Columbia Banking System Inc. (COLB)

43.91
0.14 0.32
NASDAQ : Finance
Prev Close 43.77
Open 43.61
Day Low/High 43.59 / 44.20
52 Wk Low/High 35.67 / 48.06
Volume 320.06K
Avg Volume 287.90K
Exchange NASDAQ
Shares Outstanding 73.21M
Market Cap 3.20B
EPS 1.90
P/E Ratio 23.24
Div & Yield 0.88 (2.03%)

Latest News

Short Interest In Columbia Banking System Declines 23.6%

Short Interest In Columbia Banking System Declines 23.6%

The most recent short interest data has been released for the 01/12/2018 settlement date, which shows a 402,191 share decrease in total short interest for Columbia Banking System Inc , to 1,301,981, a decrease of 23.60% since 12/29/2017. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

Ex-Dividend Reminder: Columbia Banking System, Sandy Spring Bancorp and Northfield Bancorp

Ex-Dividend Reminder: Columbia Banking System, Sandy Spring Bancorp and Northfield Bancorp

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 8/7/17, Columbia Banking System Inc , Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc , and Northfield Bancorp Inc will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Columbia Banking System Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.22 on 8/23/17, Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.26 on 8/16/17, and Northfield Bancorp Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.08 on 8/23/17.

COLB Crosses Above Average Analyst Target

In recent trading, shares of Columbia Banking System Inc have crossed above the average analyst 12-month target price of $39.67, changing hands for $41.00/share. When a stock reaches the target an analyst has set, the analyst logically has two ways to react: downgrade on valuation, or, re-adjust their target price to a higher level.

COLUMBIA BANKING SYSTEM (COLB) SHAREHOLDER ALERT - Andrews & Springer LLC Is Investigating Columbia Banking System, Inc. For Potential Breaches Of Fiduciary Duty

Andrews & Springer LLC, a boutique securities class action law firm focused on representing shareholders nationwide, is investigating potential breach of fiduciary duty claims against Columbia Banking...

Short Interest Moves 17.8% Higher For COLB

Short Interest Moves 17.8% Higher For COLB

The most recent short interest data has been released for the 05/13/2016 settlement date, which shows a 334,047 share increase in total short interest for Columbia Banking System, Inc. , to 2,207,823, an increase of 17.83% since 04/29/2016.

On Tap for Analysts: Boston Scientific, Ford, Western Digital

On Tap for Analysts: Boston Scientific, Ford, Western Digital

Here are Friday's top research calls, including downgrades for Ford, Synaptics and Western Digital, and an upgrade for Boston Scientific.

Ex-Dividend Alert: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Monday: CGO, CHI, COLB

Ex-Dividend Alert: 3 Stocks Going Ex-Dividend Monday: CGO, CHI, COLB

CGO CHI COLB are going ex-dividend Monday, Monday, February 08, 2016

21 'Best of the Best' High-Growth Russell 2000 Companies to Buy for 2016

21 'Best of the Best' High-Growth Russell 2000 Companies to Buy for 2016

Growth stocks have the potential to offer investors high returns, but the risks may be too steep for some investors. Consider these A+ stocks in the Russell 2000 Index.

Riverview Bancorp's in the Sights of a Host of Possible Buyers

Riverview Bancorp's in the Sights of a Host of Possible Buyers

The Vancouver, Wash.-based bank would rather hold off on selling until significant interest rates hikes boost its value, but it may not have that long. RVSB

Insider Trading Alert - KMT, CNSL And COLB Traded By Insiders

Insider Trading Alert - KMT, CNSL And COLB Traded By Insiders

Stocks with insider trader activity include KMT, CNSL and COLB

First Week of COLB August 16th Options Trading

First Week of COLB August 16th Options Trading

Investors in Columbia Banking System, Inc. saw new options become available this week, for the August 16th expiration.

Columbia Banking System Shares Cross Below 200 DMA

Columbia Banking System Shares Cross Below 200 DMA

In trading on Tuesday, shares of Columbia Banking System, Inc. crossed below their 200 day moving average of $26.34, changing hands as low as $26.13 per share.

Interesting COLB Put Options For February 2015

Interesting COLB Put Options For February 2015

Investors in Columbia Banking System, Inc. saw new options begin trading this week, for the February 2015 expiration.

COLB Breaks Above 2% Yield Territory

COLB Breaks Above 2% Yield Territory

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Thursday, shares of Columbia Banking System, Inc. were yielding above the 2% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $0.48), with the stock changing hands as low as $23.59 on the day.

COLB Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average

COLB Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average

In trading on Wednesday, shares of Columbia Banking System, Inc. crossed below their 200 day moving average of $24.88, changing hands as low as $24.87 per share.

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Pharmacyclics In, Arena Out

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Pharmacyclics In, Arena Out

Cramer says buy, buy, buy Pharmacyclics and avoid Arena Pharmaceuticals.

5 Stocks Rising on Unusual Volume

5 Stocks Rising on Unusual Volume

Often when above-average volume moves into an equity, it precedes a large spike in volatility.

Interesting COLB Put And Call For July

Interesting COLB Put And Call For July

Investors in Columbia Banking System, Inc. saw new options become available today, for the July expiration.

Columbia Banking System About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (COLB)

Columbia Banking System About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (COLB)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 5/6/13, Columbia Banking System, Inc. will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 5/22/13.

Short Interest In Columbia Banking System Falls 32.4%

Short Interest In Columbia Banking System Falls 32.4%

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 04/15/2013 settlement date, which shows a 1,661,930 share decrease in total short interest for Columbia Banking System, Inc. , to 3,464,346, a decrease of 32.42% since 03/28/2013.

5 Small-Cap Bank Stock Plays for 2013 From Credit Suisse

5 Small-Cap Bank Stock Plays for 2013 From Credit Suisse

Bank stock investors have been well served this year by focusing on big names that underperformed in 2011, but in 2013 it might pay to focus on smaller, growing names.

TheStreet Quant Rating: B (Buy)