NASDAQ:ISTR - Investar Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$22.75 -0.27 (-1.17 %)
(As of 01/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$23.02
Today's Range$22.55 - $23.55
52-Week Range$19.49 - $29.90
Volume7,300 shs
Average Volume9,850 shs
Market Capitalization$217.17 million
P/E Ratio20.31
Dividend Yield0.88%
Beta0.32
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, NOW, and individual retirement accounts, as well as various certificates of deposit; debit cards; and mobile banking services. It also provides commercial real estate loans; loans for the construction of commercial projects, and single family residential and multifamily properties; commercial and industrial loans, such as working capital lines of credit and equipment loans; consumer loans comprising secured and unsecured installment and term loans, second mortgages, home equity loans and lines of credit, and auto loans, as well as loans for personal, family, and household purposes; and one-to-four family residential real estate loans consisting of second and other second mortgage loans. In addition, the company offers cash management products, including remote deposit capture, electronic statements, positive pay, ACH origination and wire transfer, investment sweep accounts, and business Internet banking services. Further, it provides various other banking services, such as cashiers' checks, direct deposit of payroll and social security checks, night depository, bank-by-mail, automated teller machine, and merchant card services. The company operates through a network of 20 full service branches. Investar Holding Corporation was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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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$57.16 million
Cash Flow$1.2555 per share
Book Value$18.15 per share

Profitability

Net Income$8.20 million

Miscellaneous

Employees258
Market Cap$217.17 million
OptionableNot Optionable

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 Thursday, December 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.05 per share on Thursday, January 31st. This represents a $0.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 28th. This is an increase from Investar's previous quarterly dividend of $0.05. View Investar's Dividend History.

How were Investar's earnings last quarter?

Investar Holding Corp (NASDAQ:ISTR) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $15.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $15.65 million. Investar had a return on equity of 8.45% and a net margin of 16.88%. View Investar's Earnings History.

When is Investar's next earnings date?

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

What price target have analysts set for ISTR?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Investar's stock. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect Investar's stock price to reach $30.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.9% 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 headlines about ISTR stock have been trending very positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Investar earned a media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Investar's key competitors?

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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Investar's stock price today?

One share of ISTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.75.

How big of a company is Investar?

Investar has a market capitalization of $217.17 million and generates $57.16 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $8.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.12 on an earnings per share basis. Investar employs 258 workers across the globe.

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 7244 PERKINS ROAD, BATON ROUGE LA, 70808. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 225-227-2222.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Investar (NASDAQ ISTR)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  131 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  125 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  256
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 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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