Columbia Banking System Company Profile (NASDAQ:COLB)

About Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)

Columbia Banking System logoColumbia Banking System, Inc. (Columbia) is a bank holding company for Columbia State Bank (the Bank) and Columbia Trust Company (Columbia Trust). The Company provides a range of banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals and individuals. It offers products and services, which include Personal Banking, Business Banking and Wealth Management. Its Personal Banking products and services include Checking and Saving Accounts; Consumer Lending; Digital Banking; Residential Lending, and VISA Card Services. Its Business Banking products and services include Agricultural Lending; Commercial and Industrial Lending; International Banking; Merchant Card Services; Municipal Lending; Real Estate and Real Estate Construction Lending; Remote Deposit Capture; Small Business Administration (SBA) Lending; Small Business Services, and Treasury Management. Its Wealth Management products and services include Investment Services, Private Banking and Professional Banking.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Commercial Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:COLB
  • CUSIP: 19723610
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.48002 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 58,380,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $40.24
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $39.20
  • 52 Week Range: $31.75 - $45.68
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.29
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.69
  • P/E Growth: 2.28
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $430.8 million
  • Price / Sales: 5.68
  • Book Value: $22.23 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.89
  • Annual Dividend: $0.88
  • Dividend Yield: 2.1%
  • Net Margins: 25.82%
  • Return on Equity: 8.99%
  • Return on Assets: 1.20%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.12%
  • Current Ratio: 0.81%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.81%
  • Average Volume: 267,666 shs.
  • Beta: 1.26
  • Short Ratio: 16.53

Frequently Asked Questions for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 20th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, October 31st will be given a dividend of $0.22 per share on Tuesday, November 14th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 30th. View Columbia Banking System's Dividend History.

How were Columbia Banking System's earnings last quarter?

Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.47 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.01. The business earned $110.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $112.27 million. Columbia Banking System had a return on equity of 8.99% and a net margin of 25.82%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.44 EPS. View Columbia Banking System's Earnings History.

When will Columbia Banking System make its next earnings announcement?

Columbia Banking System is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Columbia Banking System.

Where is Columbia Banking System's stock going? Where will Columbia Banking System's stock price be in 2017?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Columbia Banking System's shares. Their forecasts range from $42.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect Columbia Banking System's share price to reach $45.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Columbia Banking System.

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

Who are Columbia Banking System's key executives?

Columbia Banking System's management team includes the folowing people:

  • William T. Weyerhaeuser Ph.D., Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Hadley S. Robbins, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Clint E. Stein, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • David C. Lawson, Chief Human Resource Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Andrew L. McDonald, Chief Credit Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Kumi Yamamoto Baruffi, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Randy Lund, Director
  • David A. Dietzler, Independent Director
  • Craig D. Eerkes, Independent Director
  • Ford Elsaesser, Independent Director

Who owns Columbia Banking System stock?

Columbia Banking System's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.45%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.15%), Skylands Capital LLC (0.03%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Columbia Banking System stock include Barry Ray and Clint Stein. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Columbia Banking System.

Who sold Columbia Banking System stock? Who is selling Columbia Banking System stock?

Columbia Banking System's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP and Skylands Capital LLC. Company insiders that have sold Columbia Banking System stock in the last year include Barry Ray and Clint Stein. View Insider Buying and Selling for Columbia Banking System.

Who bought Columbia Banking System stock? Who is buying Columbia Banking System stock?

Columbia Banking System's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fox Run Management L.L.C.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Columbia Banking System.

How do I buy Columbia Banking System stock?

Shares of Columbia Banking System can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages 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 Columbia Banking System stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.92.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ COLB)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  110 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  167 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  277
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Columbia Banking System and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $45.00 (7.35% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)
Price Target History for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)
Analysts' Ratings History for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/17/2017DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$45.00 -> $48.00N/AView Rating Details
9/8/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingHold$42.00HighView Rating Details
7/31/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$43.00 -> $46.00HighView Rating Details
6/16/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$44.00HighView Rating Details
10/30/2015Sandler O'NeillBoost Price TargetHold$35.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)
Earnings by Quarter for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)
Earnings History by Quarter for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ COLB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017$0.52N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017$0.48$0.47$112.27 million$110.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q1 2017$0.50$0.50$110.72 million$111.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2017Q416$0.49$0.53$111.40 million$108.07 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.47$0.47$107.31 million$108.74 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.45$0.44$104.82 million$104.08 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.47$0.37$107.50 million$100.82 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$0.48$0.46$107.85 million$106.56 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.47$0.45$105.39 million$104.19 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.43$0.44$105.58 million$102.47 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q115$0.43$0.45$105.30 million$103.13 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$0.42$0.34$99.81 million$93.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q3$0.42$0.41$90.72 million$92.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$0.43$0.40$88.08 million$89.75 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.41$0.40$90.13 million$87.95 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/22/2014Q413$0.38$0.48$91.16 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.40$0.25$90.19 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.36$0.40$88.69 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.06
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.25
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q2 20171$0.51$0.51$0.51
Q3 20171$0.52$0.52$0.52
Q4 20171$0.52$0.52$0.52
Q1 20181$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q2 20181$0.57$0.57$0.57
Q3 20181$0.57$0.57$0.57
Q4 20181$0.57$0.57$0.57
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)
Next Dividend:11/14/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.88
Dividend Yield:2.10%
Payout Ratio:44.67% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
42.51% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
37.13% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)

Dividend History by Quarter for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ COLB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.23%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 95.32%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/15/2017Clint SteinCFOSell8,000$40.09$320,720.00View SEC Filing  
3/10/2017Barry RayCAOSell981$39.42$38,671.02View SEC Filing  
8/18/2016Barry RayCAOSell424$31.98$13,559.52View SEC Filing  
5/6/2013Tom HulbertDirectorSell3,000$21.50$64,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2012Michelle LantowDirectorBuy1,500$17.24$25,860.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB)
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Columbia Banking System (COLB) Chart for Tuesday, October, 24, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/24/2017 by Staff

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