NYSE:CBU - Community Bank System Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $66.62 +0.99 (+1.51 %) (As of 08/21/2018 03:43 PM ET)Previous Close$65.89Today's Range$65.89 - $66.9852-Week Range$48.89 - $66.11Volume4,209 shsAverage Volume193,518 shsMarket Capitalization$3.36 billionP/E Ratio23.52Dividend Yield2.07%Beta1 Company ProfileAnalyst RatingsChartDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryFinancialsInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Community Bank System, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Community Bank, N.A. that provides various banking and financial services to retail, commercial, and municipal customers. It operates through three segments: Banking, Employee Benefit Services, and All Other. The company offers various deposits products, such as checking, savings, and money market accounts, as well as time deposits. It also provides loans comprising consumer mortgages; general purpose commercial and industrial loans, and mortgages on commercial properties; installment loans that are originated through selected dealerships and are secured by automobiles, marine, and other recreational vehicles; personal installment loans and lines of credit for consumers; and home equity products. In addition, the company offers broker-dealer and investment advisory services; and asset management services to individuals, corporations, corporate pension and profit sharing plans, and foundations, as well as operates as a full-service insurance agency that offers personal and commercial property insurance, and other risk management products and services. Further, it offers contribution plan administration services, actuarial and benefits consulting services, and collective investment fund administration and institutional trust services, as well as employee benefit trust, retirement plan administration, VEBA/HRA, and health and welfare consulting services. Additionally, the company provides wealth management, higher educational planning, fiduciary, risk management, and personal financial planning services; and investment alternatives, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and advisory products, as well as transfer agency and master recordkeeping services. As of December 31, 2017, it had 225 branches in Upstate New York as well as Northeastern Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Western Massachusetts. Community Bank System, Inc. was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in DeWitt, New York. Receive CBU News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for CBU and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry National commercial banks Sub-IndustryRegional Banks SectorFinance SymbolNYSE:CBU CUSIP20360710 Webwww.communitybankna.com Phone315-445-2282 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.08 Current Ratio0.73 Quick Ratio0.73 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio23.52 Forward P/E Ratio20.19 P/E Growth2.49 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$531.88 million Price / Sales6.40 Cash Flow$3.3029 per share Price / Cash20.17 Book Value$32.26 per share Price / Book2.07 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.79 Net Income$150.71 million Net Margins33.19% Return on Equity10.03% Return on Assets1.51% Miscellaneous Employees2,874 Outstanding Shares51,110,000Market Cap$3.36 billion Community Bank System (NYSE:CBU) Frequently Asked Questions What is Community Bank System's stock symbol? Community Bank System trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CBU." How often does Community Bank System pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Community Bank System? Community Bank System declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, August 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share on Wednesday, October 10th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 13th. This is a positive change from Community Bank System's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. View Community Bank System's Dividend History. How will Community Bank System's stock buyback program work? Community Bank System announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 2,200,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued. How were Community Bank System's earnings last quarter? Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU) posted its earnings results on Monday, July, 23rd. The bank reported $0.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.10. The bank earned $143.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $143.03 million. Community Bank System had a return on equity of 10.03% and a net margin of 33.19%. The company's revenue was up 10.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $0.67 earnings per share. View Community Bank System's Earnings History. When is Community Bank System's next earnings date? Community Bank System is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 22nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Community Bank System. What price target have analysts set for CBU? 6 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Community Bank System's shares. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $59.00. On average, they expect Community Bank System's share price to reach $57.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Community Bank System. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Community Bank System? 6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Community Bank System in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Community Bank System. What are Wall Street analysts saying about Community Bank System stock? Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Community Bank System stock: 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Community Bank System, Inc. is a bank holding company. " (8/3/2018) 2. Boenning Scattergood analysts commented, "We maintain our Neutral rating on shares of CBU with the stock trading at a significant premium to peers on forward P/E 2019 (20.1x vs. 13.1x) and price-to-tangible book (3.9x vs. 2.2x). We feel the premium is justified given the company’s consistent business strategy and above-peers profitability. We are modeling a +1.50% ROA in 2018 and 2019. The challenge for the company today is finding attractive opportunities to deploy capital. With its footprint in low-growth markets, acquisitions of both banks and fee-income businesses could be used to supplement organic growth." (7/23/2018) Who are some of Community Bank System's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Community Bank System include Zions Bancorp (ZION), Cullen/Frost Bankers (CFR), BOK Financial (BOKF), PacWest Bancorp (PACW), Webster Financial (WBS), CIT Group (CIT), First Horizon National (FHN), Synovus Financial (SNV), Sterling Bancorp (STL), Pinnacle Financial Partners (PNFP), F.N.B. (FNB), TCF Financial (TCF), MB Financial (MBFI), Valley National Bancorp (VLY) and Akbank T.A.S. (AKBTY). Who are Community Bank System's key executives? Community Bank System's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Mark E. Tryniski, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 58)Mr. Scott A. Kingsley CPA, Exec. VP & COO (Age 53)Mr. George J. Getman, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 61)Mr. Joseph F. Serbun, Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer (Age 57)Mr. Brian D. Donahue, Former Exec. VP & Chief Banking Officer (Age 62) Has Community Bank System been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about CBU stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Community Bank System earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the bank an impact score of 41.07 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Community Bank System. Who are Community Bank System's major shareholders? Community Bank System's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.96%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.89%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.31%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.44%), Hermes Investment Management Ltd. (0.84%) and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.62%). Company insiders that own Community Bank System stock include Brian D Donahue, Brian R Ace, Edward S Mucenski, Eric Stickels, James A Gabriel, Jeffrey L Davis, John F Whipple, Joseph F Serbun, Mark J Bolus, Nicholas A Dicerbo, R Kallet Michael, Sally A Steele and Scott Allen Kingsley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Community Bank System. Which major investors are selling Community Bank System stock? CBU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Arizona State Retirement System, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Community Bank N.A. and Maple Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Community Bank System company stock in the last year include Brian D Donahue, Brian R Ace, Eric Stickels, Jeffrey L Davis, Joseph F Serbun, Mark J Bolus, Nicholas A Dicerbo and R Kallet Michael. View Insider Buying and Selling for Community Bank System. Which major investors are buying Community Bank System stock? CBU stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Hermes Investment Management Ltd., Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, First Trust Advisors LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. and California Public Employees Retirement System. View Insider Buying and Selling for Community Bank System. How do I buy shares of Community Bank System? Shares of CBU 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 Community Bank System's stock price today? One share of CBU stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.78. How big of a company is Community Bank System? Community Bank System has a market capitalization of $3.36 billion and generates $531.88 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $150.71 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.79 on an earnings per share basis. Community Bank System employs 2,874 workers across the globe. How can I contact Community Bank System? Community Bank System's mailing address is 5790 WIDEWATERS PKWY, DEWITT NY, 13214. The bank can be reached via phone at 315-445-2282 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Community Bank System (NYSE CBU)Community Ranking: 1.4 out of 5 ()Outperform Votes: 102 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 260 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 362MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Community Bank System and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CBU will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CBU will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should I invest in "strong buy" stocks?