East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 30, 2014

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East West Bancorp, Inc. ( EWBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 30, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 18, 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 prior quarter.

The previous trading day's last sale of EWBC was $34.91, representing a -5.5% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.94 and a 54.74% increase over the 52 week low of $22.56.

EWBC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Wells Fargo & Company ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). EWBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.1. Zacks Investment Research reports EWBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 8.93%, compared to an industry average of 10.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the EWBC Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( QABA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is QABA with an increase of 12.34% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EWBC at 3.2%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: EWBC , JPM , QABA , WFC

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