iStar Inc. [NYSE: STAR] loss -2.31% or -0.43 points to close at $18.17 with a heavy trading volume of 2261096 shares. The company report on February 23, 2021 that iStar, Inc. to Host Earnings Call.
iStar, Inc. (NYSE:STAR) will be discussing their earnings results in their 2020 Fourth Quarter Earnings call to be held on February 23, 2021 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time.
To listen to the event live or access a replay of the call – visit https://www.investornetwork.com/event/presentation/73579.
It opened the trading session at $18.65, the shares rose to $18.65 and dropped to $17.99, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for STAR points out that the company has recorded 54.77% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -148.9% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 556.98K shares, STAR reached to a volume of 2261096 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about iStar Inc. [STAR]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for STAR shares is $21.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on STAR stock is a recommendation set at 2.50. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Raymond James have made an estimate for iStar Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on May 28, 2019. The new note on the price target was released on February 28, 2019, representing the official price target for iStar Inc. stock.
The Average True Range (ATR) for iStar Inc. is set at 0.46, with the Price to Sales ratio for STAR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 2.83. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.55, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.19.
Trading performance analysis for STAR stock
iStar Inc. [STAR] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -0.16. With this latest performance, STAR shares gained by 2.54% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 54.77% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 108.85% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for STAR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 57.26, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 55.30, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 58.51 for iStar Inc. [STAR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 17.19, while it was recorded at 18.39 for the last single week of trading, and 14.05 for the last 200 days.
iStar Inc. [STAR]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and iStar Inc. [STAR] shares currently have an operating margin of +21.54 and a Gross Margin at +39.64. iStar Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -8.37.
Return on Total Capital for STAR is now 2.32, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -0.96. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -4.44, with Return on Assets sitting at -0.85. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, iStar Inc. [STAR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 405.30. Additionally, STAR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 80.21, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 72.61. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 386.31, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 76.45.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, iStar Inc. [STAR] managed to generate an average of -$296,790 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 1.02 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.10.
iStar Inc. [STAR]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
With the latest financial reports released by the company, iStar Inc. posted 0.14/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.12/share. When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 16.70%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for STAR. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for iStar Inc. go to 0.00%.
An analysis of insider ownership at iStar Inc. [STAR]
There are presently around $1,244 million, or 99.20% of STAR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of STAR stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 13,189,481, which is approximately 2.36% of the company’s market cap and around 3.60% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 10,981,620 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $199.54 million in STAR stocks shares; and UBS GROUP AG, currently with $127.16 million in STAR stock with ownership of nearly 6.806% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in iStar Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 74 institutional holders increased their position in iStar Inc. [NYSE:STAR] by around 9,936,782 shares. Additionally, 82 investors decreased positions by around 8,474,023 shares, while 26 investors held positions by with 50,037,782 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 68,448,587 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. STAR stock had 24 new institutional investments in for a total of 5,675,878 shares, while 19 institutional investors sold positions of 2,442,705 shares during the same period.