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

Columbia Banking System, Inc. (COLB): $29.18

0.53 (+1.85%)

POWR Rating

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  • Momentum is the dimension where COLB ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.62% of US stocks.
  • COLB's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 179 days.
  • COLB's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 17.06% of US stocks).

COLB Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for COLB is 0.24 -- better than merely 19.28% of US stocks.
  • COLB's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 86.79% of US stocks.
  • The volatility of Columbia Banking System Inc's share price is greater than that of only 9.8% 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 BSVN, STRA, MYFW, BOH, and NTB.
  • 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 EV/EBIT ratio is 16.28% lower, now standing at 7.2.
  • Over the past 243 months, COLB's price/earnings ratio has gone down 6.9.
  • COLB's price/sales ratio has moved up 1.4 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 2015-03-09 4.6 1.3 20.0 15.1
COLB 2012-07-23 3.1 0.9 13.9 6.6
COLB 2011-07-25 4.0 1.0 28.2 13.2
COLB 2010-03-19 7.3 1.1 -71.3 -25.5
COLB 2009-07-15 2.6 0.5 -40.1 -25.6
COLB 2004-02-04 3.6 2.1 16.1 8.5

COLB Growth Metrics

    The 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 58.73%.
  • Its 2 year revenue growth rate is now at 11.13%.
  • The 2 year price growth rate now stands at -41.07%.
Over the past 34 months, COLB's revenue has gone up $55,903,000.

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
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
2021-03-31 572.742 185.999 191.469
2020-12-31 526.911 192.292 154.244
2020-09-30 512.547 193.701 142.073

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 $29.18 52-week high $40.78
Prev. close $28.65 52-week low $26.97
Day low $28.58 Volume 1,297,800
Day high $29.35 Avg. volume 875,595
50-day MA $29.17 Dividend yield 4.19%
200-day MA $33.21 Market Cap 2.29B

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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Columbia Banking System CFO buys more shares

Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) is up 6% after CFO bought 3,000 shares of the company at the price range of $33.53. CFO now holds 12,427 shares. Quick look at the company's ownership structure:...

Seeking Alpha | February 25, 2022

Deals go big: Why 2021 was a huge year for M&As in the Portland region

After several years of relatively small and sparse deal-making locally, last year emerged as the biggest year for mergers and acquisitions since 2015's blockbuster swarm of buys that included Precision Castparts and StanCorp Financial Group and totaled $46.6 billion. Among more than 50 deals that occurred last year involving Oregon and southwest Washington companies or assets, the Business Journal found just 20 in which terms were disclosed last year. Wilsonville-based maker of thermal-imaging devices, FLIR Systems Inc. was snapped up for $7.6 billion by California's industrial-sensor conglomerate, Teledyne Technologies Inc. (NYSE: TDY), in one of the earliest deals announced, then completed it in May. In October, Umpqua Bank (Nasdaq: UMPQ), the largest bank headquartered in the stat...

Yahoo | February 18, 2022

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Yahoo | February 8, 2022

Bhz Capital Management, Lp Buys Banc of California Inc, Primis Financial Corp, Mid Penn Bancorp ...

Investment company Bhz Capital Management, Lp (Current Portfolio) buys Banc of California Inc, Primis Financial Corp, Mid Penn Bancorp Inc, Southern States Bancshares Inc, Columbia Banking System Inc, sells , Wintrust Financial Corp, , , PacWest Bancorp during the 3-months ended 2021Q4, according to the most recent filings of the investment company, Bhz Capital Management, Lp.

Yahoo | February 7, 2022

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Yahoo | February 4, 2022

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COLB Price Returns

1-mo -2.24%
3-mo -5.22%
6-mo -9.10%
1-year -21.39%
3-year -9.22%
5-year -13.22%
YTD -9.10%
2021 -6.24%
2020 -7.63%
2019 16.40%
2018 -14.04%
2017 -0.65%

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