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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for UMPQ. The maximum price target given was 22, implying a possible profit of 16.65 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 16.5, implying potential capital losses of -12.51 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 1.79 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -0.47 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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 made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, 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 decreased their 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. UMPQ has a PEG ratio of -6.03.

UMPQ has a 52-week high of 19.50 and a 52-week low of 14.78. Currently the stock is 27.6 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 3.28 percent. 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.