KOPNISKY JACK L, President & CEO, subtracted 75,000 shares of Sterling Bancorp (STL) from its portfolio at the rate of $21.44 per share valuing $1,608,000 on Apr 29. The insider left behind 470,790 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Sterling Bancorp (STL) was $20.02. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $20.39, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $20.77. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $19.81 and a 2nd Support Level at $19.61. Sterling Bancorp (STL) stock has lost -$0.51, or -2.48%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.62, or -3.00%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $0.11, or 0.55%. This year-to-date, Sterling Bancorp (STL) shares have gained $3.51, or 21.26%.
Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Sterling Bancorp (STL) stock, 80% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 0% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Hold .”
With 209,680 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $4,197,794K. Sterling Bancorp (STL) generates $1,312 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $447,250 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -18.29%, a 3-Year Total Return of 0.00%, and a 5-year Total Return of 0.00%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 16.67%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.070 per share on 05/03/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 1.38%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.28.
In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, Sterling Bancorp (STL) reported earnings of $0.50 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.49 per share, representing a 0.01 difference and 2.63% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.52 represented a 0.02 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.50 per share, which was a 3.26% surprise.
For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.53 per share. This estimate came from a total of 3 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.53 and the low estimate was $0.52. In the year-ago quarter, Sterling Bancorp (STL) generated per-share earnings of $0.50. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +6.00% .
Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 13 purchases (276,490 shares in total) and 12 sale (205,812 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 32 insider buys amounting to 718,691 shares and 35 insider sales amounting to 432,001 shares. In the past full year, 47 insider purchases were made (involving 765,594 shares) and 43 insider sell-offs equivalent to 440,351 shares.
Moving onto liquidity, Sterling Bancorp (STL) has a Current Ratio of 0.02. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 119.38, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 54.42, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 16.83. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 30.96 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 13.67.