Must-See Earnings Estimates for: Umpqua (NASDAQ:UMPQ)

Earnings results for Umpqua (NASDAQ:UMPQ)

Umpqua Holdings Corporation is expected* to report earnings on 01/20/2021 after market close. The report will be for the fiscal Quarter ending Dec 2020. According to Zacks Investment Research, based on 5 analysts’ forecasts, the consensus EPS forecast for the quarter is $0.5. The reported EPS for the same quarter last year was $0.38.

Umpqua last released its quarterly earnings results on October 21st, 2020. The bank reported $0.57 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.34 by $0.23. The business had revenue of $348.98 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $321.70 million. Umpqua has generated $1.60 earnings per share over the last year and currently has a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.7. Umpqua has confirmed that its next quarterly earnings report will be published on Wednesday, January 20th, 2021. Umpqua will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, January 20th. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

Analyst Opinion on Umpqua (NASDAQ:UMPQ)

7 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Umpqua in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is $13.64, predicting that the stock has a possible downside of 18.26%. The high price target for UMPQ is $16.00 and the low price target for UMPQ is $11.50. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of “Hold.”

Umpqua has received a consensus rating of Hold. The company’s average rating score is 2.43, and is based on 4 buy ratings, 2 hold ratings, and 1 sell rating. According to analysts’ consensus price target of $13.64, Umpqua has a forecasted downside of 18.3% from its current price of $16.69. Umpqua has only been the subject of 4 research reports in the past 90 days.

Dividend Strength: Umpqua (NASDAQ:UMPQ)

Umpqua is a leading dividend payer. It pays a dividend yield of 5.04%, putting its dividend yield in the top 25% of dividend-paying stocks. Umpqua does not have a long track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Umpqua is 52.50%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Umpqua will have a dividend payout ratio of 58.33% next year. This indicates that Umpqua will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.

Insiders buying/selling: Umpqua (NASDAQ:UMPQ)

In the past three months, Umpqua insiders have not sold or bought any company stock. Only 0.47% of the stock of Umpqua is held by insiders. 85.28% of the stock of Umpqua is held by institutions. High institutional ownership can be a signal of strong market trust in this company.

Earnings and Valuation of Umpqua (NASDAQ:UMPQ

Earnings for Umpqua are expected to grow by 6.67% in the coming year, from $1.35 to $1.44 per share. The P/E ratio of Umpqua is 15.75, which means that it is trading at a less expensive P/E ratio than the market average P/E ratio of about 23.84. The P/E ratio of Umpqua is 15.75, which means that it is trading at a less expensive P/E ratio than the Finance sector average P/E ratio of about 22.11. Umpqua has a P/B Ratio of 0.85. P/B Ratios below 1 indicate that a company could be undervalued with respect to its assets and liabilities.

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