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Brief Commentary On East West Bancorp Inc’s (NASDAQ:EWBC) Fundamentals

Cole Patterson

East West Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:EWBC) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. When we build an investment case, we need to look at the stock with a holistic perspective. In the case of EWBC, it is a company with great financial health as well as a a great track record of performance. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, read the full report on East West Bancorp here.

Flawless balance sheet with proven track record

EWBC delivered a satisfying double-digit returns of 1.5% in the most recent year Not surprisingly, EWBC outperformed its industry which returned 0.9%, giving us more conviction of the company’s capacity to drive bottom-line growth going forward.

NasdaqGS:EWBC Income Statement Export August 28th 18

Next Steps:

For East West Bancorp, I’ve put together three important aspects you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for EWBC’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for EWBC’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is EWBC worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether EWBC is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of EWBC? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned. For errors that warrant correction please contact the editor at editorial-team@simplywallst.com.