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How to buy Glacier Bancorp (GBCI) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Glacier Bancorp shares.

Glacier Bancorp is a banks-regional business based in the US. Glacier Bancorp stocks (GBCI.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $55.96 – a decrease of 2.75% over the previous week. Glacier Bancorp employs 2,978 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $794.8 million.

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Glacier Bancorp stock price (NYSE:GBCI)

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Glacier Bancorp shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-24.
Latest market close$52.67
52-week range$45.22 - $65.73
50-day moving average $57.48
200-day moving average $55.99
Wall St. target price$62.00
PE ratio 16.7211
Dividend yield $1.25 (2.36%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.31

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Is it a good time to buy Glacier Bancorp stock?

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Glacier Bancorp price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $52.67 from 2022-01-27

1 week (2022-01-21) -2.75%
1 month (2021-12-29) -7.69%
3 months (2021-10-29) -4.74%
6 months (2021-07-29) 1.13%
1 year (2021-01-29) 12.90%
2 years (2020-01-29) 23.49%
3 years (2019-01-29) 23.20%
5 years (2017-01-27) 45.94%

Is Glacier Bancorp under- or over-valued?

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

Glacier Bancorp's P/E ratio

Glacier Bancorp'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, Glacier Bancorp 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.

Glacier Bancorp's PEG ratio

Glacier Bancorp's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.1. 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 Glacier Bancorp's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Glacier Bancorp financials

Revenue TTM $794.8 million
Operating margin TTM 51.57%
Gross profit TTM $728 million
Return on assets TTM 1.61%
Return on equity TTM 13.61%
Profit margin 39.75%
Book value $25.00
Market capitalisation $6.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Glacier Bancorp share dividends

32%

Dividend payout ratio: 31.84% of net profits

Recently Glacier Bancorp has paid out, on average, around 31.84% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.36% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Glacier Bancorp shareholders could enjoy a 2.36% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Glacier Bancorp's case, that would currently equate to about $1.25 per share.

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

Glacier Bancorp's most recent dividend payout was on 19 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 January 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Glacier Bancorp's shares ever split?

Glacier Bancorp's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 14 December 2006. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Glacier Bancorp shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Glacier Bancorp shares which in turn could have impacted Glacier Bancorp's share price.

Glacier Bancorp share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Glacier Bancorp's shares have ranged in value from as little as $45.222 up to $65.725. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GBCI.US volatility(beta: 0.89)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Glacier Bancorp's is 0.8931. This would suggest that Glacier Bancorp's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Glacier Bancorp overview

Glacier Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Glacier Bank that provides commercial banking services to individuals, small to medium-sized businesses, community organizations, and public entities in the United States. It offers non-interest bearing deposit and interest bearing deposit accounts, such as negotiable order of withdrawal and demand deposit accounts, savings accounts, money market deposit accounts, fixed rate certificates of deposits, negotiated-rate jumbo certificates, and individual retirement accounts. The company also provides construction and permanent loans on residential real estate; consumer land or lot acquisition loans; unimproved land and land development loans; and residential builder guidance lines comprising pre-sold and spec-home construction, and lot acquisition loans. In addition, it offers commercial real estate loans to purchase, construct, and finance commercial real estate properties; consumer loans secured by real estate, automobiles, or other assets; paycheck protection program loans; home equity loans consisting of 1-4 family junior lien mortgages, and first and junior lien lines of credit secured by residential real estate; and agriculture loans. Further, the company provides mortgage origination and loan servicing services. Glacier Bancorp, Inc.

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