NYSE:CBU - Community Bank System Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$60.51 +0.33 (+0.55 %)
(As of 06/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$60.18
Today's Range$59.47 - $60.92
52-Week Range$48.89 - $62.39
Volume204,600 shs
Average Volume231,106 shs
Market Capitalization$3.07 billion
P/E Ratio21.65
Dividend Yield2.26%

About Community Bank System (NYSE:CBU)

Community Bank System logoCommunity 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.08
Current Ratio0.73
Quick Ratio0.73


Trailing P/E Ratio21.65
Forward P/E Ratio19.15
P/E Growth2.38

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$531.88 million
Price / Sales5.80
Cash Flow$3.2797 per share
Price / Cash18.45
Book Value$32.26 per share
Price / Book1.88


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.79
Net Income$150.71 million
Net Margins29.20%
Return on Equity9.49%
Return on Assets1.41%


Outstanding Shares50,970,000

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 Thursday, May 17th. Investors of record on Friday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.34 per share on Tuesday, July 10th. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.25%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. View Community Bank System's Dividend History.

How will Community Bank System's stock buyback program work?

Community Bank System declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Thursday, April 6th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 2,200,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are often an indication that the company's management 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 Tuesday, April, 24th. The bank reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.73 by $0.02. The bank had revenue of $138.44 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $136.03 million. Community Bank System had a net margin of 29.20% and a return on equity of 9.49%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 24.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.57 EPS. 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, July, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Community Bank System.

What price target have analysts set for CBU?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Community Bank System's stock. Their predictions range from $51.00 to $59.00. On average, they expect Community Bank System's stock price to reach $56.40 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Community Bank System.

Who are some of Community Bank System's key competitors?

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, CFO & Treasurer (Age 53)
  • Mr. George J. Getman, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 61)
  • Mr. Brian D. Donahue, Exec. VP & Chief Banking Officer (Age 62)
  • Mr. Joseph F. Serbun, Sr. VP & Chief Credit Officer (Age 57)

Has Community Bank System been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about CBU stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Community Bank System earned a daily sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the bank an impact score of 44.86 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are Community Bank System's major shareholders?

Community Bank System's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.10%), Neuberger Berman Group LLC (4.14%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.95%), Northern Trust Corp (2.87%), Champlain Investment Partners LLC (2.05%) and The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (0.92%). 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, Nicholas A Dicerbo, R Kallet Michael, Sally A Steele and Scott Allen Kingsley. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Community Bank System.

Which institutional investors are selling Community Bank System stock?

CBU stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, Neuberger Berman Group LLC, Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado, Community Bank N.A., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and American International Group 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, Nicholas A Dicerbo and R Kallet Michael. View Insider Buying and Selling for Community Bank System.

Which institutional investors are buying Community Bank System stock?

CBU stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Champlain Investment Partners LLC, Eagle Asset Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, LPL Financial LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. 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 $60.51.

How big of a company is Community Bank System?

Community Bank System has a market capitalization of $3.07 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 (CBU)

Community Ranking:  1.3 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  85 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  233 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  318
MarketBeat'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 6/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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