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How to buy UMB Financial Corporation stock | $67.75

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UMB Financial Corporation is a banks-regional business based in the US. UMB Financial Corporation shares (UMBF) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. UMB Financial Corporation employs 3,670 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$1 billion.

How to buy shares in UMB Financial Corporation

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for UMB Financial Corporation. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: UMBF. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until UMB Financial Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$67.75, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of UMB Financial Corporation, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of UMB Financial Corporation. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

UMB Financial Corporation share price

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UMB Financial Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-11.
Latest market closeUSD$67.75
52-week rangeUSD$38.8598 - USD$72.4217
50-day moving average USD$66.2723
200-day moving average USD$55.4569
Wall St. target priceUSD$67.5
PE ratio 16.7449
Dividend yield USD$1.28 (1.87%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$4.046

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Is it a good time to buy UMB Financial Corporation stock?

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UMB Financial Corporation price performance over time

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Is UMB Financial Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing UMB Financial Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of UMB Financial Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

UMB Financial Corporation's P/E ratio

UMB Financial Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 17x. In other words, UMB Financial Corporation shares trade at around 17x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

UMB Financial Corporation's PEG ratio

UMB Financial Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.73. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into UMB Financial Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

UMB Financial Corporation financials

Revenue TTM USD$1 billion
Operating margin TTM 24.23%
Gross profit TTM USD$1.1 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.72%
Return on equity TTM 7.26%
Profit margin 19.22%
Book value $59.427
Market capitalisation USD$3.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting UMB Financial Corporation shares

There are currently 627,297 UMB Financial Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as UMB Financial Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 3.3% up from 606,968 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting UMB Financial Corporation shares can be evaluated.

UMB Financial Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

UMB Financial Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of UMB Financial Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of UMB Financial Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 178209.375). UMB Financial Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.52. In other words for every 100,000 UMB Financial Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3520 shares are currently held short.

However UMB Financial Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of UMB Financial Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable UMB Financial Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case UMB Financial Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 UMB Financial Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0174% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable UMB Financial Corporation shares, roughly 17 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against UMB Financial Corporation.

Find out more about how you can short UMB Financial Corporation stock.

UMB Financial Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 30.79% of net profits

Recently UMB Financial Corporation has paid out, on average, around 30.79% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.87% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), UMB Financial Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 1.87% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In UMB Financial Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.28 per share.

While UMB Financial Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that UMB Financial Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

UMB Financial Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 4 January 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 December 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have UMB Financial Corporation's shares ever split?

UMB Financial Corporation's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 31 May 2006. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your UMB Financial Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for UMB Financial Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted UMB Financial Corporation's share price.

UMB Financial Corporation share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, UMB Financial Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $38.8598 up to $72.4217. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

UMBF.US volatility(beta: 1.04)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while UMB Financial Corporation's is 1.043. This would suggest that UMB Financial Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

UMB Financial Corporation overview

UMB Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for the UMB Bank that provides various banking and other financial services. The company operates through four segments: Commercial Banking, Institutional Banking, Personal Banking, and Healthcare Services. The Commercial Banking segment provides commercial loans and credit cards, letters of credit; loan syndication, consultative services, and various financial options; capital markets services, including asset-based financing, asset securitization, equity and mezzanine financing, factoring, and private and public placement of senior debt, as well as merger and acquisition consulting; and depository, account reconciliation, electronic fund transfer, controlled disbursements, lockbox, and remote deposit capture services. The Institutional Banking segment offers bond trading transactions, cash letter collections, investment portfolio accounting and safekeeping, asset/liability management reporting, and federal funds transactions; and fund administration and accounting, investor services and transfer agency, marketing and distribution, custody, and alternative investment services. The Personal Banking segment provides deposit accounts, retail credit cards, installment loans, home equity lines of credit, residential mortgages, and small business loans, as well as call center, internet banking and ATM network, private banking, brokerage, insurance, investment advisory, trust, and custody services. The Healthcare Services segment offers healthcare payment solutions comprising custodial services for health savings accounts, as well as private label and multipurpose debit cards. The company operates through a network of branches and offices in the states of Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, Nebraska, Iowa, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Indiana, Utah, Minnesota, California, and Wisconsin. UMB Financial Corporation was founded in 1913 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri.

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