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Investar Stock Price, News & Analysis (NASDAQ:ISTR)

$23.84
-0.12 (-0.50 %)
(As of 10/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$23.78
Now: $23.84
$24.00
50-Day Range
$22.75
MA: $23.56
$24.28
52-Week Range
$19.49
Now: $23.84
$26.49
Volume17,224 shs
Average Volume16,992 shs
Market Capitalization$236.97 million
P/E Ratio14.54
Dividend Yield1.00%
Beta0.16
Investar Holding Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Investar Bank that provides a range of commercial banking products for individuals and small to medium-sized businesses in South Louisiana. The company offers various deposit products and services, such as savings, checking, money market, and individual retirement accounts, as well as various certificates of deposit; debit cards; and mobile banking services. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ISTR
CUSIPN/A
Phone225-227-2222

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$78.21 million
Cash Flow$1.76 per share
Book Value$19.09 per share

Profitability

Net Income$13.61 million

Miscellaneous

Employees255
Market Cap$236.97 million
Next Earnings Date10/24/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

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Investar (NASDAQ:ISTR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Investar's stock symbol?

Investar trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ISTR."

How often does Investar pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Investar?

Investar announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 25th. Investors of record on Monday, October 7th will be given a dividend of $0.06 per share on Thursday, October 31st. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.01%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, October 4th. This is a positive change from Investar's previous quarterly dividend of $0.06. View Investar's Dividend History.

How were Investar's earnings last quarter?

Investar Holding Corp (NASDAQ:ISTR) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.48 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.46 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $18.07 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $17.54 million. Investar had a net margin of 18.69% and a return on equity of 9.25%. View Investar's Earnings History.

When is Investar's next earnings date?

Investar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Investar.

What price target have analysts set for ISTR?

3 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Investar's shares. Their predictions range from $28.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Investar's stock price to reach $28.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 17.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Investar.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Investar?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Investar in the last year. There are currently 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Investar.

Has Investar been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about ISTR stock has trended somewhat negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Investar earned a daily sentiment score of -1.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Investar.

Are investors shorting Investar?

Investar saw a drop in short interest in the month of September. As of September 30th, there was short interest totalling 43,700 shares, a drop of 40.1% from the August 30th total of 72,900 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 12,500 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.5 days. Currently, 0.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Investar's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Investar's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Investar own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Investar investors own include Debenhams (DEB), Mercadolibre (MELI), Boeing (BA), Plantronics (PLT), Chaarat Gold (CGH), Axon Enterprise (AAXN), Akebia Therapeutics (AKBA), Allegiant Travel (ALGT), Alimera Sciences (ALIM) and Alkermes (ALKS).

Who are Investar's key executives?

Investar's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. John Joseph D'Angelo, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Christopher L. Hufft, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 46)
  • Mr. Dane M. Babin, Exec. VP & COO (Age 43)
  • Ms. Rachel Pourciau Cherco, Exec. VP, Treasurer & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 59)
  • Mr. Randolf F. Kassmeier, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 66)

How do I buy shares of Investar?

Shares of ISTR can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Investar's stock price today?

One share of ISTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.84.

How big of a company is Investar?

Investar has a market capitalization of $236.97 million and generates $78.21 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $13.61 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.64 on an earnings per share basis. Investar employs 255 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Investar.

What is Investar's official website?

The official website for Investar is http://www.investarbank.com/.

How can I contact Investar?

Investar's mailing address is 10500 COURSEY BLVD, BATON ROUGE LA, 70816. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 225-227-2222.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Investar (NASDAQ ISTR)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  168 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  169 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  337
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Investar and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ISTR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ISTR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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