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NYSE:STC

Stewart Information Services - STC Stock Forecast, Price & News

$53.81
+1.11 (+2.11%)
(As of 08/10/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$53.66
$54.35
50-Day Range
$45.91
$56.51
52-Week Range
$45.63
$81.00
Volume
111,422 shs
Average Volume
167,685 shs
Market Capitalization
$1.45 billion
P/E Ratio
5.01
Dividend Yield
2.85%
Price Target
$75.00

Stewart Information Services MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
39.4% Upside
$75.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.41% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.30mentions of Stewart Information Services in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$238,965 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-10.43%
From $8.05 to $7.21 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.69 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

98th out of 904 stocks

Title Insurance Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

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About Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC) Stock

Stewart Information Services Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides title insurance and real estate transaction related services. The company operates in two segments, Title, and Ancillary Services and Corporate. The Title segment is involved in searching, examining, closing, and insuring the condition of the title to real property. This segment also offers home and personal insurance services; services for tax-deferred exchanges; and digital customer engagement platform services. The Ancillary Services and Corporate segment provides appraisal management, online notarization and closing, credit and real estate information, and search and valuation services to the mortgage industry. The company offers its products and services through its directly owned policy-issuing offices, network of independent agencies, and other businesses within the company. It serves homebuyers and sellers, residential and commercial real estate professionals, title agencies, real estate attorneys and investors, and home builders, as well as mortgage lenders, servicers, brokers, and investors. The company operates in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Stewart Information Services Corporation was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

Stewart Information Services Stock Performance

Shares of Stewart Information Services stock opened at $52.70 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $1.42 billion, a PE ratio of 4.90 and a beta of 1.14. Stewart Information Services has a 12 month low of $45.63 and a 12 month high of $81.00. The company has a quick ratio of 2.29, a current ratio of 2.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33. The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $51.21 and a 200-day simple moving average of $58.02.

Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC - Get Rating) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 27th. The insurance provider reported $2.58 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.16 by $0.42. Stewart Information Services had a return on equity of 22.56% and a net margin of 8.40%. The firm had revenue of $844.07 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $757.03 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $3.17 earnings per share. The company's quarterly revenue was up 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that Stewart Information Services will post 8.05 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Stewart Information Services Announces Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 30th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, June 15th were issued a $0.375 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, June 14th. This represents a $1.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.85%. Stewart Information Services's dividend payout ratio is currently 13.95%.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. BTIG Research reduced their price target on Stewart Information Services from $80.00 to $75.00 and set a "buy" rating for the company in a report on Friday, July 8th. StockNews.com upgraded Stewart Information Services from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday, August 5th.

Insider Transactions at Stewart Information Services

In other Stewart Information Services news, CEO Frederick H. Eppinger purchased 1,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, June 15th. The shares were bought at an average price of $48.91 per share, for a total transaction of $73,365.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the chief executive officer now owns 94,762 shares in the company, valued at $4,634,809.42. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. In other news, insider Steven Mark Lessack purchased 3,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, May 12th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $55.20 per share, for a total transaction of $165,600.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the insider now owns 9,291 shares in the company, valued at $512,863.20. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Frederick H. Eppinger bought 1,500 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 15th. The stock was bought at an average price of $48.91 per share, for a total transaction of $73,365.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief executive officer now owns 94,762 shares of the company's stock, valued at $4,634,809.42. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 1.50% of the company's stock.

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STC Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/30 Dividend
6/14/2022
Dividend Payable
6/30/2022
Last Earnings
7/27/2022
Today
8/10/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Title insurance
Sub-Industry
Property & Casualty Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
86037210
Employees
7,300
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$75.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$75.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$75.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+39.4%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$323.22 million
Pretax Margin
11.35%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$3.31 billion
Cash Flow
$13.03 per share
Book Value
$48.14 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
26,612,000
Market Cap
$1.45 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.14

Key Executives

  • Mr. Frederick Henry Eppinger Jr. (Age 63)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.16M
  • Mr. David C. Hisey (Age 62)
    CFO, Sec. & Treasurer
    Comp: $1.61M
  • Mr. Steven Mark Lessack (Age 69)
    Group Pres of Direct Operations, International Operations & Commercial Services
    Comp: $1.78M
  • Mr. John L. Killea (Age 66)
    Chief Legal Officer & Chief Compliance Officer
    Comp: $1.57M
  • Mr. Matthew W. Morris (Age 50)
    Advisor & Director
    Comp: $102.25k
  • Ms. Tara S. Smith (Age 42)
    Group Pres of Agency Operations
    Comp: $944.92k
  • Mr. Brian K. Glaze (Age 53)
    Principal Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Controller
  • Mr. Brad A. Rable (Age 55)
    Chief Information Officer, Technology & Bus. Services
  • Mr. Nat Otis
    Director of IR / Sr. VP - Fin.
  • Mr. John A. Arcidiacono
    Chief Marketing Officer













STC Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Stewart Information Services stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Stewart Information Services in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" STC shares.
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What is Stewart Information Services' stock price forecast for 2022?

1 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Stewart Information Services' shares. Their STC share price forecasts range from $75.00 to $75.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $75.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 39.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have STC shares performed in 2022?

Stewart Information Services' stock was trading at $79.73 at the beginning of the year. Since then, STC stock has decreased by 32.4% and is now trading at $53.92.
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When is Stewart Information Services' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 26th 2022.
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How were Stewart Information Services' earnings last quarter?

Stewart Information Services Co. (NYSE:STC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 27th. The insurance provider reported $2.58 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $2.16 by $0.42. The insurance provider earned $844.07 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $757.03 million. Stewart Information Services had a net margin of 8.40% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 22.56%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 3.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $3.17 earnings per share.

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 Wednesday, June 1st. Investors of record on Wednesday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.375 per share on Thursday, June 30th. This represents a $1.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 14th.
Read our dividend analysis for STC
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Is Stewart Information Services a good dividend stock?

Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC) pays an annual dividend of $1.50 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.83%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 13.95%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, STC will have a dividend payout ratio of 20.80% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for STC.

What is Fred Eppinger's approval rating as Stewart Information Services' CEO?

21 employees have rated Stewart Information Services Chief Executive Officer Fred Eppinger on Glassdoor.com. Fred Eppinger has an approval rating of 99% among the company's employees. This puts Fred Eppinger in the top 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Stewart Information Services own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Stewart Information Services investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), NIC (EGOV), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Transocean (RIG), ALJ Regional (ALJJ) and Gran Tierra Energy (GTE).

What is Stewart Information Services' stock symbol?

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

Who are Stewart Information Services' major shareholders?

Stewart Information Services' stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (6.21%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.97%), DAVENPORT & Co LLC (1.50%), Royce & Associates LP (1.31%), Tributary Capital Management LLC (0.91%) and Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC (0.90%). Insiders that own company stock include C Allen Bradley Jr, Frederick H Eppinger, Glenn C Christenson, James M Chadwick, Matthew Morris and Steven Mark Lessack.
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How do I buy shares of Stewart Information Services?

Shares of STC stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Stewart Information Services' stock price today?

One share of STC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $53.92.

How much money does Stewart Information Services make?

Stewart Information Services (NYSE:STC) has a market capitalization of $1.46 billion and generates $3.31 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $323.22 million in net income (profit) each year or $10.75 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Stewart Information Services have?

The company employs 7,300 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Stewart Information Services?

Stewart Information Services' mailing address is 1360 POST OAK BOULEVARD SUITE 100, HOUSTON TX, 77056. The official website for the company is www.stewart.com. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at (800) 625-8100, via email at nat.otis@stewart.com, or via fax at 302-655-5049.

This page (NYSE:STC) was last updated on 8/10/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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