Umpqua Holdings Gets a Hold from Stephens

By Jason Carr

In a report released today, Tyler Stafford from Stephens reiterated a Hold rating on Umpqua Holdings (NASDAQ: UMPQ). The company’s shares opened today at $17.21.

According to TipRanks.com, Stafford is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 27.8% and a 76.9% success rate. Stafford covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Carolina Financial Corporation, Pacific Premier Bancorp Inc, and Pinnacle Financial Partners.

Umpqua Holdings has an analyst consensus of Hold.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 95 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is neutral on the stock. Most recently, in October 2015, Raymond P. Davis, the President & CEO of UMPQ sold 14,700 shares for a total of $252,840.

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Umpqua Holdings Corp. operates as a bank holding company and provides banking and financial services. It engages in the business of commercial and retail banking and the delivery of retail brokerage services. The company operates in two segments: Community Banking and Home Lending. The Community Banking segment offers loan and deposit products to its business and retail customers in its primary market areas. The Home Lending segment operates as a division of the Bank, originates, sells and services residential mortgage loans. It offers loans, checking, overdraft services, debit cards, online banking and credit cards. The company was founded in March 1999 and is headquartered in Portland, OR.