NASDAQ:COLB - Columbia Banking System Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$36.92 -0.61 (-1.63 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$37.53
Today's Range$36.83 - $37.88
52-Week Range$31.35 - $46.71
Volume281,000 shs
Average Volume286,228 shs
Market Capitalization$2.80 billion
P/E Ratio16.87
Dividend Yield2.72%
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 noninterest and interest-bearing checking, saving, money market, and certificate of deposit accounts; home mortgages for purchases and refinances, home equity loans and lines of credit, and 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 loans, asset-based loans, builder and other commercial real estate loans, and 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 services in the areas of private banking, financial services, and trust and investment services to individuals, families, and professional businesses. Further, the company provides fiduciary, agency, trust, and related services, as well as life insurance products. As of December 31, 2017, the company had 155 branches. Columbia Banking System, Inc. was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Tacoma, Washington.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:COLB
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.10
Current Ratio0.82
Quick Ratio0.82


Trailing P/E Ratio16.87
Forward P/E Ratio14.59
P/E Growth2.16

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$484.39 million
Price / Sales5.58
Cash Flow$2.1820 per share
Price / Cash Flow16.92
Book Value$26.70 per share
Price / Book1.38


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.19
Net Income$112.82 million
Net Margins25.35%
Return on Equity8.66%
Return on Assets1.34%


Outstanding Shares73,260,000
Market Cap$2.80 billion

Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) Frequently Asked Questions

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, October 26th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.26 per share on Wednesday, November 21st. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.82%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 6th. View Columbia Banking System's Dividend History.

How were Columbia Banking System's earnings last quarter?

Columbia Banking System Inc (NASDAQ:COLB) issued its earnings results on Thursday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.63 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.64 by $0.01. The financial services provider earned $143.82 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $143.24 million. Columbia Banking System had a net margin of 25.35% and a return on equity of 8.66%. View Columbia Banking System's Earnings History.

When is Columbia Banking System's next earnings date?

Columbia Banking System is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Columbia Banking System.

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 $48.00. On average, they anticipate Columbia Banking System's share price to reach $45.40 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 23.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Columbia Banking System.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Columbia Banking System?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Columbia Banking System in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Columbia Banking System.

Has Columbia Banking System been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about COLB stock have trended somewhat positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Columbia Banking System earned a coverage optimism score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

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:
  • Mr. Hadley S. Robbins, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Clint E. Stein, Exec. & COO (Age 46)
  • Ms. Kumi Yamamoto Baruffi, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 47)
  • Mr. David C. Lawson, Exec. VP & Chief HR (Age 59)
  • Mr. Gregory A. Sigrist CPA, Exec. VP & CFO

Who are Columbia Banking System's major shareholders?

Columbia Banking System's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.36%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.27%), Vanguard Group Inc (10.27%), Franklin Resources Inc. (4.29%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.28%) and Neuberger Berman Group LLC (3.77%). Company insiders that own Columbia Banking System stock include Andy Mcdonald, Barry Ray, Clint Stein and David C Lawson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Columbia Banking System.

Which major investors are selling Columbia Banking System stock?

COLB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Tributary Capital Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc. and Granite Investment Partners LLC. Company insiders that have sold Columbia Banking System company stock in the last year include Andy Mcdonald, Clint Stein and David C Lawson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Columbia Banking System.

Which major investors are buying Columbia Banking System stock?

COLB stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Man Group plc, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Morgan Stanley, Paloma Partners Management Co and Mutual of America Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Columbia Banking System stock in the last two years include Andy Mcdonald, Clint Stein and David C Lawson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Columbia Banking System.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Columbia Banking System's stock price today?

One share of COLB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.92.

How big of a company is Columbia Banking System?

Columbia Banking System has a market capitalization of $2.80 billion and generates $484.39 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $112.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.19 on an earnings per share basis. Columbia Banking System employs 2,120 workers across the globe.

What is Columbia Banking System's official website?

The official website for Columbia Banking System is

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]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ COLB)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  177 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  298 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  475
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Columbia Banking System and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe COLB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe COLB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/14/2018 by Staff

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