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How to buy PacWest Bancorp stock (PACW)

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PacWest Bancorp is a banks - regional business based in the US. PacWest Bancorp shares (PACW) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. PacWest Bancorp employs 2,438 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $837.2 million.

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PacWest Bancorp stock price (NASDAQ: PACW)

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PacWest Bancorp shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-01-28.
Latest market close$0.00
52-week range$6.24 - $11.18
50-day moving average $7.66
200-day moving average $9.19
Wall St. target price$10.46
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.52 (0.53%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-11.90

Is it a good time to buy PacWest Bancorp stock?

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PacWest Bancorp price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $0 from 2023-12-08

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1 year (2023-07-17) -100.00%
2 years (2022-07-14) -100.00%
3 years (2021-07-16) 37.4569
5 years (2019-07-17) 32.808

Is PacWest Bancorp stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing PacWest Bancorp stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of PacWest Bancorp's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

PacWest Bancorp's PEG ratio

PacWest Bancorp's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.56. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into PacWest Bancorp's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

PacWest Bancorp financials

Revenue TTM $837.2 million
Operating margin TTM 5.58%
Gross profit TTM $1.3 billion
Return on assets TTM -3.49%
Return on equity TTM -43.56%
Profit margin -163.25%
Book value $16.03
Market Capitalization $904.5 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

PacWest Bancorp share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 25.93% of net profits

Recently PacWest Bancorp has paid out, on average, around 25.93% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.53% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), PacWest Bancorp shareholders could enjoy a 0.53% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In PacWest Bancorp's case, that would currently equate to about $0.52 per share.

While PacWest Bancorp's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that PacWest Bancorp may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

PacWest Bancorp's most recent dividend payout was on 26 November 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 November 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

PacWest Bancorp share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, PacWest Bancorp's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.2415 up to $11.1819. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PACW.US volatility(beta: 1.43)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while PacWest Bancorp's is 1.434. This would suggest that PacWest Bancorp's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

PacWest Bancorp overview

PacWest Bancorp operates as the bank holding company for Pacific Western Bank that provides various banking products and services. The company accepts demand, money market, and time deposits. It also provides real estate mortgage loans, and real estate construction and land loans to professional developers and real estate investors for the acquisition, refinancing, renovation, and construction of commercial real estate properties; lender, equipment, and premium finance; other asset-based loans; venture capital loans to support the operations of entrepreneurial and venture-backed companies; and equipment-secured loans and leases. In addition, the company offers consumer loans comprising personal loans, auto loans, home equity lines of credit, revolving lines of credit, and other loans. Further, it provides international banking and multi-state deposit services; money market sweep products; investment advisory and asset management solutions; treasury and cash management services; telephone banking, remote deposit, and online and mobile banking services; and automated teller machine services. The company offers its products and services to small, middle-market, and venture-backed businesses. The company was formerly known as First Community Bancorp and changed its name to PacWest Bancorp in April 2008.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of PacWest Bancorp is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.529% of PacWest Bancorp shares are held by insiders and 84.878% by institutions.
How many people work for PacWest Bancorp?
Latest data suggests 2,438 work at PacWest Bancorp.
When does the fiscal year end for PacWest Bancorp?
PacWest Bancorp's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is PacWest Bancorp based?
PacWest Bancorp's address is: 9701 Wilshire Boulevard, Beverly Hills, CA, United States, 90212
What is PacWest Bancorp's ISIN number?
PacWest Bancorp's international securities identification number is: US6952631033
What is PacWest Bancorp's CUSIP number?
PacWest Bancorp's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 31983B101

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