About Investar (NASDAQ:ISTR)
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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry State commercial banks
Trailing P/E Ratio23.57
Forward P/E Ratio15.35
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$57.16 million
Price / Sales4.40
Cash Flow$1.2948 per share
Price / Cash20.39
Book Value$18.15 per share
Price / Book1.45
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.12
Net Income$8.20 million
Return on Equity6.14%
Return on Assets0.70%
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 Wednesday, March 28th. Shareholders of record on Monday, April 9th will be given a dividend of $0.035 per share on Monday, April 30th. This represents a $0.14 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.53%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, April 6th. This is a positive change from Investar's previous quarterly dividend of $0.03. View Investar's Dividend History.
How were Investar's earnings last quarter?
Investar Holding (NASDAQ:ISTR) released its earnings results on Thursday, January, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.01. The financial services provider had revenue of $13.78 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.54 million. Investar had a return on equity of 6.14% and a net margin of 14.35%. View Investar's Earnings History.
When is Investar's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for ISTR?
5 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for Investar's shares. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $29.00. On average, they expect Investar's stock price to reach $27.6667 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Investar.
Who are some of Investar's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Investar include Atlantic Capital (ACBI), Bank of Marin Bancorp (BMRC), Republic First Bancorp (FRBK), First Mid-Illinois Bancshares (FMBH), RBB Bancorp (RBB), Century BanCorp (CNBKA), Franklin Financial Network (FSB), CNB Financial (CCNE), Hingham Institution for Savings (HIFS), Old Line Bancshares (OLBK), Enterprise Bancorp (EBTC), Capital City Bank Group (CCBG), Sierra Bancorp (BSRR), Old Second Bancorp (OSBC), Farmers National Banc (FMNB), MidWestOne Financial Group (MOFG), First Federal Bancshares of Arkansas (BSF) and Southern National Bancorp of Virginia (SONA).
Who are Investar's key executives?
Investar's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. John Joseph D'Angelo, Pres & CEO (Age 58)
- Mr. Christopher L. Hufft, CFO, Exec. VP and CFO & Exec. VP - Investar Bank (Age 45)
- Mr. Dane M. Babin, COO, Exec. VP and COO - & Exec. VP - Investar Bank (Age 42)
- Ms. Rachel Pourciau Cherco, Chief Accounting Officer, EVP, Treasurer and Chief Accounting Officer & EVP - Investar Bank (Age 58)
- Mr. Randolf F. Kassmeier, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 65)
Has Investar been receiving favorable news coverage?
News articles about ISTR stock have trended positive this week, according to Accern. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Investar earned a news sentiment score of 0.36 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.67 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
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 $26.40.
How big of a company is Investar?
Investar has a market capitalization of $246.48 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.
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 (ISTR)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.
Investar (NASDAQ:ISTR) Dividend Information
Investar pays an annual dividend of $0.14 per share, with a dividend yield of 0.53%. ISTR's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Monday, April 30. Investar pays out 12.50% of its earnings out as a dividend.
|Payout Ratio:||12.50% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings) |
8.14% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
6.76% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Investar (NASDAQ:ISTR) Dividend History by Quarter
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Investar (NASDAQ ISTR) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History
Insider Ownership Percentage: 8.83%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 56.39%
Investar (NASDAQ ISTR) Insider Trading History
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Shares Held After Transaction||Details|
|3/15/2018||Randolf F Kassmeier||VP||Sell||3,000||$25.26||$75,780.00|| |
|1/30/2018||Dane M Babin||Insider||Sell||809||$24.75||$20,022.75||9,866|| |
|1/11/2018||James M Baker||Director||Buy||204||$24.40||$4,977.60||6,207|| |
|12/11/2017||James M Baker||Director||Buy||209||$23.75||$4,963.75||6,003|| |
|12/7/2017||Ryan P Finnan||EVP||Sell||3,000||$23.70||$71,100.00||15,314|| |
|11/13/2017||James M Baker||Director||Buy||219||$22.73||$4,977.87||5,794|| |
|11/3/2017||Christopher L Hufft||CFO||Sell||2,500||$23.15||$57,875.00||23,356|| |
|10/30/2017||Robert Chris Jordan||Director||Buy||400||$23.40||$9,360.00||22,340|| |
|10/11/2017||James M Baker||Director||Buy||205||$24.20||$4,961.00|| |
|9/11/2017||James M Baker||Director||Buy||221||$22.55||$4,983.55||5,370|| |
|8/11/2017||James M Baker||Director||Buy||228||$21.75||$4,959.00||4,699|| |
|5/15/2017||Christopher L Hufft||CFO||Buy||1,000||$22.80||$22,800.00||20,856|| |
|2/24/2017||David J Lukinovich||Director||Buy||412||$20.50||$8,446.00||10,433|| |
|8/15/2016||Andrew C Nelson||Director||Buy||1,800||$15.15||$27,270.00||84,721|| |
|8/3/2016||Andrew C Nelson||Director||Buy||3,200||$15.15||$48,480.00||82,921|| |
|6/15/2016||Gordon H Joffrion III||Director||Buy||400||$15.43||$6,172.00||14,364|| |
|5/24/2016||Christopher L Hufft||CFO||Buy||1,000||$15.35||$15,350.00||17,682|| |
|5/19/2016||James M Baker||Director||Sell||19,684||$15.16||$298,409.44||4,199|| |
|3/1/2016||Gordon H Joffrion III||Director||Buy||370||$14.48||$5,357.60||13,739|| |
|2/25/2016||Andrew C Nelson||Director||Buy||537||$14.51||$7,791.87||79,721|| |
|2/22/2016||Andrew C Nelson||Director||Buy||579||$14.51||$8,401.29||79,184|| |
|2/18/2016||Andrew C Nelson||Director||Buy||1,284||$14.51||$18,630.84||78,605|| |
|2/17/2016||Dane M. Babin||COO||Buy||6,324||$14.55||$92,014.20||7,296|| |
|2/17/2016||Ryan P Finnan||EVP||Buy||50||$14.73||$736.50||8,880|| |
|2/16/2016||Andrew C Nelson||Director||Buy||600||$14.51||$8,706.00||77,321|| |
|2/11/2016||Andrew C. Nelson||Director||Buy||4,836||$14.25||$68,913.00||76,721|| |
|6/11/2015||Christopher L Hufft||CAO||Buy||1,000||$15.40||$15,400.00|| |
|6/1/2015||Andrew C Nelson||Director||Buy||2,796||$15.25||$42,639.00|| |
|7/1/2014||Thomas C Sr Besselman Sr||Director||Buy||5,000||$14.43||$72,150.00|| |
|6/30/2014||Christopher L Hufft||CAO||Buy||12,000||$14.00||$168,000.00|| |
|6/30/2014||James M Baker||Director||Buy||3,571||$14.00||$49,994.00|| |
|6/30/2014||John J D'angelo||CEO||Buy||1,071||$14.00||$14,994.00|| |
Investar (NASDAQ ISTR) News Headlines
|Investar Holding (ISTR) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 1:54 AM
|Investar (ISTR) Downgraded to "Market Perform" at UBS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 12:11 AM
|Investar's (ISTR) "Market Perform" Rating Reiterated at Raymond James Financial|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 10:31 PM
|Investar (ISTR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Hold|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 2:14 PM
|Investar (ISTR) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 6:58 PM
|Investar Holding Corp (ISTR) Declares Dividend Increase - $0.04 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 1 at 8:12 AM
|Investar (ISTR) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 11:42 PM
|Investar (ISTR) Upgraded to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 8:24 PM
|Investar (ISTR) Cut to Hold at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 1:28 PM
|Investar (ISTR) Lifted to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 11:11 AM
|Investar Holding Corp (ISTR) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 1:58 AM
|Investar (ISTR) Cut to Strong Sell at Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 18 at 12:34 PM
|Investar Holding Corp (ISTR) VP Sells $75,780.00 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 16 at 8:32 PM
|Contrasting Investar (ISTR) & FCB Financial (FCB)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 9:16 PM
|Investar Holding Corp (ISTR) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 24 at 1:52 AM
|Michael Price Sells Campbell Soup, Reduces Dolby Laboratories|
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 4:42 PM
|Investar Holding Corp (ISTR) Insider Dane M. Babin Sells 809 Shares|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 30 at 12:09 PM
|Investar Holding Corp (ISTR) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 30 at 1:34 AM
|Investar (ISTR) Earns Buy Rating from Sandler O'Neill|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 30 at 12:48 AM
|Investar (ISTR) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 26 at 10:38 AM
|Investar (ISTR) to Release Earnings on Wednesday|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 17 at 2:26 AM
|Investar (ISTR) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research|
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 14 at 8:10 PM
|Investar Bank Adds Executive to Lead Newest Division|
finance.yahoo.com - January 8 at 4:17 PM
|Zacks Investment Research Upgrades Investar (ISTR) to "Buy"|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 29 at 8:34 PM
|With A Recent ROE Of 5.83%, Can Investar Holding Corporation (NASDAQ:ISTR) Catch Up To Its Industry?|
finance.yahoo.com - December 29 at 11:36 AM
|Investar Holding Corp (ISTR) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 29 at 10:28 AM
|Investar (ISTR) Rating Reiterated by Hovde Group|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 29 at 8:46 AM
|Geron And Other Top Growth Stocks|
finance.yahoo.com - December 24 at 6:15 PM
| Investar Holding Corp (ISTR) Given $26.00 Consensus Target Price by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 23 at 11:58 PM
|Investar Holding Corp (ISTR) Increases Dividend to $0.03 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 22 at 6:13 PM
|Brokerages Anticipate Investar Holding Corp (ISTR) to Post $0.32 Earnings Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 17 at 1:50 AM
|Insider Selling: Investar Holding Corp (ISTR) EVP Sells 3,000 Shares of Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 11 at 2:22 PM
|ETFs with exposure to Investar Holding Corp. : December 7, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 7 at 4:24 PM
|Investar Holding Corp. :ISTR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : December 4, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - December 4 at 10:55 AM
|Brokerages Expect Investar Holding Corp (ISTR) to Post $0.32 Earnings Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 2 at 11:50 PM
|Analysts Anticipate Investar Holding Corp (ISTR) to Post $0.32 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 29 at 11:56 PM
|Zacks: Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 26 at 3:40 PM
|Comparing Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR) & Its Competitors|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 18 at 7:24 PM
|Zacks: Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 11 at 3:50 AM
|Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR) CFO Sells $57,875.00 in Stock|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 7 at 3:36 PM
|Brokerages Expect Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR) to Announce $0.32 EPS|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 7 at 3:50 AM
|Comparing Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR) & Stock Yards Bancorp (SYBT)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 4 at 5:38 AM
|Investar Holding Corp. : ISTR-US: Dividend Analysis : October 04th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : October 17, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 2:31 AM
|Analyzing Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR) and Northrim BanCorp (NRIM)|
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 18 at 12:14 AM
|ETFs with exposure to Investar Holding Corp. : October 13, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - October 13 at 7:54 PM
|Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR) Given Overweight Rating at Piper Jaffray Companies|
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 5 at 5:36 PM
|ETFs with exposure to Investar Holding Corp. : September 25, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - September 25 at 6:33 PM
|Investar Holding Corp. :ISTR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 22, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - September 22 at 1:40 PM
|Investar Holding Corporation (ISTR) Declares Dividend Increase - $0.03 Per Share|
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 21 at 5:39 PM
|Investar Holding Corp. : ISTR-US: Dividend Analysis : July 05th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 17, 2017|
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 5:48 AM
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