There’s a different equity story being told by sentiment: UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF).

In the latest session, UMB Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: UMBF) closed at $65.28 up 1.21% from its previous closing price of $64.50. In other words, the price has increased by $+0.78 from its previous closing price. On the day, 783727 shares were traded. UMBF stock price reached its highest trading level at $67.99 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $62.32.

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For a deeper understanding of UMB Financial Corporation’s stock, let’s take a closer look at its various ratios. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 1.23 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 5.07. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.14 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.14.

Upgrades & Downgrades

On January 04, 2022, Wells Fargo Downgraded its rating to Equal Weight which previously was Overweight and also lowered its target price recommendation from $115 to $110.

Janney Upgraded its Neutral to Buy on December 21, 2021, while the target price for the stock was maintained at $115.

Insider Transactions:

Additionally, insider trades can be beneficial to investors who want to learn what the management thinks about stock prices in the future. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Mar 13 when Murphy Timothy R. bought 1,900 shares for $53.68 per share. The transaction valued at 101,997 led to the insider holds 23,406 shares of the business.

SOSLAND L JOSHUA bought 1,000 shares of UMBF for $57,550 on Mar 13. The Director now owns 12,241 shares after completing the transaction at $57.55 per share. On Mar 13, another insider, ROBBINS KRIS A, who serves as the Director of the company, bought 500 shares for $57.12 each. As a result, the insider paid 28,560 and bolstered with 2,910 shares of the company.

Valuation Measures:

As of this moment, UMB’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 7.37, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 7.61. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 2.88 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 1.18.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, UMBF has reached a high of $102.95, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $51.28. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is 86.36, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 87.14.

Shares Statistics:

For the past three months, UMBF has traded an average of 285.95K shares per day and 622.36k over the past ten days. A total of 48.31M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 43.66M. Insiders hold about 0.70% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 91.30% stake in the company. Shares short for UMBF as of Jan 12, 2023 were 564.54k with a Short Ratio of 0.68M, compared to 461.44k on Dec 14, 2022. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 1.17% and a Short% of Float of 1.47%.

Dividends & Splits

According to the company, the forward annual dividend rate for UMBF is 1.52, from 1.26 in the trailing year. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 1.95%, it implies a Forward Annual Dividend Yield of 1.66%. The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 1.72. The current Payout Ratio is 16.60% for UMBF, which recently paid a dividend on Apr 02, 2023 with an ex-dividend date of Mar 08, 2023. Stock splits for the company last occurred on May 30, 2006 when the company split stock in a 2:1 ratio.

Earnings Estimates

There are 5 different market analysts currently analyzing its stock. On average, analysts expect EPS of $2 for the current quarter, with a high estimate of $2.16 and a low estimate of $1.83, while EPS last year was $2.17. The consensus estimate for the next quarter is $2.06, with high estimates of $2.17 and low estimates of $1.96.

Analysts are recommending an EPS of between $8.52 and $7.95 for the fiscal current year, implying an average EPS of $8.26. EPS for the following year is $8.57, with 5 analysts recommending between $9.32 and $8.2.

Revenue Estimates

A total of 4 analysts believe the company’s revenue will be $376.37M this quarter.It ranges from a high estimate of $378M to a low estimate of $373.4M. As of the current estimate, UMB Financial Corporation’s year-ago sales were $334.03M, an estimated increase of 12.70% from the year-ago figure. For the next quarter, 4 analysts are estimating revenue of $382.91M, a decrease of -4.50% less than the figure of $12.70% in the same quarter last year. There is a high estimate of $387.45M for the next quarter, whereas the lowest estimate is $379M.

A total of 4 analysts have provided revenue estimates for UMBF’s current fiscal year. The highest revenue estimate was $1.56B, while the lowest revenue estimate was $1.54B, resulting in an average revenue estimate of $1.54B. In the same quarter a year ago, actual revenue was $1.47B, up 5.20% from the average estimate. Based on 4 analysts’ estimates, the company’s revenue will be $1.62B in the next fiscal year. The high estimate is $1.67B and the low estimate is $1.57B. The average revenue growth estimate for next year is up 4.60% from the average revenue estimate for this year.