Sterling BancorpFind Ratings Reports
STERLING BANCORP's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago.
During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 11.21% from the same quarter last year.
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|Income Statement||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Net Sales ($mil)||138.84||121.44|
|Net Income ($mil)||39.07||23.77|
|Balance Sheet||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||253.7||486.73|
|Total Assets ($mil)||14659.34||12865.36|
|Total Debt ($mil)||2328.58||1675.51|
|Profitability||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Gross Profit Margin||84.36||86.42|
|Return on Assets||1.05||0.56|
|Return on Equity||8.22||4.3|
|Debt||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Share Data||Q1 FY17||Q1 FY16|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||135.6||130.55|
|Div / share||0.07||0.07|
|Book value / share||13.93||13.01|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||1332980.0||1407236.0|
BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a significant discount compared to an average of 41.96 for the Commercial Banks industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.75. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.64 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.09 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.25. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.
|STL 19.32||Peers 41.96||STL 11.71||Peers 13.73|
Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.
STL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
STL is trading at a discount to its peers.
|STL 13.73||Peers 13.60||STL 0.71||Peers 1.59|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
STL is trading at a premium to its peers.
Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
STL trades at a significant discount to its peers.
|STL 1.64||Peers 1.25||STL 118.51||Peers 3.84|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
STL is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
STL is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|STL 5.65||Peers 2.84||STL 21.26||Peers 4.97|
Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
STL is trading at a significant premium to its industry.
Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.
STL has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.