Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: UMPQ) May Be Attracting Institutional Investments

After Hours

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Umpqua Holdings Corporation (UMPQ) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by +$0.01, or +0.06%, to $18.13. Volume reached 58,937 shares, with price reaching a high of $18.2 and a low of $18.2. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that UMPQUA BANK EXPANDS PHOENIX MIDDLE MARKET TEAM.

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Stocks Info

Umpqua Holdings Corporation is listed on the NASDAQ as a member of the Financial sector and is a part of the Banks – Regional industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $18.20 and fluctuated between $18.70 as its day high and $18.19 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Umpqua Holdings Corporation is $4.03B. A total of 1.89 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.07M shares.

Insider Activity

Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, UMPQ has seen 2 BUY and 2 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 21 and the disposition of 6,617 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 35 BUYs and 51 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 260,662 shares during that period but sold 148,844.

In the most recent transaction, Nixon Torran B sold 5,000 shares of UMPQ for 17.58 per share on Jul 28. After the transaction, the Umpqua Bank President now owns 211,033 company shares. In a previous transaction on Apr 28, MACHUCA LUIS bought 7,600 shares at 17.29 per share. UMPQ shares that Director owns now total 70,718.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Nixon Torran B disposed of 5,000 shares on Apr 27 at a per-share price of $17.67. This resulted in the Umpqua Bank President holding 216,033 shares of UMPQ after the transaction. In another insider transaction, O’HAVER CORT L sold 5,000 shares at $20.21 per share on Mar 02. Company shares held by the President & CEO now total 509,031.


It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. Umpqua Holdings Corporation pays an annual dividend of $0.84, resulting in a dividend yield of 4.62%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 10.83. UMPQ’s most recent ex-dividend date was 07/29/2022 when it declared a $0.21 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 08/15/2022. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 05/27/2022 with an ex-dividend date of 05/13/2022. The dividend was $0.21 per share in cash.

Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for UMPQ in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $20.02 with high estimates of $22.65 and low estimates of $18.47. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, UMPQ has a high of $22.06 and a low of $15.77.

As of this writing, UMPQ has an earnings estimate of $0.47 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 3 estimates, with a high estimate of $0.51 per share and a lower estimate of $0.44. The company reported an EPS of $0.37 in the last quarter, which was -5.13% lower than expectations of $0.39.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.

Analysts Opinion

It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 6 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for UMPQ is Overweight with a score of 3.29. A total of 1 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 5 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 0 thought the stock was Underweight and 0 thought it should be Sold.

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