Stewart Information Services Corporation (STC)

48.76 -0.67%
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Pros
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward P/E ratio low relative to industry peers
Forward P/S ratio low relative to industry peers
Buy analyst rating
Average analyst stock price above current stock price
Cons
Company’s profitability is declining
Forward PEG ratio high relative to industry peers
High short share of float
High short interest

Pros

  1. STC quarterly revenue growth was 23.90%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (7.06% and 3.73%, respectively). See STC revenue growth chart.
  2. STC forward dividend yield is 2.67%, higher than the industry (1.24%) and sector (0.75%) forward dividend yields. See STC forward dividend chart.
  3. STC forward P/E ratio is 7.32, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios. See STC forward P/E ratio chart.
  4. STC Price/Sales ratio is 0.43, which is low compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See STC forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  5. STC average analyst rating is Strong Buy. See STC analyst rating chart.
  6. STC average analyst price target ($78.67) is above its current price ($55.34). See STC price target chart.

Cons

  1. STC profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -0.28 percentage points. See STC profitability chart.
  2. STC PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.30, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See STC PEG chart.
  3. STC short share of float is 3.46%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See STC short share of float chart.
  4. STC short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 3.55. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See STC short interest ratio chart.