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Columbia Banking System (COLB) Competitors

$18.82
-0.03 (-0.16%)
(As of 05/24/2024 04:00 PM ET)

COLB vs. GBCI, FFIN, UBSI, IBOC, HOMB, ABCB, UCBI, FBP, AUB, and FIBK

Should you be buying Columbia Banking System stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Columbia Banking System include Glacier Bancorp (GBCI), First Financial Bankshares (FFIN), United Bankshares (UBSI), International Bancshares (IBOC), Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR) (HOMB), Ameris Bancorp (ABCB), United Community Banks (UCBI), First BanCorp. (FBP), Atlantic Union Bankshares (AUB), and First Interstate BancSystem (FIBK). These companies are all part of the "state commercial banks" industry.

Columbia Banking System vs.

Glacier Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBCI) and Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their media sentiment, earnings, institutional ownership, profitability, community ranking, valuation, analyst recommendations, risk and dividends.

Columbia Banking System received 3 more outperform votes than Glacier Bancorp when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 50.10% of users gave Glacier Bancorp an outperform vote while only 44.35% of users gave Columbia Banking System an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Glacier BancorpOutperform Votes
260
50.10%
Underperform Votes
259
49.90%
Columbia Banking SystemOutperform Votes
263
44.35%
Underperform Votes
330
55.65%

Glacier Bancorp presently has a consensus target price of $40.40, indicating a potential upside of 7.10%. Columbia Banking System has a consensus target price of $22.19, indicating a potential upside of 17.92%. Given Glacier Bancorp's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Columbia Banking System is more favorable than Glacier Bancorp.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Glacier Bancorp
0 Sell rating(s)
2 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
Columbia Banking System
0 Sell rating(s)
11 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.15

Columbia Banking System has higher revenue and earnings than Glacier Bancorp. Columbia Banking System is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Glacier Bancorp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Glacier Bancorp$1.14B3.77$222.93M$1.7521.55
Columbia Banking System$2.74B1.44$348.71M$2.338.08

Columbia Banking System has a net margin of 16.52% compared to Columbia Banking System's net margin of 16.40%. Glacier Bancorp's return on equity of 11.58% beat Columbia Banking System's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Glacier Bancorp16.40% 6.51% 0.70%
Columbia Banking System 16.52%11.58%1.07%

80.2% of Glacier Bancorp shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 92.5% of Columbia Banking System shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.4% of Glacier Bancorp shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Columbia Banking System shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Glacier Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. Columbia Banking System pays an annual dividend of $1.44 per share and has a dividend yield of 7.7%. Glacier Bancorp pays out 75.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. Columbia Banking System pays out 61.8% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Columbia Banking System has raised its dividend for 3 consecutive years. Columbia Banking System is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Glacier Bancorp has a beta of 0.81, indicating that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Columbia Banking System has a beta of 0.69, indicating that its stock price is 31% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Columbia Banking System had 3 more articles in the media than Glacier Bancorp. MarketBeat recorded 7 mentions for Columbia Banking System and 4 mentions for Glacier Bancorp. Glacier Bancorp's average media sentiment score of 1.56 beat Columbia Banking System's score of 1.02 indicating that Columbia Banking System is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Glacier Bancorp
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Columbia Banking System
6 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
0 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Very Positive

Summary

Columbia Banking System beats Glacier Bancorp on 15 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding COLB and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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COLB vs. The Competition

MetricColumbia Banking SystemState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$3.94B$2.39B$9.87B$8.04B
Dividend Yield7.65%4.27%5.91%3.95%
P/E Ratio8.0812.1142.7418.44
Price / Sales1.441.9151.3580.86
Price / Cash6.858.4915.4831.33
Price / Book0.791.023.114.56
Net Income$348.71M$376.10M$999.74M$214.11M
7 Day Performance-7.84%-2.09%-1.29%-1.04%
1 Month Performance-1.57%2.47%2.05%3.13%
1 Year Performance-10.64%30.24%18.37%7.38%

Columbia Banking System Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
GBCI
Glacier Bancorp
2.3426 of 5 stars
$39.07
-0.3%
$40.40
+3.4%
+27.1%$4.43B$1.14B22.333,358Positive News
FFIN
First Financial Bankshares
3.6879 of 5 stars
$31.13
-1.0%
$31.33
+0.7%
+11.5%$4.45B$636.07M22.241,500Positive News
UBSI
United Bankshares
3.9271 of 5 stars
$34.11
+0.0%
$37.00
+8.5%
+9.0%$4.61B$1.54B13.022,635Positive News
IBOC
International Bancshares
3.3027 of 5 stars
$59.64
-0.1%
N/A+32.2%$3.71B$970.10M9.112,200Positive News
HOMB
Home Bancshares, Inc. (Conway, AR)
2.0565 of 5 stars
$24.25
+0.4%
$26.00
+7.2%
+7.7%$4.86B$1.34B12.502,819
ABCB
Ameris Bancorp
3.2914 of 5 stars
$49.68
+0.3%
$52.00
+4.7%
+47.7%$3.43B$1.52B12.092,765Positive News
UCBI
United Community Banks
4.8855 of 5 stars
$26.84
+0.2%
$30.60
+14.0%
+9.6%$3.20B$1.31B17.433,121Positive News
FBP
First BanCorp.
2.6975 of 5 stars
$18.10
+1.2%
$18.00
-0.6%
+54.2%$3.06B$1.16B10.343,168Positive News
AUB
Atlantic Union Bankshares
4.3379 of 5 stars
$33.91
+1.3%
$38.00
+12.1%
+25.2%$3.04B$706.81M12.471,804Positive News
FIBK
First Interstate BancSystem
4.9843 of 5 stars
$27.89
+0.6%
$30.20
+8.3%
+14.9%$2.92B$1.43B11.113,585

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This page (NASDAQ:COLB) was last updated on 5/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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