Sterling Bancorp (STL): Price and Financial Metrics

Sterling Bancorp (STL): $26.29

-0.88 (-3.24%)

POWR Rating

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  • STL scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 93.69% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for STL is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 170 days.
  • STL's current lowest rank is in the Value metric (where it is better than 24.32% of US stocks).

STL Stock Summary

  • Equity multiplier, or assets relative to shareholders' equity, comes in at 6.35 for Sterling Bancorp; that's greater than it is for 83.15% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -47.32%, Sterling Bancorp's debt growth rate surpasses merely 9.9% of about US stocks.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for STL comes in at 11.24% -- higher than that of 83.03% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Sterling Bancorp are OZK, ATR, TBBK, NTB, and PACW.
  • Visit STL's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

STL Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, STL's price/sales ratio is 43.75% higher, now standing at 4.6.
  • Over the past 243 months, STL's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 14.
  • Over the past 243 months, STL's EV/EBIT ratio has gone down 14.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for STL.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
STL 2017-03-17 7.4 1.8 23.9 24.7
STL 2016-05-18 5.3 1.2 28.2 29.8
STL 2014-11-28 4.6 1.2 40.6 49.8
STL 2013-10-08 3.8 1.0 21.6 30.7
STL 2009-08-03 3.5 0.9 15.9 21.4
STL 2003-10-07 6.4 3.0 31.6 24.3

STL Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -28.37%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -35.44%.
  • Its 2 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 122.95%.
STL's revenue has moved down $66,008,000 over the prior 33 months.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 958.592 632.476 361.739
2021-06-30 928.257 640.664 350.462
2021-03-31 867.549 631.66 302.902
2020-12-31 748.097 391.838 217.886
2020-09-30 769.702 299.351 248.151
2020-06-30 815.104 258.103 286.178

STL'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.
  • STL has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 37.12% of graded US stocks.
  • STL's asset turnover comes in at 0.032 -- ranking 336th of 428 Banking stocks.
  • CFG, USB, and ABTX are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with STL.

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

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.032 1 0.016
2021-06-30 0.031 1 0.015
2021-03-31 0.029 1 0.013
2020-12-31 0.025 1 0.009
2020-09-30 0.025 1 0.010
2020-06-30 0.027 1 0.011

STL Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of STL, see our STL 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 $27.19 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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STL Price/Volume Stats

Current price $26.29 52-week high $30.02
Prev. close $27.17 52-week low $18.40
Day low $26.23 Volume 19,410,600
Day high $27.38 Avg. volume 2,566,900
50-day MA $26.47 Dividend yield 1.07%
200-day MA $25.00 Market Cap 5.07B

Sterling Bancorp (STL) Company Bio

Sterling Bancorp provides various banking services to commercial, consumer, and municipal clients in New York and New Jersey. The company was founded in 1888 and is based in Montebello, New York.

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Below are the latest news stories about Sterling Bancorp that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate STL as an investment opportunity.

Webster Financial Corporation -- Moody's confirms Webster's ratings (long-term issuer Baa1) following completion of acquisition of Sterling Bancorp, concluding review; outlook negative

Rating Action: Moody's confirms Webster's ratings (long-term issuer Baa1) following completion of acquisition of Sterling Bancorp, concluding review; outlook negativeGlobal Credit Research - 01 Feb 2022New York, February 01, 2022 -- Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has confirmed the ratings and assessments of Webster Financial Corporation and Webster Bank N.A, including the bank's a3 standalone Baseline Credit Assessment (BCA). The bank's Prime-1 short-term deposit rating and the Prime-2 short-term counterparty risk rating were affirmed.This rating action concludes the review for downgrade initiated on 20 April 2021, following Webster's announcement that it agreed to acquire New York-based Sterling Bancorp ("Sterling") in an all-stock transaction, and was prompted by today's anno...

Yahoo | February 1, 2022

Sterling Bancorp (SBT) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

Sterling Bancorp (SBT) doesn't possess the right combination of the two key ingredients for a likely earnings beat in its upcoming report. Get prepared with the key expectations.

Yahoo | January 27, 2022

Constellation Energy Set to Join S&P 500; Others to Join S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600

S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400, and S&P SmallCap 600:

Yahoo | January 26, 2022

Cambridge (CATC) Surpasses Q4 Earnings Estimates

Cambridge (CATC) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 0.52% and 1.61%, respectively, for the quarter ended December 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | January 25, 2022

Sterling Bancorp (SBT) Soars 5.4%: Is Further Upside Left in the Stock?

Sterling Bancorp (SBT) witnessed a jump in share price last session on above-average trading volume. The latest trend in earnings estimate revisions for the stock doesn't suggest further strength down the road.

Yahoo | January 24, 2022

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STL Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo N/A
6-mo 1.84%
1-year 5.16%
3-year 29.00%
5-year 18.54%
YTD 2.19%
2021 45.22%
2020 -12.86%
2019 29.46%
2018 -32.22%
2017 5.13%

STL Dividends

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