NASDAQ:STB - Student Transportation Stock Price, News, Headlines & Rumors

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$7.50 0.00 (0.00 %)
(As of 08/17/2018 11:45 AM ET)
Previous Close$7.50
Today's RangeN/A
52-Week Range$5.58 - $7.54
Average Volume949,511 shs
Market Capitalization$714.30 million
P/E Ratio107.14
Dividend Yield5.87%
Student Transportation logoStudent Transportation Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides school bus transportation and management services to public and private schools in North America. The company offers contracted, managed, special needs transportation, direct-to-parent, and charter services. It operates approximately 290 contracts with a fleet of 13,000 vehicles. The company delivers its services through drivers, dispatchers, maintenance technicians, terminal managers, information technology professionals, and members of their local communities. The company was formerly known as Student Transportation of America Ltd. and changed its name to Student Transportation Inc. in November 2009. Student Transportation Inc. was founded in 1997 and is headquartered in Barrie, Canada.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Local, suburban transit & interurban highway passenger transport


Debt-to-Equity Ratio3.04
Current Ratio2.19
Quick Ratio2.10


Trailing P/E Ratio107.14
Forward P/E Ratio46.88
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$637.32 million
Price / Sales1.12
Cash Flow$0.6308 per share
Price / Cash11.89
Book Value$1.34 per share
Price / Book5.60


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.07
Net Income$6.46 million
Net Margins4.08%
Return on Equity10.61%
Return on Assets2.21%


Outstanding Shares95,240,000
Market Cap$714.30 million

Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Student Transportation's stock symbol?

Student Transportation trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "STB."

How often does Student Transportation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Student Transportation?

Student Transportation announced a monthly dividend on Monday, February 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $0.0367 per share on Friday, June 15th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 5.87%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 30th. View Student Transportation's Dividend History.

How will Student Transportation's stock buyback program work?

Student Transportation announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase program on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase 9,230,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Student Transportation's earnings last quarter?

Student Transportation Inc. (NASDAQ:STB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 9th. The transportation company reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.04. The transportation company earned $107.43 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $106.57 million. Student Transportation had a return on equity of 10.61% and a net margin of 4.08%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned ($0.13) earnings per share. View Student Transportation's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for STB?

5 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Student Transportation's stock. Their forecasts range from $6.50 to $7.60. On average, they anticipate Student Transportation's stock price to reach $7.20 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 4.0%. View Analyst Price Targets for Student Transportation.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Student Transportation?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Student Transportation in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Student Transportation.

Who are some of Student Transportation's key competitors?

Who are Student Transportation's key executives?

Student Transportation's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Denis J. Gallagher, Founder, Chairman & CEO (Age 63)
  • Mr. Patrick J. Walker, CFO & Exec. VP
  • Mr. John DiMaiolo, Chief Accounting Officer & VP
  • Ms. Paula Altieri, Corp. Controller & VP
  • Mr. Patrick Vaughan, Pres of School Transportation Group

Has Student Transportation been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about STB stock have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Student Transportation earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the transportation company an impact score of 47.03 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View Recent Headlines for Student Transportation.

How do I buy shares of Student Transportation?

Shares of STB 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 Student Transportation's stock price today?

One share of STB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $7.50.

How big of a company is Student Transportation?

Student Transportation has a market capitalization of $714.30 million and generates $637.32 million in revenue each year. The transportation company earns $6.46 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.07 on an earnings per share basis. Student Transportation employs 15,100 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Student Transportation?

Student Transportation's mailing address is 160 SAUNDERS ROAD UNIT 6, BARRIE A6, L4N 9A4. The transportation company can be reached via phone at 705-721-2626 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Student Transportation (NASDAQ STB)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  127 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  194 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  321
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Student Transportation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe STB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe STB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/17/2018 by Staff

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