Analyst Ratings for S&T Bancorp Inc. (STBA)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Hold has been given to S&T Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:STBA) by analysts covering the stock. Last month, STBA received an average rating of Hold.

Of the 4 analysts covering the stock, 0 gave it a buy rating, 0 gave an overweight rating, 4 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

A number of analysts gave price targets for STBA. The highest price target was 38.5, implying a possible profit of 2.75 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 36.5, implying a possible loss of -2.59 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 3.45 percent. That number becomes 3.45 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 3.3 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.3 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. Over the past month, 4 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. During this time, 4 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of STBA to grow at a rate of 1.41 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. STBA has a PEG ratio of 11.71.

STBA has traded between a high of 39.84 and a low of 24.83 over the past year. Currently the stock is 50.91 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 5.95 percent. STBA has a P/E ratio of 16.51. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The STBA value stock report compares STBA to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of STBA is $1.31 billion. STBA will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.