Stewart Information Services Corp Company Profile (NYSE:STC)

About Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)

Stewart Information Services Corp logoStewart Information Services Corporation is a global real estate services company. The Company is engaged in offering products and services through its direct operations, network of Stewart Trusted Providers and family of companies. The Company operates through two segments: title insurance and ancillary services and corporate. Title insurance and related services (title) segment provides services needed to transfer title to property in a real estate transaction and includes services, such as searching, examining, closing and insuring the condition of the title to the property. The ancillary services and corporate segment provides appraisal and valuation services, document management, recording and call center-related services offered to mortgage lenders and servicers, mortgage brokers and mortgage investors. Its primary international operations are located in Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia and Central Europe.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Symbol: NYSE:STC
  • CUSIP: 86037210
  • Web: www.stewart.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.06 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 23,710,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $45.17
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $44.55
  • 52 Week Range: $36.77 - $48.60
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.00
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.27
  • P/E Growth: 2.96
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $2.02 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.53
  • Book Value: $27.08 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.66
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.20
  • Dividend Yield: 2.7%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $145.76 million
  • Net Margins: 2.76%
  • Return on Equity: 9.32%
  • Return on Assets: 4.49%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.16%
  • Current Ratio: 2.42%
  • Quick Ratio: 2.88%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 112,523 shs.
  • Beta: 0.85
  • Short Ratio: 12.02
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)

What is Stewart Information Services Corp's stock symbol?

Stewart Information Services Corp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "STC."

How often does Stewart Information Services Corp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Stewart Information Services Corp?

Stewart Information Services Corp declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Thursday, March 30th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.68%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 13th. View Stewart Information Services Corp's Dividend History.

How were Stewart Information Services Corp's earnings last quarter?

Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 20th. The company reported $0.10 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.14) by $0.24. The company earned $443 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $439.40 million. Stewart Information Services Corp had a return on equity of 9.32% and a net margin of 2.76%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.48) earnings per share. View Stewart Information Services Corp's Earnings History.

When will Stewart Information Services Corp make its next earnings announcement?

Stewart Information Services Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, July, 19th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Stewart Information Services Corp.

Where is Stewart Information Services Corp's stock going? Where will Stewart Information Services Corp's stock price be in 2017?

4 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Stewart Information Services Corp's stock. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate Stewart Information Services Corp's stock price to reach $43.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Stewart Information Services Corp.

Who are some of Stewart Information Services Corp's key competitors?

Who owns Stewart Information Services Corp stock?

Stewart Information Services Corp's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (12.27%), Driehaus Capital Management LLC (8.56%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.89%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.89%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.70%) and State Street Corp (2.36%). Company insiders that own Stewart Information Services Corp stock include Arnaud Ajdler, Glenn H Clements, James M Chadwick, John L Killea, Laurie C Moore and Steven Mark Lessack. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Stewart Information Services Corp.

Who sold Stewart Information Services Corp stock? Who is selling Stewart Information Services Corp stock?

Stewart Information Services Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Kavi Asset Management LP, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, Nationwide Fund Advisors, Victory Capital Management Inc., IronBridge Capital Management LP and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have sold Stewart Information Services Corp stock in the last year include Arnaud Ajdler, James M Chadwick and John L Killea. View Insider Buying and Selling for Stewart Information Services Corp.

Who bought Stewart Information Services Corp stock? Who is buying Stewart Information Services Corp stock?

Stewart Information Services Corp's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Vanguard Group Inc., State Street Corp, WBI Investments Inc. and First Trust Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Stewart Information Services Corp.

How do I buy Stewart Information Services Corp stock?

Shares of Stewart Information Services Corp 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 Stewart Information Services Corp stock cost?

One share of Stewart Information Services Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $44.85.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Sell (Score: 1.25)
Consensus Price Target: $43.00 (4.12% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
12/13/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$40.00N/AView Rating Details
12/5/2016StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightN/AView Rating Details
8/31/2016Langen McalennDowngradeNeutral -> SellN/AView Rating Details
8/31/2016Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeNeutral -> SellN/AView Rating Details
7/22/2016FBR & CoBoost Price TargetMkt Perform$37.00 -> $46.00N/AView Rating Details
5/13/2016CIBCReiterated RatingSector Perform$16.00 -> $16.25N/AView Rating Details
5/13/2016Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$16.00 -> $17.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/28/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)
Earnings by Quarter for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/19/2017        
4/20/2017Q1 2017($0.14)$0.10$439.40 million$443.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2017Q416$0.55$0.71$496.85 million$525.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2016Q316$1.04$1.12$534.08 million$553.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2016Q216$0.98$1.00$569.04 million$489.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2016Q116($0.16)($0.48)$422.03 million$438.23 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.31$0.11$503.86 million$497.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.86$0.94$494.75 million$556.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.70$0.72$551.25 million$531.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.09($0.52)$472.10 million$448.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/12/2015Q414$0.37$0.49$463.90 million$522.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.60$0.97$459.20 million$508.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.14$0.27$487.40 million$446.84 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114($0.06)($0.54)$401.89 million$391.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q413$0.34$0.30$483.82 million$450.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.61$0.63$396.14 million$536.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.69$1.09$460.70 million$517.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.29$0.15$411.30 million$423.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2013Q4 2012$1.30$2.56$507.35 million$521.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.56$1.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.33$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012($0.47)($0.63)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/16/2012$0.12$0.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.29$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.18$0.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.11
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.13)($0.11)($0.12)
Q2 20172$0.99$1.06$1.03
Q3 20172$1.17$1.38$1.28
Q4 20172$0.92$0.94$0.93
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)
Most Recent Dividend:3/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:2.68%
Dividend Growth:128.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:65.22% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
39.47% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
35.50% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/1/2017quarterly$0.302.71%3/13/20173/15/20173/30/2017
12/1/2016quarterly$0.3012/13/201612/15/201612/30/2016
9/1/2016quarterly$0.309/13/20169/15/20169/30/2016
6/1/2016quarterly$0.306/9/20166/13/20166/30/2016
2/24/2016quarterly$0.303/9/20163/11/20163/29/2016
11/17/2015quarterly$0.3012/9/201512/11/201512/29/2015
9/1/2015quarterly$0.259/9/20159/11/20159/29/2015
6/1/2015quarterly$0.252.61%6/10/20156/12/20156/29/2015
12/1/2014quarterly$0.100.27%12/10/201412/12/201412/29/2014
11/19/2013annual$0.100.34%12/5/201312/9/201312/27/2013
11/18/2013quarterly$0.1012/5/201312/9/201312/27/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.41%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.95%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/4/2017James M ChadwickDirectorSell24,196$46.62$1,128,017.52View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017James M ChadwickDirectorSell1,100$42.29$46,519.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2017John L. KilleaInsiderSell4,000$45.08$180,320.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2016Arnaud AjdlerDirectorSell157,046$45.10$7,082,774.60View SEC Filing  
10/21/2016John L. KilleaInsiderSell5,000$44.95$224,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016James M ChadwickDirectorBuy55,000$36.40$2,002,000.00View SEC Filing  
4/22/2016Steven Mark LessackInsiderSell3,353$35.12$117,757.36View SEC Filing  
12/16/2015Glenn H ClementsInsiderSell2,000$37.69$75,380.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015Glenn H. ClementsinsiderSell906$43.48$39,392.88View SEC Filing  
10/23/2015Laurie C MooreDirectorSell15,000$41.16$617,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015James M ChadwickDirectorBuy30,000$38.10$1,143,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015David MandelstamDirectorSell49,500$0.33$16,087.50
5/8/2015John L KilleaInsiderSell1,500$36.86$55,290.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2015Glenn H ClementsInsiderSell2,000$36.34$72,680.00View SEC Filing  
4/27/2015Steven Mark LessackInsiderSell3,694$37.60$138,894.40View SEC Filing  
12/10/2014Glenn C ChristensonDirectorBuy5,000$35.51$177,550.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Glenn C ChristensonDirectorBuy4,000$30.38$121,520.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2014Glenn C ChristensonDirectorBuy2,000$29.85$59,700.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Stewart Morris JrDirectorSell12,000$32.25$387,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Stewart Morris, Jr.DirectorSell10,000$35.91$359,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Stewart Morris JrDirectorSell10,000$29.03$290,300.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)
Latest Headlines for Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Promotes Industry Veteran to Senior Leadership Position
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 7:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Title Expands in Utah
finance.yahoo.com - May 23 at 7:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Appoints New Leader of Direct Operations in the Western States
finance.yahoo.com - May 16 at 8:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Information Services Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : STC-US : May 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 9:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Launches Growth-Focused Recruitment Campaign in Austin
finance.yahoo.com - May 11 at 9:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Appoints Houston Local to Leadership Position
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 10:18 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoStewart Information Services Corp (STC) Director Sells $1,128,017.52 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 8:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoStewart Information Services Corp (STC) Getting Favorable Press Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 2:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Stewart Information Services Corp. : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 6:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Information Services Corp. :STC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 5:52 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Welcomes New Agency Services Manager for Massachusetts
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 11:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoStewart Information Services Corp (STC) Receiving Very Positive News Coverage, Report Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 10:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoStewart Information Services Corp (STC) Earns Media Sentiment Score of 0.15
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 27 at 8:46 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Adds Valuable Commercial Real Estate Expertise In New York
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 11:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoStewart Information Services Corp (STC) Earns Daily Media Impact Score of 0.36
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 4:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of STC earnings conference call or presentation 20-Apr-17 12:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 1:11 AM
bizjournals.com logoStewart Reports Results for the First Quarter 2017
www.bizjournals.com - April 20 at 8:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoStewart Information Services Corp (STC) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.31 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 10:17 AM
marketbeat.com logoStewart Information Services posts 1Q profit
marketbeat.com - April 20 at 6:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Title names new Houston senior division president
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 8:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Promotes Houston Local to Senior Leadership Position
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 7:13 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoStewart Information Services Corp (STC) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 7:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Adds Experienced Senior Leadership in Phoenix
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 6:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoStewart Information Services Corp (STC) Receives Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.05
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 6:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoStewart Information Services Corp (STC) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.16
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 8:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Confirms Commitment to Growth in Arizona
finance.yahoo.com - April 14 at 12:24 PM
bizjournals.com logoExclusive: New York title co. hires Houston execs, plans Texas expansion
www.bizjournals.com - April 10 at 7:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Information Services Corporation Announces 1st Quarter 2017 Earnings Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 12:47 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSTEWART INFORMATION SERVICES CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements
biz.yahoo.com - April 1 at 12:37 PM
seekingalpha.com logoStewart Information Services: A Timely Off-The-Run Opportunity With 40% Upside
seekingalpha.com - March 26 at 7:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Title Adds Local Underwriting Expertise in San Francisco
finance.yahoo.com - March 17 at 8:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIndependent Title Agencies Partner with Stewart for Long-Term Growth
finance.yahoo.com - March 8 at 8:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoMortgage Lenders Now Have Access to Title Insurance Rates at Stewart Through ClosingCorp's SmartFees™
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 12:21 PM
capitalcube.com logoStewart Information Services Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : STC-US : March 3, 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 4 at 7:51 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSTEWART INFORMATION SERVICES CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - February 28 at 11:45 AM
bizjournals.com logoHouston real estate co.'s CFO to retire
www.bizjournals.com - February 11 at 3:46 AM
nasdaq.com logoStewart Information Services CFO Allen Berryman To Retire - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - February 10 at 5:14 AM
rttnews.com logoStewart Information Services Corp Bottom Line Climbs 540% In Q4
www.rttnews.com - February 10 at 5:14 AM
seekingalpha.com logoStewart Information Services' (STC) CEO Matt Morris on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - February 10 at 5:14 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSTEWART INFORMATION SERVICES CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statem
biz.yahoo.com - February 10 at 5:14 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Stewart Information Services Corp Earnings Release - 06:15 am ET
biz.yahoo.com - February 10 at 5:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of STC earnings conference call or presentation 9-Feb-17 1:30pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 5:14 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSTEWART INFORMATION SERVICES CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers
biz.yahoo.com - February 8 at 6:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSaudi Telecom CEO: We're Venturing Into Digital Platforms
finance.yahoo.com - February 2 at 4:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Information Services Corporation Announces 4th Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings Conference Call
finance.yahoo.com - January 27 at 5:02 AM
capitalcube.com logoStewart Information Services Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : STC-US : January 9, 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 9 at 11:44 PM
bizjournals.com logoReal estate public company fills remaining board seats
www.bizjournals.com - January 5 at 6:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUber's Mideast Rival Valued at $1 Billion
finance.yahoo.com - December 19 at 11:10 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo12:09 pm Stewart Info appoints Timothy Okrie as Chief Operating Officer
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 13 at 9:24 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoStewart Appoints Timothy Okrie as Chief Operating Officer
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 13 at 9:24 PM

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