Columbia Financial, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Columbia Bank that provides financial services to businesses and consumers in the United States.
No risks detected for CLBK from our risk checks.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Columbia Financial's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: CLBK has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: CLBK exceeded the US Mortgage industry which returned 4.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: CLBK underperformed the US Market which returned 18% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Columbia Financial's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 month ago | Simply Wall StCan You Imagine How Columbia Financial's (NASDAQ:CLBK) Shareholders Feel About The 12% Share Price Increase?
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIndependent Director Elizabeth Randall Just Bought Shares In Columbia Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLBK)
3 months ago | Simply Wall StColumbia Financial, Inc. (NASDAQ:CLBK) Insiders Increased Their Holdings
Is Columbia Financial undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: CLBK ($17.21) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($1.4)
Significantly Below Fair Value: CLBK is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: CLBK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (34.9x) compared to the Mortgage industry average (13.6x).
PE vs Market: CLBK is poor value based on its PE Ratio (34.9x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: CLBK is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: CLBK is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the US Mortgage industry average (1.1x).
How is Columbia Financial forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: CLBK's forecast earnings growth (10.6% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: CLBK's earnings (10.6% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: CLBK's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: CLBK's revenue (5.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.6% per year).
High Growth Revenue: CLBK's revenue (5.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: CLBK's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (5.9%).
How has Columbia Financial performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: CLBK has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: CLBK's current net profit margins (27.4%) are higher than last year (12.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: CLBK's earnings have grown significantly by 26.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: CLBK's earnings growth over the past year (140.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (26.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: CLBK earnings growth over the past year (140.7%) exceeded the Mortgage industry 11.3%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: CLBK's Return on Equity (5.6%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Columbia Financial's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Inventory Level: CLBK has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: CLBK's debt is not covered by short term assets (assets are 0.1x debt).
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: CLBK's level of assets compared to its equity is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: CLBK has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: CLBK's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: CLBK has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.
Low Risk Deposits: CLBK's loans are broadly funded by customer deposits.
Level of Bad Loans: CLBK has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.12%)
What is Columbia Financial's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate CLBK's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate CLBK's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CLBK's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if CLBK's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of CLBK's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Tom Kemly (61yo)
Mr. Thomas J. Kemly, also Known as Tom, serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Columbia Financial, Inc. (MHC). Mr. Kemly is the President & Chief Executive Officer of Columbia Bank on ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Tom's total compensation ($USD1.68M) is below average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD3.80M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Tom's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive VP & CFO||0yrs||US$717.98k||0.16% $3.0m|
|Senior EVP & COO||0yrs||US$910.83k||0.16% $3.0m|
|Executive VP||0yrs||no data||0.034% $637.7k|
|Executive VP & Human Resources Officer||0yrs||no data||0.11% $2.0m|
|Executive VP & Chief Risk Officer||0yrs||no data||0.093% $1.7m|
|Executive VP & Chief Credit Officer||0yrs||no data||0.088% $1.6m|
|Executive VP & Operations Officer||0yrs||no data||0.059% $1.1m|
|Executive VP & Head of Consumer Banking||2.1yrs||no data||0.065% $1.2m|
|Executive VP & Head of Commercial Banking||2.1yrs||no data||0.046% $864.4k|
Experienced Management: CLBK's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director||21.1yrs||US$106.93k||0.082% $1.5m|
|Independent Director||23.1yrs||US$111.86k||0.082% $1.5m|
|Chairman of the Board||0yrs||US$191.87k||0.077% $1.4m|
|Independent Director||23.1yrs||US$108.86k||0.12% $2.3m|
|Independent Director||23.1yrs||US$120.29k||0.096% $1.8m|
|Independent Director||17.1yrs||US$133.77k||0.076% $1.4m|
|Independent Director||17.1yrs||US$106.01k||0.076% $1.4m|
|Director||0.3yrs||no data||0.0054% $100.3k|
Experienced Board: CLBK's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 19.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: CLBK insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Columbia Financial, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Columbia Financial, Inc.
- Ticker: CLBK
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1927
- Industry: Thrifts and Mortgage Finance
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$1.872b
- Shares outstanding: 108.76m
- Website: https://www.columbiabankonline.com
Number of Employees
- Columbia Financial, Inc.
- 19-01 Route 208 North
- Fair Lawn
- New Jersey
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|CLBK||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Apr 2018|
Columbia Financial, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Columbia Bank that provides financial services to businesses and consumers in the United States. The company offers non-interest bearing demand deposits, such as individual checking and commercial checking accounts; interest-bearing demand accounts comprising interest earning checking accounts and municipal accounts; and savings and club accounts, money market accounts, and certificates of deposit. It also provides loans, including commercial real estate and multifamily loans, one- to four-family residential loans, commercial business loans, construction loans, home equity loans and advances, and other consumer loans. In addition, the company offers title insurance products; and wealth management services. It operates 50 full-service banking offices in 10 of New Jersey’s 21 counties. The company was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Fair Lawn, New Jersey. Columbia Financial, Inc. is a subsidiary of Columbia Bank MHC.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|Company Analysis||2020/02/22 03:34|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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