PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) reported the earnings of $0.68/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.69/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $-0.01/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of -1.4%.
Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for PacWest Bancorp and for the current quarter 11 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.71/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.67/share and a High Estimate of $0.75/share.
In case of Revenue Estimates, 9 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for PacWest Bancorp as 268.05 Million. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for PacWest Bancorp is 259.09 Million and the High Revenue Estimate is 274.1 Million. The company had Year Ago Sales of 208.28 Million.
These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for PACW to be 4.4%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 21.7%. For the next 5 years, PacWest Bancorp is expecting Growth of 10% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 13.98% per annum.
Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on PacWest Bancorp, where 3 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 3 analysts have given a Buy signal, 4 said it’s a HOLD, 0 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)
When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 10 Analysts reported that the Price Target for PacWest Bancorp might touch $50 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $45.85 and $43 respectively.
To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. PacWest Bancorp got Downgrade on 4-Oct-16 where investment firm Wells Fargo Downgrade the stock from Outperform to Market Perform.
PacWest Bancorp closed its last trading session at $41.47 with the loss of -0.39%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 4.92 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $48 and 52-week low of $29.05. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is -3.26% where SMA50 and SMA200 are -2.74% and 7.55% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Dec 2, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.
The Relative Volume of the company is 1.94 and Average Volume (3 months) is 701.45 million. PacWest Bancorp P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 15.35 and Forward P/E ratio of 13.66.
The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 1.5%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 7.3%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 10.9%.
While looking at the Stock’s Performance, PacWest Bancorp currently shows a Weekly Performance of -4.66%, where Monthly Performance is -2.59%, Quarterly performance is 2.23%, 6 Months performance is 5.24% and yearly performance percentage is 1.28%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is -0.15%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 2.51% and Monthly Volatility of 2.06%.