Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR): Price and Financial Metrics

Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR): $21.00

0.22 (+1.06%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where ISTR ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 97.77% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for ISTR is in Growth, which has been heading down over the past 179 days.
  • ISTR's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 19.66% of US stocks).

ISTR Stock Summary

  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, INVESTAR HOLDING CORP is reporting a growth rate of 496.39%; that's higher than 96.56% of US stocks.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, ISTR is more volatile than only 1.83% of stocks we're observing.
  • INVESTAR HOLDING CORP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -114.19%, greater than the shareholder yield of just 5.13% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to ISTR, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are AMTB, FSBC, MCBS, BFST, and OPHC.
  • ISTR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit INVESTAR HOLDING CORP's official web site, go to

ISTR Valuation Summary

  • ISTR's price/sales ratio is 2.1; this is 75% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 104 months, ISTR's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.9.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ISTR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ISTR 2023-01-23 2.1 1 6.3 13.3
ISTR 2023-01-20 2.1 1 6.3 13.3
ISTR 2023-01-19 2.0 1 6.2 13.2
ISTR 2023-01-18 2.1 1 6.3 13.3
ISTR 2023-01-17 2.1 1 6.3 13.4
ISTR 2023-01-13 2.1 1 6.3 13.4

ISTR Growth Metrics

    The 4 year revenue growth rate now stands at 77.27%.
  • Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -15.25%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at -45.13%.
ISTR's revenue has moved up $16,243,000 over the prior 15 months.

The table below shows ISTR's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2022-09-30 103.011 38.408 33.747
2022-06-30 81.79 34.102 16.459
2022-03-31 79.508 44.238 12.743
2021-12-31 72.971 33.481 8
2021-09-30 70.91 35.083 5.604
2021-06-30 86.768 34.728 20.055

ISTR's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • ISTR has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 53.51% of graded US stocks.
  • ISTR's asset turnover comes in at 0.028 -- ranking 398th of 428 Banking stocks.
  • FNWD, ICBK, and GNTY are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with ISTR.

The table below shows ISTR's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.028 1 0.003
2021-06-30 0.036 1 0.010
2021-03-31 0.035 1 0.010
2020-12-31 0.032 1 0.007
2020-09-30 0.032 1 0.007
2020-06-30 0.032 1 0.007

ISTR Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of ISTR, see our ISTR price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $26.56 Average Broker Recommendation 1.62 (Moderate Buy)

ISTR Stock Price Chart Interactive Chart >

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ISTR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $21.00 52-week high $23.72
Prev. close $20.78 52-week low $18.62
Day low $21.00 Volume 3,211
Day high $21.01 Avg. volume 10,978
50-day MA $21.53 Dividend yield 1.83%
200-day MA $21.39 Market Cap 207.71M

Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR) Company Bio

Investar Holding Corporation provides various commercial banking products and services for individuals and small to medium-sized businesses in South Louisiana. The company was founded in 2006 and is based in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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Latest ISTR News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about INVESTAR HOLDING CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate ISTR as an investment opportunity.

Investar Holding''s Ex-Dividend Date Is Thursday, Here''s What You Need To Know

Wednesday marks the last chance for investors to receive the next dividend payout from Investar Holding (NASDAQ: ISTR ). What''s Happening The company announced on Wednesday that it would pay shareholders a quarterly dividend of 9.5 cents per share. On Thursday, Investar Holding will go ex-dividend, meaning the stock will trade lower to reflect that payout. In … Full story available on

Benzinga | December 26, 2022

Investar declares $0.095 dividend

Investar Holding Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

Investar Holding Corporation (the "Company") (NASDAQ:ISTR), the holding company of Investar Bank, National Association (the "Bank"), declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.095 per share to holders of the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable on January 31, 2023 to shareholders of record as of January 2, 2023.

Yahoo | December 21, 2022

With 54% ownership of the shares, Investar Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:ISTR) is heavily dominated by institutional owners

To get a sense of who is truly in control of Investar Holding Corporation ( NASDAQ:ISTR ), it is important to...

Yahoo | November 23, 2022

Investar (ISTR) Just Flashed Golden Cross Signal: Do You Buy?

When a stock experiences a golden cross technical event, good things could be on the horizon. How should investors react?

Yahoo | November 17, 2022

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ISTR Price Returns

1-mo -2.73%
3-mo -4.17%
6-mo -3.36%
1-year 10.65%
3-year 0.22%
5-year -11.10%
YTD -2.46%
2022 19.04%
2021 12.98%
2020 -29.84%
2019 -2.29%
2018 3.72%

ISTR Dividends

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