Sterling Bancorp (STL): Price and Financial Metrics

Sterling Bancorp (STL): $24.81

-0.60 (-2.36%)

POWR Rating

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  • STL scores best on the Momentum dimension, with a Momentum rank ahead of 79.35% of US stocks.
  • STL's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 52 weeks.
  • STL's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 10.71% 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 82.98% of US stocks.
  • With a year-over-year growth in debt of -47.32%, Sterling Bancorp's debt growth rate surpasses just 10.21% of about US stocks.
  • Sterling Bancorp's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 12.02%, greater than the shareholder yield of 83.88% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Sterling Bancorp are OZK, TBBK, NTB, ATR, and MCB.
  • 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

  • The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 39.13%.
  • The 3 year net income to common stockholders growth rate now stands at 504.41%.
  • The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at -1.38%.
Over the past 33 months, STL's revenue has gone down $66,008,000.

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 $24.81 52-week high $27.57
Prev. close $25.41 52-week low $15.96
Day low $24.58 Volume 1,307,000
Day high $25.21 Avg. volume 2,478,311
50-day MA $25.91 Dividend yield 1.1%
200-day MA $24.29 Market Cap 4.78B

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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Sterling Bancorp, Inc. (SBT) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

Thank you for joining us today to discuss Sterling Bancorp's Financial Results for the third quarter, September 30, 2021. Joining us today from Sterling's management team are Tom O'Brien, chairman, CEO, and president; and Karen Knott, chief financial officer and treasurer. Before we begin, I'd like to remind you that this conference call contains forward-looking statements with respect to the future performance and financial condition of Sterling Bancorp that involve risks and uncertainties.

Yahoo | November 2, 2021

Sterling Bancorp (SBT) Beats Q3 Earnings and Revenue Estimates

Sterling Bancorp (SBT) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of 280.00% and 5.53%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | November 1, 2021

Sterling Bancorp Announces Strategic Investment in FinTron LLC

PEARL RIVER, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sterling Bancorp (NYSE: STL) (“Sterling”) today announced a strategic investment in FinTron LLC (“FinTron”), a FinTech company providing a range of digitally enabled banking and investment services to the Mobile Generation (millennials and Gen Z ages 18 to 39). Through its subsidiary, Fintron Invest, an SEC registered broker-dealer, the company provides a range of investment services, including commission-free trading in more than two thousand

Yahoo | October 28, 2021

Sterling Bancorp (STL) Q3 2021 Earnings Call Transcript

At this time, I would like to turn the conference over to Jack Kopnisky. Joining me today are Bea Ordonez, our Chief Financial Officer; Luis Massiani, our Bank President; Rob Rowe, our Chief Credit Officer; and Emlen Harmon, our Director of Investor Relations.

Yahoo | October 21, 2021

Sterling National Bank Goes Live with Cashfac’s Escrow Account Platform

Sterling National Bank deploys new self-service escrow accounts solution, delivered in partnership with CashfacPEARL RIVER, N.Y. and LONDON, Oct. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sterling National Bank (“Sterling”), the wholly-owned operating bank subsidiary of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE: STL) and Cashfac, a leading global financial technology company specialising in operational cash management, are pleased to announce that Sterling has moved into production with their new Virtual Account Manager, deliv

Yahoo | October 21, 2021

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STL Price Returns

1-mo -6.76%
3-mo 8.82%
6-mo -4.67%
1-year 54.29%
3-year 34.82%
5-year 14.76%
YTD 39.70%
2020 -12.86%
2019 29.46%
2018 -32.22%
2017 5.13%
2016 44.27%

STL Dividends

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