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DOW   34,168.09
QQQ   344.57
S&P 500   4,349.93
DOW   34,168.09
QQQ   344.57
S&P 500   4,349.93
DOW   34,168.09
QQQ   344.57

Columbia Banking System Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.42 (-1.16%)
(As of 01/26/2022 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
922,694 shs
Average Volume
874,012 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.80 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

State commercial banks
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$622.31 million
Cash Flow
$2.32 per share
Book Value
$32.78 per share


Net Income
$154.24 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$2.80 billion

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 2/16 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

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Overall MarketRank

2.52 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

305th out of 1,356 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

52nd out of 235 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Columbia Banking System a buy right now?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Columbia Banking System in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy 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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How has Columbia Banking System's stock price 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 (WHO). Since then, COLB shares have increased by 27.8% and is now trading at $35.65.
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Are investors shorting Columbia Banking System?

Columbia Banking System saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,830,000 shares, an increase of 16.7% from the December 15th total of 4,140,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 849,300 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.7 days.
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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, May 5th 2022.
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How were Columbia Banking System's earnings last quarter?

Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 19th. The financial services provider reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.59 by $0.04. Columbia Banking System had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.41% and a net margin of 35.50%. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.82 earnings per share.
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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 Wednesday, January 19th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Wednesday, February 16th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.37%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 1st.
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Is Columbia Banking System a good dividend stock?

Columbia Banking System pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.33%. Columbia Banking System has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Columbia Banking System is 39.22%. 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 51.72% 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?

6 analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Columbia Banking System's stock. Their forecasts range from $32.00 to $47.00. On average, they expect Columbia Banking System's stock price to reach $40.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.7% 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 Glassdoor.com. 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.

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 Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.90%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.74%), Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP (0.22%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.16%), Carolina Wealth Advisors LLC (0.10%) and 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 selling Columbia Banking System stock?

COLB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Trust Walden Corp, Smith Graham & Co. Investment Advisors LP, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., and State of Alaska Department of Revenue.
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Which institutional investors are buying Columbia Banking System stock?

COLB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Brown Advisory Inc., DeDora Capital Inc., Western Financial Corporation, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Carolina Wealth Advisors LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., and New York State Teachers Retirement System. 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 $35.65.

How much money does Columbia Banking System make?

Columbia Banking System has a market capitalization of $2.80 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 $3.06 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 www.columbiabank.com.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 253-305-0317.

This page was last updated on 1/27/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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