NASDAQ:PACW

7.54
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This summary was created by AI, based on 2 opinions in the last 12 months.

Experts believe that regional banks like PacWest Bancorp are bouncing back strongly after the spring meltdown. The company has rallied 19% recently, outperforming predictions on Wall Street. Strong earnings by its peers suggest a good upcoming quarter, but limited upside due to the significant run-up in stock value. While the company's exposure to US regional banks is relatively high, its overall exposure is only about 2.5%, and its performance will depend on crowd mentality driving the market at the moment.

Consensus
Positive
Valuation
Fair Value
WEAK BUY
PacWest Bancorp

Regional banks are bouncing back strongly after the spring meltdown. This has rallied 19% recently, instead of failing outright like so many on Wall Street predicted. Based on strong earnings by its peers, he expects a good quarter from PACW in tomorrow's report, but limited upside because it has run up so much already.

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WATCH
PacWest Bancorp

His highest exposure to US regional banks, though total exposure is only about 2.5%. Believes it will come through OK, but it depends on crowd mentality, as that's what's driving things at the moment.

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HOLD
PacWest Bancorp
It hasn't done well. Regional US banking hasn't done well in recent years because of a flattening yield curve which hits all banks. This is slightly changing though as the 10-year yield ticks up a bit and there are hints of inflation coming, given all the government borrowing. The banks have good days ahead. Be patient.
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DON'T BUY
PacWest Bancorp
A regional US bank, but low interes rates and the flat yield curve make him pass on any regional.
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DON'T BUY
PacWest Bancorp
A US regional bank focused on the west coast. But they face a much more fiercely competitive environment. There is not a ton of growth here. They are not that diversified.
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PAST TOP PICK
PacWest Bancorp

(A Top Pick Jun. 21'17, Up 23%) They are a highly acquisitive regional bank. Regulation is being lifted off these companies by the Trump administration. They used to have a huge regulatory burdon. It is at about 15 times earnings. He thinks there is opportunity for consolidation in this area.

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TOP PICK
PacWest Bancorp

A regional bank in the California area with about 80 branches. This has been a serial acquirer. They’ve bought a number of small-cap banks ranging from $200 million-$800 million market capitalization. It is really a commercial lender, both on the real estate side and the business side. Net interest margins are quite healthy at more than 5%. Trading at about 17X earnings. Dividend yield of 4.2%. (Analysts’ price target is $56.)

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PacWest Bancorp(PACW-Q) Rating

Ranking : 4 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 1

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 0

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 0

Total Signals / Votes : 1

Stockchase rating for PacWest Bancorp is calculated according to the stock experts' signals. A high score means experts mostly recommend to buy the stock while a low score means experts mostly recommend to sell the stock.

PacWest Bancorp(PACW-Q) Frequently Asked Questions

What is PacWest Bancorp stock symbol?

PacWest Bancorp is a American stock, trading under the symbol PACW-Q on the NASDAQ (PACW). It is usually referred to as NASDAQ:PACW or PACW-Q

Is PacWest Bancorp a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 1 stock analyst published opinions about PACW-Q. 1 analyst recommended to BUY the stock. 0 analysts recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is . Read the latest stock experts' ratings for PacWest Bancorp.

Is PacWest Bancorp a good investment or a top pick?

PacWest Bancorp was recommended as a Top Pick by on . Read the latest stock experts ratings for PacWest Bancorp.

Why is PacWest Bancorp stock dropping?

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Is PacWest Bancorp worth watching?

1 stock analyst on Stockchase covered PacWest Bancorp In the last year. It is a trending stock that is worth watching.

What is PacWest Bancorp stock price?

On 2023-11-30, PacWest Bancorp (PACW-Q) stock closed at a price of $7.54.