Park Sterling Corp. CAO Sells $17,000 in Stock (PSTB)
Park Sterling Corp. (NASDAQ:PSTB) CAO Susan D. Sabo unloaded 2,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.80, for a total value of $17,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 15,776 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $107,277. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.
Shares of Park Sterling Corp. (NASDAQ:PSTB) traded up 0.44% on Thursday, hitting $6.83. The stock had a trading volume of 22,055 shares. Park Sterling Corp. has a 1-year low of $5.79 and a 1-year high of $7.28. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $6.74 and its 200-day moving average is $6.64. The company has a market cap of $299.9 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.60.
Park Sterling Corp. (NASDAQ:PSTB) last released its earnings data on Thursday, July 24th. The company reported $0.09 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.02. Analysts expect that Park Sterling Corp. will post $0.34 EPS for the current fiscal year.
PSTB has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Park Sterling Corp. from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 29th. They now have a $7.50 price target on the stock. Analysts at Sandler O’Neill initiated coverage on shares of Park Sterling Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, June 25th. They set a “buy” rating and a $7.50 price target on the stock.
Park Sterling Corp., formerly Park Sterling Bank, is a North Carolina-chartered commercial bank. The Company offers deposit and loan banking services.
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