Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) Trading Up - Short Interest Up by 33.33%

Stifel Financial a financial holding company. (Umpqua Investments). It has a 18.07 P/E ratio. Dupont Capital Mgmt Corporation accumulated 0.07% or 171,763 shares. Umpqua Holdings now has $4.11 billion valuation. About 637,287 shares traded. It has underperformed by 2.55% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.88 in 2016 Q4. Next quarter's EPS is forecasted at $0.29 with next year's EPS anticipated to be $1.24. If the published price targets set by Umpqua Holdings Corporation analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for UMPQ is $22.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in UMPQ. Paloma Partners Mngmt accumulated 70,735 shares.

Umpqua Holdings Corp (NASDAQ UMPQ) traded up 0.21% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $18.68. Perkins Investment Management, LLC now holds 3,917,047 shares worth $69,488,000. Honeywell Intl Incorporated owns 1.17 million shares for 1.51% of their portfolio. Intll Inc Ca has invested 0.01% in Umpqua Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UMPQ).

Among 8 analysts covering Umpqua Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UMPQ), 2 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Moreover, Loomis Sayles & LP has 0% invested in Umpqua Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UMPQ) for 496 shares. Gotham Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability owns 70,840 shares or 0.05% of their United States portfolio. Swiss Bancorp stated it has 23,009 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Baystate Wealth Mngmt Limited Liability Company reported 4,013 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Umpqua Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:UMPQ) recently traded as high as $18.24. Lowe Brockenbrough And Communications Inc holds 0.4% or 62,288 shares in its portfolio. The stock of Umpqua Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UMPQ) earned "Hold" rating by Stephens on Thursday, July 20. After having $0.26 EPS previously, Umpqua Holdings Corp's analysts see 11.54% EPS growth. The overall volume in the last trading session was 4.76 million shares. UMPQ's profit would be $63.84M giving it 15.66 P/E if the $0.29 EPS is correct. Therefore 25% are positive. The firm has "Hold" rating by Zacks given on Wednesday, August 26. The firm earned "Outperform" rating on Tuesday, August 25 by Raymond James. The company was maintained on Friday, January 29 by RBC Capital Markets. They issued a "buy" rating and a $20.00 price target on the stock. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of UMPQ in report on Monday, October 26 with "Sector Perform" rating. The company was maintained on Thursday, August 10 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Thursday, June 8. Piper Jaffray downgraded the shares of UMPQ in report on Thursday, April 21 to "Underweight" rating. The stock of Umpqua Holdings Corp (NASDAQ:UMPQ) earned "Hold" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, August 10. As per Monday, August 31, the company rating was upgraded by Zacks. Can increased its position in shares of Umpqua Holdings Corporation by 4.5% during the first quarter. It also reduced its holding in Amc Networks Inc (NASDAQ:AMCX) by 8,800 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 73,888 shares, and cut its stake in Gannett Co Inc. American Express (NYSE:AXP) was raised too. Credit Suisse Ag invested in 0.14% or 3.77M shares.

Ratings analysis reveals 60% of Marathon Petroleum's analysts are positive. Umpqua Holdings Corporation has a one year low of $14.78 and a one year high of $19.50.

The stock is trading at $18.84 which is just a bit higher than the 50 day moving average of $17.74 and which is marginally over the 200 day moving average of $17.88. On Wednesday, December 7 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to "Overweight". The firm earned "Overweight" rating on Wednesday, October 7 by Barclays Capital. On Friday, October 28 the stock rating was maintained by Howard Weil with "Sector Perform".

S Muoio & Company, which manages about $129.83M and $191.62 million US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) by 6,000 shares to 54,668 shares, valued at $5.28 million in 2016Q4, according to the filing. It is down 0.00% since September 19, 2016 and is. It has outperformed by 12.01% the S&P500. With short interest at 4,170,187 and short average daily volume at 833,837, days to cover is 5.0 and the percentage of shorted shares is 0.02% as of August 31. Aristotle Boston Ltd reported 359,829 shares or 0.93% of all its holdings. The Virginia-based Swift Run Capital Management Llc has invested 5.47% in the stock.

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