Sterling Construction Company Company Profile (NASDAQ:STRL)

About Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)

Sterling Construction Company logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. is a heavy civil construction company engaged in the building and reconstruction of transportation and water infrastructure projects in Texas, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, California, Hawaii and other states. The Company's transportation infrastructure projects include highways, roads, bridges, airfields, ports and light rail. Its water infrastructure projects include water, wastewater and storm drainage systems. The Company operates through heavy civil construction segment. The Company provides its services by using traditional general contracting arrangements, such as lump sum contracts and cost-plus contracts. The Company serves various markets in the United States, including Texas, Utah, Nevada, Arizona, California and Hawaii. The Company's customers include departments of transportation in various states (DOTs), regional transit authorities, airport authorities, port authorities, water authorities and railroads.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Construction
  • Industry: Heavy Construction
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Engineering
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:STRL
  • CUSIP: 85924110
  • Web: www.strlco.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $269.77 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 26,977,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $9.70
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $9.00
  • 52 Week Range: $4.42 - $11.30
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.53
  • P/E Growth: 2.74
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $716.97 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.38
  • Book Value: $4.22 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.37
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $16.74 million
  • Net Margins: -0.60%
  • Return on Equity: 14.34%
  • Return on Assets: 4.86%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.06%
  • Current Ratio: 1.25%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.23%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 137,656 shs.
  • Beta: 0.44
  • Short Ratio: 2.44
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)

What is Sterling Construction Company's stock symbol?

Sterling Construction Company trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "STRL."

How were Sterling Construction Company's earnings last quarter?

Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) released its earnings results on Thursday, March, 9th. The company reported ($0.25) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.24) by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $168.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $167.87 million. Sterling Construction Company had a positive return on equity of 14.34% and a negative net margin of 0.60%. Sterling Construction Company's revenue for the quarter was up 10.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company posted ($0.06) EPS. View Sterling Construction Company's Earnings History.

What guidance has Sterling Construction Company issued on next quarter's earnings?

Sterling Construction Company issued an update on its FY17 earnings guidance on Thursday, March, 9th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.15-0.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.35. The company issued revenue guidance of $720-750 million, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $733.03 million.

Where is Sterling Construction Company's stock going? Where will Sterling Construction Company's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Sterling Construction Company's stock. Their predictions range from $6.00 to $12.00. On average, they anticipate Sterling Construction Company's share price to reach $9.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Sterling Construction Company.

What are analysts saying about Sterling Construction Company stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Sterling Construction Company stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Sterling Construction Company, Inc. is a holding company which has historically operated as a wholesale distributor to the automotive aftermarket and construction through two subsidiaries, Steel City Products and Dowling's Fleet Service. " (5/11/2017)
  • 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We anticipate taking our estimates up on the report next week and reiterate a BUY rating and $12 target." (4/28/2017)

Are investors shorting Sterling Construction Company?

Sterling Construction Company saw a increase in short interest in April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 442,778 shares, an increase of 5.0% from the April 13th total of 421,538 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 108,978 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.1 days.

Who are some of Sterling Construction Company's key competitors?

Who owns Sterling Construction Company stock?

Sterling Construction Company's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (9.69%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.53%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.43%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.59%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.11%) and Wellington Management Group LLP (2.89%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sterling Construction Company.

Who sold Sterling Construction Company stock? Who is selling Sterling Construction Company stock?

Sterling Construction Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Signia Capital Management LLC, CWH Capital Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, EAM Investors LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Wellington Management Group LLP and Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sterling Construction Company.

Who bought Sterling Construction Company stock? Who is buying Sterling Construction Company stock?

Sterling Construction Company's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hennessy Advisors Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sterling Construction Company.

How do I buy Sterling Construction Company stock?

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

How much does a share of Sterling Construction Company stock cost?

One share of Sterling Construction Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.00.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $9.00 (10.00% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/28/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$12.00LowView Rating Details
2/9/2017DA DavidsonReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
5/25/2016Maxim GroupLower Price TargetBuy$8.00 -> $6.00N/AView Rating Details
5/3/2016BWS FinancialDowngradeBuy -> Hold$6.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)
Earnings by Quarter for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)
Earnings History by Quarter for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/9/2017Q4 2016($0.24)($0.25)$167.87 million$168.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2016Q316$0.22$0.10$198.75 million$205.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2016Q216$0.10$0.09$189.83 million$189.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116($0.03)($0.37)$142.54 million$126.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/14/2016Q415($0.02)($0.06)$149.49 million$152.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/9/2015Q315($0.05)$0.09$188.68 million$176.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215($0.11)($0.13)$181.58 million$177.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/11/2015Q414($0.17)($0.90)$149.20 million$117.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/16/2015Q4($0.16)($0.39)$152.50 million$153.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/10/2014Q314$0.19($0.21)$230.00 million$189.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/11/2014Q214$0.07$0.07$167.60 million$194.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/12/2014Q214($0.08)$0.01$123.90 million$134.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/17/2014Q413($1.47)($1.43)$153.07 million$125.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/11/2013Q313($0.09)($0.01)$198.10 million$185.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/9/2013Q2 2013($0.72)($0.93)$176.73 million$133.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2013Q1 2013($0.09)($0.28)$102.00 million$111.04 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/18/2013Q4 2012$0.05$0.01$162.43 million$158.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2012Q312$0.21$0.01$212.20 million$205.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2012$0.04$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/8/2011$0.25$0.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2011$0.24$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/16/2011$0.14$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.31
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.16)($0.11)($0.14)
Q2 20173$0.05$0.21$0.11
Q3 20173$0.22$0.26$0.24
Q4 20172$0.08$0.10$0.09
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.34%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 68.17%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/4/2016Paul J VarelloCEOBuy125,000$4.00$500,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Paul VarelloDirectorBuy6,000$9.01$54,060.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Peter MackennaCEOBuy3,860$8.99$34,701.40View SEC Filing  
4/24/2014Patrick ManningDirectorSell13,500$6.80$91,800.00View SEC Filing  
4/11/2014Patrick ManningDirectorSell4,000$7.81$31,240.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2012Joseph P Harper JrEVPBuy12,500$7.94$99,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2012Patrick T ManningDirectorSell10,000$8.16$81,600.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)
Latest Headlines for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 22 at 12:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Sterling Construction Co., Inc. : May 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 12:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $226.75 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 1:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$0.06 EPS Expected for Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 15 at 11:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 10:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBrokers Offer Predictions for Sterling Construction Company, Inc.'s Q3 2017 Earnings (STRL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 8:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoResearch Analysts Set Expectations for Sterling Construction Company, Inc.'s Q2 2017 Earnings (STRL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 8 at 8:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Sterling Construction Co., Inc. : May 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 5 at 11:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoEquities Analysts Offer Predictions for Sterling Construction Company, Inc.'s Q4 2017 Earnings (STRL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 3:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of STRL earnings conference call or presentation 3-May-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 10:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Co., Inc. :STRL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 10:44 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Sterling Construction sees FY 2017 revenue $850 million to $880 million
www.reuters.com - May 3 at 11:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logoSterling Construction's (STRL) CEO Joe Cutillo on Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - May 3 at 11:17 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction reports 1Q loss
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 10:34 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Sterling Construction Co names Joseph Cutillo CEO and member of Board
www.reuters.com - May 2 at 5:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Company Names Joseph Cutillo Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board of Directors
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 5:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHeavy civil construction company names new CEO
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 5:53 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. Reports 2017 First Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 5:53 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable News Coverage Extremely Likely to Impact Sterling Construction Company (STRL) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 9:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect Sterling Construction Company (STRL) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 11:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) to Release Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 7:25 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanaccord Genuity Reiterates Buy Rating for Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 1:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company (STRL) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 5:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $133.35 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 12:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Expect Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) Will Post Earnings of -$0.11 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 10:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company (STRL) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Score of 0.59
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 8:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company (STRL) Given Media Sentiment Score of 0.42
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 8:11 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Schedules 2017 First Quarter Release and Conference Call for Wednesday, May 3rd
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 9:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFavorable News Coverage Likely to Affect Sterling Construction Company (STRL) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 5:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company (STRL) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.62
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 8:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 5:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Buys Tealstone, Swaps Credit Facility
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 12:49 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Sterling Construction completes acquisition of Tealstone Construction
www.reuters.com - April 4 at 12:48 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Company Completes Acquisition of Tealstone Construction and Replaces Existing Credit Facility
finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 7:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) Receives "Buy" Rating from Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 3 at 9:53 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCanaccord Genuity Reaffirms Buy Rating for Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 9:19 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. Awarded $22 Million Bridge Project in Stockton, California
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 21 at 10:05 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSTERLING CONSTRUCTION CO INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - March 16 at 8:55 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 13 at 1:17 PM
seekingalpha.com logoSterling Construction's (STRL) CEO, Paul Varello on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - March 10 at 7:34 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. Reports 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 9 at 8:00 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Company to Acquire a Leading Texas-Based Concrete Construction Company
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 9 at 8:00 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Sterling Construction Company Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - March 9 at 8:00 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSTERLING CONSTRUCTION CO INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Results of Operations an
biz.yahoo.com - March 9 at 8:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) Issues FY17 Earnings Guidance
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 9 at 10:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 8 at 10:47 AM
businesswire.com logoSterling Construction Schedules 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Release and Conference Call for Thursday, March 9 th
www.businesswire.com - February 28 at 7:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Schedules 2016 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Release and Conference Call for Thursday, March 9th
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 11:43 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSTERLING CONSTRUCTION CO INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other Events, Financial S
biz.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:49 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSTERLING CONSTRUCTION CO INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Other Events, Financial S
biz.yahoo.com - February 16 at 7:49 PM

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