Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR): Price and Financial Metrics

Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR): $11.64

0.63 (+5.72%)

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ISTR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $11.64 52-week high $22.20
Prev. close $11.01 52-week low $9.07
Day low $11.15 Volume 6,203
Day high $11.67 Avg. volume 25,683
50-day MA $10.50 Dividend yield 3.8%
200-day MA $12.86 Market Cap 113.61M

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  • Value is the dimension where ISTR ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 96.59% of US stocks.
  • ISTR's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving up over the last 177 days.
  • ISTR ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 6th percentile.

ISTR Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 4.52, INVESTAR HOLDING CORP P/E ratio is greater than that of about merely 5.72% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • ISTR's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 94.34% of US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for ISTR comes in at 66.94% -- higher than that of 96.92% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to INVESTAR HOLDING CORP are MOFG, BWB, BFST, CBAN, and SMMF.
  • ISTR's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit INVESTAR HOLDING CORP's official web site, go to

ISTR Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, ISTR's price/earnings ratio is 52.63% lower, now standing at 4.5.
  • Over the past 114 months, ISTR's price/earnings ratio has gone down 25.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ISTR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ISTR 2023-11-10 1.1 0.5 4.5 13.5
ISTR 2023-11-09 1.1 0.4 4.2 13.2
ISTR 2023-11-08 1.0 0.4 4.1 13.1
ISTR 2023-11-07 1.1 0.5 4.6 13.5
ISTR 2023-11-06 1.2 0.5 4.7 13.6
ISTR 2023-11-03 1.2 0.5 4.7 13.6

ISTR Growth Metrics

    Its 3 year price growth rate is now at -15.25%.
  • The 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 142.28%.
  • The 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 74.49%.
Over the past 15 months, ISTR's revenue has gone up $16,243,000.

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)

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.

With 40% stake, Investar Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:ISTR) seems to have captured institutional investors' interest

Key Insights Given the large stake in the stock by institutions, Investar Holding's stock price might be vulnerable to...

Yahoo | October 28, 2023

Is Investar Holding Corp. (ISTR) Stock Undervalued Right Now?

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.

Yahoo | October 26, 2023

Investar Holding Corp (ISTR) Q3 2023 Earnings: Net Income Drops, Strong Credit Quality Maintained

Investar Holding Corp announces Q3 2023 results, highlighting strong credit quality and strategic business decisions

Yahoo | October 22, 2023

Investar Holding Corporation Announces 2023 Third Quarter Results

BATON ROUGE, LA / ACCESSWIRE / October 19, 2023 / Investar Holding Corporation ("Investar") (NASDAQ:ISTR), the holding company for Investar Bank, National Association (the "Bank"), today announced financial results for the quarter ended September ...

Yahoo | October 19, 2023

Investar Holding Corp's Dividend Analysis: A Deep Dive into its Performance and Sustainability

Investar Holding Corp (NASDAQ:ISTR) recently announced a dividend of $0.1 per share, payable on October 31, 2023, with the ex-dividend date set for September 29, 2023. As investors anticipate this upcoming payment, it's crucial to examine the company's dividend history, yield, and growth rates. This article, powered by GuruFocus data, provides a comprehensive analysis of Investar Holding Corp's dividend performance and evaluates its sustainability.

Yahoo | September 29, 2023

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ISTR Price Returns

1-mo 17.22%
3-mo -10.99%
6-mo 1.43%
1-year -45.06%
3-year -24.03%
5-year -49.51%
YTD -44.62%
2022 19.04%
2021 12.98%
2020 -29.84%
2019 -2.29%
2018 3.72%

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