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.

Several price targets were given for UMPQ by the analysts covering the stock. The highest price target was 22, which equates to a potential upside of 16.65 percent. The lowest price target was 16.5, which equates to a potential downside of -12.51 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 1.79 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.47 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.47 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the 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, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of UMPQ's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -2.95 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. 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. Currently the stock is 27.6 percent higher than its low, and 3.28 percent lower than its 52-week high. UMPQ has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $4.23 billion. UMPQ is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.