Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR): Price and Financial Metrics

Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR): $19.90

-0.08 (-0.40%)

POWR Rating

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  • ISTR scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 97.86% of US stocks.
  • ISTR's strongest trending metric is Growth; it's been moving down over the last 123 days.
  • ISTR ranks lowest in Quality; there it ranks in the 43rd percentile.

ISTR Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 11.13 for INVESTAR HOLDING CORP; that's greater than it is for 93.24% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of 108.3%, INVESTAR HOLDING CORP's debt growth rate surpasses 89.05% of about US stocks.
  • INVESTAR HOLDING CORP's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is -69.36%, greater than the shareholder yield of only 8.32% of stocks in our set.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to INVESTAR HOLDING CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be AMTB, FSBC, BFST, CFFI, and FULT.
  • 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 18.27% higher, now standing at 12.3.
  • Over the past 100 months, ISTR's price/sales ratio has gone down 1.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for ISTR.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
ISTR 2022-09-23 2.5 0.9 12.3 21.7
ISTR 2022-09-22 2.5 0.9 12.4 21.7
ISTR 2022-09-21 2.5 0.9 12.6 21.9
ISTR 2022-09-20 2.5 0.9 12.6 21.9
ISTR 2022-09-19 2.5 0.9 12.5 21.8
ISTR 2022-09-16 2.5 0.9 12.2 21.6

ISTR Growth Metrics

    The year over year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 67.44%.
  • Its 3 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 142.28%.
  • The 2 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 137.68%.
Over the past 15 months, ISTR's revenue has gone up $385,000.

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
2022-06-30 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
2021-03-31 81.405 26.42 18.641

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)

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ISTR Price/Volume Stats

Current price $19.90 52-week high $23.72
Prev. close $19.98 52-week low $17.08
Day low $19.90 Volume 28,100
Day high $20.28 Avg. volume 18,455
50-day MA $21.63 Dividend yield 1.91%
200-day MA $20.39 Market Cap 199.38M

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.

The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights Accenture, CVB Financial, Investar Holding, Microsoft and Texas Instruments

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Yahoo | September 29, 2022

5 Stocks in Focus on Recent Dividend Hike Amid Market Mayhem

At this juncture, one should consider stocks that have recently raised their dividend payments. Five such stocks are: ACN, CVBF, ISTR, MSFT and TXN.

Yahoo | September 28, 2022

Investar Holding's (NASDAQ:ISTR) Dividend Will Be Increased To $0.095

Investar Holding Corporation ( NASDAQ:ISTR ) will increase its dividend from last year's comparable payment on the 31st...

Yahoo | September 25, 2022

Investar Holding Corporation Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend and Announces Additional Authorization Under Share Repurchase Program

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 October 31, 2022 to shareholders of record as of September 30, 2022.

Yahoo | September 21, 2022

Investar Holding (NASDAQ:ISTR) investors are sitting on a loss of 6.8% if they invested three years ago

As an investor its worth striving to ensure your overall portfolio beats the market average. But if you try your hand...

Yahoo | September 8, 2022

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ISTR Price Returns

1-mo -7.56%
3-mo -10.61%
6-mo 6.23%
1-year -7.42%
3-year -10.76%
5-year -12.62%
YTD 9.55%
2021 12.98%
2020 -29.84%
2019 -2.29%
2018 3.72%
2017 29.63%

ISTR Dividends

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