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Community Bank System (CBU) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-1.15 (-2.42%)
(As of 02:26 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
54,611 shs
Average Volume
275,249 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.45 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Community Bank System MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.25 Rating Score
2.8% Upside
$47.67 Price Target
Short Interest
3.82% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.15mentions of Community Bank System in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $3.21 to $3.44 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.26 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

226th out of 837 stocks

National Commercial Banks Industry

33rd out of 78 stocks

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About Community Bank System Stock (NYSE:CBU)

Community Bank System, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Community Bank, N.A. that provides various banking and other financial services to retail, commercial, institutional, and municipal customers. It operates through three segments: Banking, Employee Benefit Services, and All Other. The company offers various deposits products, such as interest and noninterest -bearing checking, savings, and money market deposit accounts, as well as time deposits. It also provides loans, including consumer mortgages; general purpose commercial and industrial loans, and mortgages on commercial properties; paycheck protection program loans; installment loans that are originated through selected dealerships and are secured by automobiles, marine, and other recreational vehicles; personal installment loans and check credit lines of credit for consumers; and home equity products. In addition, the company offers broker-dealer and investment advisory; cash management, investment, and treasury services; asset management services; and employee benefit services, as well as operates as a full-service insurance agency that provides personal and commercial lines of insurance, and other risk management products and services. Further, it offers contribution plan administration, employee benefit trust, collective investment fund, retirement plan administration and benefit consulting, fund administration, transfer agency, actuarial and benefit consulting, and health and welfare consulting services; and act as an investor in residential and commercial real estate activities. Additionally, the company offers wealth management, retirement planning, higher educational planning, fiduciary, risk management, trust, and personal financial planning services; and investment alternatives, including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, and insurance and advisory products, as well as master recordkeeping services. Community Bank System, Inc. was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in DeWitt, New York.

CBU Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

National commercial banks
Regional Banks
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
4 Analysts


Net Income
$131.92 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$756.22 million
Cash Flow
$3.94 per share
Book Value
$31.40 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$2.51 billion
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CBU Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Community Bank System stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Community Bank System in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" CBU shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CBU, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Community Bank System's stock price target for 2024?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Community Bank System's stock. Their CBU share price targets range from $38.00 to $55.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $47.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.8% from the stock's current price.
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How have CBU shares performed in 2024?

Community Bank System's stock was trading at $52.11 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, CBU stock has decreased by 11.0% and is now trading at $46.38.
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Are investors shorting Community Bank System?

Community Bank System saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 2,010,000 shares, an increase of 11.0% from the April 15th total of 1,810,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 267,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 7.5 days. Currently, 3.8% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is Community Bank System's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July 29th 2024.
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How were Community Bank System's earnings last quarter?

Community Bank System, Inc. (NYSE:CBU) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 23rd. The bank reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.03. The bank had revenue of $178.29 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $178.97 million. Community Bank System had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.93% and a net margin of 16.59%.

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, May 15th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 14th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share on Wednesday, July 10th. This represents a $1.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 14th.
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Is Community Bank System a good dividend stock?

Community Bank System (NYSE:CBU) pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.70%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 32 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 56.60%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CBU will have a dividend payout ratio of 52.33% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Mark E. Tryniski's approval rating as Community Bank System's CEO?

4 employees have rated Community Bank System Chief Executive Officer Mark E. Tryniski on Mark E. Tryniski has an approval rating of 100% among the company's employees. This puts Mark E. Tryniski in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Community Bank System own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Community Bank System investors own include Boeing (BA), Toro (TTC), Intel (INTC), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK), Netflix (NFLX), Pfizer (PFE), Schlumberger (SLB), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and AbbVie (ABBV).

Who are Community Bank System's major shareholders?

Community Bank System's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.38%), Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado (0.73%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.52%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.18%), Jacobi Capital Management LLC (0.17%) and Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.14%). Insiders that own company stock include Brian R Ace, Dimitar Karaivanov, George J Getman, Jeffery J Knauss, Jeffrey M Levy, Kerrie D Macpherson, Mark J Bolus and Sally A Steele.
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How do I buy shares of Community Bank System?

Shares of CBU stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:CBU) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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