NYSE:STC - Stewart Information Services Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$41.41 +0.35 (+0.85 %)
(As of 12/10/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$41.06
Today's Range$40.72 - $41.46
52-Week Range$38.72 - $47.37
Volume117,252 shs
Average Volume193,249 shs
Market Capitalization$974.76 million
P/E Ratio19.07
Dividend Yield2.89%
Stewart Information Services Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides title insurance and real estate transaction services. The company operates in two segments, Title Insurance and Related Services, and Ancillary Services and Corporate. The Title Insurance and Related Services segment is involved in searching, examining, closing, and insuring the condition of the title to real property. This segment also offers centralized title services, including title and closing, post-closing, default, and REO-related title services; home and personal insurance services; and services for tax-deferred exchanges. The Ancillary Services and Corporate segment primarily provides search, appraisal, and valuation services to the mortgage industry. The company serves homebuyers and sellers, residential and commercial real estate professionals, mortgage lenders and servicers, title agencies and real estate attorneys, home builders, and mortgage brokers and investors. It operates in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, Central Europe, and internationally. Stewart Information Services Corporation was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Title insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
Current SymbolNYSE:STC
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.16
Current Ratio2.65
Quick Ratio2.65


Trailing P/E Ratio19.07
Forward P/E Ratio16.18
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.96 billion
Price / Sales0.50
Cash Flow$3.5545 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.65
Book Value$28.54 per share
Price / Book1.45


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.17
Net Income$48.65 million
Net Margins2.61%
Return on Equity8.55%
Return on Assets4.18%


Outstanding Shares23,740,000
Market Cap$974.76 million

Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Stewart Information Services' stock symbol?

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

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

Stewart Information Services declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, December 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, December 28th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.90%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, December 12th. View Stewart Information Services' Dividend History.

How were Stewart Information Services' earnings last quarter?

Stewart Information Services Corp (NYSE:STC) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The insurance provider reported $0.74 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.03. The insurance provider had revenue of $507.64 million for the quarter. Stewart Information Services had a net margin of 2.61% and a return on equity of 8.55%. View Stewart Information Services' Earnings History.

When is Stewart Information Services' next earnings date?

Stewart Information Services is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Stewart Information Services.

What price target have analysts set for STC?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Stewart Information Services' shares. Their predictions range from $44.00 to $47.00. On average, they anticipate Stewart Information Services' share price to reach $45.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 9.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Stewart Information Services.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Stewart Information Services?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Stewart Information Services in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Stewart Information Services.

Has Stewart Information Services been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about STC stock has trended very positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Stewart Information Services earned a coverage optimism score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of Stewart Information Services' key competitors?

Who are Stewart Information Services' key executives?

Stewart Information Services' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Matthew W. Morris, CEO & Director (Age 46)
  • Mr. John L. Killea, Chief Legal Officer, Chief Compliance Officer & Pres (Age 62)
  • Mr. David C. Hisey, Sec., Treasurer & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. David A. Fauth, Group Pres (Age 56)
  • Mr. Patrick Henry Beall, Group Pres (Age 62)

Who are Stewart Information Services' major shareholders?

Stewart Information Services' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.07%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (8.36%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.80%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (4.12%), Morgan Stanley (2.43%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (2.00%). Company insiders that own Stewart Information Services stock include Alfonso Guarino, James M Chadwick, John L Killea, Nicholas Galea, William Wignall and Yves Laliberte. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Stewart Information Services.

Which major investors are selling Stewart Information Services stock?

STC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bulldog Investors LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citadel Advisors LLC, Credit Suisse AG, Fisher Asset Management LLC and AXA. View Insider Buying and Selling for Stewart Information Services.

Which major investors are buying Stewart Information Services stock?

STC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., WBI Investments Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Alliancebernstein L.P. and SG Americas Securities LLC. Company insiders that have bought Stewart Information Services stock in the last two years include Alfonso Guarino, William Wignall and Yves Laliberte. View Insider Buying and Selling for Stewart Information Services.

How do I buy shares of Stewart Information Services?

Shares of STC 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 Stewart Information Services' stock price today?

One share of STC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.41.

How big of a company is Stewart Information Services?

Stewart Information Services has a market capitalization of $974.76 million and generates $1.96 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $48.65 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.17 on an earnings per share basis. Stewart Information Services employs 5,960 workers across the globe.

What is Stewart Information Services' official website?

The official website for Stewart Information Services is http://www.stewart.com.

How can I contact Stewart Information Services?

Stewart Information Services' mailing address is 1980 POST OAK BOULEVARD SUITE 800, HOUSTON TX, 77056. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 713-625-8100 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Stewart Information Services (NYSE STC)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  129 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  244 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  373
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Stewart Information Services and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe STC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe STC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/10/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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