East West Bank

135 N. Los Robles Avenue, 7th Floor
Pasadena, CA 91101

Phone: 626 768 6000


2019 Overview

General Bank Information

FDIC Insured Yes
FDIC Certificate # 31628
Date Established 1972
Assets $42.07 billion
Loans $32.55 billion
Deposits $36.44 billion
Capital $4.58 billion

East West Bank is an FDIC insured institution located in Pasadena, CA. It was founded in 1972 and has approximately $42.07 billion in assets. Customers can open an account at one of its 126 branches.

For a more detailed analysis of East West Bank's financial condition and a description of what these numbers mean, please visit the Financial Details section.

Deposit Rates - September 19, 2019

Your Current Location: Virginia, VA 20146

Savings and Money Market Rates APY MIN MAX
Money Market
0.20% $1 $9,999 Learn MoreShow Less
Money Market
0.25% $10,000 $24,999 Learn MoreShow Less
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0.35% $10,000 $24,999 Learn MoreShow Less
12 Mo CD
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0.55% $10,000 $24,999 Learn MoreShow Less
18 Mo CD
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24 Mo CD
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0.80% $10,000 $24,999 Learn MoreShow Less
36 Mo CD
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1.00% $10,000 $24,999 Learn MoreShow Less
48 Mo CD
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1.10% $10,000 $24,999 Learn MoreShow Less
60 Mo CD
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Fixed IRA
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Checking Rates APY MIN FEE
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Financial Details

East West Bank Ratio Analysis

The following ratios and data are available to help you better understand the financial condition of East West Bank. The data is provided by the FDIC. All banks listed on BestCashCow.com are FDIC-insured. No depositor has ever lost deposits that have been within the FDIC insurance limits.

Texas Ratio
East West Bank U.S. Bank Average
2.88% 6.94%

The Texas Ratio compares the bank’s non performing assets (non-performing loans and real estate owned) with its the bank’s tangible common equity and its loan loss reserves. A lower Texas ratio indicates better coverage of problem loans. The closer the Texas Ratio is to 1-to-1 or 100%, the less capital and reserves a bank has to absorb its loan losses.

As of March 31, 2019, East West Bank had $140,881,000 in non-current loans and $133,000 in owned real estate. To cover these potential losses it had $4,581,897,000 in equity and $317,894,000 in loans loss reserves. That gives it a Texas Ratio of 2.88%.

Return on Equity
East West Bank U.S. Bank Average
14.99% 9.47%

East West Bank has a Return on Equity of 14.99% versus the BestCashCow average of 9.47%. Return on equity measures how efficiently a bank is making money from its capital. A bank with a consistently high ROE can be considered well run. A bank with a consistently low ROE can be considered poorly run.

East West Bank U.S. Bank Average
10.89% 12.49%

East West Bank has a Capitalization of 10.89% versus the BestCashCow average of 12.49. Capitalization measures how much equity capital a bank has to underpin loans and other assets on its balance sheet. The higher the capitalization number the more secure a bank is considered.

East West Bank Balance Sheet Analysis

As of March 31, 2019, East West Bank had assets of $42,071,305,000, loans of $32,545,392,000, and deposits of $36,441,259,000. Long-term increases in deposits shows a bank's ability to raise funds to grow its loans and assets. Loan and asset growth may rise or fall depending on a bank's strategy for growth. Sharp rises and falls in assets, deposits, and loans can be problematic, indicating a loosening of lending standards, or financial distress leading to reduced lending. A big change in these figured can also be from a bank acquisition or merger.

Summary Balance Sheet

March 31, 2019
Cash & Balances due from depository institutions $3.89 billion
Interest-bearing balances $3.42 billion
Total securities $2.67 billion
Federal funds sold and reverse repurchase $1.07 billion
Net loans and leases $32.55 billion
Loan loss allowance $0.32 billion
Trading account assets $0.00 billion
Bank premises and fixed assets $0.00 billion
Other real estate owned $0.00 billion
Goodwill and other intangibles $0.49 billion
All other assets $1.19 billion
     Total Assets $37.49 billion
Total deposits $36.44 billion
      Interest-bearing deposits $26.26 billion
      Deposits held in domestic offices $34.04 billion
      % insured (estimated) 37.72%
Federal funds purchased and repurchase agreements $0.05 billion
Trading liabilities $0.00 billion
Other borrowed funds $0.50 billion
Subordinated debt $0.00 billion
All other liabilities $0.50 billion
      Total Liabilities $37.49 billion
      Shareholders’ Equity $4.58 billion

Summary Income Statement

March 31, 2019
Total Interest Income $0.46 billion
Total Interest Expense $0.10 billion
Net interest income $0.36 billion
Provision for loan and lease losses $0.02 billion
Total non interest income $0.04 billion
Total non interest expense $0.18 billion
Pre-tax Net Operating Income $0.20 billion

Bank Loan Profile?

The top three loan types in East West Bank’s loan portfolio are Commercial Real Estate, Commercial and Industrial Loans, and 1-4 Family Residential Loans.

Compared to other banks in California, East West Bank has a significantly higher percent of Commercial and Industrial Loans on its balance sheet, potentially indicating a specialty in that lending area.

Note: Percentages may not sum to 100% due to rounding and double categorization of some loan types. All data from the FDIC. Additional information about this table.

Comparison to Other Banks
 Low   Med   High 
1-4 Family Residential Loans 25.62
Credit Card Loans 0.01
Consumer Auto Loans 0.00
Small Business Loans 2.25
Construction and Development Loans 2.13
Commercial Real Estate 29.96
Commercial and Industrial Loans 29.85
Farm Loans 0.01

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