Columbia Banking System

Columbia Bank is a full-service Northwest community bank headquartered in Tacoma, Washington, serving businesses, professionals, and individuals through more than 140 branches in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. We offer the sophisticated solutions and lending capacity of a regional bank, while retaining the commitment to customer satisfaction and community you expect when doing business with a local bank. For the ninth consecutive year, the bank was named one of Puget Sound Business Journal’s “Washington’s Best Workplaces.” Columbia ranked in the top 20 on the 2015 Forbes list of best banks in the country, as well as ranking the best in Washington and second in the Pacific Northwest for the fourth year in a row. At Columbia Bank, we truly believe that our people make the difference. Our strong bank and thriving culture are built upon our ability to attract and retain talented bankers who posses industry expertise, deep knowledge of and affinity for their local community and a commitment to maintaining exceptional customer service standards. Customer satisfaction is the cornerstone of the Columbia Bank culture and we work diligently to ensure we consistently meet our high standards both internally and externally. We attribute the recognition we have received throughout the years to our employees’ ability to consistently deliver on this promise. Community remains an important part of our organization. We are dedicated to building stronger communities and strive to be known as The Community Bank in each of the communities we serve. We commit our resources in ways that address the needs of our communities to fuel economic growth and prosperity.
Tacoma, US
Size (employees)
1,819 (est)-2%
Columbia Banking System was founded in 1993 and is headquartered in Tacoma, US

Columbia Banking System Office Locations

Columbia Banking System has an office in Tacoma
Tacoma, US (HQ)
1301 A St

Columbia Banking System Data and Metrics

Columbia Banking System Financial Metrics

Columbia Banking System's revenue was reported to be $338 m in FY, 2016 which is a 3% increase from the previous period.
Numbers are in $, USD

Revenue (FY, 2016)

338 m

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Gross profit (FY, 2016)

333.6 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

104.9 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

333.6 m

Market capitalization (21-Jun-2017)

2.3 b

Closing share price (21-Jun-2017)


Cash (31-Dec-2016)

224.2 m
Columbia Banking System's current market capitalization is $2.3 b.
FY, 2010FY, 2011FY, 2012FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


296.9 m308 m328.9 m338 m

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

4 m4.4 m

Gross profit

324.9 m333.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %


Operating expense total

266.1 m261.1 m


87 m117.8 m141.6 m333.6 m

EBIT margin, %


Pre tax profit

141.6 m149.8 m

Income tax expense

2.3 m17.9 m17.6 m27 m36.2 m42.8 m44.9 m

Net Income

60 m81.6 m98.8 m104.9 m
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


179.6 m188.2 m175.3 m224.2 m

Accounts Receivable

22.2 m27.8 m27.9 m30.1 m


154.7 m172.1 m164.2 m150.3 m


344 m382.5 m382.8 m382.8 m

Total Assets

7.2 b8.6 b9 b9.5 b

Common Stock

860.6 m985.8 m990.3 m995.8 m

Retained Earnings

202.5 m234.5 m255.9 m272 m

Total Equity

1.1 b1.2 b1.2 b1.3 b

Financial Leverage

6.8 x7 x7.2 x7.6 x
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

60 m81.6 m98.8 m104.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

40.4 m44.5 m6.9 m5.9 m

Accounts Receivable

(7.9 m)(944 k)(75 k)(2.2 m)

Accounts Payable

(122 k)89 k(142 k)(93 k)

Cash From Operating Activities

79.6 m137.6 m134.8 m145.8 m

Purchases of PP&E

(458 m)(363.7 m)(467.6 m)(569.8 m)

Cash From Investing Activities

(281.1 m)(522 m)(423.1 m)(548.6 m)

Dividends Paid

(32 k)(96 k)(137 k)(157 k)

Cash From Financing Activities

(132.9 m)393 m275.4 m451.6 m

Interest Paid

6 m3.9 m4.1 m4.4 m
Numbers are in $, USDY, 2016


180.9 k

Financial Leverage

7.6 x

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