Weekly Investment Analysts' Ratings Changes for East West Bancorp

Marco Green
August 19, 2017

Endowment Ltd Partnership accumulated 28,180 shares or 0.16% of the stock. Following the sale, the insider now owns 300 shares of the company's stock, valued at $12,285. The company has a market cap of $7.90 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.62 and a beta of 1.41. The stock decreased 0.51% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $56.31. Another trade for 2,000 shares valued at $51,880 was made by Fisher William C. on Monday, April 10. Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY) has risen 23.54% since August 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 11.47% the S&P500. Blackrock Japan Company Ltd sold 6,272 shares as the company's stock rose 1.19% with the market. The institutional investor held 267,100 shares of the finance company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $11.65M, down from 604,300 at the end of the previous reported quarter.

Turning to East West Bancorp, Inc. About 690,454 shares traded. Great Western Bancorp has a one year low of $31.51 and a one year high of $45.62. (NASDAQ:EWBC) on Monday, July 24 with "Hold" rating. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. Therefore 83% are positive. TripAdvisor LLC had 57 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 12 by JP Morgan. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Wednesday, February 24 by Deutsche Bank. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has "Hold" rating and $5700 target.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc.is a holding company. The stock has "Outperform" rating by Wells Fargo on Friday, October 23. The firm earned "Sell" rating on Wednesday, August 26 by Zacks. (NYSE:WGO) or 2,278 shares. BRAUN CHRISTOPHER J bought $138,600 worth of stock. LIU JACK C had sold 2,667 shares worth $146,685 on Monday, March 6. (NYSE:OIS) rating on Friday, April 29. Shares for $519,534 were sold by SHEDLARZ DAVID L. On Thursday, May 18 the insider Idrovo Javier H sold $577,390. (NASDAQ:EWBC). New York-based Jpmorgan Chase And has invested 0.07% in East West Bancorp, Inc.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.94 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.39, from 0.85 in 2016Q3. 36 funds opened positions while 51 raised stakes. Tiaa Cref Invest Management Ltd Liability Co reported 551,671 shares. Cullinan Associates Inc has invested 0.03% in Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY). (NYSE:WGO). Teton Advsrs invested in 61,000 shares. Credit Agricole S A invested in 0.01% or 53,437 shares. Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 124,486 shares. Cibc Asset Management owns 8,151 shares or 0% of their United States portfolio. Palouse Mgmt Inc holds 7,346 shares or 0.1% of its portfolio. Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft Mbh has invested 0.03% in Hershey Co (NYSE:HSY). Marathon Asset Llp reported 0.13% stake. Trexquant Investment L P, a Connecticut-based fund reported 20,400 shares. Advisor Prtn Ltd Liability has 2,446 shares. Enterprise Prd Partners (NYSE:EPD) was raised too. 162,663 are held by Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Tru. Stifel Fincl owns 169,863 shares. Great Western Bancorp had a net margin of 28.55% and a return on equity of 8.44%. (NASDAQ:EWBC), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. East West Bancorp Inc. had 23 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, November 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was upgraded on Monday, October 3 by Robert W. Baird. East West Bancorp's payout ratio is 22.92%. The stock of YRC Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:YRCW) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, October 30 by Stifel Nicolaus. As per Friday, July 14, the company rating was downgraded by Deutsche Bank. Wedbush reiterated an "outperform" rating and set a $68.00 price target on shares of East West Bancorp in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Lazard Asset Limited Liability Company stated it has 0.06% in Great Western Bancorp Inc (NYSE:GWB). The stock of YRC Worldwide Inc (NASDAQ:YRCW) earned "Strong Buy" rating by Raymond James on Wednesday, July 29. BMO Capital Markets downgraded East West Bancorp, Inc. As per Thursday, March 16, the company rating was downgraded by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Stephens on Friday, July 28 with "Buy". Piper Jaffray has "Neutral" rating and $35.0 target. Hartford Investment Management Co. owned approximately 0.07% of East West Bancorp worth $6,171,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Ltd. reduced its stake in shares of East West Bancorp, Inc. Announces Fiscal Year 2017 Third Quarter Financial ..." with publication date: "July 27, 2017. Parametrica Mgmt Limited reported 0.23% in Great Western Bancorp Inc (NYSE:GWB).

Since March 6, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 10 insider sales for $6.71 million activity. (NASDAQ:EWBC) shares with value of $177,600 were sold by LI HERMAN Y. The correct version of this report can be read at https://rinconhillneighbors.org/2017/08/16/great-western-bancorp-inc-nysegwb-receives-hold-rating-from-piper-jaffray-companies-updated.html. CAMPBELL MOLLY sold $34,642 worth of stock.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.24 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.39, from 0.85 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 20 investors sold East West Bancorp, Inc. shares while 114 reduced holdings. 60 funds opened positions while 106 raised stakes. Meeder Asset Mngmt reported 4,941 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Utah Retirement accumulated 26,194 shares. Barclays Public Ltd Company reported 0% in Great Western Bancorp Inc (NYSE:GWB). (NASDAQ:EWBC). First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca reported 173,258 shares. 20,672 are held by Victory Cap Management. Boston Private Wealth, Massachusetts-based fund reported 4,630 shares. It has underperformed by 47.01% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months positive chart setup for the $5.53B company. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board owns 33,300 shares. Lsv Asset has 34,300 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Amalgamated Bancshares reported 12,328 shares. 58,852 were accumulated by Arizona State Retirement Sys.

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