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: Highway & Bridge Construction
  • Sub-Industry: Construction & Engineering
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:STRL
  • CUSIP: 85924110
  • Web: www.strlco.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $392.21 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 27,030,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $11.80
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $10.92
  • 52 Week Range: $6.13 - $15.73
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.54
  • P/E Growth: 3.38
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $773.8 million
  • Price / Sales: 0.52
  • Book Value: $4.86 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.07
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $22.94 million
  • Net Margins: -0.33%
  • Return on Equity: 0.06%
  • Return on Assets: 0.02%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.66%
  • Current Ratio: 1.39%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.37%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 507,009 shs.
  • Beta: 0.38
  • Short Ratio: 2.48
 

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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.17. The company earned $264.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $231.42 million. Sterling Construction Company had a negative net margin of 0.33% and a positive return on equity of 0.06%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 39.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.09 EPS. View Sterling Construction Company's Earnings History.

When will Sterling Construction Company make its next earnings announcement?

Sterling Construction Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Sterling Construction Company.

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

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Sterling Construction Company's shares. Their predictions range from $15.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Sterling Construction Company's share price to reach $15.00 in the next twelve months. 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. " (8/8/2017)
  • 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)

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

Who are Sterling Construction Company's key executives?

Sterling Construction Company's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Milton L. Scott, Chairman of the Board
  • Joseph A. Cutillo, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Ronald A. Ballschmiede, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer
  • Con L. Wadsworth, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Kevan M. Blair, Senior Vice President - Corporate Finance
  • Roger M. Barzun, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Maarten D. Hemsley, Lead Independent Director
  • Charles R. Patton, Director
  • Paul J. Varello, Director
  • Marian M. Davenport, Independent Director

Who owns Sterling Construction Company stock?

Sterling Construction Company's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (6.07%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.49%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (5.48%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.56%), Acadian Asset Management LLC (3.17%) and Franklin Resources Inc. (2.60%). Company insiders that own Sterling Construction Company stock include Milton L Scott and Paul J Varello. 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 FMR LLC, Signia Capital Management LLC, Franklin Resources Inc., Adirondack Research & Management Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC and Willis Investment Counsel. 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, State Street Corp, AJO LP, Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Northern Trust Corp, OxFORD Asset Management LLP, JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Chicago Equity Partners LLC. 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.

What is Sterling Construction Company's stock price today?

One share of Sterling Construction Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.92.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ STRL)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  92 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  144 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  236
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sterling Construction Company 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 Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $15.00 (0.54% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/26/2017Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$15.00HighView Rating Details
6/29/2017DA DavidsonUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$15.00HighView 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 9/23/2015 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
10/30/2017        
8/2/2017Q2 2017$0.06$0.23$231.42 million$264.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: $0.30
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$0.24$0.23
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: 5.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 78.39%
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
6/20/2017Milton L ScottDirectorSell15,000$10.63$159,450.00View SEC Filing  
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) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 6:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) Expected to Announce Earnings of $0.23 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 12:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThree Imminent Catalysts Could Send This Infrastructure Stock Flying
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 9:30 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. Awarded $26 Million Road Project in Frisco, Texas
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 10:24 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 9:33 AM
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finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 9:33 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $262.20 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 2:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Sterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) Will Announce Earnings of $0.23 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 6:22 AM
seekingalpha.com logoProfit From Hurricane Harvey Reconstruction With This Company
seekingalpha.com - September 2 at 9:08 AM
bloomberg.com logoBloomberg Markets: Dave Wilson’s Stock of the Day for Aug. 29
www.bloomberg.com - August 30 at 9:45 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Co., Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : STRL-US : August 30, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 9:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 6:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) Rating Reiterated by Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 9:34 AM
nasdaq.com logoBullish Two Hundred Day Moving Average Cross - STRL
www.nasdaq.com - August 25 at 4:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThese 3 Companies Are Positioned To Benefit From The Federal Infrastructure Plan
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 4:35 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThree Stocks That Will Benefit From Increased Infrastructure Spending
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 1:28 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHere's Why You Should Add Trex Company to Your Portfolio
finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 7:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBidaskClub Lowers Sterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) to Sell
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 7:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Co., Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:STRL) : August 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 7:59 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Sterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) to Announce $0.23 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 6:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company Inc (NASDAQ:STRL) Receives Buy Rating from Canaccord Genuity
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 5:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Sterling Construction Company Inc Lifted by Analyst (NASDAQ:STRL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 7:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 9:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Co., Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : STRL-US : August 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 8:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of STRL earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-17 1:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 8:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company Inc (NASDAQ:STRL) Forecasted to Earn Q3 2017 Earnings of $0.23 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 7:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) PT Raised to $15.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 5:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. Reports 2017 Second Quarter Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 7:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoInvestor Network: Sterling Construction Company, Inc. to Host Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 7:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 7:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company Inc (NASDAQ:STRL) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.07 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 3:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $226.75 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 10:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.06 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 29 at 12:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 27 at 4:09 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Jacobs Engineering Group (JEC) and Sterling Construction (STRL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 10:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJacobs Engineering Group (JEC) and Sterling Construction (NASDAQ:STRL) Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 25 at 12:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Sterling Construction (STRL) and Jacobs Engineering Group (JEC)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 9:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Schedules 2017 Second Quarter Release and Conference Call for Wednesday, August 2nd
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 10:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJacobs Engineering Group (JEC) and Sterling Construction Company (NASDAQ:STRL) Financial Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 8:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Expect Sterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $226.75 Million
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 7 at 2:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 11:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Sterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) to Post $0.06 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 5 at 10:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Contrast: Jacobs Engineering Group (JEC) versus Sterling Construction Company (STRL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 3 at 10:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction (STRL) Catches Eye: Stock Jumps 11.3%
finance.yahoo.com - July 1 at 7:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDA Davidson Upgrades Sterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 29 at 10:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc Set to Join Russell 3000® Index
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 8:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company Inc (STRL) Director Milton L. Scott Sells 15,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 22 at 10:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logo$226.75 Million in Sales Expected for Sterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 9:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSterling Construction Company, Inc. (STRL) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.06 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 9 at 8:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHere's Why Sterling Construction (STRL) Stock is a Must Buy
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 11:19 PM

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