Hope Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Bank of Hope that provides banking services to small and medium-sized businesses and individuals in the United States.
Undervalued with excellent balance sheet and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Hope Bancorp's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: HOPE's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: HOPE underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -21.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: HOPE underperformed the US Market which returned -9.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Hope Bancorp's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Hope Bancorp undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: HOPE ($8.19) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($15.48)
Significantly Below Fair Value: HOPE is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: HOPE is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.1x) compared to the Banks industry average (9x).
PE vs Market: HOPE is good value based on its PE Ratio (6.1x) compared to the US market (13.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: HOPE's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: HOPE is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.8x).
How is Hope Bancorp forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: HOPE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-14.3% per year).
Earnings vs Market: HOPE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-14.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: HOPE's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: HOPE's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-1.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: HOPE's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-1.1% per year).
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: HOPE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (6.5%).
How has Hope Bancorp performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: HOPE has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: HOPE's current net profit margins (33.6%) are lower than last year (35.6%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: HOPE's earnings have grown by 17.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: HOPE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: HOPE had negative earnings growth (-9.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (11.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: HOPE's Return on Equity (8.4%) is considered low.
How is Hope Bancorp's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Inventory Level: HOPE has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: HOPE's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.9x debt).
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: HOPE's level of assets compared to its equity is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: HOPE has a low allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: HOPE's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: HOPE has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.
Low Risk Deposits: HOPE's loans are broadly funded by customer deposits.
Level of Bad Loans: HOPE has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.8%)
What is Hope Bancorp's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: HOPE's dividend (6.84%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.93%).
High Dividend: HOPE's dividend (6.84%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.33%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, HOPE has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: HOPE's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (41.4%), HOPE's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: HOPE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (55.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Kevin Kim (61yo)
Mr. Kevin Sung Kim has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Hope Bancorp, Inc. since March 7, 2013 and serves as its Executive Director since December 2011. Mr. Kim has been Chairman of the Bo ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Kevin's total compensation ($USD2.59M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.09M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Kevin's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||2.42yrs||US$574.13k||0.0077% $78.1k|
|Senior EVP & Regional President of Eastern Region-Bank of Hope||no data||US$626.29k||0.018% $182.6k|
|Executive VP & Chief Information Officer of Bank of Hope||no data||US$663.81k||0.0013% $13.3k|
|Senior VP and Director of IR & Corporate Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & General Counsel||3.67yrs||no data||no data|
|Executive VP & Chief Credit Officer - Bank of Hope||3.67yrs||no data||0.046% $469.0k|
|Vice President of Eastern Region||11.33yrs||no data||no data|
|EVP & Chief Commercial Banking Officer of Bank of Hope||8.25yrs||US$343.35k||0.028% $281.6k|
|Executive VP & Chief Retail Banking Officer - Bank of Hope||2.83yrs||no data||0.0026% $26.3k|
Experienced Management: HOPE's management team is considered experienced (3.7 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||3.67yrs||US$102.50k||0.051% $520.2k|
|Honorary Chairman of the Board||no data||US$135.00k||3.09% $31.5m|
|Independent Director||8.25yrs||US$107.44k||0.19% $1.9m|
|Independent Director||8.25yrs||US$97.94k||0.19% $1.9m|
|Independent Director||5.5yrs||US$102.50k||0.0060% $61.4k|
|Former Chairman of the Board||0.83yr||US$155.00k||0.054% $550.4k|
|Independent Director||3.67yrs||US$102.50k||0.035% $358.4k|
|Independent Director||6yrs||US$102.50k||0.0060% $61.4k|
Experienced Board: HOPE's board of directors are considered experienced (5.5 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Hope Bancorp, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hope Bancorp, Inc.
- Ticker: HOPE
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 2000
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$1.018b
- Shares outstanding: 124.29m
- Website: https://www.bankofhope.com
Number of Employees
- Hope Bancorp, Inc.
- 3200 Wilshire Boulevard
- Suite 1400
- Los Angeles
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|HOPE||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Dec 1996|
|NRB||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Dec 1996|
Hope Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Bank of Hope that provides banking services to small and medium-sized businesses and individuals in the United States. The company offers personal and business checking, money market, savings, time deposit, and individual retirement accounts. It also provides commercial loans to businesses for various purposes, such as working capital, purchasing inventory, debt refinancing, business acquisitions, and other business related financing needs; commercial real estate loans; small business administration (SBA) loans; and consumer loans, such as auto, home equity, single-family mortgage, and signature loans. In addition, the company offers trade finance services, including the issuance and negotiation of letters of credit, as well as handles documentary collections; commercial equipment lease financing; and warehouse lines of credit to mortgage loan originators. Further, it provides cash management services, such as remote deposit capture, lock box, and ACH origination services; investment and wealth management services; mobile banking; debit and credit card services; foreign exchanges services, safe deposit boxes, and other customary bank services; and Internet banking and bill-pay services, as well as operates automated teller machines. As of February 27, 2019, the company operated 63 full-service branches in California, Washington, Texas, Illinois, New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Georgia, and Alabama; SBA loan production offices in Seattle, Denver, Dallas, Atlanta, Portland, Oregon, New York City, Northern California, and Houston; a commercial loan production office in Northern California and Seattle; residential mortgage loan production offices in California; and a representative office in Seoul, Korea. The company was formerly known as BBCN Bancorp, Inc. and changed its name to Hope Bancorp, Inc. in August 2016. Hope Bancorp, Inc. was incorporated in 2000 and is headquartered in Los Angeles, California.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/03/29 00:43|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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