East West Bancorp, Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 29, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15,
2013. Shareholders who purchased EWBC stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 3rd quarter that EWBC has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $31.29, the dividend yield is 1.92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EWBC was $31.29,
representing a -2.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.97 and
a 58.99% 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 $1.99. Zacks Investment Research reports EWBC's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 11.48%, compared to an
industry average of 8%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
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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 (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Small Core Portfolio (
The top-performing ETF of this group is QABA with an increase of
20.82% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of EWBC at 3%.