Sterling Bancorp

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$23.25 | %
Today's Range: 23.25 - 23.925
Avg. Daily Volume: 1639300.0
04/28/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis


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 ($mil)138.84121.44
EBITDA ($mil)75.8764.1
EBIT ($mil)75.8758.94
Net Income ($mil)39.0723.77


Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)253.7486.73
Total Assets ($mil)14659.3412865.36
Total Debt ($mil)2328.581675.51
Equity ($mil)1888.611698.13


Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin84.3686.42
EBITDA Margin54.6452.78
Operating Margin54.6448.54
Sales Turnover0.040.04
Return on Assets1.050.56
Return on Equity8.224.3
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Debt/Capital0.550.5
Interest Expense0.00.0
Interest Coverage0.00.0


Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)135.6130.55
Div / share0.070.07
EPS0.290.18
Book value / share13.9313.01
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1621767.01077381.0

Valuation


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 24.17 for the Commercial Banks industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.27. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.70 indicates a discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.03 and a premium versus the industry average of 1.28. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
STL 20.08 Peers 24.17   STL NA Peers 6.97

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

STL is trading at a discount to its peers.

 

Neutral. The P/CF ratio is the stock’s price divided by the sum of the company's cash flow from operations. It is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

Ratio not available.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
STL 14.28 Peers 91.05   STL 0.86 Peers 1.46

Discount. A lower price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower future growth expectations.

STL is trading at a significant discount 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.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
STL 1.70 Peers 1.28   STL 118.51 Peers 8.26

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.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
STL 5.87 Peers 2.78   STL 21.26 Peers 4.51

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.

 

 

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