NASDAQ:STRL - Sterling Construction Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.01 +0.03 (+0.25 %)
(As of 05/24/2019 02:49 PM ET)
Previous Close$11.98
Today's Range$11.91 - $12.04
52-Week Range$9.71 - $16.07
Volume2,058 shs
Average Volume179,242 shs
Market Capitalization$317.26 million
P/E Ratio12.92
Dividend YieldN/A
Sterling Construction Company, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a heavy civil and residential construction company in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Texas, Utah, and other states in the United States. The company's Heavy Civil Construction segment undertakes heavy civil construction projects, including highways, roads, bridges, airfields, ports, light rail, water, wastewater and storm drainage systems, foundations for multi-family homes, commercial concrete projects, and parking structures. This segment primarily serves the departments of transportation in various states, regional transit authorities, airport authorities, port authorities, water authorities, and railroads, as well as commercial construction customers. Its Residential Construction segment undertakes construction projects, such as concrete foundations for single-family homes. This segment serves home builders. The company was formerly known as Oakhurst Company, Inc. and changed its name to Sterling Construction Company, Inc. in November 2001. Sterling Construction Company, Inc. was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Heavy construction, except building construction - contractors
Sub-IndustryConstruction & Engineering
Current SymbolNASDAQ:STRL



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.04 billion
Cash Flow$1.6407 per share
Book Value$6.29 per share


Net Income$25.19 million


Market Cap$317.26 million
Next Earnings Date8/1/2019 (Estimated)

Sterling Construction (NASDAQ:STRL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sterling Construction's stock symbol?

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

How were Sterling Construction's earnings last quarter?

Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:STRL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May, 6th. The construction company reported $0.07 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.06. The construction company earned $223.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $225.85 million. Sterling Construction had a net margin of 2.36% and a return on equity of 14.67%. Sterling Construction's revenue was up .6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.09 earnings per share. View Sterling Construction's Earnings History.

When is Sterling Construction's next earnings date?

Sterling Construction is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 1st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Sterling Construction.

What price target have analysts set for STRL?

1 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Sterling Construction's shares. Their predictions range from $20.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect Sterling Construction's share price to reach $20.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 66.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Sterling Construction.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Sterling Construction?

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

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Sterling Construction stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Sterling Construction stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Sterling is a leading heavy civil construction company that specializes in the building and reconstruction of transportation and water infrastructure projects in the U.S. 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. " (5/8/2019)
  • 2. Canaccord Genuity analysts commented, "We continue to believe that management’s three-year target of 50% of revenues coming from higher margin non-heavy highway civil work could prove conservative, particularly driven by a successful roll-out of Houston market, and expect the ongoing mix shift to drive significant bottom-line leverage moving forward. We maintain our BUY rating and $20 price target." (8/10/2018)

Has Sterling Construction been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about STRL stock have trended negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Sterling Construction earned a news impact score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the construction company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Sterling Construction's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Sterling Construction own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Sterling Construction investors own include Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Micron Technology (MU), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Altaba (AABA), Applied Materials (AMAT), Tellurian (TELL), Ford Motor (F), STMicroelectronics (STM), AXT (AXTI) and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS).

Who are Sterling Construction's key executives?

Sterling Construction's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Joseph A. Cutillo, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Ronald A. Ballschmiede, Exec. VP, CFO, Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 63)
  • Mr. Con L. Wadsworth, Exec. VP & COO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Craig B. Allen, Sr. VP and Chief Compliance & Admin. Officer
  • Mr. Richard E. Chandler Jr., Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 62)

Who are Sterling Construction's major shareholders?

Sterling Construction's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Renaissance Technologies LLC (7.96%), BlackRock Inc. (7.03%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.30%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.83%), 22NW LP (2.77%) and Royce & Associates LP (2.13%). Company insiders that own Sterling Construction stock include Con L Wadsworth, Maarten D Hemsley, Marian M Davenport, Milton L Scott and Roger A Cregg. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sterling Construction.

Which major investors are selling Sterling Construction stock?

STRL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 22NW LP, AlphaOne Investment Services LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, BlackRock Inc., Tygh Capital Management Inc., Algert Global LLC, Wellington Management Group LLP and THB Asset Management. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sterling Construction.

Which major investors are buying Sterling Construction stock?

STRL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., O Shaughnessy Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Penn Capital Management Co. Inc., Penn Capital Management Co. Inc., Man Group plc and Oxford Asset Management LLP. Company insiders that have bought Sterling Construction stock in the last two years include Con L Wadsworth and Roger A Cregg. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sterling Construction.

How do I buy shares of Sterling Construction?

Shares of STRL 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 Sterling Construction's stock price today?

One share of STRL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.01.

How big of a company is Sterling Construction?

Sterling Construction has a market capitalization of $317.26 million and generates $1.04 billion in revenue each year. The construction company earns $25.19 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.93 on an earnings per share basis. Sterling Construction employs 1,935 workers across the globe.

What is Sterling Construction's official website?

The official website for Sterling Construction is

How can I contact Sterling Construction?

Sterling Construction's mailing address is 1800 HUGHES LANDING BOULEVARD SUITE 250, THE WOODLANDS TX, 77380. The construction company can be reached via phone at 281-214-0800.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sterling Construction (NASDAQ STRL)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  190 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  296 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  486
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sterling Construction and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe STRL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe STRL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/24/2019 by Staff

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