Columbia Banking System Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.04 (-0.11 %)
(As of 07/29/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume269,663 shs
Average Volume352,560 shs
Market Capitalization$2.50 billion
P/E Ratio12.89
Dividend Yield3.22%
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About Columbia Banking System

Columbia Banking System, Inc. is a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services. It specializes in personal, business, and wealth management. It offers checking and savings accounts; debit and credit cards; digital banking; personal loans; home loans; foreign currency; professional banking; treasury management; merchant card services; international banking; financial services; private banking; and trust and investment services. The company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Tacoma, WA.


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Overall MarketRank

2.52 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

97th out of 2,043 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

18th out of 315 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Columbia Banking System a buy right now?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Columbia Banking System in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Columbia Banking System stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in COLB, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Columbia Banking System?

Wall Street analysts have given Columbia Banking System a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Columbia Banking System wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Columbia Banking System?

Columbia Banking System saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,090,000 shares, an increase of 22.9% from the June 15th total of 1,700,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 341,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 6.1 days. Approximately 2.9% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Columbia Banking System's next earnings date?

Columbia Banking System is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 29th 2021.
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How were Columbia Banking System's earnings last quarter?

Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.73 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.62 by $0.11. The financial services provider had revenue of $147.16 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $147.12 million. Columbia Banking System had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.32% and a net margin of 30.91%. The business's revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.20 earnings per share.
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How has Columbia Banking System's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Columbia Banking System's stock was trading at $27.89 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, COLB shares have increased by 24.7% and is now trading at $34.79.
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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 Thursday, April 29th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, May 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Wednesday, May 26th. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.22%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 11th.
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Is Columbia Banking System a good dividend stock?

Columbia Banking System pays an annual dividend of $1.12 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.22%. Columbia Banking System does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Columbia Banking System is 51.61%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Columbia Banking System will have a dividend payout ratio of 45.34% next year. This indicates that Columbia Banking System will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for COLB?

5 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Columbia Banking System's shares. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate Columbia Banking System's share price to reach $44.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 28.4% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Columbia Banking System's key executives?

Columbia Banking System's management team includes the following people:
  • Clint E. Stein, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Christopher M. Merrywell, Chief Operating Officer
  • Aaron James Deer, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Eric J. Eid, EVP, Chief Innovation & Technology Officer
  • Andrew L. McDonald, Chief Credit Officer & Executive Vice President

What is Clint E. Stein's approval rating as Columbia Banking System's CEO?

9 employees have rated Columbia Banking System CEO Clint E. Stein on Clint E. Stein has an approval rating of 54% among Columbia Banking System's employees. This puts Clint E. Stein in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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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 Heritage Financial (HFWA), Chevron (CVX), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), Enbridge (ENB), Farmers & Merchants Bancorp (FMAO), Altria Group (MO), Umpqua (UMPQ), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Weyerhaeuser (WY) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

What is Columbia Banking System's stock symbol?

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

Who are Columbia Banking System's major shareholders?

Columbia Banking System's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%). Company insiders that own Columbia Banking System stock include Aaron James Deer, Andy Mcdonald, Clint Stein, Craig D Eerkes, David C Lawson, Kumi Yamamoto Baruffi and Tom Hulbert.
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Which institutional investors are buying Columbia Banking System stock?

COLB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought Columbia Banking System stock in the last two years include Aaron James Deer, Clint Stein, Craig D Eerkes, David C Lawson, Kumi Yamamoto Baruffi, and Tom Hulbert.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Columbia Banking System's stock price today?

One share of COLB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.79.

How much money does Columbia Banking System make?

Columbia Banking System has a market capitalization of $2.50 billion and generates $622.31 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $154.24 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.17 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Columbia Banking System have?

Columbia Banking System employs 2,187 workers across the globe.

When was Columbia Banking System founded?

Columbia Banking System was founded in 1993.

What is Columbia Banking System's official website?

The official website for Columbia Banking System is

Where are Columbia Banking System's headquarters?

Columbia Banking System is headquartered at 1301 A STREET, TACOMA WA, 98402.

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]

This page was last updated on 7/29/2021 by Staff
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