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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 3,591 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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UMB Financial Corporation share price

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UMB Financial Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-04-23.
52-week range$39.27 - $99.82
50-day moving average $93.01
200-day moving average $75.58
Wall St. target price$91.79
PE ratio 15.9511
Dividend yield $1.25 (1.38%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $5.93

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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 16x. In other words, UMB Financial Corporation shares trade at around 16x 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 $1.2 billion
Operating margin TTM 30.64%
Gross profit TTM $1.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 0.96%
Return on equity TTM 10.19%
Profit margin 24.68%
Book value $62.85
Market capitalisation $4.6 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting UMB Financial Corporation shares

There are currently 918,037 UMB Financial Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as UMB Financial Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 4% up from 882,843 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 260067.1388102). UMB Financial Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.53. In other words for every 100,000 UMB Financial Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3530 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 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 UMB Financial Corporation shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.024% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable UMB Financial Corporation shares, roughly 24 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.

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UMB Financial Corporation share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 20.52% of net profits

Recently UMB Financial Corporation has paid out, on average, around 20.52% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.41% 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 1.41% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In UMB Financial Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $1.25 per share.

While UMB Financial Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that UMB Financial Corporation is investing more in its future growth.

UMB Financial Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 31 March 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 March 2021 (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 30 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 $39.2676 up to $99.82. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

UMBF.US volatility(beta: 1.09)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 1.0916. 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 Commercial Banking segment provides commercial loans and credit cards; commercial real estate financing; letters of credit; loan syndication, and consultative services; various business solutions including asset-based lending, accounts receivable financing, mezzanine debt, and minority equity investments; and treasury management services, such as depository services, account reconciliation, cash management tools, accounts payable and receivable solutions, electronic fund transfer and automated payments, controlled disbursements, lockbox services, and remote deposit capture services. The Institutional Banking segment offers fund administration and accounting, investor services and transfer agency, marketing and distribution, custody, alternative investment services, fixed income sales, trading and underwriting, and corporate trust and escrow services, as well as institutional custody services. This segment also provides healthcare payment solutions comprising custodial services for health savings accounts and private label, multipurpose debit cards to insurance carriers, third-party administrators, software companies, employers, and financial institutions. The Personal Banking segment offers deposit accounts, retail credit cards, private banking, installment loans, home equity lines of credit, residential mortgages, and small business loans, as well as internet banking, ATM network, private banking, brokerage and insurance services, and advisory and trust services. It 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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