Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) currently has a daily average trading volume of 813.78K but it saw 833003 shares traded on Wednesday. With a market cap of 6.06B USD, stock’s current market price of $56.81 came falling about -3.09 while comparing to the previous closing price of $58.62. In past 52 weeks, the stock remained buoying in the range of price level as high as $68.77 and as low as $49.31. In the recent trading on the day, stock has struck highest price mark of $58.265 while lowest mark touched by it was $56.64.
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Taking a look at 20-day trading activity of Stifel Financial Corp. (SF) gives us an average price of $58.07, while its current price level is -17.39% below from 52-week high level whereas it is 15.21% above from lowest level seen by the stock during that period. Simple moving average of 50 days or SMA-50 of the stock’s closing price is $58.37 while that of 200 days or SMA-200 reads an average of $60.44. A closer look into the stock’s movement over the week reveals that its volatility is standing at 2.16% during that period while stretching the period over a month that increases to 2.32%. It is also necessary to take a look into other indicators of a stock too, to get a better idea about its price movement. And in doing so, we find stock’s 14-day relative strength index (RSI) standing at 42.37 which implies that the stock is in neutral territory.
Stifel Financial Corp. (SF)’s stock is currently under the radar of 7 analysts who are in consensus at a 12-month price target range of between $62.00 and $91.00 for company’s shares. The average price target assigned by the average number of analysts to a stock is a way to gauge worth of any stock in next 52 weeks. And in assigning price target to a stock, some analysts adopt a bearish approach by advocating lower-than-average price target which in this case is $62.00 while some adopt bullish approach by assigning higher-than-average price target which reads the price to top $91.00. Average price target assigned by them is $71.20 which highlights an upside potential of 20.21% for the stock over that period. And to attain the median price target of $65.00 assigned by those analysts, stock has to add about 12.6% of value to its current levels.
Data by FactSet Research shows that 7 analysts have issued their ratings for the stock. 0 of them are in opinions that stock is a Sell, while 1 are advising it as an Overweight. 2 analysts suggested the investors to Buy the stock while 4 advised them to Hold. Recommendations by all of those brokerages imply a consensus rating of Overweight for the stock and that issued by Wall Street to investors is Moderate Buy.
Over the week, SF’s stock price is moving -3.63% down while it is -3.50% when we observe its performance for the past one month. Year-to-date it is -2.67% down and over the past year, the stock is showing a downside performance of -8.61%.
The latest quarterly earnings report issued by the company was for quarter ended 3/30/2023, when its quarterly earnings per share (EPS) of $1.4 beaten by the consensus estimate of $1.45 for the same. The company is expected to be releasing its next quarterly report in 08/01/2023, for which analysts forecasted an EPS of $1.48 while estimate for next year EPS is $6.54. For SF, analysts are forecasting an EPS-growth rate of 13.90% for current year and estimate for EPS growth in next year is 13.80%. In next quarter, company is expected to be making quarterly sales of $1.15 billion as analysts are expecting the sales for current fiscal year at $4.6 billion and seeing the company making $4.96 billion in sales next year. Moreover, analysts are in estimates of $1.12 billion for current-quarter revenue.
Currently, Stifel Financial Corp.’s total number of outstanding shares is 108.75M with 3.08% of that held by the insiders while 84.08% of its common stock has been owned by the institutions. Company’s return on investment (ROI) stands at 2.00% and return on equity (ROE) at 13.30%. It has a price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) of 10.90 while having a 7.63 of forward P/E ratio. Stock’s beta reads 1.25. Stock has a price to book (P/B) ratio of 1.33 while price to sale or P/S ratio amounts to 1.28. Its return on asset (ROA) is 1.60% on average.
As per SEC documents, American Funds AMCAP Fund sought 4,288,014 of company’s common stock of worth $257.15 million as per recent closing price of the stock. American Funds AMCAP Fund is not the only institutional holder which restructured its stake in Stifel Financial Corp., as iShares Core S&P Mid Cap ETF picked 3,287,409 shares of worth $197.15 million to bring its holdings to a total of 11744.0 shares. In the most recent quarter, Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF came rising its stake by 0.45% in the company and now holds 3.15 million or 2.95% of the company’s stake having worth of about 188.96 million.
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