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Columbia Banking System - COLB Stock Forecast, Price & News

$32.13
+0.48 (+1.52%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$31.66
$32.15
50-Day Range
$27.30
$32.13
52-Week Range
$26.97
$40.78
Volume
422,026 shs
Average Volume
862,410 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.53 billion
P/E Ratio
11.56
Dividend Yield
3.79%
Price Target
$34.80

Columbia Banking System MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.40 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
8.3% Upside
$34.80 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
14.29% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
1.88mentions of Columbia Banking System in the last 14 days
Based on 4 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$74,593 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
28.78%
From $2.71 to $3.49 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.48 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

377th out of 918 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

76th out of 191 stocks

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About Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) Stock

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 the United States. It offers personal banking products and services, including noninterest 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; 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; long-term care, and life and disability insurance solutions; 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, and investment agency and charitable management. It operates a network of 153 branch locations, including 68 in the state of Washington, 59 in Oregon, 15 in Idaho, and 11 in California. The company was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Tacoma, Washington.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Raymond James decreased their price target on shares of Columbia Banking System from $38.00 to $34.00 and set an "outperform" rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 7th. Royal Bank of Canada raised their price target on Columbia Banking System from $35.00 to $36.00 and gave the stock a "sector perform" rating in a report on Friday, April 22nd. Finally, Piper Sandler reduced their price objective on Columbia Banking System from $35.00 to $31.00 in a research note on Monday, May 2nd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat.com, Columbia Banking System currently has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $34.80.

Columbia Banking System Trading Up 0.8 %

Shares of NASDAQ:COLB traded up $0.25 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $31.90. The stock had a trading volume of 12,772 shares, compared to its average volume of 791,047. Columbia Banking System has a 1 year low of $26.97 and a 1 year high of $40.78. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $29.35 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $31.40. The company has a market capitalization of $2.51 billion, a PE ratio of 11.38 and a beta of 0.67.

Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 21st. The financial services provider reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.77 by ($0.02). Columbia Banking System had a net margin of 31.28% and a return on equity of 9.68%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.77 earnings per share. As a group, equities analysts expect that Columbia Banking System will post 2.71 EPS for the current year.

Columbia Banking System Announces Dividend

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, August 17th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 3rd will be issued a $0.30 dividend. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.76%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 2nd. Columbia Banking System's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 43.17%.

Insider Activity

In related news, Director Craig D. Eerkes acquired 1,694 shares of Columbia Banking System stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, June 10th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $28.52 per share, for a total transaction of $48,312.88. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now directly owns 20,227 shares of the company's stock, valued at $576,874.04. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Insiders purchased 2,713 shares of company stock worth $74,593 in the last 90 days. 0.62% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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COLB Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/18 Dividend
5/03/2022
Dividend Payable
5/18/2022
Last Earnings
7/21/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/17 Dividend
8/02/2022
Today
8/12/2022
Dividend Payable
8/17/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/27/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:COLB
CUSIP
19723610
Employees
2,260
Year Founded
1993

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$34.80
High Stock Price Forecast
$41.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$31.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+8.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.40
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$202.82 million
Pretax Margin
39.88%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$630.16 million
Cash Flow
$3.13 per share
Book Value
$28.52 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
78,161,000
Market Cap
$2.53 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.67

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Clint E. Stein (Age 50)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $2.03M
  • Mr. Aaron James Deer (Age 53)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $737.59k
  • Mr. Christopher M. Merrywell (Age 56)
    COO & Exec. VP
    Comp: $936.16k
  • Mr. Eric J. Eid (Age 65)
    Exec. VP and Chief Digital & Technology Officer
    Comp: $659.72k
  • Mr. Andrew L. McDonald (Age 62)
    Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer
    Comp: $714.55k
  • Mr. Brock M. Lakely
    Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Jason Hester
    Sr. VP and Chief Innovation & Information Officer
  • Amy L. N. Betts
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Kumi Yamamoto Baruffi (Age 51)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. David Moore Devine (Age 44)
    Exec. VP and Chief Marketing & Experience Officer













COLB Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Columbia Banking System stock right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Columbia Banking System in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" COLB shares. 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 is Columbia Banking System's stock price forecast for 2022?

5 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Columbia Banking System's shares. Their COLB share price forecasts range from $31.00 to $41.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $34.80 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have COLB shares performed in 2022?

Columbia Banking System's stock was trading at $32.72 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, COLB shares have decreased by 2.4% and is now trading at $31.95.
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When is Columbia Banking System's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 27th 2022.
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How were Columbia Banking System's earnings last quarter?

Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ:COLB) announced its earnings results on Thursday, July, 21st. The financial services provider reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.77 by $0.02. Columbia Banking System had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.68% and a net margin of 31.28%. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.77 EPS.

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, July 22nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Wednesday, August 17th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.76%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 2nd.
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Is Columbia Banking System a good dividend stock?

Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) pays an annual dividend of $1.20 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.87%. The dividend payout ratio is 43.17%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, COLB will have a dividend payout ratio of 34.38% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for COLB.

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

9 employees have rated Columbia Banking System Chief Executive Officer Clint E. Stein on Glassdoor.com. Clint E. Stein has an approval rating of 54% among the company'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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Franklin Resources Inc. (5.55%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.86%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.77%), Davidson Investment Advisors (0.74%), William Blair Investment Management LLC (0.72%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.62%). Insiders that own company 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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How do I buy shares of Columbia Banking System?

Shares of COLB stock 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 $31.95.

How much money does Columbia Banking System make?

Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) has a market capitalization of $2.51 billion and generates $630.16 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $202.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.78 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Columbia Banking System have?

The company employs 2,260 workers across the globe.

When was Columbia Banking System founded?

Columbia Banking System was founded in 1993.

How can I contact Columbia Banking System?

Columbia Banking System's mailing address is 1301 A STREET, TACOMA WA, 98402. The official website for the company is www.columbiabank.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (253) 305-1900, via email at investorrelations@columbiabank.com, or via fax at 253-305-0317.

This page (NASDAQ:COLB) was last updated on 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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