Stifel Financial Corp. Director Sells $340,080 in Stock (SF)
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) Director James Oates unloaded 8,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.51, for a total value of $340,080.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 38,380 shares in the company. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.
A number of research firms have recently commented on SF. Analysts at Raymond James upgraded shares of Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) from a “market perform” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, August 28th. They now have a $47.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Susquehanna raised their price target on shares of Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) from $32.00 to $34.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, August 9th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Susquehanna raised their price target on shares of Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) from $30.00 to $32.00 in a research note to investors on Monday, July 15th. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Stifel Financial Corp. presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $35.80.
Shares of Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) traded down 0.70% on Wednesday, hitting $42.50. The stock had a trading volume of 339,367 shares. Stifel Financial Corp. has a 52 week low of $28.80 and a 52 week high of $43.12. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $40.06 and its 200-day moving average is $36.13. The company has a market cap of $2.685 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.63.
Stifel Financial Corp. (NYSE:SF) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 8th. The company reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $511.40 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $485.27 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.42 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 33.2% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Stifel Financial Corp. will post $2.35 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Stifel Financial Corp. is a financial holding company. The Company’s subsidiary is Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated (NYSE:SF), a full-service retail and institutional brokerage and investment banking firm.
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