Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 14th, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Saturday, September 30th will be given a dividend of 0.18 per share by the bank on Monday, October 16th. This represents a $0.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.95%. This is a positive change from Umpqua Holdings Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.16.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation (UMPQ) opened at 18.34 on Thursday. The company’s 50 day moving average is $17.80 and its 200-day moving average is $17.90. The company has a market cap of $4.04 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.30 and a beta of 1.12. Umpqua Holdings Corporation has a 12 month low of $14.78 and a 12 month high of $19.50.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 19th. The bank reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.27 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $283.20 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $285.71 million. Umpqua Holdings Corporation had a net margin of 19.22% and a return on equity of 5.92%. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.25 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect that Umpqua Holdings Corporation will post $1.05 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Umpqua Holdings Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. BidaskClub raised shares of Umpqua Holdings Corporation from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, June 10th. Stephens reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of Umpqua Holdings Corporation in a report on Thursday, July 20th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $20.00 target price on shares of Umpqua Holdings Corporation and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 10th. Finally, Wedbush assumed coverage on shares of Umpqua Holdings Corporation in a report on Wednesday, June 28th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $20.00 target price for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.17.

About Umpqua Holdings Corporation

Umpqua Holdings Corporation is a bank holding company. The Company’s principal operating subsidiaries include Umpqua Bank (the Bank) and Umpqua Investments, Inc (Umpqua Investments). It operates through two segments: Community Banking and Home Lending. The Community Banking segment’s principal business focus is the offering of loan and deposit products to business and retail customers in its primary market areas.

Dividend History for Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ)

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