East West Bancorp (EWBC) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research

Saturday, 13 Jan, 2018

GWB's profit would be $37.07 million giving it 16.26 P/E if the $0.63 EPS is correct. After having $0.89 EPS previously, East West Bancorp, Inc.'s analysts see 2.25% EPS growth. The stock increased 1.99% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $18.93. The stock had a trading volume of 396,624 shares, compared to its average volume of 832,200. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its position in East West Bancorp by 7.5% in the second quarter. (NYSE:GWB) has risen 16.28% since January 10, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

Mine Safety (NYSE:MSA) had an increase of 24.77% in short interest. RVXCF's SI was 135,500 shares in January as released by FINRA. About 3.13 million shares traded.

Ashfield Capital Partners Llc decreased Accenture Plc Ireland (NYSE:ACN) stake by 4,158 shares to 84,865 valued at $11.46 million in 2017Q3.

Among 10 analysts covering Great Western (NYSE:GWB), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 60% are positive. East West Bancorp Inc. had 39 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. They set a "buy" rating and a $13.00 price target on the stock. As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Partnervest Advisory Services Llc sold 16,367 shares as the company's stock declined 7.64% while stock markets rallied. (NASDAQ:EWBC) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, January 8 by SunTrust. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with "Buy". The rating was upgraded by Raymond James on Thursday, October 5 to "Market Perform".

Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 122,537 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $1,244,000 after purchasing an additional 75,718 shares in the last quarter. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43, a current ratio of 1.02 and a quick ratio of 1.02. 47 funds opened positions while 127 raised stakes.

East West Bancorp (NASDAQ EWBC) traded up $0.07 on Thursday, hitting $62.57. Hollencrest Limited Liability accumulated 0.07% or 7,340 shares. Tiaa Cref Inv Management Ltd holds 0.03% of its portfolio in East West Bancorp, Inc. East West Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:EWBC). Howe & Rusling reported 0% in East West Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) rating on Thursday, July 27. Federated Inc Pa holds 612,520 shares or 0.11% of its portfolio. Smithbridge Asset Management De stated it has 36,668 shares. Boston Partners now owns 5,025,816 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $184,498,000 after buying an additional 1,125,150 shares in the last quarter. Lsv Asset Management invested in 218,400 shares. 182,710 are held by Alliancebernstein Lp. Andra Ap stated it has 47,900 shares or 0.07% of all its holdings. Raymond James Financial upgraded shares of East West Bancorp from an "underperform" rating to a "market perform" rating in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. The stock has a market cap of $9,520.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.66, a P/E/G ratio of 1.55 and a beta of 1.46. It offers various deposit products comprising personal and business checking and savings accounts, time deposits and individual retirement accounts, travelersÂ' checks, safe deposit boxes, and MasterCard and Visa merchant deposit services. It has a 18.09 P/E ratio. (NYSE:GWB) for 12,607 shares. The insider Vartanian Nishan J. sold 705 shares worth $56,017. Shares for $2.66 million were bought by Flannery John Leonard. Frank Joshua D. also sold $19.77M worth of Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) shares. Insiders sold 17,200 shares of company stock valued at $1,044,054 over the last ninety days. (NYSE:SLB), 27 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 40% are positive. Sysco Corporation had 48 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA) earned "Neutral" rating by Robert W. Baird on Monday, October 23. On Friday, July 14 the stock rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank to "Hold". The stock has "Outperform" rating by Macquarie Research on Tuesday, May 3. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned "Equal Weight" rating on Friday, September 25 by Barclays Capital. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research to "Buy" on Friday, February 5. Piper Jaffray has "Buy" rating and $68.0 target. (NYSE:GWB) earned "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, September 28.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.09, from 0.87 in 2017Q2. The stock was sold at an average price of $54.47, for a total transaction of $34,642.92. 66 funds opened positions while 249 raised stakes. 401.83 million shares or 0.39% less from 403.41 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 91.37% of the company's stock. Jp Marvel Invest Advsr Limited Liability Com invested in 2.02% or 90,839 shares. Smith Moore And invested in 0.19% or 12,188 shares. World Asset Mngmt reported 55,420 shares stake. Westwood Group owns 53,900 shares or 0.03% of their USA portfolio. Kentucky Retirement System has invested 0.06% of its portfolio in Noble Energy, Inc. Arrowstreet Partnership has 5,900 shares. 14,790 were reported by Whittier Tru. 10,078 are held by Wright Inc. (NYSE:GWB). Texas Permanent School Fund holds 42,849 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Monetary Gru accumulated 4,895 shares. Monroe Bank And Mi stated it has 950 shares.

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