $19.68.
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 $1.89. Zacks Investment Research reports EWBC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 7.7%, compared to an industry
average of 7.8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to EWBC through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have EWBC as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Banking (
- First Trust NASDAQ ABA Community Bank Index Fund (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Core Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PXSC with an increase of
15.08% over the last 100 days. PJB has the highest percent
weighting of EWBC at 4.82%.