PacWest Bancorp (PACW) EPS Estimated At $0.81

March 14, 2018 - By Jason Duda

 PacWest Bancorp (PACW) EPS Estimated At $0.81
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.31 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.18, from 1.49 in 2017Q2. It turned negative, as 24 investors sold PacWest Bancorp shares while 96 reduced holdings. 44 funds opened positions while 113 raised stakes. 104.75 million shares or 1.70% less from 106.56 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
112,950 were reported by Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. Stifel Financial accumulated 12,734 shares. 751,060 were reported by First Tru Advsr L P. Wells Fargo And Mn owns 0.07% invested in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) for 4.35M shares. Ig Mgmt Limited reported 0% of its portfolio in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW). Eagle Asset Mngmt Inc has 36,928 shares. Mason Street Advsrs holds 0.07% or 59,584 shares. 20,700 are held by Prudential Public Ltd Liability. Us Comml Bank De reported 40,817 shares stake. Mutual Of America Capital Mngmt Limited Liability Company accumulated 99,482 shares. Vantage Invest Advsrs Limited Liability Co has 420 shares. Great Lakes Advisors Llc holds 0.26% or 222,687 shares in its portfolio. Mississippi-based Hancock Hldg has invested 0.09% in PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW). First Allied Advisory Services holds 4,205 shares. 1.07 million are owned by Geode Management Llc.

Analysts expect PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) to report $0.81 EPS on April, 16.They anticipate $0.16 EPS change or 24.62 % from last quarter’s $0.65 EPS. PACW’s profit would be $101.88M giving it 16.33 P/E if the $0.81 EPS is correct. After having $0.67 EPS previously, PacWest Bancorp’s analysts see 20.90 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.90% or $0.48 during the last trading session, reaching $52.91. About 1.40M shares traded or 79.97% up from the average. PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) has risen 18.91% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.21% the S&P500.

PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) Ratings Coverage

Among 14 analysts covering Pacwest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Pacwest Bancorp had 43 analyst reports since October 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Thursday, January 4 by Sandler O’Neill. The rating was maintained by SunTrust with “Hold” on Tuesday, November 28. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, September 18 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wells Fargo given on Monday, December 21. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, January 18 by Piper Jaffray. Stephens maintained PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) on Friday, July 14 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Sandler O’Neill maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, January 18 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Hold” rating and $5200 target in Friday, July 7 report. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 19 by FBR Capital.

PacWest Bancorp operates as the holding firm for Pacific Western Bank, a state chartered bank that provides commercial banking services and products. The company has market cap of $6.66 billion. The firm accepts demand, money market, and time deposits. It has a 18.19 P/E ratio. It also provides real estate loans to professional developers and real estate investors for the acquisition, refinancing, and construction of commercial real estate properties; cash flow loans to finance business acquisitions and recapitalization activities; small business administration loans; asset loans for working capital needs; venture capital loans to support the start-up activities of entrepreneurial companies; and equipment-secured loans and leases.

More notable recent PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) news were published by: which released: “Filing Season Finds: Week Of March 5-10” on March 13, 2018, also with their article: “PacWest Bancorp (PACW) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 16, 2018” published on February 15, 2018, published: “PacWest Bancorp Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 3.88% Yield …” on February 12, 2018. More interesting news about PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) were released by: and their article: “PacWest Bancorp: Rates And Acquisitions Fueling Growth” published on February 20, 2018 as well as‘s news article titled: “What’s Happening With These Banking Stocks? — Hope Bancorp, PacWest, SVB …” with publication date: February 15, 2018.

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