Sterling Bancorp [NYSE: STL] loss -2.57% on the last trading session, reaching $22.76 price per share at the time. The company report on July 12, 2021 that SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Monteverde & Associates PC Continues Investigating the Following Merger.
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Sterling Bancorp represents 191.89 million in outstanding shares, while the company has a total market value of $4.18 billion with the latest information. STL stock price has been found in the range of $22.48 to $23.29.
If compared to the average trading volume of 2.51M shares, STL reached a trading volume of 1721190 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 Sterling Bancorp [STL]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for STL shares is $28.00 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on STL stock is a recommendation set at 2.00. 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.
Hovde Group have made an estimate for Sterling Bancorp shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Outperform, with their previous recommendation back on January 22, 2021. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Seaport Global Securities raised their target price to Buy. The new note on the price target was released on December 17, 2020, representing the official price target for Sterling Bancorp stock. On July 26, 2019, analysts decreased their price target for STL shares from 36 to 30.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Sterling Bancorp is set at 0.85, with the Price to Sales ratio for STL stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 4.29. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 0.97, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 5.93. Price to Free Cash Flow for STL in the course of the last twelve months was 7.52.
Trading performance analysis for STL stock
Sterling Bancorp [STL] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -2.98. With this latest performance, STL shares dropped by -12.53% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 10.65% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 115.94% 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 STL stock in for the last two-week period is set at 37.53, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 34.75, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 40.25 for Sterling Bancorp [STL]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 25.49, while it was recorded at 23.08 for the last single week of trading, and 20.46 for the last 200 days.
Sterling Bancorp [STL]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Sterling Bancorp [STL] shares currently have an operating margin of +23.93. Sterling Bancorp’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +19.64.
Return on Total Capital for STL is now 4.06, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 4.09. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 4.95, with Return on Assets sitting at 0.75. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Sterling Bancorp [STL] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 31.26. Additionally, STL Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 23.82, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 4.81. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 9.58, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 7.08.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Sterling Bancorp [STL] managed to generate an average of $154,636 per employee.
Sterling Bancorp [STL]: An earnings per share (EPS) analysis
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 STL. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Sterling Bancorp go to 5.00%.
An analysis of insider ownership at Sterling Bancorp [STL]
There are presently around $3,773 million, or 88.20% of STL stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of STL stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 17,736,070, which is approximately 1.417% of the company’s market cap and around 0.80% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 17,023,041 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $387.44 million in STL stocks shares; and STATE STREET CORP, currently with $251.96 million in STL stock with ownership of nearly 14.753% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Sterling Bancorp stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 127 institutional holders increased their position in Sterling Bancorp [NYSE:STL] by around 15,245,845 shares. Additionally, 150 investors decreased positions by around 11,367,817 shares, while 52 investors held positions by with 139,137,702 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 165,751,364 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. STL stock had 40 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,496,712 shares, while 30 institutional investors sold positions of 1,084,236 shares during the same period.