NASDAQ:BANR - Banner Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $54.69 +1.29 (+2.42 %) (As of 01/17/2019 03:57 AM ET)Previous Close$53.40Today's Range$53.69 - $54.7552-Week Range$48.50 - $67.11Volume250,930 shsAverage Volume225,348 shsMarket Capitalization$1.73 billionP/E Ratio18.29Dividend Yield2.87%Beta0.93 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Banner Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Banner Bank and Islanders Bank, which provides commercial banking and financial products and services to individuals, businesses, and public sector entities primarily in the United States. It offers deposit products, including interest-bearing and non-interest-bearing checking accounts, money market deposit accounts, regular savings accounts, and certificates of deposit, as well as treasury management services and retirement savings plans. The company also provides commercial real estate loans, including owner-occupied, investment properties, and multifamily residential real estate; construction, land, and land development loans; residential mortgage loans; commercial business loans; agricultural loans; and consumer loans, such as home equity lines of credit, automobile, and boat and recreational vehicle loans, as well as loans secured by deposit accounts. In addition, it engages in the mortgage banking operations through the origination and sale of one- to four-family and multi-family residential loans. As of December 31, 2017, the company operated 178 branch offices, including 175 Banner Bank branches and 3 Islanders Bank branches located in Washington, Oregon, California, and Idaho. It also operates 13 Banner Bank loan production offices located in Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, and Utah. Banner Corporation was founded in 1890 and is based in Walla Walla, Washington. Receive BANR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BANR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry State commercial banks Sub-IndustryRegional Banks SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:BANR Previous Symbol CUSIP06652V20 Webwww.bannerbank.com Phone509-527-3636Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.34 Current Ratio0.93 Quick Ratio0.92Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio18.29 Forward P/E Ratio13.67 P/E Growth1.78 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$505.82 million Price / Sales3.50 Cash Flow$3.7357 per share Price / Cash Flow14.64 Book Value$38.89 per share Price / Book1.41Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.99 Net Income$60.77 million Net Margins16.08% Return on Equity9.74% Return on Assets1.20%Miscellaneous Employees2,128 Outstanding Shares32,330,000Market Cap$1.73 billion OptionableOptionable Banner (NASDAQ:BANR) Frequently Asked Questions What is Banner's stock symbol? Banner trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "BANR." How often does Banner pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Banner? Banner announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 19th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, January 9th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share on Friday, January 18th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, January 8th. View Banner's Dividend History. How will Banner's stock buyback program work? Banner declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a share repurchase program on Thursday, March 29th 2018, which allows the company to buyback 1,620,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were Banner's earnings last quarter? Banner Co. (NASDAQ:BANR) released its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 24th. The financial services provider reported $1.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.25. The financial services provider earned $129.49 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $125.29 million. Banner had a return on equity of 9.74% and a net margin of 16.08%. View Banner's Earnings History. When is Banner's next earnings date? Banner is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 23rd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Banner. What price target have analysts set for BANR? 5 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Banner's stock. Their predictions range from $56.00 to $70.00. On average, they anticipate Banner's stock price to reach $62.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 13.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Banner. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Banner? 5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Banner in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Banner. Has Banner been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about BANR stock have trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Banner earned a daily sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. Who are some of Banner's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Banner include East West Bancorp (EWBC), Commerce Bancshares (CBSH), Signature Bank (SBNY), Popular (BPOP), First Citizens BancShares (FCNCA), Prosperity Bancshares (PB), Western Alliance Bancorporation (WAL), Investors Bancorp (ISBC), First Financial Bankshares (FFIN), Wintrust Financial (WTFC), IBERIABANK (IBKC), Glacier Bancorp (GBCI), United Bankshares (UBSI), Associated Banc (ASB) and Bank Ozk (OZK). Who are Banner's key executives? Banner's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Mark J. Grescovich, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)Mr. Peter J. Conner, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)Ms. Cynthia D. Purcell, Exec. VP of Retail Banking & Admin. of Banner Bank (Age 61)Ms. Judith A. Steiner, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer of Banner Bank (Age 56)Mr. Craig Miller, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 66) Who are Banner's major shareholders? Banner's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Hennessy Advisors Inc. (0.14%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.04%). Company insiders that own Banner stock include Brent A Orrico, Cynthia D Purcell, D Michael Jones, Douglas M Bennett, Gary Sirmon, Jesse G Foster, John R Layman, Keith A Western, Kenneth A Larsen, Peter Conner, Richard B Barton, Robert D Adams and Steven W Rust. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Banner. Which institutional investors are selling Banner stock? BANR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc. and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Banner company stock in the last year include Brent A Orrico, Cynthia D Purcell, John R Layman, Kenneth A Larsen, Peter Conner and Steven W Rust. View Insider Buying and Selling for Banner. How do I buy shares of Banner? Shares of BANR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Banner's stock price today? One share of BANR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.69. How big of a company is Banner? Banner has a market capitalization of $1.73 billion and generates $505.82 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $60.77 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.99 on an earnings per share basis. Banner employs 2,128 workers across the globe. What is Banner's official website? The official website for Banner is http://www.bannerbank.com. How can I contact Banner? Banner's mailing address is 10 S FIRST AVENUE, WALLA WALLA WA, 99362. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 509-527-3636 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Banner (NASDAQ BANR)Community Ranking: 2.2 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 217 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 279 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 496MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Banner and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BANR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BANR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Why is the LIBOR significant?