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NASDAQ:ISTR

Investar - ISTR Stock Forecast, Price & News

$21.56
-0.28 (-1.28%)
(As of 12/5/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$21.41
$21.86
50-Day Range
$19.81
$22.15
52-Week Range
$17.08
$23.72
Volume
6,097 shs
Average Volume
16,854 shs
Market Capitalization
$213.25 million
P/E Ratio
6.55
Dividend Yield
1.74%
Price Target
$23.00

Investar MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
N/A
0.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
6.7% Upside
$23.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.08% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.75
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$77,547 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
2.95%
From $2.71 to $2.79 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.30 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

538th out of 886 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

112th out of 184 stocks

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About Investar (NASDAQ:ISTR) Stock

Investar Holding Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Investar Bank that provides a range of commercial banking products to 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. It also provides commercial real estate loans; commercial and industrial loans, including working capital lines of credit and equipment loans; loans for the construction of commercial projects, and single family residential and multifamily properties; one-to-four family residential real estate lending, such as second mortgage loans; consumer loans, such as secured and unsecured installment and term loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, and auto loans, as well as loans for personal, family, and household purposes. In addition, the company offers cash management products, including remote deposit capture, virtual vault, 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, interactive teller machines, merchant card, and mobile wallet payment services. The company operates through a network of 24 full service branches. Investar Holding Corporation was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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ISTR Stock News Headlines

Investar (ISTR) Beats Q3 Earnings and Revenue Estimates
Recap: Investar Holding Q3 Earnings
Investar Holding Corp
Investar (ISTR) Meets Q2 Earnings Estimates
Investar raises dividend by ~6% to $0.09/share
Investar approves incremental $400K buyback program
Investar raises dividend by ~6% to $0.085/share
Recap: Investar Holding Q4 Earnings
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ISTR Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 10/31 Dividend
9/29/2022
Last Earnings
10/24/2022
Dividend Payable
10/31/2022
Today
12/05/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/26/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:ISTR
Employees
339
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$23.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$23.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$23.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+6.7%
Consensus Rating
N/A
Rating Score (0-4)
0.00
Research Coverage
0 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$8 million
Pretax Margin
36.48%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$107.58 million
Cash Flow
$1.19 per share
Book Value
$23.45 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
8,875,000
Market Cap
$213.25 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.50

Key Executives

  • Mr. John Joseph D'Angelo (Age 62)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $857.16k
  • Mr. Christopher L. Hufft (Age 49)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $415.4k
  • Ms. Linda M. Crochet (Age 59)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $757.13k
  • Ms. Candace J. LeBlanc (Age 39)
    Exec. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Randolf F. Kassmeier (Age 69)
    Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Ryan P. Finnan (Age 47)
    Exec. VP
  • Mr. Jeffrey Wayne Martin (Age 56)
    Exec. VP & Chief Credit Officer
  • Ms. Rachel Pourciau Cherco (Age 62)
    Exec. VP & Treasurer
  • Mr. Jeffery L. Blum (Age 53)
    Exec. VP and Pres of Commercial & Industrial Banking
  • Mr. Van R. Mayhall Jr.
    Corp. Sec.













ISTR Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Investar's stock price forecast for 2023?

0 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Investar's shares. Their ISTR share price forecasts range from $23.00 to $23.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $23.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have ISTR shares performed in 2022?

Investar's stock was trading at $18.41 at the start of the year. Since then, ISTR shares have increased by 17.1% and is now trading at $21.56.
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Are investors shorting Investar?

Investar saw a decrease in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 7,000 shares, a decrease of 17.6% from the October 31st total of 8,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 11,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.6 days. Currently, 0.1% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is Investar's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 26th 2023.
View our ISTR earnings forecast
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How were Investar's earnings last quarter?

Investar Holding Co. (NASDAQ:ISTR) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October, 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.71 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.65 by $0.06. The financial services provider earned $26.13 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $24.56 million. Investar had a net margin of 29.21% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.71%.

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

Investar declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, September 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.095 per share on Monday, October 31st. This represents a $0.38 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 29th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.09.
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Is Investar a good dividend stock?

Investar (NASDAQ:ISTR) pays an annual dividend of $0.38 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.74%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 8 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 11.55%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, ISTR will have a dividend payout ratio of 13.62% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for ISTR.

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

2 employees have rated Investar Chief Executive Officer John J. D Angelo on Glassdoor.com. John J. D Angelo has an approval rating of 100% among the company'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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (4.07%), M3F Inc. (3.52%), Royce & Associates LP (2.57%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.55%), BlackRock Inc. (1.35%) and Russell Investments Group Ltd. (1.20%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew C Nelson, David J Lukinovich, Frank L Walker, James M Baker, James M Baker, Jeffrey Wayne Martin, John J D'angelo, Linda M Crochet, Robert Chris Jordan and Suzanne O Middleton.
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How do I buy shares of Investar?

Shares of ISTR stock 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 $21.56.

How much money does Investar make?

Investar (NASDAQ:ISTR) has a market capitalization of $213.25 million and generates $107.58 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $8 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.29 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Investar have?

The company employs 339 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Investar?

Investar's mailing address is 10500 COURSEY BLVD, BATON ROUGE LA, 70816. The official website for the company is www.investarbank.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (225) 227-2222, via email at investors@investarbank.com, or via fax at 225-300-8527.

This page (NASDAQ:ISTR) was last updated on 12/6/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff