East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 03, 2020. A cash dividend payment of $0.275 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 17, 2020. Shareholders who purchased EWBC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that EWBC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $34.92, the dividend yield is 3.15%.
The previous trading day's last sale of EWBC was $34.92, representing a -32.69% decrease from the 52 week high of $51.88 and a 54.86% increase over the 52 week low of $22.55.
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 $4.16. Zacks Investment Research reports EWBC's forecasted earnings growth in 2020 as -23.76%, compared to an industry average of -22.6%.
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 Bank ETF (FTXO)
- Invesco KBW Regional Banking ETF (KBWR)
- SPDR S&P Regional Banking ETF (KRE).
The top-performing ETF of this group is KRE with an increase of 2.29% over the last 100 days. FTXO has the highest percent weighting of EWBC at 3.99%.
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