PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) went down by -2.97% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $41.60 and move down -16.95%, while PACW stocks collected -5.15% of loss with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 01/21/20 that PacWest Bancorp Announces Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2019

PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW) Worth an Investment?

PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ: PACW) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 9.28 times of increase in earnings at the present.

PACW Market Performance

PACW stocks went down by -5.15% for the week, with the monthly drop of -8.03% and a quarterly performance of -4.59%, while its annual performance rate touched -7.87%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -5.15% for PACW stocks with the simple moving average of -4.86% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on PacWest Bancorp (NASDAQ:PACW)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for PACW stocks, with RBC Capital Mkts repeating the rating for PACW shares by setting it to “Outperform”. The predicted price for PACW socks in the upcoming period according to RBC Capital Mkts is $40 based on the research report published on August 23, 2019.

Raymond James, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see PACW stock at the price of $40. The rating they have provided for PACW stocks is “Mkt Perform” according to the report published on July 8, 2019.

Keefe Bruyette gave “ Mkt Perform” rating to PACW stocks, setting the target price at $45 in the report published on February 25, 2019.

PACW Stocks -6.02% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought PACW to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, PacWest Bancorp was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -14.50% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 1.62%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 2.51%, while the shares sank at the distance of -8.14% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by -9.05% lower at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, PACW went down by -5.15%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of -7.87% of losses for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $37.34. In addition, PacWest Bancorp saw -7.06% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further losses.

PACW Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at PacWest Bancorp (PACW), starting from YUNG MARK, who bought 2,670 shares at the price of $37.37 back on Dec 11. After this action, Rushing now owns 4,670 shares of PacWest Bancorp, valued at $99,766 with the latest closing price.

WAGNER MATTHEW P, the CEO and President of PacWest Bancorp, bought 3,900 shares at the value of $37.80 during a trade that took place back on Dec 11, which means that WAGNER MATTHEW P is holding 52,925 shares at the value of $147,420 based on the most recent closing price.

PACW Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +48.46 for the present operating margin. The net margin for PacWest Bancorp stands at +35.13. Total capital return value is set at 10.11, while invested capital returns managed to touch 8.33. Equity return holds the value 9.50%, with 1.70% for asset returns.

Based on PacWest Bancorp (PACW), the company’s capital structure generated 37.82 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 27.44.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 4.78 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.32. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.03.