UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: UMBF) is -22.77% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $51.28 and a high of $102.95 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The UMBF stock was last observed hovering at around $64.13 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.37% off its average median price target of $90.00 for the next 12 months. It is also 37.98% off the consensus price target high of $104.00 offered by 5 analysts, but current levels are 14.0% higher than the price target low of $75.00 for the same period.
Currently trading at $64.50, the stock is -25.18% and -25.64% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.1 million and changing 0.58% at the moment leaves the stock -26.10% off its SMA200. UMBF registered -35.73% loss for a year compared to 6-month gain of -26.65%.
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The stock witnessed a -29.72% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a -20.98%, and is -25.15% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 16.18% over the week and 5.21% over the month.
UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) has around 3770 employees, a market worth around $3.24B and $1.14B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 7.28 and Fwd P/E is 7.52. Profit margin for the company is 37.90%. Distance from 52-week low is 25.78% and -37.35% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (25.40%).
UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) Analyst Forecasts
Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) is a “Hold”. 5 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.80, where 4 rate it as a Hold and 1 think it is a “Overweight”. 0 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 0 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.
UMB Financial Corporation is expected to release its quarterly report on 04/25/2023.The EPS is expected to grow by 22.30% this year
UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) Top Institutional Holders
The shares outstanding are 48.31M, and float is at 43.66M with Short Float at 1.55%.
UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) Insider Activity
A total of 154 insider transactions have happened at UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 122 and purchases happening 32 times. The most recent transaction is an insider purchase by Murphy Timothy R., the company’s Director. SEC filings show that Murphy Timothy R. bought 1,900 shares of the company’s common stock on Mar 13 at a price of $53.68 per share for a total of $0.1 million. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 23406.0 shares.
UMB Financial Corporation disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on Mar 13 that SOSLAND L JOSHUA (Director) bought a total of 1,000 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on Mar 13 and was made at $57.55 per share for $57550.0. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 12241.0 shares of the UMBF stock.
Still, SEC filings show that on Mar 13, ROBBINS KRIS A (Director) acquired 500 shares at an average price of $57.12 for $28560.0. The insider now directly holds 2,910 shares of UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF).
UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF): Who are the competitors?
The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Landmark Bancorp Inc. (LARK) that is trading -13.62% down over the past 12 months and West Bancorporation Inc. (WTBA) that is -36.46% lower over the same period. Great Southern Bancorp Inc. (GSBC) is -9.95% down on the 1-year trading charts.