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 maximum price target given was 38.5, implying potential capital gains of 2.75 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 36.5, implying a possible loss of -2.59 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 3.45 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 3.45 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 3.3 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 3.3 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 4 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 0 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 4 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of STBA to grow at a rate of 1.41 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of STBA is 11.71.

STBA has traded between a high of 39.84 and a low of 24.83 over the past year. Today's price is 50.91 percent above the 52-week low, and 5.95 percent lower than its 52-week high. STBA has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.