Stewart Information Services Corporation (STC): Price and Financial Metrics

Stewart Information Services Corporation (STC)

Today's Latest Price: $43.73 USD

0.19 (0.44%)

Updated Nov 27 1:00pm

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Ranked of 6 in Insurance - Title

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STC Stock Summary

  • STC's one year PEG ratio, measuring expected growth in earnings next year relative to current common stock price is 526.2 -- higher than 93.28% of US-listed equities with positive expected earnings growth.
  • STC's went public 30.69 years ago, making it older than 84.33% of listed US stocks we're tracking.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.57, Stewart Information Services Corp has a higher such ratio than just 16.49% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Stewart Information Services Corp are LZB, HNI, VPG, KBAL, and RCKY.
  • STC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Stewart Information Services Corp's official web site, go to

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STC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $43.73 52-week high $49.48
Prev. close $43.54 52-week low $20.26
Day low $42.90 Volume 77,643
Day high $43.83 Avg. volume 209,940
50-day MA $44.13 Dividend yield 2.76%
200-day MA $36.76 Market Cap 1.17B

Stewart Information Services Corporation (STC) Company Bio

Stewart Information Services is a provider of real estate services, including global residential and commercial title insurance, escrow and settlement services, lender services, underwriting, specialty insurance, loan due diligence, compliance solutions, service performance management and other solutions that facilitate successful real estate transactions. The company was founded in 1893 and is based in Houston, Texas.

STC Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$43.73$218.35 389%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for STC, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Stewart Information Services Corp ranked in the 77th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of Stewart Information Services Corp, consider:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 42.08 -- which is good for besting 91.48% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Financial Services sector with positive cash flow).
  • Stewart Information Services Corp's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than merely 22.19% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • STC's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 2%; for context, that number is higher than merely 22.19% of tickers in our DCF set.

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For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as STC, try SUNS, GECC, AFG, CACC, and BRP.

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Below are the latest news stories about Stewart Information Services Corp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate STC as an investment opportunity.

AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Stewart Title Group Members

OLDWICK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating (FSR) of A- (Excellent) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings (Long-Term ICR) of “a-” for the member companies of Stewart Title Group (Stewart). AM Best also has affirmed the Long-Term ICR of “bbb-” for the parent holding company, Stewart Information Services Corporation (headquartered in Houston, TX) [NYSE: STC]. The outlook of these Credit Ratings (ratings) is stable. See below for a listing of companies. The

Business Wire | September 23, 2020

Stewart Title acquires Yukon Title team to strengthen operations in Alaska

Stewart Title ([[STC]] -0.0%) acquires Yukon Title Company offices and the employment of the Yukon Title team.Yukon Title has been a leading provider of title and escrow services across the state of Alaska, operating offices in Fairbanks, Anchorage and Wasilla.“As an underwriting partner of Yukon Title for many years, we have seen firsthand the solid impact they’ve...

Seeking Alpha | September 16, 2020

Stewart Information climbs as Josh Brown takes new position due to housing boom

Stewart Information Services ([[STC]] +2.6%) gained as much as 3.2% after Ritholtz Wealth Management CEO Josh Brown said he has a new position in the U.S.'s fourth-largest title insurer."In the housing boom you want to be long in title insurance," he explained.He expects a "generational boom" as millennials move from...

Seeking Alpha | September 8, 2020

Stewart Announces the Acquisition of a Significant Number of Western U.S. Operations from ET Investments

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stewart Information Services Corporation today announced the acquisition of 57 title offices in the states of Arizona, Colorado and Nevada from ET Investments. The purchase price was $105 million, and Stewart expects the deal to be immediately accretive to the company’s August equity raise of more than $100 million. Historically, the title offices associated with this transaction have generated in excess of $20 million in pre-tax income. “This acquisition reflects the

Business Wire | September 1, 2020

Stewart Title Hires New Group Senior Vice President for Southwest Direct Operations

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Stewart Information Services Corporation announced today that Ryan Swed has been hired as the new Group Senior Vice President for the Southwest, responsible for overseeing Direct Operations in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Colorado. Prior to joining Stewart, Swed worked at First American Title and its subsidiaries since 2010, with steadily increasing responsibility, eventually becoming Managing Director of the Midwest, which consisted of 10 states and approximately 1

Business Wire | August 18, 2020

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STC Price Returns

1-mo 1.25%
3-mo 2.82%
6-mo 44.23%
1-year 5.73%
3-year 21.52%
5-year 17.84%
YTD 10.13%
2019 1.52%
2018 0.66%
2017 -5.49%
2016 27.26%
2015 2.85%

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