Stewart Information Services Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:STC)

About Stewart Information Services Corporation

Stewart Information Services Corporation 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 three segments: title insurance and related services, mortgage services and corporate. Title insurance and related services (title) segment includes the functions of searching, examining, closing and insuring the condition of the title to real property. The Company's mortgage services segment includes a diverse set of products and services provided to enhance the mortgage and real estate markets. Its services ranges from residential and commercial title insurance, and closing and settlement services to specialized offerings for the mortgage industry. The Company provides its services to homebuyers and sellers, residential and commercial real estate professionals, and mortgage lenders and servicers, among others.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: STC
  • CUSIP: 86037210
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $44.48
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $44.14
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $44.98
  • 52-Week Range: $31.76 - $48.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.03
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.73
  • P/E Growth: 3.38
  • Market Cap: $1.04B
  • Outstanding Shares: 23,430,000
  • Beta: 0.85
Profitability:
  • 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%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.50)
Consensus Price Target: $29.81 (32.98% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
12/13/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$40.00View Rating Details
12/5/2016StephensDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
8/31/2016Langen McalennDowngradeNeutral -> SellView Rating Details
8/31/2016Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeNeutral -> SellView Rating Details
7/22/2016FBR & CoBoost Price TargetMkt Perform$37.00 -> $46.00View Rating Details
5/13/2016CIBCReiterated RatingSector Perform$16.00 -> $16.25View Rating Details
5/13/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$16.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/22/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/19/2017        
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 Corporation (NYSE:STC)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.66 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.24 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161($0.25)($0.25)($0.25)
Q2 20162$0.86$1.30$1.08
Q3 20162$0.95$1.27$1.11
Q4 20162$0.57$0.76$0.67
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 Corporation (NYSE:STC)
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:2.70%
Dividend Growth:128.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:65.22% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
45.11% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
37.04% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 History for Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.41%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.95%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Latest Headlines for Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC)
DateHeadline
capitalcube.com logoStewart Information Services Corp. :STC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : February 14, 2017 (NYSE:STC)
www.capitalcube.com - February 15 at 6:15 AM
News IconChief Legal Officer of Stewart Information Services Co (NYSE:STC), Killea John L, sells 4,000 shares worth $180,320 (NYSE:STC)
empowerednews.net - February 14 at 1:29 AM
capitalcube.com logoStewart Information Services Corp. :STC-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : February 13, 2017 (NYSE:STC)
www.capitalcube.com - February 13 at 3:19 PM
bizjournals.com logoHouston real estate co.'s CFO to retire (NYSE:STC)
www.bizjournals.com - February 11 at 3:46 AM
nasdaq.com logoStewart Information Services CFO Allen Berryman To Retire - Quick Facts (NYSE:STC)
www.nasdaq.com - February 10 at 5:14 AM
News IconStewart Reports Results for the Fourth Quarter 2016 (NYSE:STC)
www.forwardgeek.com - February 10 at 5:14 AM
rttnews.com logoStewart Information Services Corp Bottom Line Climbs 540% In Q4 (NYSE:STC)
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 (NYSE:STC)
seekingalpha.com - February 10 at 5:14 AM
News IconWhat You Must Know About Stewart Information Services Corporation’s (STC) Financial Health (NYSE:STC)
simplywall.st - February 10 at 5:14 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Information Services posts 4Q profit (NYSE:STC)
sg.finance.yahoo.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 (NYSE:STC)
biz.yahoo.com - February 10 at 5:14 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 Stewart Information Services Corp Earnings Release - 06:15 am ET (NYSE:STC)
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 (NYSE:STC)
finance.yahoo.com - February 10 at 5:14 AM
News IconQualia Partners with Stewart to Enhance Title Agent Experience (NYSE:STC)
www.digitaljournal.com - February 9 at 5:25 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoSTEWART INFORMATION SERVICES CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers (NYSE:STC)
biz.yahoo.com - February 8 at 6:19 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSaudi Telecom CEO: We're Venturing Into Digital Platforms (NYSE:STC)
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 (NYSE:STC)
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 (NYSE:STC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 9 at 11:44 PM
bizjournals.com logoReal estate public company fills remaining board seats (NYSE:STC)
www.bizjournals.com - January 5 at 6:50 AM
publicnow.com logoStewart Names Clifford Allen Bradley and Frederick H. Eppinger to Board of Directors (NYSE:STC)
www.publicnow.com - January 4 at 3:15 AM
capitalcube.com logoStewart Information Services Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : STC-US : December 28, 2016 (NYSE:STC)
www.capitalcube.com - December 28 at 9:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUber's Mideast Rival Valued at $1 Billion (NYSE:STC)
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 (NYSE:STC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 13 at 9:24 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoStewart Appoints Timothy Okrie as Chief Operating Officer (NYSE:STC)
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 13 at 9:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStewart Info downgraded by Keefe Bruyette (NYSE:STC)
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 9:24 PM
bizjournals.com logoHouston-based real estate public company creates COO role (NYSE:STC)
www.bizjournals.com - December 12 at 8:06 PM
capitalcube.com logoStewart Information Services Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : STC-US : December 2, 2016 (NYSE:STC)
www.capitalcube.com - December 2 at 11:25 AM
capitalcube.com logoETFs with exposure to Stewart Information Services Corp. : November 22, 2016 (NYSE:STC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 22 at 7:50 PM
capitalcube.com logoStewart Information Services Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : STC-US : November 21, 2016 (NYSE:STC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 21 at 11:39 AM
4-traders.com logoStewart Information Services : Title Hires Senior Business Development Officer for Los Angeles Commercial Services Center (NYSE:STC)
www.4-traders.com - November 18 at 10:59 AM
bizjournals.com logoStewart Title execs: Charlotte market continues to pull interest, investment (NYSE:STC)
www.bizjournals.com - November 15 at 11:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoFitch Affirms Stewart Information Services Corporation's Ratings; Outlook Remains Negative (NYSE:STC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 11 at 7:23 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Stewart Information Services Corp. : November 11, 2016 (NYSE:STC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 11 at 7:23 PM
capitalcube.com logoStewart Information Services Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : STC-US : November 10, 2016 (NYSE:STC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 10 at 11:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSTEWART INFORMATION SERVICES CORP Financials (NYSE:STC)
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 7:35 PM
forbes.com logoStewart Information Services Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 2.80% Yield (STC) (NYSE:STC)
www.forbes.com - November 4 at 12:11 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to Stewart Information Services Corp. : November 1, 2016 (NYSE:STC)
www.capitalcube.com - November 1 at 7:51 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoSTEWART INFORMATION SERVICES CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:STC)
biz.yahoo.com - November 1 at 7:51 PM
capitalcube.com logoStewart Information Services Corp. :STC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : October 31, 2016 (NYSE:STC)
www.capitalcube.com - October 31 at 7:22 PM
fidaily.com logoShares Trading down at $44.40 (STC) Stewart Announces Agreement with… (NYSE:STC)
www.fidaily.com - October 29 at 10:25 AM
prnewswire.com logoDriehaus Capital Management Comments on Its 13D Filing and Investment in Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC)
www.prnewswire.com - October 27 at 7:39 PM
publicnow.com logoGayle Bourdeau Appointed to CREW Network’s National Board of Directors (NYSE:STC)
www.publicnow.com - October 26 at 7:30 PM
seekingalpha.com logoStewart Information Services: Post Starboard Settlement Play (NYSE:STC)
seekingalpha.com - October 24 at 7:07 PM
capitalcube.com logoStewart Information Services Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : STC-US : October 24, 2016 (NYSE:STC)
www.capitalcube.com - October 24 at 11:43 AM
rttnews.com logoEARNINGS SUMMARY: Details of Stewart Information Services Corp Q3 Earnings Report (NYSE:STC)
www.rttnews.com - October 21 at 11:04 AM
seekingalpha.com logoStewart Information Services' (STC) CEO Matt Morris on Q3 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NYSE:STC)
seekingalpha.com - October 21 at 11:04 AM
cnbc.com logoStewart Information Services posts 3Q profit (NYSE:STC)
www.cnbc.com - October 21 at 11:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of STC earnings conference call or presentation 20-Oct-16 12:30pm GMT (NYSE:STC)
finance.yahoo.com - October 21 at 11:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs Stewart Information Services (STC) Stock A Great Combo of Value and Growth? (NYSE:STC)
finance.yahoo.com - October 21 at 11:04 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ3 2016 Stewart Information Services Corp Earnings Release - 06:15 am ET (NYSE:STC)
biz.yahoo.com - October 20 at 12:38 PM

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What is Stewart Information Services Corporation's stock symbol?

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

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

Stewart Information Services Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Friday, December 30th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.70%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 13th.

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

6 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Stewart Information Services Corporation's stock. Their forecasts range from $16.25 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate Stewart Information Services Corporation's stock price to reach $29.81 in the next year.

When will Stewart Information Services Corporation announce their earnings?

Stewart Information Services Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 19th 2017.

Who owns Stewart Information Services Corporation stock?

Stewart Information Services Corporation's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (7.51%), FOUNDATION OFFSHORE MASTER FUND, LTD (4.99%), Foundation Asset Management LP (4.97%), Bulldog Investors LLC (4.35%), State Street Corp (2.25%) and Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (2.21%). Company insiders that own Stewart Information Services Corporation stock include Arnaud Ajdler, David Mandelstam, Glenn H Clements, James M Chadwick, John L Killea, Laurie C Moore and Steven Mark Lessack.

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

Stewart Information Services Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Basswood Capital Management L.L.C., Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC, Kavi Asset Management LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Ancora Advisors LLC, AQR Capital Management LLC, Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY and Teachers Retirement System of The State of Kentucky. Company insiders that have sold Stewart Information Services Corporation stock in the last year include Arnaud Ajdler, John L Killea and Steven Mark Lessack.

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

Stewart Information Services Corporation's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Foundation Asset Management LP, MIG Capital LLC, Discovery Group I LLC, Roystone Capital Management LP, Two Sigma Investments LP, State Street Corp, Rubric Capital Management LP and FMR LLC.

How do I buy Stewart Information Services Corporation stock?

Shares of Stewart Information Services Corporation 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 Corporation stock cost?

One share of Stewart Information Services Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $44.48.

Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC) Chart for Wednesday, February, 22, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/22/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff