Student Transportation Company Profile (NASDAQ:STB)

About Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB)

Student Transportation logoStudent Transportation Inc. is engaged in providing school bus transportation services in North America. The Company provides school bus and management services to public and private schools in North America and offers various services, such as contracted services, special needs transportation, charter services, direct to parent and used bus sales. The Company operates a fleet of approximately 13,500 vehicles. It provides a managed transportation service that covers various operations, such as dispatch, routing and scheduling, driver training and staffing, and maintenance, among others. The Company's Managed Services Group is an all-inclusive solution to creating a successful, reliable, and profitable student transportation program for public and private schools. The Group offers management experience, advisory services, fleet life cycle management, driver training and development programs, and much more, all while keeping students safe and improving the quality and cost of the transportation operation.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Transportation
  • Industry: Charter Bus Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:STB
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $584.39 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 94,532,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $6.00
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $5.80
  • 52 Week Range: $5.20 - $6.21
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 79.87
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 55.91
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $630.73 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.92
  • Book Value: $1.42 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.33
  • Annual Dividend: $0.44
  • Dividend Yield: 7.1%
  • EBIDTA: $78.21 million
  • Net Margins: 1.34%
  • Return on Equity: 6.89%
  • Return on Assets: 1.58%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.40%
  • Current Ratio: 2.04%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.97%
  • Average Volume: 214,476 shs.
  • Beta: 0.76
  • Short Ratio: 18.59

Frequently Asked Questions for Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB)

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 declared a monthly dividend on Friday, May 12th. Investors of record on Monday, July 31st will be given a dividend of $0.0367 per share on Tuesday, August 15th. This represents a $0.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 7.16%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 27th. View Student Transportation's Dividend History.

How will Student Transportation's stock buyback program work?

Student Transportation declared that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase 9,230,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.08 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.01. The firm earned $185.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $182.02 million. Student Transportation had a net margin of 1.34% and a return on equity of 6.89%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.04 earnings per share. View Student Transportation's Earnings History.

Where is Student Transportation's stock going? Where will Student Transportation's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Student Transportation's stock. Their predictions range from $6.50 to $8.00. On average, they expect Student Transportation's share price to reach $7.08 in the next twelve months. 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:

  • Denis Joseph Gallagher, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • Patrick J. Walker, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Patrick Vaughan, Chief Operating Officer
  • Thomas Kominsky, Chief Growth Officer
  • Irving Russell Gerstein, Lead Independent Director
  • Barbara Basney, Director
  • Kenneth B. Needler, Independent Director
  • Grace M. Palombo, Independent Director
  • George J. Rossi, Independent Director

Who owns Student Transportation stock?

Student Transportation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.10%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Student Transportation.

Who sold Student Transportation stock? Who is selling Student Transportation stock?

Student Transportation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can. View Insider Buying and Selling for Student Transportation.

How do I buy Student Transportation stock?

Shares of Student Transportation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Student Transportation's stock price today?

One share of Student Transportation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $6.15.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Student Transportation (NASDAQ STB)
Community Ranking:  1.8 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  47 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  86 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  133
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Student Transportation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $7.08 (15.18% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/2/2017National Bank FinancialDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformHighView Rating Details
12/2/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.Initiated CoverageOutperform$6.50N/AView Rating Details
9/18/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
9/15/2016Barrington ResearchBoost Price TargetOutperform$7.00 -> $8.00N/AView Rating Details
8/21/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector Perform$6.50 -> $6.75N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB)
Earnings by Quarter for Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB)
Earnings History by Quarter for Student Transportation (NASDAQ STB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/10/2017Q3$0.07$0.08$182.02 million$185.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2017Q217$0.07$0.07$179.99 million$177.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2016Q117($0.11)($0.13)$101.30 million$102.18 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/14/2016Q416$0.05$0.07$163.67 million$166.19 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/11/2016Q316$0.04$0.04$167.50 million$173.24 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2016Q216$0.04$0.06$173.05 million$167.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q116($0.10)($0.10)$96.20 million$93.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/14/2015Q415$0.07$0.07$159.05 million$152.45 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2015Q315$0.04$0.02$156.83 million$156.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q215$0.03$0.04$154.90 million$157.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/6/2014Q115($0.12)($0.11)$80.60 million$88.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/15/2014$0.07$0.06$135.00 million$142.57 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2014$0.04$0.03$127.90 million$138.26 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2013Q1 14($0.11)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/17/2013Q413$0.06$0.08$124.10 million$122.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2013Q213$0.04$101.10 million$119.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.07 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.11 EPS


Current Dividend Information for Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB)
Next Dividend:8/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.44
Dividend Yield:7.15%
Payout Ratio:488.89% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
628.57% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
400.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB)

Dividend History by Quarter for Student Transportation (NASDAQ STB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/15/2014jul 14$0.058.04%7/31/20147/31/20148/15/2014
9/10/2013sep 13$0.059/30/201310/15/2013
6/24/2013jun 13$0.056/30/20137/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB)
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Headline Trends for Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB)
Latest Headlines for Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB)
DateHeadline logoStudent Transportation Inc (STB) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research - July 20 at 2:51 PM logoStudent Transportation Inc (STB) Downgraded to Sell at Zacks Investment Research - July 6 at 2:00 PM logoStudent Transportation Inc (STB) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $170.90 Million - July 6 at 11:08 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate Student Transportation Inc (STB) to Post $0.05 EPS - July 4 at 4:50 PM logoStudent Transportation Inc. Divests Balance of Minority Interest in Various Oil and Gas Assets - GlobeNewswire (press release) - July 1 at 7:53 AM logoStudent Transportation Inc (STB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 28, 2017 - Nasdaq - June 27 at 8:06 PM logoStudent Transportation Inc (STB) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - June 27 at 6:40 PM logoStudent Transportation, Inc. :STB-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2017 By the Numbers : June 21, 2017 - June 22 at 1:49 PM logoStudent Transportation, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : STB-US : June 19, 2017 - June 19 at 9:24 AM logoSaigon Thuong Tin Commercial Joint-Stock Bank -- Moody's downgrades Sacombank's long-term ratings to Caa1; maintains negative outlook - June 13 at 9:44 AM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Student Transportation Inc (STB) to Announce $0.05 Earnings Per Share - June 8 at 4:34 PM logoStudent Transportation, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : STB-US : June 5, 2017 - June 5 at 11:40 AM logoHead to Head Survey: Intersections (INTX) & Student Transportation (STB) - June 5 at 7:38 AM logoStudent Transportation (STB) to Repurchase 9,230,000 Stock - June 4 at 12:20 PM logoStudent Transportation Inc (STB) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - June 2 at 10:50 AM logoStudent Transportation Inc (STB) Cut to Sector Perform at National Bank Financial - June 2 at 8:52 AM logoStudent Transportation, Inc. : STB-US: Dividend Analysis : May 31st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 29, 2017 - May 29 at 6:51 PM logoStudent Transportation Inc. (Nasdaq: STB) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell - Nasdaq - May 17 at 10:27 AM logo$175.63 Million in Sales Expected for Student Transportation Inc (STB) This Quarter - May 14 at 9:44 AM logoStudent Transportation Inc (STB) Declares $0.04 Monthly Dividend - May 12 at 6:14 PM logoStudent Transportation Inc Announces Monthly Dividend of $0.04 (STB) - May 12 at 6:14 PM logoStudent Transportation Inc (STB) Plans Monthly Dividend of $0.04 - May 12 at 6:14 PM logo$0.06 Earnings Per Share Expected for Student Transportation Inc (STB) This Quarter - May 12 at 2:18 PM logoInvestor Network: Student Transportation Inc. to Host Earnings Call - May 12 at 2:57 AM logoStudent Transportation Inc. Declares Cash Dividend - GlobeNewswire (press release) - May 11 at 9:57 PM logoStudent Transportation Inc (STB) Posts Earnings Results - May 11 at 4:28 PM logoStudent Transportation, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:STB) : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 7:31 PM logoStudent Transportation, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : STB-US : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 10:43 PM logoStudent Transportation (STB) Earning Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Study Shows - May 4 at 9:14 PM logoStudent Transportation Inc. to Hold Third Quarter Results Conference Call and Webcast - GlobeNewswire (press release) - May 3 at 6:13 PM logoJSC Bank for Invstmnt & Developmnt of Vietnam -- Moody's affirms ratings of 8 Vietnamese banks; changes outlook to positive on some ratings - May 3 at 10:36 AM logoStudent Transportation (STB) Earning Somewhat Negative News Coverage, Report Shows - May 1 at 3:48 PM logoStudent Transportation (STB) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds - April 28 at 5:10 PM logoWhat's in Store for Expeditors (EXPD) this Earnings Season? - April 28 at 3:46 PM logoStudent Transportation, Inc. : STB-US: Dividend Analysis : April 28th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 26, 2017 - April 26 at 4:27 PM logoFavorable Press Coverage Very Unlikely to Affect Student Transportation (STB) Share Price - April 25 at 4:17 PM logoStudent Transportation Inc. Celebrates Employee Appreciation Week - April 24 at 11:20 AM logoStudent Transportation Inc (STB) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $184.98 Million - April 23 at 8:23 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Student Transportation Inc (STB) to Announce $0.06 Earnings Per Share - April 21 at 9:10 PM logoPositive Media Coverage Very Unlikely to Affect Student Transportation (STB) Stock Price - April 17 at 6:35 PM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Very Unlikely to Effect Student Transportation (STB) Stock Price - April 14 at 8:25 PM logoStudent Transportation Inc (STB) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest - April 13 at 4:50 PM logoStudent Transportation, Inc. : STB-US: Dividend Analysis : March 31st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 11, 2017 - April 11 at 7:46 PM logoStudent Transportation Inc (STB) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for ... - Nasdaq - March 28 at 7:55 PM logoStudent Transportation Inc.: Be Wary of This 8.1% Dividend - - March 17 at 1:51 AM logoNiche High-Dividend Stock Yields 8%, Pays Monthly In U.S. Dollars, Reports Record Revenue And EBITDA - February 26 at 11:20 AM logoStudent Transportation Inc. Awarded New Record $187 Million Contract - GlobeNewswire (press release) - February 9 at 5:25 AM logoStudent Transportation Inc. Awarded New Record $187 Million Contract - February 9 at 5:25 AM logo4:23 pm Student Transportation says awarded new record $187 million contract - February 9 at 5:25 AM logoStudent Transportation Inc. to Hold Second Quarter Results Conference Call and Webcast - February 6 at 9:08 AM



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