S&T Bancorp Earnings Preview

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S&T Bancorp (NAS: STBA) beat estimates by $0.11 last quarter and investors are hoping it can beat them again. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Monday, Jan. 23. S&T Bancorp is a bank holding company and has two wholly owned subsidiaries, S&T Bank and 9th Street Holdings. It provides a full range of financial services and retail and commercial banking products.

What analysts say:

  • Buy, sell, or hold?: Analysts think investors should stand pat on S&T Bancorp, with five out of six analysts rating it hold. Analysts like S&T Bancorp better than competitor Univest Corp. overall. Zero out of one analysts rate Univest Corp. a buy compared to one out of six for S&T Bancorp. While analysts still rate the stock a hold, they are a little more optimistic about it compared to three months ago.
  • Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $44.9 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a decline of 9.2% from the year-ago quarter.
  • Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of $0.37 per share. Estimates range from $0.31 to $0.43.

What our community says:
CAPS All-Stars are solidly behind the stock, with 88.2% awarding it an outperform rating. The community at large agrees with the All-Stars, with 85.4% giving it a rating of outperform. Fools are keen on S&T Bancorp, though the message boards have been quiet lately, with only 30 posts in the past 30 days. Despite the majority sentiment in favor of S&T Bancorp, the stock has a middling CAPS rating of three out of five stars.

Management:
Revenue has fallen for the past three quarters.

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