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

East West Bancorp, Inc. ( EWBC ) 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 ( WFC ) and J P Morgan Chase & Co ( JPM ). 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%.

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 decrease of -2.37% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of EWBC at 3.21%.

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


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

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