Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) finished Friday with an addition of $1.6 to close at $77.26, an upside of 2.11 percent. An average of 515,540 shares of common stock have been traded in the last five days. There was a gain of $2.85 in the past week, and it reached a new high 54 times over the past 12 months. The last 20 days have seen an average of 454,320 shares traded, while the 50-day average volume stands at 446,114.
SF stock has increased by 13.25% in the last month. The company shares reached their 1-month lowest point of $66.11 on 09/23/21. With the stock rallying to its 52-week high on 10/22/21, shares of the company touched a low of $38.27 and a high of $76.45 in 52 weeks. It has reached a new high 39 times so far this year and achieved 53.11% or $26.80 in price. In spite of this, the price is up 1.06% from the 52-week high.
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52 days have passed since Stifel Financial Corp. (SF) last reported insider trading activity. Nesi Victor, who is Co-President, most recently acquired $10,000 shares at $68.53 per share on Sep 01. In this transaction, the insider spent $685,300. Director, OATES JAMES M, disposed of 20,000 shares at a price of $68.64 on Jun 02. The insider now owns more than $1,372,800 worth of shares. Prior to that, Co-President Nesi Victor went on to Sale 10,000 shares at $69.94 each on Jun 01. An amount of $699,400 was transacted.
Stifel Financial Corp. (SF) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 14.03, which compares with the 25.70 for the broader industry and 13.15 for the sector. In the last five years, Stifel Financial Corp.’s PE ratio has ranged between 62.42 and 6.004. The stock’s beta is 1.50. Other valuation ratios to consider include the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio at 1.86, the price-to-book (PB) ratio at 2.10, and the price-to-cash flow ratio at 34.50.
Stifel Financial Corp. pays a $0.60 dividend per share annually. It offers a dividend yield of 0.78%. The company has a payout ratio of 8.70%. The company’s most recent quarterly dividend payment took place on Sep. 15, and it was $0.15 a share, without any change from last year. Its latest increase dividend $0.0367 reported on Wednesday February 3 2021.Dividends have grown by 240.00% each year over the last three years.
Further, the company has a long term debt to equity ratio of 0.30 and a total debt to equity ratio of 0.40 for the quarter ending June 29. Its gross profit as reported stood at $651.16 million compared to revenue of $3.75 billion.
For investors, determining the potential profitability of the investment also depends on the performance of the company’s management. In the past 12 months, Stifel Financial Corp.’s return on assets was 2.30%. For the broader industry, ROE averaged 13.50 over the past year.
For the three-month period that ended June 29, Stifel Financial Corp. had $1.17 billion in total debt. In the quarter under review, the net income was up than the previous quarter. The company posted a net income of $189.79 million in the quarter, while revenues of $164.73 million were grew 45.71%. The analyst consensus anticipated Stifel Financial Corp.’s latest quarter earnings to come in at $1.38 per share, but it turned out to be $1.7, a 23.20% surprise. For the quarter, EBITDA amounted to $312.02 million. At the end of the quarter ending June 29, Stifel Financial Corp.’s stock balance sheet showed total debt was $2.39 billion. Shareholders own equity worth $104.79 million.
From a technical analysis perspective, let’s take a brief look at Stifel Financial Corp. (SF) price momentum. RSI 9-day as of the close on 22 October was 75.36%, suggesting the stock is Overbought, with historical volatility in this time frame at 18.17%.
As of today, SF’s price is $75.82 +3.83% or $2.85 from its 5-day moving average. SF is currently trading +11.49% higher than its 20-day SMA and +13.00% higher than its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is +11.37% above the SMA50 and +46.60% above the SMA200.
The stochastic %K and %D were 94.00% and 93.73%, respectively, and the average true range (ATR) was 1.75. With the 14-day stochastic at 95.44% and the average true range at 1.75, the RSI (14) stands at 70.66%. The stock has reached 1.75 on the 9-day MACD Oscillator while the 14-day reading was at 2.72.
Wolfe Research upgraded Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE: SF) to a an Outperform rating in its most recent analyst report. Previously, the stock was rated as an Underperform. The consensus rating for Stifel Financial Corp. (SF) among analysts is Overweight. According to current brokerage recommendations, 0 brokerage firms advise that investors sell SF, while 2 suggest investors hold. There are 1 analyst who rate the stock as underweight. The stock is rated overweight by 0 analysts, while 3 others rate it as a “buy”.
What is SF’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts predict a range of price targets between $75.00 and $87.00, with a median target of $82.50. Taking a look at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts for Stifel Financial Corp. (SF) stock is $81.75.