In recent trading session, Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) saw 1,074,917 shares changing hands with its beta currently measuring 1.68. Company’s recent per share price level of $12.49 trading at -$0.23 or -1.81% at recent trade assigns it a market valuation of $2.43 Billion. That current trading price of STL’s stock is at a discount of -73.18% from its 52-week high price of $21.63 and is indicating a premium of 43.88% from its 52-week low price of $7.01. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 2.1 Million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 2.61 Million if we extend that period to 3-months.
For Sterling Bancorp (STL), analysts’ consensus is at an average recommendation of Buy while assigning it a mean rating of 1.8. Splitting up the data highlights that, out of 11 analysts covering the stock, none rated the stock as a Sell while none recommended an Overweight rating for the stock. 1 suggested the stock as a Hold whereas 10 see the stock as a Buy. None analyst(s) advised it as an Underweight. The company is expected to be making an EPS of $0.38 in the current quarter.
Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) trade information
In the face of being in the red today for losing -1.81%, in the last five days STL remained trading in the green while hitting it’s week-highest on Tuesday, Aug 11 when the stock touched $13.35- price level, adding 5.84% to its value on the day. Sterling Bancorp’s shares saw a change of -40.37% in year-to-date performance and have moved 9.3% in past 5-day. Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) showed a performance of 19.26% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 7.89 Million shares which calculate 3.02 days to cover the short interests.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $15.36 to the stock, which implies a rise of 22.98% to its current value. Analysts have been projecting $14 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $20. It follows that stock’s current price would jump +60.13% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of 12.09% for stock’s current value.
Sterling Bancorp (STL) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that Sterling Bancorp is scoring comparatively lower than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company lessened -37.19% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of -51.7% while that of industry is -19.2. Apart from that, the company came lowering its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2020. The company is estimating its revenue growth to decline by -26.9% in the current quarter and calculating -29.6% decline in the next quarter. This year revenue growth is estimated to drop -6.9% from the last financial year’s standing.
7 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $219.66 Million for the same. And 7 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $219.07 Million in the next quarter that will end in December 01, 2020. Company posted $226.91 Million and $231.72 Million of sales in current and next quarters respectively a year earlier. Analysts are expecting this quarter sales to drop by -3.2% while estimating it to be -5.5% for the next quarter.
Weighing up company’s earnings over the past 5-year and in the next 5-year periods, we find the company posting an annual earnings growth rate of 58.7% during past 5 years. In 2020, company’s earnings growth rate is likely to be around 4.1% while estimates for its earnings growth in next 5 years are of 5%
Sterling Bancorp is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report between October 21 and October 26, 2020, and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt. With an annual yield of 2.2%, the share has a forward dividend of 0.28 which implies that company’s dividend yield remained growing in trailing twelve months while having a 5 year average dividend yield of 1.5%.