Technical Indicator Analysis for Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL)

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Technical Indicators and Signals

The stochastic oscillator indicator is the important indicator to compare the security price over a certain period of time. The stochastic %K of Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) for the period of 9-Day stands at 46.45% while the stochastic %D for the same period stands at 56.43%.

The 7-Day Average Directional Index ADX (also known as Trend Strength Indicator) of Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) signals “Sell” while other important signals like the 20-Day Moving Average Vs. Price signals “Buy”.

Another important signal of trend and momentum of a security is 20-50 Day MACD Oscillator or Moving Average Convergence Divergence signals “Buy” for Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) while 20-100 Day MACD Oscillator indicates “Buy”.

Bollinger band is a volatility indicator of a certain security, currently Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL)’s 20-Day Bollinger Band indicates “Hold”.

About Company

Sterling Bancorp is the holding company for Sterling National Bank, a financial services firm. Sterling National Bank provides various banking and financial products and services primarily in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. It provides depository and cash management services and a broad portfolio of financing solutions-including working capital lines, accounts receivable and inventory financing, factoring, trade financing, payroll funding and processing, equipment financing, commercial and residential mortgages and mortgage warehouse lines of credit. Sterling Bancorp, formerly known as Provident New York Bancorp, is headquartered in New York.

Previous Day Activity Analysis

On the last trading day, Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) opened the session at $24.5 and after going up 0.82% closed at $24.6. The stock gained 0.1 points in the last trade.

Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL)’s stock fluctuated in the range of $24.40 and $24.73 during the previous active session. Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) traded with the volume of 1.33 Million with average volume of 1.96 Million. The stock has LOW volatility on the last trading session.

Currently the Beta for the company remains at 1.04 while ATR (Average True Range) and RSI (Relative Strength Index) are at 0.51 and 61.47 respectively.

Currently the Insider Ownership of the shares of Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) is at 0.8% and the shares outstanding are 224.77 Million.

Important Ratio Analysis

Some important ratios to consider here for Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) are discussed below:

Dividend yield of Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) stands at 1.14% whereas Price to Earnings P/E ratio stands at 20.6 while Forward P/E shows the value of 14.23.

The PEG ratio (Price to Earning to Growth) emits the value of 3.17. The Price to Sale P/S and Price to Book P/B shows the value of 11.03 and 1.72 respectively. While Price to Cash P/C and Price to Free Cash Flow P/FCF stands at 12.5 and 30.63 correspondingly.

The Quick Ratio of Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) stands at 0 while the Current Ratio depicts the value of 0.

Return on Assets ROA of Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) is at 1.1% whereas, Return on Equity ROE and Return of Investment ROI of Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) stand at 8.6% and 14.9% respectively.

The payout ratio of Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) stands at 23.3%.

Stock Performance Analysis

The stock performance of Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) on the basis of 5 day trade show the dip of -0.4% whereas, the monthly performance of the stock shows increase of 9.58%.

The quarterly performance of the stock remained in green zone with the value of 7.89% while six month performance of the shares of Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) remained bullish with the count of 9.33%.

The yearly and YTD performance of Sterling Bancorp. (NYSE:STL) remained up at 42.2% and 5.13% respectively.