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Investar Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.22 (-1.22%)
(As of 12/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
12,336 shs
Average Volume
9,847 shs
Market Capitalization
$184.78 million
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About Investar

Investar Holding Corp. is a financial holding company, which engages in the provision of full banking services. It offers a full range of commercial and retail lending products throughout its market areas, including business loans to small to medium-sized businesses as well as loans to individuals. Its lending products consists of owner-occupied commercial real estate loans, construction loans and commercial and industrial loans, such as term loans, equipment financing and lines of credit, while its loans to individuals include first and second mortgage loans, installment loans, and lines of credit. The company was founded on September 24, 2009 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, LA.


Investar (ISTR) Reports Q3 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates
October 21, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Investar (ISTR) Q2 Earnings Miss Estimates
July 23, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

State commercial banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$105.89 million
Cash Flow
$1.82 per share
Book Value
$22.85 per share


Net Income
$13.89 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$184.78 million
Not Optionable

Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)


Overall MarketRank

2.59 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

247th out of 1,333 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

47th out of 231 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 4.3Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Investar (NASDAQ:ISTR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Investar a buy right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Investar in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Investar stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in ISTR, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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How has Investar's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Investar's stock was trading at $17.42 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ISTR shares have increased by 2.6% and is now trading at $17.87.
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When is Investar's next earnings date?

Investar is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January 24th 2022.
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How were Investar's earnings last quarter?

Investar Holding Co. (NASDAQ:ISTR) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 20th. The financial services provider reported ($1.06) EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of ($1.05) by $0.01. Investar had a net margin of 5.15% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 1.57%.
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How often does Investar pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Investar?

Investar declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Friday, October 29th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 29th.
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Is Investar a good dividend stock?

Investar pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.77%. Investar has been increasing its dividend for 6 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of Investar is 62.75%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Investar will have a dividend payout ratio of 14.81% next year. This indicates that Investar will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for ISTR?

1 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for Investar's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect Investar's stock price to reach $20.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.9% from the stock's current price.
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Who are Investar's key executives?

Investar's management team includes the following people:
  • John J. D'Angelo, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Linda M. Crochet, Chief Operations Officer & Executive VP
  • Christopher L. Hufft, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Randolf F. Kassmeier, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel
  • Candace J. LeBlanc, Chief Accounting Officer & Executive VP

What is John J. D Angelo's approval rating as Investar's CEO?

2 employees have rated Investar CEO John J. D Angelo on Glassdoor.com. John J. D Angelo has an approval rating of 100% among Investar's employees. This puts John J. D Angelo in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Investar own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Investar investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), Boeing (BA), CenterPoint Energy (CNP), Harley-Davidson (HOG), International Paper (IP), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), Altria Group (MO), Shaw Communications (SJR), AT&T (T) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

What is Investar's stock symbol?

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

Who are Investar's major shareholders?

Investar's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fourthstone LLC (6.81%), Banc Funds Co. LLC (5.64%), Maltese Capital Management LLC (4.72%), M3F Inc. (3.20%), Wellington Management Group LLP (2.11%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.08%). Company insiders that own Investar stock include Andrew C Nelson, David J Lukinovich, Frank L Walker, James M Baker, James M Baker, John J D'angelo, Robert Chris Jordan and Suzanne O Middleton.
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Which institutional investors are selling Investar stock?

ISTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Banc Funds Co. LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Geneos Wealth Management Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Two Sigma Investments LP, and Russell Investments Group Ltd..
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Which institutional investors are buying Investar stock?

ISTR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, M3F Inc., Fourthstone LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, FJ Capital Management LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, and Marshall Wace LLP. Company insiders that have bought Investar stock in the last two years include Andrew C Nelson, David J Lukinovich, Frank L Walker, James M Baker, John J D'angelo, Robert Chris Jordan, and Suzanne O Middleton.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Investar's stock price today?

One share of ISTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.87.

How much money does Investar make?

Investar has a market capitalization of $184.78 million and generates $105.89 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $13.89 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.51 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Investar have?

Investar employs 323 workers across the globe.

What is Investar's official website?

The official website for Investar is www.investarbank.com.

Where are Investar's headquarters?

Investar is headquartered at 10500 COURSEY BLVD, BATON ROUGE LA, 70816.

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 or via fax at 225-300-8527.

This page was last updated on 12/5/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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