East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 31, 2018

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East West Bancorp, Inc. ( EWBC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 31, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.23 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2018. Shareholders who purchased EWBC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 15% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $65.71, the dividend yield is 1.4%.

The previous trading day's last sale of EWBC was $65.71, representing a -11.18% decrease from the 52 week high of $73.98 and a 24.31% increase over the 52 week low of $52.86.

EWBC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ) and Bank of America Corporation ( BAC ). EWBC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.95. Zacks Investment Research reports EWBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 33.38%, compared to an industry average of 25.2%.

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:

  • iShares Trust ( FNCF )
  • Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IVOG )
  • SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Growth ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Growt ( MDYG )
  • iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Growth ETF ( IJK )
  • Vanguard Small-Cap Value ETF ( VBR ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is VBR with an increase of 4.43% over the last 100 days. FNCF has the highest percent weighting of EWBC at 2.14%.

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

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: EWBC , JPM , BAC , IVOG , MDYG , IJK , VBR

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