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NASDAQ:ISTR

Investar Stock Forecast, Price & News

$20.95
+0.65 (+3.20 %)
(As of 03/8/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$20.18
Now: $20.95
$21.15
50-Day Range
$15.86
MA: $17.92
$20.33
52-Week Range
$8.49
Now: $20.95
$21.15
Volume30,474 shs
Average Volume25,993 shs
Market Capitalization$222.53 million
P/E Ratio17.91
Dividend Yield1.28%
Beta0.74
Investar Holding Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Investar Bank that provides various 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 loans, such as second and other second mortgage loans; consumer loans, such as 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. 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 30 full service branches. Investar Holding Corporation was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
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Investar (ISTR) Beats Q4 Earnings and Revenue Estimates
January 25, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Should I Buy Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR)?
November 30, 2020 |  finance.yahoo.com
Investar (ISTR) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates
October 23, 2020 |  finance.yahoo.com
Investar EPS beats by $0.06, beats on revenue
October 22, 2020 |  seekingalpha.com
Investar increases dividend by 8%
September 24, 2020 |  seekingalpha.com
Investar adopts 300K-share stock repurchase program
August 27, 2020 |  seekingalpha.com
Investar (ISTR) Tops Q2 Earnings and Revenue Estimates
July 23, 2020 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:ISTR
CUSIPN/A
Phone225-227-2222
Employees323
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$95.66 million
Cash Flow$2.58 per share
Book Value$24.36 per share

Profitability

Net Income$16.84 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$222.53 million
Next Earnings Date4/22/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableNot Optionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.01 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

214th out of 1,938 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

43rd out of 309 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$20.95
+0.65 (+3.20 %)
(As of 03/8/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Investar (NASDAQ:ISTR) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Investar a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Investar in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Investar?

Wall Street analysts have given Investar a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Investar wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Investar?

Investar saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 12th, there was short interest totaling 93,000 shares, an increase of 26.9% from the January 28th total of 73,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 21,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.3 days. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Investar's next earnings date?

Investar is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 22nd 2021.
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How were Investar's earnings last quarter?

Investar Holding Co. (NASDAQ:ISTR) issued its earnings results on Sunday, January, 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.06. The financial services provider had revenue of $22.83 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $21.30 million. Investar had a net margin of 12.15% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 5.51%.
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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. Since then, ISTR shares have increased by 20.3% and is now trading at $20.95.
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How often does Investar pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Investar?

Investar announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 16th. Investors of record on Monday, December 28th will be paid a dividend of $0.065 per share on Sunday, January 31st. This represents a $0.26 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.24%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 24th.
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Is Investar a good dividend stock?

Investar pays an annual dividend of $0.26 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.28%. 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 14.36%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Investar will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.97% 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?

3 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Investar's shares. Their forecasts range from $13.00 to $22.00. On average, they anticipate Investar's share price to reach $16.83 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 19.6%.
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Who are Investar's key executives?

Investar's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John Joseph D'Angelo, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 61, Pay $665.93k)
  • Mr. Christopher L. Hufft, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 48, Pay $334.15k)
  • Mr. Dane M. Babin, Exec. VP & COO (Age 45, Pay $234.27k)
  • Ms. Rachel Pourciau Cherco, Exec. VP, Treasurer & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 61)
  • Mr. Randolf F. Kassmeier, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 68)
  • Mr. Ryan P. Finnan, Exec. VP (Age 46)
  • Mr. Travis M. Lavergne, Exec. VP, Chief Credit Officer & Chief Risk Management Officer (Age 37)
  • Mr. Jeffery L. Blum, Exec. VP and Pres of Commercial & Industrial Banking (Age 52)

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.

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), The 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 BlackRock Inc. (5.59%), Royce & Associates LP (1.81%), Northern Trust Corp (1.41%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.14%), Kestra Advisory Services LLC (0.93%) and Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (0.57%). Company insiders that own Investar stock include Andrew C Nelson, Christopher L Hufft, David J Lukinovich, Frank L Walker, James M Baker, John J D'angelo, Robert Chris Jordan, Ryan P Finnan 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 Royce & Associates LP, KG&L Capital Management LLC, Northern Trust Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Wells Fargo & Company MN, and Barclays PLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying Investar stock?

ISTR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Kestra Advisory Services LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Squarepoint Ops LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., and Rhumbline Advisers. 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, 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 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 $20.95.

How much money does Investar make?

Investar has a market capitalization of $222.53 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.

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.


This page was last updated on 3/8/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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