Stifel Financial Corp (NYSE:SF) insider Victor Nesi sold 1,415 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.12, for a total value of $85,069.80. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 179,910 shares in the company, valued at approximately $10,816,189.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Victor Nesi also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, July 1st, Victor Nesi sold 3,585 shares of Stifel Financial stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $60.00, for a total value of $215,100.00.
  • On Wednesday, May 15th, Victor Nesi sold 1,250 shares of Stifel Financial stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $56.04, for a total value of $70,050.00.

Stifel Financial stock opened at $59.87 on Friday. Stifel Financial Corp has a twelve month low of $38.39 and a twelve month high of $60.25. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $57.11. The company has a quick ratio of 0.65, a current ratio of 0.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70. The firm has a market cap of $4.21 billion, a PE ratio of 11.34, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.75 and a beta of 1.84.

Stifel Financial (NYSE:SF) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 30th. The financial services provider reported $1.32 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.21 by $0.11. Stifel Financial had a return on equity of 14.77% and a net margin of 13.28%. The company had revenue of $770.40 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $745.21 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $1.15 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 2.7% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, equities analysts predict that Stifel Financial Corp will post 5.68 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, June 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 3rd were given a dividend of $0.15 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, May 31st. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.00%. Stifel Financial’s payout ratio is 11.36%.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC lifted its position in Stifel Financial by 5.3% during the 1st quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 4,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $211,000 after acquiring an additional 200 shares during the period. Shine Investment Advisory Services Inc. lifted its position in Stifel Financial by 50.6% during the 1st quarter. Shine Investment Advisory Services Inc. now owns 661 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $35,000 after acquiring an additional 222 shares during the period. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. lifted its position in Stifel Financial by 1.3% during the 1st quarter. Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. now owns 31,808 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,679,000 after acquiring an additional 396 shares during the period. Trillium Asset Management LLC lifted its position in Stifel Financial by 1.0% during the 1st quarter. Trillium Asset Management LLC now owns 44,439 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,345,000 after acquiring an additional 432 shares during the period. Finally, Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. lifted its position in Stifel Financial by 4.5% during the 1st quarter. Bbva Compass Bancshares Inc. now owns 11,357 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $600,000 after acquiring an additional 484 shares during the period. 86.26% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on the company. Compass Point assumed coverage on Stifel Financial in a research note on Thursday, May 30th. They set a “buy” rating and a $65.00 price target on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded HB Fuller from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 3rd. Wells Fargo & Co restated a “hold” rating on shares of AON in a research note on Friday, April 5th. Goldman Sachs Group upgraded MICHELIN COMPAG/ADR from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, May 9th. Finally, JMP Securities raised their price target on Stifel Financial from $61.00 to $65.00 and gave the stock a “market outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, April 8th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $62.67.

Stifel Financial Company Profile

Stifel Financial Corp., a financial services and bank holding company, provides retail and institutional wealth management, and investment banking services to individual investors, corporations, municipalities, and institutions in the United States, the United Kingdom, rest of Europe, and Asia. The company operates through three segments: Global Wealth Management, Institutional Group, and Other.

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