NASDAQ:PACW - PacWest Bancorp Stock Price Target and Predictions

  • Consensus Rating: Buy
  • Consensus Price Target: $42.17
  • Forecasted Upside: 4.76 %
  • Number of Analysts: 5
  • Breakdown:
  • 0 Sell Ratings
  • 0 Hold Ratings
  • 4 Buy Ratings
  • 1 Strong Buy Ratings
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Analyst Price Target for PACW

Average Price Target: $42.17
▲ +4.76% Upside Potential
This price target is based on 5 analysts offering 12 month price targets for PacWest Bancorp in the last 3 months. The average price target is $42.17, with a high forecast of $50.00 and a low forecast of $29.00. The average price target represents a 4.76% upside from the last price of $40.25.


The current consensus among 5 polled investment analysts is to buy stock in PacWest Bancorp. This Buy consensus rating has held steady for over two years.

Past Monthly Recommendations

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Latest Recommendations

  • 1 strong buy ratings
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  • 0 hold ratings
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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/27/2021TruistBoost Price Target$34.00 ➝ $45.00Low
4/22/2021Royal Bank of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$43.00 ➝ $50.00Medium
4/22/2021Raymond JamesUpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-Buy$48.00Medium
2/8/2021StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$41.00Medium
1/27/2021TruistBoost Price Target$27.00 ➝ $34.00Low
1/22/2021Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Outperform$30.00 ➝ $40.00High
1/4/2021Wells Fargo & CompanyUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ Overweight$20.00 ➝ $29.00N/A
11/23/2020Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ Market PerformMedium
6/17/2020Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Strong-Buy$26.00High
4/23/2020JMP SecuritiesLower Price TargetMarket Outperform$38.00 ➝ $23.00Low
4/22/2020WedbushLower Price TargetNeutral$21.00 ➝ $19.00High
4/22/2020Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$23.00 ➝ $21.00High
1/22/2020BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$38.00 ➝ $37.00Low
10/3/2019SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetHold$40.00 ➝ $39.00Medium
8/23/2019Royal Bank of CanadaInitiated CoverageOutperform$40.00High
7/16/2019StephensReiterated RatingBuy$43.00High
7/8/2019Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ Market PerformHigh
4/17/2019Wells Fargo & CompanySet Price TargetHold$38.00Medium
4/17/2019Raymond JamesLower Price TargetStrong-Buy ➝ Strong-Buy$48.00 ➝ $45.00Low
3/21/2019StephensReiterated RatingBuy$43.00Low
2/26/2019Raymond JamesSet Price TargetBuy$48.00Low
2/24/2019Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$50.00 ➝ $45.00Medium
1/22/2019BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price Target$38.00Medium
1/18/2019Raymond JamesSet Price TargetHold$46.00Medium
1/14/2019JMP SecuritiesLower Price TargetOutperform$59.00 ➝ $44.00Low
10/18/2018SunTrust BanksLower Price TargetHold$48.00Low
10/17/2018BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform ➝ Market Perform$52.00 ➝ $50.00Low
10/16/2018StephensReiterated RatingBuy$58.00Medium
10/2/2018Wells Fargo & CompanySet Price TargetHold$51.00Low
9/12/2018StephensReiterated RatingBuy$58.00Low
7/20/2018Sandler O'NeillReiterated RatingBuy$58.00Low
7/16/2018WedbushReiterated RatingNeutralHigh
7/13/2018StephensReiterated RatingBuy$58.00Low
6/25/2018Sandler O'NeillReiterated RatingBuy$59.00Low
4/10/2018Raymond JamesUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Strong-BuyMedium
4/10/2018UBS GroupUpgradeMarket Perform ➝ Strong-BuyHigh
1/22/2018B. RileyReiterated RatingNeutral ➝ Neutral$52.00 ➝ $55.00Low
1/19/2018BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket Perform$56.00Low
1/19/2018DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$59.00Medium
1/9/2018SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$54.00Medium
12/22/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$59.00Low
12/20/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$49.00Low
12/11/2017B. RileyReiterated RatingHold$50.00Low
11/1/2017Raymond JamesDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market Perform$55.00N/A
11/1/2017UBS GroupDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
10/19/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingBuy$54.00N/A
10/19/2017BMO Capital MarketsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$49.00 ➝ $48.00N/A
10/18/2017(FBRC)DowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$50.00N/A
10/17/2017Raymond JamesDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ OutperformN/A
10/17/2017UBS GroupDowngradeStrong-Buy ➝ OutperformN/A
10/12/2017SunTrust BanksReiterated RatingHold$49.00N/A
9/7/2017DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral ➝ Buy$53.00Medium
8/22/2017Raymond JamesLower Price TargetStrong-Buy$59.00 ➝ $55.00Medium
8/18/2017SunTrust BanksInitiated CoverageHold$49.00Low
7/19/2017(FBRC)Set Price TargetBuy$55.00Medium
7/14/2017StephensReiterated RatingBuy$56.00Low
6/27/2017WedbushReiterated RatingNeutral$49.00Low
5/26/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$55.00Low
5/18/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$55.00Low
4/24/2017StephensUpgradeEqual Weight ➝ OverweightHigh
4/19/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesLower Price TargetOverweight$63.00 ➝ $57.00Low
4/18/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$55.00Medium
4/17/2017(FBRC)Reiterated RatingOutperform ➝ Outperform$62.00 ➝ $55.00High
4/17/2017StephensReiterated RatingHold$56.00High
4/11/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesBoost Price TargetOverweight$62.00 ➝ $63.00Low
4/6/2017CitigroupUpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-BuyHigh
4/6/2017Raymond JamesUpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-Buy$63.00High
4/6/2017UBS GroupUpgradeOutperform ➝ Strong-BuyN/A
4/3/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$56.00Low
1/21/2017FIG PartnersSet Price TargetBuy$61.00N/A
1/20/2017(FBRC)Reiterated RatingBuy$62.00N/A
1/20/2017FIG PartnersBoost Price TargetOutperform$56.00 ➝ $60.50N/A
12/6/2016Raymond JamesInitiated CoverageOutperform$57.00N/A
10/4/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyDowngradeOutperform ➝ Market PerformN/A
9/16/2016JMP SecuritiesInitiated CoverageOutperform$48.00N/A
7/18/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldN/A
7/18/2016DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy ➝ Neutral$45.00N/A
7/18/2016(FBRC)Reiterated RatingOutperform$48.00 ➝ $46.00N/A
7/7/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldN/A
(Data available from 6/20/2016 forward)
PacWest Bancorp logo
PacWest Bancorp operates as the bank holding company for Pacific Western Bank that provides various banking products and services. The company accepts demand, money market, and time deposits. It also provides real estate loans to professional developers and real estate investors for the acquisition, refinancing, renovation, and construction of commercial real estate properties; small business administration loans; asset-based loans for working capital needs; venture capital loans to support the operations of entrepreneurial and venture-backed companies; and equipment-secured loans and leases. In addition, the company offers consumer loans comprising personal loans, auto loans, home equity lines of credit, revolving lines of credit, and other loans. Further, it provides international banking and multi-state deposit services; money market sweep products; investment advisory and asset management services; treasury and cash management services; telephone banking, remote deposit, and online and mobile banking services; and automated teller machine services. The company offers its products and services to small and mid-sized companies, venture capital and private equity investors, professionals, and other individuals. It operates through 70 full-service branches located in California; one branch located in Durham, North Carolina; one branch located in Denver, Colorado; and various loan production offices. The company was formerly known as First Community Bancorp and changed its name to PacWest Bancorp in April 2008. PacWest Bancorp was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Beverly Hills, California.
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Today's Range

Now: $40.25
Low: $39.54
High: $41.19

50 Day Range

MA: $43.38
Low: $37.47
High: $46.39

52 Week Range

Now: $40.25
Low: $15.62
High: $46.75


1,938,414 shs

Average Volume

1,028,649 shs

Market Capitalization

$4.71 billion

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Frequently Asked Questions

What sell-side analysts currently cover shares of PacWest Bancorp?

The following sell-side analysts have issued reports on PacWest Bancorp in the last year: Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Raymond James, Royal Bank of Canada, Stephens, TheStreet, Truist, Wells Fargo & Company, and Zacks Investment Research.
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What is the current price target for PacWest Bancorp?

6 Wall Street analysts have set twelve-month price targets for PacWest Bancorp in the last year. Their average twelve-month price target is $42.17, suggesting a possible upside of 4.8%. Royal Bank of Canada has the highest price target set, predicting PACW will reach $50.00 in the next twelve months. Wells Fargo & Company has the lowest price target set, forecasting a price of $29.00 for PacWest Bancorp in the next year.
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What is the current consensus analyst rating for PacWest Bancorp?

PacWest Bancorp currently has 4 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating from Wall Street analysts. The stock has a consensus analyst rating of "Buy." A "buy" rating indicates that analysts believe PACW will outperform the market and that investors should add to their positions of PacWest Bancorp.
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How do I contact PacWest Bancorp's investor relations team?

PacWest Bancorp's physical mailing address is 9701 Wilshire Boulevard Suite 700, Beverly Hills CA, 90212. The financial services provider's listed phone number is 310-887-8500. The official website for PacWest Bancorp is