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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for UMPQ. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 22, which equates to a potential upside of 16.65 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 16.5, implying a possible loss of -12.51 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average 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. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -0.47 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 2 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 4 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

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, 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, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. UMPQ has a PEG ratio of -6.03.

In the last 52-weeks, UMPQ has achieved a high of 19.50 and a low of 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 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 market cap of UMPQ is $4.23 billion. UMPQ is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.