Sterling Bancorp [NYSE: STL] stock went up by 1.00% or 0.2 points up from its previous closing price of $20.50. The stock reached $20.70 during the last trading session. During the course of the last 5 trading session in the week, STL share price went up during 2 out of 5 days, that way gaining +0.78% in the period of the last 7 days.
STL had two major price movements with the latest trading session as the price jumped to a high of $20.91, at one point touching $20.22. The latest high is set lower that the high price recorded in the period of the last 52 weeks, set at $20.91. The 52-week high currently stands at $22.17 distance from the present share price, noting recovery 11.17% after the recent low of $17.57.
Sterling Bancorp [NYSE:STL]: Analyst Rating and Earnings
Its stock price has been found in the range of 17.57 to 22.17. This is compared to its latest closing price of $20.50.
Keep looking out for the next-scheduled quarterly financial results that this company is expected to put out, which is slated to occur on Wed 22 Apr (In 90 Days).
Fundamental Analysis of Sterling Bancorp [STL]
Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Sterling Bancorp [STL] sitting at +43.59, this company’s Net Margin is now 35.00%. These measurements indicate that Sterling Bancorp [STL] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.
This company’s Return on Total Capital is 5.95, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 17.30%. Its Return on Equity is 10.32, and its Return on Assets is 1.45. These metrics suggest that this Sterling Bancorp does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.
Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Sterling Bancorp [STL] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 119.38. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 54.42, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 16.83.
The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 5.14, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.61. Sterling Bancorp [STL] has a Price to Book Ratio of 0.83, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 8.95 and P/E Ratio of 10.16. These metrics all suggest that Sterling Bancorp is more likely to generate a positive ROI.
Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Sterling Bancorp [STL] earns $682,589 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Total Asset Turnover is 0.04. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Current Ratio is 0.02.
Sterling Bancorp [STL] has 203.09M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $4.16B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 17.57 to 22.17. At its current price, it has moved down by -6.61% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 17.88% from its 52-week low.
This stock’s Beta value is currently 1.36, which indicates that it is 1.40% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 48.65. This RSI score is good, suggesting this stock is neither overbought or oversold.
Conclusion: Is Sterling Bancorp [STL] a Reliable Buy?
Shares of Sterling Bancorp [STL], overall, appear to be a solid investment option, with Wall Street analysts expecting its price to rise considerably in the next 12 months. This company generates high value from the labor resources and other capital it has available, and while it has heavy Long-Term Debt to Equity, the majority of the metrics point to this investment being highly attractive.