NASDAQ:NEWS - NewStar Financial Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$11.98 +0.26 (+2.22 %)
(As of 06/18/2018 05:50 AM ET)
Previous Close$11.72
Today's Range$11.93 - $12.08
52-Week Range$8.54 - $12.59
Volume6.52 million shs
Average Volume163,104 shs
Market Capitalization$497.83 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.68%

About NewStar Financial (NASDAQ:NEWS)

NewStar Financial logoNewStar Financial, Inc. (NewStar) is a commercial finance company. The Company operates through two segments: Commercial Lending and Asset Management. The Commercial Lending segment represents its direct lending activities, which are focused on providing a range of flexible senior secured debt options to mid-sized companies. The Asset Management segment represents its investment advisory activities, which are focused on providing opportunities for qualified investors to invest in a range of credit funds managed by the Company. The Company's direct lending activities are focused on meeting the financial needs of companies and private investors in the middle market by offering a range of debt financing options. Through its asset management platforms, NewStar offers a range of investment products employing credit-oriented strategies focused on middle market loans and liquid, tradeable credit.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry N/A
Sub-IndustrySpecialized Finance


Debt-to-Equity Ratio4.55
Current Ratio10.24
Quick Ratio9.21


Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$304.98 million
Price / Sales1.63
Cash Flow$0.7436 per share
Price / Cash16.11
Book Value$14.65 per share
Price / Book0.82


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$28.22 million
Net Margins20.84%
Return on Equity2.80%
Return on Assets0.46%


Outstanding Shares41,560,000

NewStar Financial (NASDAQ:NEWS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is NewStar Financial's stock symbol?

NewStar Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NEWS."

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

NewStar Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 2nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share on Friday, December 15th. This represents a $0.08 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.67%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 28th. View NewStar Financial's Dividend History.

How were NewStar Financial's earnings last quarter?

NewStar Financial Inc (NASDAQ:NEWS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 3rd. The credit services provider reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.04. The credit services provider had revenue of $25.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $24.40 million. NewStar Financial had a net margin of 20.84% and a return on equity of 2.80%. View NewStar Financial's Earnings History.

Who are NewStar Financial's key executives?

NewStar Financial's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Timothy J. Conway, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer (Age 62)
  • John K. Bray, Chief Financial Officer (Age 60)
  • Daniel D. McCready, Chief Investment Officer (Age 60)
  • Patrick F. McAuliffe, Managing Director, Head - Leveraged Finance Origination and Middle Market Lending Division (Age 59)
  • Mark du Four, Head - Capital Markets (Age 52)
  • Richard E. Thornburgh, Lead Independent Director (Age 64)
  • Charles N. Bralver, Independent Director (Age 65)
  • Bradley E. Cooper, Independent Director (Age 50)
  • Brian L. P. Fallon, Independent Director (Age 66)
  • Frank R. Noonan, Independent Director (Age 74)

Has NewStar Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about NEWS stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. NewStar Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the credit services provider an impact score of 46.31 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days.

How do I buy shares of NewStar Financial?

Shares of NEWS 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 NewStar Financial's stock price today?

One share of NEWS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $11.98.

How big of a company is NewStar Financial?

NewStar Financial has a market capitalization of $497.83 million and generates $304.98 million in revenue each year. NewStar Financial employs 69 workers across the globe.

How can I contact NewStar Financial?

NewStar Financial's mailing address is 500 Boylston St Ste 1250, BOSTON, MA 02116-3740, United States. The credit services provider can be reached via phone at +1-617-8482500 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for NewStar Financial (NEWS)

Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  122 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  194 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  316
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about NewStar Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe NEWS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe NEWS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/18/2018 by Staff

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