State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) insider Hannah M. Grove sold 3,200 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $92.55, for a total transaction of $296,160.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 39,896 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,692,374.80. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of State Street Corporation (NYSE STT) traded up 1.56% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $93.52. 1,451,271 shares of the company traded hands. State Street Corporation has a 52-week low of $67.55 and a 52-week high of $96.26. The company has a market capitalization of $34.97 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.27 and a beta of 1.30. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $91.96 and its 200-day moving average price is $83.79.

State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 26th. The asset manager reported $1.67 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.57 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $2.81 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.86 billion. State Street Corporation had a return on equity of 12.49% and a net margin of 19.97%. State Street Corporation’s quarterly revenue was up 9.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $1.46 EPS. Equities analysts predict that State Street Corporation will post $6.13 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 16th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 2nd will be issued a $0.42 dividend. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 29th. This is a boost from State Street Corporation’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.38. State Street Corporation’s dividend payout ratio is currently 28.15%.

State Street Corporation declared that its board has authorized a share buyback program on Wednesday, June 28th that authorizes the company to repurchase $1.40 billion in shares. This repurchase authorization authorizes the asset manager to reacquire up to 4.2% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are generally an indication that the company’s leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

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Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of State Street Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $104.00 target price for the company in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Wells Fargo & Company assumed coverage on shares of State Street Corporation in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $115.00 target price for the company. Barclays PLC increased their target price on shares of State Street Corporation from $95.00 to $104.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Buckingham Research reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $107.00 target price (up previously from $94.00) on shares of State Street Corporation in a research note on Monday, July 10th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed an “underweight” rating on shares of State Street Corporation in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $90.18.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in STT. Raymond James Trust N.A. boosted its position in State Street Corporation by 0.5% in the second quarter. Raymond James Trust N.A. now owns 3,250 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $291,000 after buying an additional 17 shares in the last quarter. Burns J W & Co. Inc. NY boosted its position in State Street Corporation by 0.9% in the second quarter. Burns J W & Co. Inc. NY now owns 2,700 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $242,000 after buying an additional 23 shares in the last quarter. Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC boosted its position in State Street Corporation by 0.9% in the second quarter. Klingenstein Fields & Co. LLC now owns 2,687 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $241,000 after buying an additional 25 shares in the last quarter. Bank of Hawaii boosted its position in State Street Corporation by 0.4% in the first quarter. Bank of Hawaii now owns 8,415 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $670,000 after buying an additional 30 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC boosted its position in State Street Corporation by 0.3% in the first quarter. Anchor Capital Advisors LLC now owns 11,582 shares of the asset manager’s stock worth $922,000 after buying an additional 35 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 88.64% of the company’s stock.

State Street Corporation Company Profile

State Street Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company operates through two lines of business: Investment Servicing and Investment Management. The Company, through its subsidiary, State Street Bank and Trust Company (State Street Bank), provides a range of financial products and services to institutional investors across the world.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT)

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