Are Things Looking Up For Columbia Banking System, Inc. (NASDAQ: COLB)?

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The company is listed on the NASDAQ and operates within the Banks – Regional industry segment. The current market capitalization of Columbia Banking System, Inc. is $3.96B. A total of 3.17 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 2.47M shares.

In the most recent transaction, SEATON ELIZABETH WHITEHEAD bought 2,685 shares of COLB for 18.48 per share on Feb 06 ’24. After the transaction, the Director now owns 25,001 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 01 ’24, Deer Aaron James bought 2,000 shares at 19.32 per share. COLB shares that Chief Strategy/Innovation Offc owns now total 36,850.

Among the insiders who bought shares, Lund Randal Lee acquired of 1,000 shares on Feb 01 ’24 at a per-share price of $19.29. This resulted in the Director holding 17,149 shares of COLB after the transaction. In another insider transaction, MACHUCA LUIS bought 4,889 shares at $20.58 per share on Jan 31 ’24. Company shares held by the Director now total 60,835.


The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. Columbia Banking System, Inc. pays an annual dividend of $1.44, resulting in a dividend yield of 7.62%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 8.10. COLB’s most recent ex-dividend date was 5/23/2024 when it declared a $0.36 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 6/10/2024. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 3/11/2024 with an ex-dividend date of 2/22/2024. The COLB stock dividend was $0.36 per share in cash.

It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, COLB has a high of $28.11 and a low of $17.08.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. Its Book Value Per Share was $23.68, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $2.75B.

Analysts Opinion

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 0 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 COLB is Buy with a score of 3.23.

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