Umpqua Holdings Corporation [NASDAQ: UMPQ] closed the trading session at $14.71 on 12/18/20. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $14.54, while the highest price level was $15.02. The company report on December 10, 2020 that Umpqua Bank Promotes Ashley Hayslip to Lead Newly Formed Community & Business Banking Division.
Advances company’s commitment to serving business segment vital to economic growth and recovery.
Umpqua Bank, a subsidiary of Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDQ: UMPQ), announced the formation of a new community & business banking division to support the unique challenges and opportunities of businesses with annual revenue between $1 million and $15 million. To lead the division, Umpqua has promoted Ashley Hayslip, who recently managed the bank’s Paycheck Protection Program implementation efforts that helped thousands of West Coast businesses survive the pandemic-induced economic shutdown.
The stocks have a year to date performance of -16.89 percent and weekly performance of -0.61 percent. The stock has been moved at 30.64 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed 2.94 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed 38.64 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 1.59M shares, UMPQ reached to a volume of 6037052 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about Umpqua Holdings Corporation [UMPQ]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for UMPQ shares is $16.22 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on UMPQ stock is a recommendation set at 2.30. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Stephens have made an estimate for Umpqua Holdings Corporation shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Overweight, with their previous recommendation back on October 27, 2020. The new note on the price target was released on October 27, 2020, representing the official price target for Umpqua Holdings Corporation stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise from $12 to $14, while Wells Fargo kept a Overweight rating on UMPQ stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Umpqua Holdings Corporation is set at 0.43, with the Price to Sales ratio for UMPQ stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 3.15. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.24, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 10.57.
UMPQ stock trade performance evaluation
Umpqua Holdings Corporation [UMPQ] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.61. With this latest performance, UMPQ shares gained by 2.94% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 30.64% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -18.68% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for UMPQ stock in for the last two-week period is set at 55.84, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 51.97, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 57.20 for Umpqua Holdings Corporation [UMPQ]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 13.71, while it was recorded at 14.93 for the last single week of trading, and 11.77 for the last 200 days.
Umpqua Holdings Corporation [UMPQ]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Umpqua Holdings Corporation [UMPQ] shares currently have an operating margin of +34.12. Umpqua Holdings Corporation’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +25.30.
Return on Total Capital for UMPQ is now 8.30, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 6.90. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 8.46, with Return on Assets sitting at 1.26. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Umpqua Holdings Corporation [UMPQ] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 39.42. Additionally, UMPQ Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 28.28, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 5.87. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 20.38, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 14.62.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Umpqua Holdings Corporation [UMPQ] managed to generate an average of $89,803 per employee.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Umpqua Holdings Corporation [UMPQ] stock
With the latest financial reports released by the company, Umpqua Holdings Corporation posted 0.38/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.36/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 5.60%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for UMPQ. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Umpqua Holdings Corporation go to 10.00%.
Umpqua Holdings Corporation [UMPQ]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $2,834 million, or 91.00% of UMPQ stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of UMPQ stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 20,634,952, which is approximately -6.15% of the company’s market cap and around 0.10% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 18,300,006 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $269.19 million in UMPQ stocks shares; and ATLANTA CAPITAL MANAGEMENT CO L L C, currently with $211.6 million in UMPQ stock with ownership of nearly -9.929% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Umpqua Holdings Corporation stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of October and at the time of the October reporting period, where 119 institutional holders increased their position in Umpqua Holdings Corporation [NASDAQ:UMPQ] by around 18,497,774 shares. Additionally, 167 investors decreased positions by around 18,537,931 shares, while 45 investors held positions by with 155,623,890 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 192,659,595 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. UMPQ stock had 31 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,906,719 shares, while 51 institutional investors sold positions of 3,027,506 shares during the same period.