Insider Trading in Focus: Columbia Banking System, Inc. $COLB

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Columbia Banking System, Inc. (COLB) insiders have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Jan 8, 2018 Lawson David C, EVP & Chief H.R. Officer bought 76 shares having total worth of $2,784 at the price of $36.63 per share, following the transaction a total of 12,102 shares owned by Lawson David C.

On the same day, Baruffi Kumi Yamamoto, EVP and General Counsel bought 174 shares having total worth of $6,374 at the price of $36.63 per share, following the transaction a total of 9,476 shares owned by Baruffi Kumi Yamamoto.

On the same day, Stein Clint, EVP, COO & CFO bought 54 shares having total worth of $1,978 at the price of $36.63 per share, following the transaction a total of 23,025 shares owned by Stein Clint.

On the same day, Mcdonald Andy, EVP & CCO bought 132 shares having total worth of $4,835 at the price of $36.63 per share, following the transaction a total of 35,099 shares owned by Mcdonald Andy.

The stock has experienced a total of 1 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 1 sell activities .Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 3 times by insiders. In 3 of these trades, the insider was a seller .

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 0 1 17.88%
12 Month 0 3 46.39%

Shares of Columbia Banking System, Inc. (COLB) traded down 0.05% on Jan 4, 2018, hitting $43.58. 423,007 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Columbia Banking System, Inc. has a 52 week low of $29.77 and a 52 week high of $47.25. The company’s market cap is $1,900 million.

Columbia Banking System, Inc. (COLB) last announced its earnings results on Oct 26, 2017. The company reported 0.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, lower than the consensus estimate of 0.56 by $0.56., compared to the consensus estimate of $123 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.47 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 100% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-10-26 2017-07-27 2017-04-27 2017-01-26 2016-10-27 2016-07-28 2016-04-28 2016-01-28 2015-10-29 2015-07-23
earnings per share 0.00 0.51 0.50 0.53 0.47 0.44 0.40 0.46 0.45 0.38
Revenue(M) 0 110.3 111.53 108.07 108.74 107.57 100.82 106.56 104.19 105.41

Columbia Banking System, Inc., was established in 1993, through its wholly owned banking subsidiaries, provides a range of banking services to small and medium-sized businesses, professionals and other individuals. At December 31, 2011 Columbia Bank had 102 branch locations in Washington and Oregon. Included in these branch locations are six Columbia Bank branches doing business in Oregon under the Bank of Astoria name in Astoria, Warrenton, Seaside and Cannon Beach in Clatsop County and in Manzanita and Tillamook in Tillamook County. In Washington State, the Portland metropolitan and northern coastal areas of Oregon, the company conducts a full-service commercial banking business through its wholly owned banking subsidiary, Columbia State Bank. The Company is managed along two major lines of business within the Columbia Bank banking subsidiary: commercial banking and retail banking. The treasury function of the company is responsible for the management of investments and interest rate risk. The Company offers its personal banking customers an assortment of account products including non-interest and interest bearing checking, savings, money market and certificate of deposit accounts. The Company’s online banking service, Columbia Online, provides its personal banking customers with the ability to conduct their banking business 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Columbia Private Banking offers affluent clientele and their businesses complex financial solutions, such as deposit and cash management services, credit services, and wealth management strategies. Through CB Financial Services, personal banking customers are provided with a range of investment options including mutual funds, stocks, bonds, retirement accounts, annuities, tax-favored investments, US Government securities as well as long-term care and life insurance policies. Investment professionals are available to provide advisory services and assist customers with retirement, education and other financial planning activities. The Company offers a variety of loan products tailored to meet the various needs of business banking customers. Commercial loan products include accounts receivable, inventory and equipment financing as well as Small Business Administration financing. Business clients that utilize Columbia’s Merchant Card Services have the ability to accept both Visa and MasterCard sales drafts for deposit directly into their business checking account. Through CB Financial Services, customers are provided with investment options and tools and resources necessary to assist them in reaching their investment goals. Some of the investment solutions available to customers include 401(k), Simple IRA, Simple Employee Pensions, Buy-Sell Agreements, Key-Man Insurance, Business Succession Planning and personal investments.

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.