NASDAQ:ISTR - Investar Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $24.76 +0.01 (+0.04 %) (As of 02/17/2019 01:41 AM ET)Previous Close$24.76Today's Range$24.76 - $25.2952-Week Range$19.49 - $29.90Volume12,832 shsAverage Volume14,169 shsMarket Capitalization$236.36 millionP/E Ratio15.10Dividend Yield0.81%Beta0.2 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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. Receive ISTR News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for ISTR and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry State commercial banks Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:ISTR Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A Webwww.investarbank.com Phone225-227-2222Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.27 Current Ratio1.04 Quick Ratio1.04Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio15.10 Forward P/E Ratio12.90 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$78.21 million Price / Sales3.02 Cash Flow$1.3018 per share Price / Cash Flow19.02 Book Value$18.15 per share Price / Book1.36Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.64 Net Income$13.61 million Net Margins17.40% Return on Equity9.09% Return on Assets0.95%Miscellaneous Employees258 Outstanding Shares9,546,000Market Cap$236.36 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. Investors 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 yield of 0.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, December 28th. This is a boost 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 Monday, January, 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.45 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.02. The financial services provider had revenue of $15.64 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $15.93 million. Investar had a net margin of 17.40% and a return on equity of 9.09%. View Investar's Earnings History. When is Investar's next earnings date? Investar is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Investar. What price target have analysts set for ISTR? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Investar's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $30.00. On average, they anticipate Investar's stock price to reach $30.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.2% 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? Headlines about ISTR stock have been trending neutral recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Investar earned a news impact score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines 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 impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Investar's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Investar include Washington Trust Bancorp (WASH), First National Bank Alaska (FBAK), Central Pacific Financial (CPF), Fidelity Southern (LION), Triumph Bancorp (TBK), Allegiance Bancshares (ABTX), Carolina Financial (CARO), State Bank Financial (STBZ), Stock Yards Bancorp (SYBT), Origin Bancorp (OBNK), Bryn Mawr Bank (BMTC), TrustCo Bank Corp NY (TRST), Great Southern Bancorp (GSBC), Oritani Financial (ORIT) and German American Bancorp. (GABC). 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) Who are Investar's major shareholders? Investar's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Banc Funds Co. LLC (4.81%), BlackRock Inc. (4.64%), RMB Capital Management LLC (2.93%), Mendon Capital Advisors Corp (2.85%), Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust (2.69%) and Royce & Associates LP (1.78%). Company insiders that own Investar stock include Andrew C Nelson, Christopher L Hufft, Dane M Babin, David J Lukinovich, Gordon H Joffrion III, James M Baker, John J D'angelo, Randolf F Kassmeier, Robert Chris Jordan, Ryan P Finnan and Suzanne O Middleton. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Investar. 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 and Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust. View Insider Buying and Selling for Investar. Which institutional investors are buying Investar stock? ISTR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mendon Capital Advisors Corp, Royce & Associates LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, RMB Capital Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC and Rhumbline Advisers. Company insiders that have bought Investar stock in the last two years include Andrew C Nelson, Christopher L Hufft, David J Lukinovich, Gordon H Joffrion III, James M Baker, John J D'angelo, Robert Chris Jordan and Suzanne O Middleton. View Insider Buying and Selling for Investar. 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 $24.76. How big of a company is Investar? Investar has a market capitalization of $236.36 million and generates $78.21 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $13.61 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.64 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: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 132 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 127 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 259MarketBeat'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 2/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is Considered a Good Return on Equity (ROE)?