NASDAQ:COLB - Columbia Banking System Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$34.05 -1.01 (-2.88 %)
(As of 03/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$35.06
Today's Range$34.03 - $35.25
52-Week Range$31.35 - $45.22
Volume470,162 shs
Average Volume396,679 shs
Market Capitalization$2.49 billion
P/E Ratio13.79
Dividend Yield3.19%
Columbia Banking System, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Columbia State Bank that provides a range of banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals, and individuals in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. It offers personal banking products and services, including noninterest and interest-bearing checking, saving, money market, and certificate of deposit accounts; home mortgages for purchases and refinances, home equity loans and lines of credit, and personal loans; debit and credit cards; and digital banking services. The company also provides business banking products and services, such as checking, savings, interest-bearing money market, and certificate of deposit accounts; agricultural loans, asset-based loans, builder and other commercial real estate loans, and loans guaranteed by the small business administration; debit and credit cards; and professional banking, treasury management, merchant card, and international banking services. In addition, it offers wealth management services in the areas of private banking, financial services, and trust and investment services to individuals, families, and professional businesses. Further, the company provides fiduciary, agency, trust, and related services, as well as life insurance products. As of December 31, 2017, the company had 155 branches. Columbia Banking System, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Tacoma, Washington.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:COLB



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$585.33 million
Cash Flow$2.7979 per share
Book Value$27.76 per share


Net Income$172.88 million


Market Cap$2.49 billion
Next Earnings Date4/25/2019 (Estimated)

Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Columbia Banking System's stock symbol?

Columbia Banking System trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "COLB."

How often does Columbia Banking System pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Columbia Banking System?

Columbia Banking System declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 25th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 6th will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share on Wednesday, February 20th. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.29%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 5th. This is a boost from Columbia Banking System's previous quarterly dividend of $0.26. View Columbia Banking System's Dividend History.

How were Columbia Banking System's earnings last quarter?

Columbia Banking System Inc (NASDAQ:COLB) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January, 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.62 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.68 by $0.06. The financial services provider earned $144.29 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $148.88 million. Columbia Banking System had a net margin of 29.54% and a return on equity of 9.01%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 11.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.54 EPS. View Columbia Banking System's Earnings History.

When is Columbia Banking System's next earnings date?

Columbia Banking System is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Columbia Banking System.

What price target have analysts set for COLB?

5 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Columbia Banking System's shares. Their predictions range from $38.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect Columbia Banking System's share price to reach $42.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Columbia Banking System.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Columbia Banking System?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Columbia Banking System in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Columbia Banking System.

Has Columbia Banking System been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about COLB stock have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Columbia Banking System earned a daily sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is very likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Columbia Banking System's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Columbia Banking System own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Columbia Banking System investors own include Chevron (CVX), Heritage Financial (HFWA), Umpqua (UMPQ), Farmers & Merchants Bancorp, Inc. (OH) (FMAO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Caterpillar (CAT), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Enbridge (ENB) and Phillips 66 (PSX).

Who are Columbia Banking System's key executives?

Columbia Banking System's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Hadley S. Robbins, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 62)
  • Mr. Clint E. Stein, Exec. VP & COO (Age 47)
  • Ms. Kumi Yamamoto Baruffi, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 48)
  • Mr. David C. Lawson, Exec. VP & Chief HR (Age 60)
  • Mr. Gregory A. Sigrist CPA, Exec. VP & CFO

Who are Columbia Banking System's major shareholders?

Columbia Banking System's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.91%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.23%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.43%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.98%), Northern Trust Corp (1.93%) and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (1.38%). Company insiders that own Columbia Banking System stock include Andy Mcdonald, Barry Ray, Clint Stein, David C Lawson and Kumi Yamamoto Baruffi. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Columbia Banking System.

Which major investors are selling Columbia Banking System stock?

COLB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Barclays PLC, RMB Capital Management LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC and AlphaOne Investment Services LLC. Company insiders that have sold Columbia Banking System company stock in the last year include Andy Mcdonald, Clint Stein and David C Lawson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Columbia Banking System.

Which major investors are buying Columbia Banking System stock?

COLB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, Norges Bank, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of America Corp DE, Walthausen & Co. LLC, 361 Capital LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC and Geode Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Columbia Banking System stock in the last two years include Andy Mcdonald, Clint Stein, David C Lawson and Kumi Yamamoto Baruffi. View Insider Buying and Selling for Columbia Banking System.

How do I buy shares of Columbia Banking System?

Shares of COLB 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 Columbia Banking System's stock price today?

One share of COLB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.05.

How big of a company is Columbia Banking System?

Columbia Banking System has a market capitalization of $2.49 billion and generates $585.33 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $172.88 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.47 on an earnings per share basis. Columbia Banking System employs 2,137 workers across the globe.

What is Columbia Banking System's official website?

The official website for Columbia Banking System is

How can I contact Columbia Banking System?

Columbia Banking System's mailing address is 1301 A STREET, TACOMA WA, 98402. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 253-305-1900 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ COLB)

Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  186 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  324 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  510
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Columbia Banking System and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe COLB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe COLB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/19/2019 by Staff

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