Andy Mcdonald Sells 3,481 Shares of Columbia Banking System Inc (NASDAQ:COLB) Stock

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Columbia Banking System Inc (NASDAQ:COLB) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 25th, NASDAQ reports. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 7th will be given a dividend of 0.28 per share by the financial services provider on Wednesday, August 21st. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.14%.

Columbia Banking System Inc (NASDAQ:COLB) has received a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the eight ratings firms that are covering the stock, MarketBeat reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have given a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company.

Royal Bank of Canada set a $38.00 price objective on shares of Columbia Banking System and gave the stock a hold rating [.] ValuEngine upgraded shares of Columbia Banking System (NASDAQ:COLB) from a sell rating to a hold rating in a report published on Wednesday morning, ValuEngine reports.

Columbia Banking System Inc (NASDAQ:COLB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.08.

Naples Global Advisors LLC boosted its position in shares of Columbia Banking System Inc (NASDAQ:COLB) by 10.2% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 24,822 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 2,300 shares during the quarter.

Russell Investments Group Ltd. lowered its position in shares of Columbia Banking System Inc (NASDAQ:COLB) by 7.6% in the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 287,356 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 23,801 shares during the period.

Insider Trading information for COLB is derived from Forms 3 and 4 filings filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Please Note: An FPI is exempt of filing insider holdings with.

Insider Trading information for COLB is derived from Forms 3 and 4 filings filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Please Note: An FPI is exempt of filing insider holdings with.