Zacks Investment Research cut shares of CommerceWest Bank NA (OTCBB:CWBK) from a hold rating to a strong sell rating in a report released on Monday.

According to Zacks, “CommerceWest Bank provides a wide range of specialized commercial banking and financial services to entrepreneurs and small- to mid-sized businesses in southern California. Headquartered in Irvine, California, the company offers basic and analyzed checking accounts, money market accounts, saving accounts, certificates of deposit, attorney client services, and escrow accounts. The banks lending portfolio includes lines of credit; term loans; multifamily, construction, and commercial real estate loans; equipment financing; asset-based lines of credit; small business administration loans; state guaranteed programs; and letter of credit. It also offers online banking services, such as balance transfers, stop payments, make loan payments, and loan transfers. The company also offers various cash management services, signature services, and turnaround services. Regional offices are located throughout Southern California in Orange County, Inland Empire and Los Angeles. “

Shares of CommerceWest Bank NA (CWBK) opened at $22.30 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $86.92, a PE ratio of 17.54 and a beta of 2.23. CommerceWest Bank NA has a fifty-two week low of $15.65 and a fifty-two week high of $23.00.

CommerceWest Bank NA (OTCBB:CWBK) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The company reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.36 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $5.45 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $5.70 million. sell-side analysts anticipate that CommerceWest Bank NA will post 1.31 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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CommerceWest Bank NA Company Profile

CommerceWest Bank, N.A. provides various commercial banking services to the small and mid-sized businesses in southern California. It offers checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, saving accounts, certificates of deposits, sweep accounts, attorney client trust accounts, and now and escrow trust accounts; and real estate loans, such as owner user commercial real estate loans, commercial or industrial building loans, office and retail building loans, and multi-family real estate loans.

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