UMB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UMBF) – Stock analysts at FIG Partners issued their FY2018 EPS estimates for UMB Financial Corp. in a research note issued on Monday. FIG Partners analyst J. Rodis anticipates that the firm will post earnings per share of $3.90 for the year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised UMB Financial Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $64.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Thursday, August 11th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $60.67.

Earnings History and Estimates for UMB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UMBF)

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UMB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UMBF) traded up 1.13% on Tuesday, reaching $75.99. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 33,267 shares. The firm has a market capitalization of $3.77 billion, a PE ratio of 25.66 and a beta of 0.73. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $65.57 and its 200-day moving average is $59.07. UMB Financial Corp. has a 52 week low of $39.55 and a 52 week high of $76.31.

UMB Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UMBF) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 25th. The company reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.78 by $0.09. UMB Financial Corp. had a return on equity of 7.65% and a net margin of 14.87%. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.46 earnings per share.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 3rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 9th will be issued a dividend of $0.255 per share. This is a positive change from UMB Financial Corp.’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. This represents a $1.02 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.36%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 7th. UMB Financial Corp.’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 33.22%.

In other UMB Financial Corp. news, insider Kevin M. Macke sold 1,278 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $69.77, for a total transaction of $89,166.06. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 8,946 shares in the company, valued at $624,162.42. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Company insiders own 10.32% of the company’s stock.

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A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of UMBF. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its position in UMB Financial Corp. by 77.0% in the second quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 1,998 shares of the company’s stock worth $106,000 after buying an additional 869 shares during the last quarter. Paloma Partners Management Co acquired a new position in UMB Financial Corp. during the second quarter worth approximately $253,000. BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd acquired a new position in UMB Financial Corp. during the second quarter worth approximately $260,000. Bank of Montreal Can acquired a new position in UMB Financial Corp. during the second quarter worth approximately $261,000. Finally, Strs Ohio raised its position in UMB Financial Corp. by 88.9% in the second quarter. Strs Ohio now owns 5,100 shares of the company’s stock worth $271,000 after buying an additional 2,400 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 86.14% of the company’s stock.

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