Columbia Banking System Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.03 (+4.74 %)
(As of 04/23/2021 12:16 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $44.83
50-Day Range
MA: $45.43
52-Week Range
Now: $44.83
Volume6,224 shs
Average Volume354,738 shs
Market Capitalization$3.22 billion
P/E Ratio22.53
Dividend Yield2.61%
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 non-interest and interest-bearing checking, savings, money market, and certificate of deposit accounts; home mortgages for purchases and refinances, home equity loans and lines of credit, and other 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, asset-based, builder and other commercial real estate loans, as well as 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 solutions that include financial planning services, such as asset allocation, net worth analysis, estate planning and preservation, education funding, and wealth transfer; insurance solutions, which include long-term care, and life and disability insurance; individual retirement solutions comprising retirement planning, retirement income strategies, and traditional and roth individual retirement accounts; and business solutions, which comprise business retirement plans, key person insurance, business succession planning, and deferred compensation plans to individuals, families, and professional businesses. Further, the company provides fiduciary, investment, and administrative trust services, such as personal and special needs trusts, estate settlement services, and investment agency and charitable management services. As of December 31, 2020, it operated approximately 145 branches. The company 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
Year FoundedN/A



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$627.13 million
Cash Flow$3.39 per share
Book Value$29.94 per share


Net Income$194.45 million


Market Cap$3.22 billion
Next Earnings Date4/29/2021 (Confirmed)


Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) Shares Gap Down to $43.47
April 21, 2021 |
Columbia Banking System Inc. hosts conference call for investors
April 15, 2021 |
Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) Shares Gap Up to $43.34
March 30, 2021 |
Columbia Banking System, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
January 28, 2021 |
Columbia Banking System Earnings Preview
January 27, 2021 |
Is COLB A Good Stock To Buy Now?
December 11, 2020 |
Columbia Bank Brings NeighborHub Branch Concept to Boise
December 1, 2020 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.60 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

548th out of 1,947 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

122nd out of 309 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 1.6Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+2.03 (+4.74 %)
(As of 04/23/2021 12:16 PM ET)
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Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Columbia Banking System a buy right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Columbia Banking System in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Columbia Banking System wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, April 29th 2021.
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How can I listen to Columbia Banking System's earnings call?

Columbia Banking System will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, April 29th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Columbia Banking System's earnings last quarter?

Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.22. The financial services provider had revenue of $154.67 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $143.59 million. Columbia Banking System had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 6.35% and a net margin of 22.90%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $0.64 earnings per share.
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How has Columbia Banking System's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Columbia Banking System's stock was trading at $27.89 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, COLB stock has increased by 59.8% and is now trading at $44.58.
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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 Friday, January 29th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 10th will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share on Wednesday, February 24th. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.51%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 9th.
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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 2.61%. Columbia Banking System does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Columbia Banking System is 41.79%. 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 59.26% 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?

4 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Columbia Banking System's stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate Columbia Banking System's share price to reach $45.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 0.9% 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:
  • Mr. Clint E. Stein, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 49, Pay $745.66k)
  • Mr. David C. Lawson, Exec. VP & Chief HR Officer (Age 62, Pay $462.01k)
  • Mr. Andrew L. McDonald, Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer (Age 61, Pay $560.48k)
  • Mr. Aaron James Deer, Exec. VP & CFO
  • Mr. Christopher M. Merrywell, COO & Exec. VP
  • Mr. Brock M. Lakely, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Eric J. Eid, Exec. VP and Chief Digital & Technology Officer (Age 64)
  • Amy L. N. Betts, Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Kumi Yamamoto Baruffi, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 50)
  • Mr. David Moore Devine, Exec. VP and Chief Marketing & Experience Officer

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.

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 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 a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.17%), Carolina Wealth Advisors LLC (0.10%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.05%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.04%) and Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (0.02%). Company insiders that own Columbia Banking System stock include Andy Mcdonald, Clint Stein, Craig D Eerkes, David C Lawson, Kumi Yamamoto Baruffi and Tom Hulbert.
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Which institutional investors are selling Columbia Banking System stock?

COLB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Horst & Graben Wealth Management LLC, and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System.
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Which institutional investors are buying Columbia Banking System stock?

COLB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Everence Capital Management Inc., Strs Ohio, Carolina Wealth Advisors LLC, and Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have bought Columbia Banking System stock in the last two years include 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 $44.58.

How much money does Columbia Banking System make?

Columbia Banking System has a market capitalization of $3.20 billion and generates $627.13 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $194.45 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.68 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Columbia Banking System have?

Columbia Banking System employs 2,091 workers across the globe.

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 4/23/2021 by Staff
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