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NASDAQ:ISTRInvestar Stock Price, Forecast & News

$14.19
+0.16 (+1.14 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$14.02
Now: $14.19
$14.50
50-Day Range
$12.68
MA: $13.70
$15.21
52-Week Range
$8.49
Now: $14.19
$26.46
Volume22,700 shs
Average Volume28,581 shs
Market Capitalization$153.83 million
P/E Ratio11.63
Dividend Yield1.69%
Beta0.63
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. 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 24 full service branches. Investar Holding Corporation was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 2.5Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.39 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$95.66 million
Cash Flow$2.14 per share
Book Value$24.36 per share

Profitability

Net Income$16.84 million

Miscellaneous

Employees255
Market Cap$153.83 million
Next Earnings Date10/28/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable
$14.19
+0.16 (+1.14 %)
(As of 08/13/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Investar (NASDAQ:ISTR) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Investar's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

Investar's stock was trading at $17.42 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, ISTR shares have decreased by 18.5% and is now trading at $14.19.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Investar?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Investar in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Investar's next earnings date?

Investar is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 28th 2020.
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How were Investar's earnings last quarter?

Investar Holding Corp (NASDAQ:ISTR) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.32 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.22 by $0.10. The financial services provider had revenue of $22.27 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $19.22 million. Investar had a net margin of 12.62% and a return on equity of 6.18%.
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How often does Investar pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Investar?

Investar declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, June 24th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 6th will be paid a dividend of $0.06 per share on Friday, July 31st. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 2nd.
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What price target have analysts set for ISTR?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Investar's stock. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $29.50. On average, they anticipate Investar's stock price to reach $23.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 66.8% from the stock's current price.
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Has Investar been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about ISTR stock has trended extremely negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Investar earned a coverage optimism score of -4.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting Investar?

Investar saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 30th, there was short interest totaling 109,900 shares, an increase of 158.6% from the June 15th total of 42,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 32,400 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.4 days.
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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 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).

Who are Investar's key executives?

Investar's management team includes the following 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)

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 Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. (4.42%), KG&L Capital Management LLC (0.53%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.42%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.19%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.11%) and American International Group Inc. (0.06%). Company insiders that own Investar stock include Andrew C Nelson, Christopher L Hufft, David J Lukinovich, Frank L Walker, Gordon H Joffrion III, John J D'angelo, Robert Chris Jordan, Ryan P Finnan and Suzanne O Middleton.
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Which major investors are selling Investar stock?

ISTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Stieven Capital Advisors L.P., Bessemer Group Inc., and UBS Group AG. Company insiders that have sold Investar company stock in the last year include Christopher L Hufft, John J D'angelo, and Ryan P Finnan.
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Which major investors are buying Investar stock?

ISTR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., KG&L Capital Management LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, California Public Employees Retirement System, and American International Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Investar stock in the last two years include Andrew C Nelson, David J Lukinovich, Frank L Walker, Gordon H Joffrion III, John J D'angelo, Robert Chris Jordan, Ryan P Finnan, 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 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 $14.19.

How big of a company is Investar?

Investar has a market capitalization of $153.83 million and generates $95.66 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $16.84 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.81 on an earnings per share basis. Investar employs 255 workers across the globe.

What is Investar's official website?

The official website for Investar is 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.

This page was last updated on 8/13/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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