Columbia Banking System, Inc. (COLB): Price and Financial Metrics

Columbia Banking System, Inc. (COLB): $30.81

-0.23 (-0.74%)

POWR Rating

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  • COLB scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 92.64% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for COLB is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 26 weeks.
  • COLB ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 6th percentile.

COLB Stock Summary

  • With a one year PEG ratio of 275.25, COLUMBIA BANKING SYSTEM INC is expected to have a higher PEG ratio (a measure of how expensive a stock is relative to its expected earnings growth) than 91.38% of US stocks.
  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 8.9 for COLUMBIA BANKING SYSTEM INC; that's greater than it is for 88.64% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of COLUMBIA BANKING SYSTEM INC's share price is greater than that of only 9.84% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to COLUMBIA BANKING SYSTEM INC are HTBK, SSB, CFB, NBN, and CBNK.
  • COLB's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit COLUMBIA BANKING SYSTEM INC's official web site, go to

COLB Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, COLB's price/earnings ratio is 3.48% higher, now standing at 11.9.
  • COLB's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.3 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for COLB.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
COLB 2022-12-02 3.9 1.3 11.9 8.5
COLB 2022-12-01 3.8 1.3 11.8 8.4
COLB 2022-11-30 3.9 1.3 11.9 8.5
COLB 2022-11-29 3.8 1.2 11.7 8.4
COLB 2022-11-28 3.8 1.2 11.7 8.3
COLB 2022-11-25 3.9 1.3 11.9 8.5

COLB Growth Metrics

    Its year over year price growth rate is now at -33.25%.
  • Its year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 28.16%.
  • Its 4 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 55.63%.
Over the past 52 months, COLB's revenue has gone up $168,784,000.

The table below shows COLB's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 691.069 269.681 224.183
2022-06-30 663.698 269.186 212.258
2022-03-31 647.033 238.369 208.489
2021-12-31 616.813 235.065 202.82
2021-09-30 617.524 237.626 218.209
2021-06-30 600.824 236.627 209.926

COLB's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • COLB has a Quality Grade of D, ranking ahead of 20.7% of graded US stocks.
  • COLB's asset turnover comes in at 0.035 -- ranking 284th of 431 Banking stocks.
  • EMCF, CCNE, and BANR are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with COLB.

The table below shows COLB's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.035 1 0.017
2021-03-31 0.035 1 0.016
2020-12-31 0.034 1 0.013
2020-09-30 0.034 1 0.012
2020-06-30 0.036 1 0.013
2020-03-31 0.040 1 0.015

COLB Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of COLB, see our COLB price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $39.25 Average Broker Recommendation 1.8 (Moderate Buy)

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COLB Price/Volume Stats

Current price $30.81 52-week high $37.65
Prev. close $31.04 52-week low $26.97
Day low $30.76 Volume 459,200
Day high $31.13 Avg. volume 859,680
50-day MA $32.19 Dividend yield 3.87%
200-day MA $30.98 Market Cap 2.42B

Columbia Banking System, Inc. (COLB) Company Bio

Columbia Banking System provides various banking products and services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals, and individuals in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in Tacoma, Washington.

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Latest COLB News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about COLUMBIA BANKING SYSTEM INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate COLB as an investment opportunity.

Columbia Banking System Announces Agreement to Sell Three Branches in Northern California to First Northern Bank

TACOMA, Wash. & DIXON, Calif., November 07, 2022--Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB) ("Columbia"), the parent company of Columbia Bank, today announced that Columbia Bank has entered into a definitive purchase and assumption agreement with First Northern Bank ("First Northern"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of First Northern Community Bancorp (OTCQB: FNRN), to sell three branches in Northern California.

Yahoo | November 7, 2022


Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB), the parent company of Columbia Bank ("Columbia"), today announced that Columbia has entered into a purchase and assumption agreement to sell seven branches in Washington and Oregon to 1st Security Bank of Washington ("1st Security"), the wholly-owned subsidiary of FS Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSBW).

Yahoo | November 7, 2022


Columbia Bank ("Columbia"), the wholly owned subsidiary of Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB), today announced the expansion of its Commercial Lending Division into Arizona with the appointment of veteran Phoenix-area banker Ryan Summers.

Yahoo | November 2, 2022

Columbia Bank Closing Strong Ahead Of The Merger With Umpqua (NASDAQ:COLB)

Columbia Bank posted good results in Q3, with strong spread income growth driven by higher net interest spreads. Click here to read my analysis on COLB stock.

Seeking Alpha | October 27, 2022

Columbia Banking System: Q3 Earnings Insights

Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ: COLB ) reported its Q3 earnings results on Thursday, October 20, 2022 at 08:00 AM. Here''s what investors need to know about the announcement. Earnings Columbia Banking System beat estimated earnings by 16.22%, reporting an EPS of $0.86 … Full story available on

Benzinga | October 20, 2022

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COLB Price Returns

1-mo -12.40%
3-mo 0.96%
6-mo 12.65%
1-year -3.75%
3-year -11.80%
5-year -17.29%
YTD -2.10%
2021 -6.24%
2020 -7.63%
2019 16.40%
2018 -14.04%
2017 -0.65%

COLB Dividends

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