NASDAQ:SASR - Sandy Spring Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$32.61 -0.50 (-1.51 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$32.61
Today's Range$32.55 - $33.39
52-Week Range$32.47 - $43.87
Volume68,686 shs
Average Volume158,364 shs
Market Capitalization$1.19 billion
P/E Ratio12.84
Dividend Yield3.35%
Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Sandy Spring Bank that provides commercial banking services to individuals and businesses in central Maryland, Northern Virginia, and Washington D.C. markets. It operates through three segments: Community Banking, Insurance, and Investment Management. The Community Banking segment provides financial products and services, including various loan and deposit products to individuals and businesses. Its deposit products include demand, money market savings, regular savings, and time deposits. This segment's loan portfolio comprises residential real estate loans; commercial real estate loans, commercial construction loans, and other commercial loans; and consumer loans comprising home equity loans and lines, installment loans, and personal lines of credit. The Insurance segment provides general insurance agency services and annuities. The Investment Management segment provides comprehensive investment management and financial planning to individuals, families, small businesses, and associations, including cash flow analysis, investment review, tax planning, retirement planning, insurance analysis, and estate planning. The company also provides mortgage banking, equipment leasing, personal trust, and wealth management services. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 42 community offices and 6 financial centers. The company was founded in 1868 and is headquartered in Olney, Maryland.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry National commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:SASR
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.87
Current Ratio1.06
Quick Ratio1.06


Trailing P/E Ratio12.84
Forward P/E Ratio10.32
P/E Growth0.96

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$246.04 million
Price / Sales4.71
Cash Flow$2.8185 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.57
Book Value$23.50 per share
Price / Book1.39


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.54
Net Income$53.20 million
Net Margins23.98%
Return on Equity10.48%
Return on Assets1.29%


Outstanding Shares35,520,000
Market Cap$1.19 billion

Sandy Spring Bancorp (NASDAQ:SASR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sandy Spring Bancorp's stock symbol?

Sandy Spring Bancorp trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "SASR."

How often does Sandy Spring Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sandy Spring Bancorp?

Sandy Spring Bancorp declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 31st. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Wednesday, November 21st. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.43%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 13th. View Sandy Spring Bancorp's Dividend History.

How were Sandy Spring Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Sandy Spring Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:SASR) posted its earnings results on Thursday, October, 18th. The bank reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.80 by $0.02. The bank had revenue of $82.62 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $82.74 million. Sandy Spring Bancorp had a return on equity of 10.48% and a net margin of 23.98%. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.62 EPS. View Sandy Spring Bancorp's Earnings History.

When is Sandy Spring Bancorp's next earnings date?

Sandy Spring Bancorp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 17th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sandy Spring Bancorp.

What price target have analysts set for SASR?

6 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Sandy Spring Bancorp's stock. Their forecasts range from $41.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Sandy Spring Bancorp's share price to reach $45.1667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 38.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sandy Spring Bancorp.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sandy Spring Bancorp?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Sandy Spring Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Sandy Spring Bancorp.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Sandy Spring Bancorp stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Sandy Spring Bancorp stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "SANDY SPRING is a bank holding company for Sandy Spring National Bank of Maryland. The bank is community oriented, and conducts a full-service commercial banking business through community offices located in Montgomery, Howard, Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties in Maryland. " (10/23/2018)
  • 2. Boenning Scattergood analysts commented, "Solid growth in loans (up 2.8% linked-quarter) and deposits (up 2.8%), strong growth in net interest income (up 5.8%); the net interest margin (NIM) was up 9bps, and credit quality was stable at a very solid level. We are maintaining our 2018 EPS estimate of $1.63. Our price target of $28 equates to 17.2x (vs. peers at 14.6x) our 2018 EPS estimate. We believe that TSC deserves a significant premium to peers based on its multiple above-peer attributes (see below). We regard TSC’s favorable capital position as a major differentiator that is undervalued by investors." (4/20/2018)

Has Sandy Spring Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about SASR stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sandy Spring Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media stories about the bank a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Sandy Spring Bancorp's key competitors?

Who are Sandy Spring Bancorp's key executives?

Sandy Spring Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Daniel J. Schrider, Pres, CEO & Non-Independent Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Philip J. Mantua, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 60)
  • Mr. Ronald E. Kuykendall, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 65)
  • Mr. Ramiro Louis Caceres, Exec. VP of Wealth Management, Insurance, Mortgage & Private Banking (Age 55)
  • Mr. Joseph J. O'Brien Jr., Exec. VP of Commercial & Retail and Chief Banking Officer (Age 54)

Who are Sandy Spring Bancorp's major shareholders?

Sandy Spring Bancorp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (7.47%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.71%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.63%), Vanguard Group Inc (4.63%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.69%) and Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.37%). Company insiders that own Sandy Spring Bancorp stock include Joe Reeder, Joseph S Bracewell, Mark C Michael, Mona Abutaleb Stephenson, Ronda M Mcdowell and Shaza L Andersen. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sandy Spring Bancorp.

Which institutional investors are selling Sandy Spring Bancorp stock?

SASR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Banc Funds Co. LLC, William Blair Investment Management LLC, TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, Systematic Financial Management LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, FineMark National Bank & Trust and Morgan Stanley. Company insiders that have sold Sandy Spring Bancorp company stock in the last year include Joe Reeder, Joseph S Bracewell, Mark C Michael, Ronda M Mcdowell and Shaza L Andersen. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sandy Spring Bancorp.

Which institutional investors are buying Sandy Spring Bancorp stock?

SASR stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Chartwell Investment Partners LLC, Alliancebernstein L.P., Investment Counselors of Maryland LLC, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. and Vanguard Group Inc. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sandy Spring Bancorp.

How do I buy shares of Sandy Spring Bancorp?

Shares of SASR 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 Sandy Spring Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of SASR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $32.61.

How big of a company is Sandy Spring Bancorp?

Sandy Spring Bancorp has a market capitalization of $1.19 billion and generates $246.04 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $53.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.54 on an earnings per share basis. Sandy Spring Bancorp employs 754 workers across the globe.

What is Sandy Spring Bancorp's official website?

The official website for Sandy Spring Bancorp is

How can I contact Sandy Spring Bancorp?

Sandy Spring Bancorp's mailing address is 17801 GEORGIA AVE, OLNEY MD, 20832. The bank can be reached via phone at 301-774-6400 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sandy Spring Bancorp (NASDAQ SASR)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  167 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  203 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  370
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sandy Spring Bancorp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SASR will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SASR will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/15/2018 by Staff

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