Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) Has Decline in Shorts

March 14, 2018 - By Henry Gaston

 Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) Has Decline in Shorts

Investors sentiment increased to 1.33 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.27, from 1.06 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 21 investors sold Umpqua Holdings Corporation shares while 76 reduced holdings. 36 funds opened positions while 93 raised stakes. 189.91 million shares or 0.07% less from 190.03 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
457,368 were accumulated by Forest Hill Cap Llc. Liberty Mutual Group Inc Inc Asset Mngmt Inc has invested 0.06% in Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ). Oakbrook Investments Limited Liability Com has 14,950 shares. Century Inc reported 452,074 shares stake. Eagle Asset Mgmt Incorporated accumulated 1.05 million shares or 0.12% of the stock. Dimensional Fund Advsr Lp reported 7.31 million shares. Jpmorgan Chase, New York-based fund reported 1.92 million shares. The Pennsylvania-based Snow Cap Mgmt Lp has invested 0.56% in Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ). Suntrust Banks invested in 0% or 19,737 shares. 354,775 were accumulated by California State Teachers Retirement Sys. Bancshares Of America De reported 0.01% in Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ). Barclays Public Limited Company has 0% invested in Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ). State Teachers Retirement Systems reported 0.01% stake. Sei Invests has invested 0.02% in Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ). Cambiar Invsts Ltd holds 899,969 shares.

Since October 26, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $882,864 activity. Another trade for 36,829 shares valued at $758,567 was sold by DAVIS RAYMOND P.

The stock of Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) registered a decrease of 11.42% in short interest. UMPQ’s total short interest was 4.95M shares in March as published by FINRA. Its down 11.42% from 5.59M shares, reported previously. With 1.61M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their UMPQ’s short positions. The short interest to Umpqua Holdings Corporation’s float is 2.27%.

The stock decreased 1.72% or $0.39 during the last trading session, reaching $22.24. About 902,883 shares traded. Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) has risen 14.15% since March 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.55% the S&P500.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the commercial and retail banking, and retail brokerage businesses. The company has market cap of $4.90 billion. It operates through Community Banking and Home Lending divisions. It has a 20.04 P/E ratio. The Community Banking segment provides loan and deposit products to business and retail customers.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering Umpqua Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UMPQ), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Umpqua Holdings Corp had 37 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of UMPQ in report on Friday, October 20 with “Equal-Weight” rating. SunTrust maintained it with “Buy” rating and $23.0 target in Sunday, November 5 report. JP Morgan maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $23 target in Thursday, January 25 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of UMPQ in report on Thursday, December 21 with “Buy” rating. The company was maintained on Tuesday, October 3 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Market Perform” on Friday, October 20. The stock of Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Sandler O’Neill. The rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform” on Thursday, August 27. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 26 by Zacks. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, June 8 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

More important recent Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) news were published by: which released: “Umpqua Bank parent raises dividend by 12.5%” on September 14, 2017, also published article titled: “Umpqua Holdings Corporation (UMPQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 28 …”, published: “Umpqua Holdings Corporation (UMPQ) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 29 …” on September 28, 2017. More interesting news about Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) was released by: and their article: “Umpqua Holdings Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference …” with publication date: January 03, 2018.

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