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 minimum price target given was 16.5, implying a possible loss of -12.51 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.47 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.47 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 4 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of UMPQ's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -2.95 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers 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 below the 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.