Analyst Ratings for Umpqua Holdings Corp. (UMPQ)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Umpqua Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:UMPQ) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for UMPQ last month.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

UMPQ was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 22, implying potential capital gains of 16.65 percent. The minimum price target given was 16.5, implying a possible loss of -12.51 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 1.79 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.47 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.47 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 4 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of UMPQ to grow at a rate of -2.95 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of UMPQ is -6.03.

In the trailing 52-weeks, UMPQ hit 19.50 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 14.78. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 27.6 percent, and 3.28 percent below the high. UMPQ has a P/E ratio of 17.79. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The UMPQ value stock report compares UMPQ to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of UMPQ is $4.23 billion. UMPQ's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.