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STSA [NASD]
Sterling Financial Corp.
Index- P/E22.36 EPS (ttm)1.48 Insider Own0.60% Shs Outstand62.39M Perf Week3.66%
Market Cap2.07B Forward P/E20.08 EPS next Y1.65 Insider Trans24.23% Shs Float61.24M Perf Month0.03%
Income93.60M PEG4.47 EPS next Q0.33 Inst Own99.30% Short Float1.26% Perf Quarter2.38%
Sales379.00M P/S5.45 EPS this Y-75.90% Inst Trans-0.01% Short Ratio4.90 Perf Half Y14.57%
Book/sh19.51 P/B1.70 EPS next Y12.65% ROA0.90% Target Price32.41 Perf Year68.96%
Cash/sh8.74 P/C3.79 EPS next 5Y5.00% ROE7.70% 52W Range19.18 - 34.75 Perf YTD-1.63%
Dividend0.80 P/FCF- EPS past 5Y14.90% ROI19.60% 52W High-4.75% Beta1.54
Dividend %2.42% Quick Ratio- Sales past 5Y-11.90% Gross Margin- 52W Low72.61% ATR0.91
Employees2547 Current Ratio- Sales Q/Q3.70% Oper. Margin36.90% RSI (14)54.03 Volatility2.95% 2.90%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq0.20 EPS Q/Q6.10% Profit Margin24.70% Rel Volume14.09 Prev Close33.61
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq0.20 EarningsApr 21 Payout62.90% Avg Volume157.52K Price33.10
Recom2.50 SMA20-0.22% SMA502.99% SMA20011.48% Volume2,219,558 Change-1.52%
13-Sep-13Downgrade DA Davidson Buy → Neutral
15-Jan-13Initiated Barclays Equal Weight $23
21-Dec-12Initiated Compass Point Neutral $20
20-Apr-11Upgrade FBR Capital Mkt Perform → Outperform $19 → $20
20-Apr-11Upgrade DA Davidson Underperform → Neutral $16.50 → $19
10-Jan-11Downgrade FBR Capital Outperform → Mkt Perform $19
04-Jan-11Downgrade DA Davidson Neutral → Underperform $16.50 → $16.50
14-Apr-14 06:45PM  Umpqua Holdings Set to Join S&P MidCap 400; Scientific Games to Join S&P SmallCap 600 PR Newswire
10-Apr-14 02:42PM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Temporary Suspension of Trading Under Registrant's Employee Benefit EDGAR Online
02-Apr-14 04:50PM  Umpqua Gets Final Nod to Acquire Sterling Zacks
06:01AM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
01-Apr-14 01:16PM  Umpqua, Sterling Financial receive regulatory approval for proposed merger theflyonthewall.com
01:15PM  Umpqua Holdings Corporation and Sterling Financial Corporation Receive Regulatory Approvals for Proposed Merger Business Wire
19-Mar-14 09:19AM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
05:05AM  Sterling Financial Corporation Announces Cash Dividend Business Wire
04-Mar-14 01:04PM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Financials EDGAR Online Financials
26-Feb-14 09:33AM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Other Events, F EDGAR Online
08:02AM  Sterling Financial, Umpqua Holdings investors approve merger at theflyonthewall.com
08:02AM  Sterling Financial, Umpqua Holdings investors approve merger
08:00AM  Umpqua Holdings Corporation and Sterling Financial Corporation Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Merger Business Wire
08:00AM  Umpqua Holdings Corporation and Sterling Financial Corporation Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Merger
19-Feb-14 04:17PM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events EDGAR Online
11-Feb-14 04:00PM  Sterling Bank Employees Top 54,000 Volunteer Hours in 2013 Business Wire
04:00PM  Sterling Bank Employees Top 54,000 Volunteer Hours in 2013
10-Feb-14 04:00PM  Sterling Bank Adds iPad App to Biz Mobile Suite Business Wire
04:00PM  Sterling Bank Adds iPad App to Biz Mobile Suite
04:00PM  Argent Bank Adds iPad App to Biz Mobile Suite Business Wire
04:00PM  Argent Bank Adds iPad App to Biz Mobile Suite
04-Feb-14 01:01PM  "Almost Ridiculous Growth" Forecast for Selected Texas Banks in 2014: A Wall Street Transcript Interview with Brett D. Rabatin, Senior Research Analyst Covering Mid- and Small-Cap Banks at Sterne Agee & Leach, Inc. Wall Street Transcript
03-Feb-14 04:00PM  Sterling Bank Launches Business Online Payroll Business Wire
04:00PM  Argent Bank Launches Business Online Payroll Business Wire
04:00PM  Argent Bank Launches Business Online Payroll
31-Jan-14 01:34PM  Sterling Financial's CEO Discusses Q4 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript at Seeking Alpha
01:34PM  Sterling Financial's CEO Discusses Q4 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
30-Jan-14 04:36PM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events, Financi EDGAR Online
04:36PM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Other Events, Financi
04:00PM  Sterling Financial Corporation of Spokane, Wash., Reports 2013 Earnings and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Business Wire
04:00PM  Sterling Financial Corporation of Spokane, Wash., Reports 2013 Earnings and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
07:07AM  Q4 2013 Sterling Financial Corporation Earnings Release - After Market Close CCBN
07:07AM  Q4 2013 Sterling Financial Corporation Earnings Release - After Market Close
21-Jan-14 05:00PM  Sterling Bank Launches Business Mobile Banking Suite Business Wire
05:00PM  Sterling Bank Launches Business Mobile Banking Suite
05:00PM  Argent Bank Launches Business Mobile Banking Suite Business Wire
05:00PM  Argent Bank Launches Business Mobile Banking Suite
09:00AM  Sterling Financial Corporation of Spokane, Wash., Announces Date for 2013 Fourth-Quarter and Year-End Earnings Release and Conference Call Business Wire
09:00AM  Sterling Financial Corporation of Spokane, Wash., Announces Date for 2013 Fourth-Quarter and Year-End Earnings Release and Conference Call
07-Jan-14 11:12AM  Selected Bank Stocks Still Selling Below Book Value: A Wall Street Transcript Interview with Matthew Kelley, Senior Research Analyst, and Matthew Breese, a Research Associate with Sterne Agee & Leach, Inc. Wall Street Transcript
11:12AM  Selected Bank Stocks Still Selling Below Book Value: A Wall Street Transcript Interview with Matthew Kelley, Senior Research Analyst, and Matthew Breese, a Research Associate with Sterne Agee & Leach, Inc.
06-Dec-13 05:54AM  Sterling Financial Corporation (STSA) Enters Overbought territory Zacks
05:54AM  Sterling Financial Corporation (STSA) Enters Overbought territory
18-Nov-13 05:00PM  Sterling Bank Jumps to 24th Largest Lender in SBA 7a Loans Business Wire
05:00PM  Sterling Bank Jumps to 24th Largest Lender in SBA 7a Loans
14-Nov-13 01:04PM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Financials EDGAR Online Financials
01:04PM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Financials
13-Nov-13 02:10PM  Sterling Financial Reaches 52-Week High Zacks
02:10PM  Sterling Financial Reaches 52-Week High
07-Nov-13 05:30PM  Sterling Bank receives Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle 2013 Community Spirit Award Business Wire
05:30PM  Sterling Bank receives Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle 2013 Community Spirit Award
05:30PM  Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle Honors Sterling Bank with 2013 Community Spirit Award Business Wire
05:30PM  Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle Honors Sterling Bank with 2013 Community Spirit Award
06:01AM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report EDGAR Online
04-Nov-13 04:31PM  InPlay: Sterling Financial is now operating all California locations as Argent Bank Briefing.com
04:30PM  Argent Bank Fully Deployed in California Business Wire
03-Nov-13 11:36AM  Cascade Bancorp: Underperforming Bank Makes A Bad Deal at Seeking Alpha
31-Oct-13 12:00PM  Culture Clash Ahead? $2B Banking Deal Faces Integration Hurdles at Fox Business
30-Oct-13 10:01AM  Ex-Dividend Reminder: STSA, SRCE and FEI at Forbes
10:01AM  Ex-Dividend Reminder: Sterling Financial Corp. , 1st Source Corp. and First Trust MLP and Energy Income Fund at Forbes
25-Oct-13 03:19PM  Sterling Financial Corporation's CEO Discusses Q3 2013 Results - Earnings Call Transcript at Seeking Alpha
24-Oct-13 05:09PM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Regulation FD Disclos EDGAR Online
04:00PM  Sterling Financial Corporation of Spokane, Wash., Reports Third Quarter 2013 Earnings and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Business Wire
07:07AM  Q3 2013 Sterling Financial Corporation Earnings Release - After Market Close CCBN
15-Oct-13 05:00PM  Sterling Financial Corporation of Spokane, Wash., Announces Date for 2013 Third-Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Business Wire
03-Oct-13 04:00PM  Sterling Bank Launches Prepaid Card Products Business Wire
02-Oct-13 04:34PM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
04:30PM  Sterling Financial Corporation Completes Acquisition of Commerce National Bank Business Wire
30-Sep-13 05:34PM  Sterling Financial Corporation Board of Directors Under Investigation by Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP Business Wire
24-Sep-13 04:10PM  Washington Federal: After A Pullback This Regional Is In The 'Sweet-Spot' at Seeking Alpha
06:00AM  Commerce National Bank Announces That All Regulatory Approvals Have Been Received for Its Merger With Sterling Bank Marketwired
23-Sep-13 09:00AM  Argent Bank is Open for Business in California Business Wire
17-Sep-13 09:21AM  Great Credit Crunch Issues Remain Five Years After Start at TheStreet
06:11AM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and EDGAR Online
16-Sep-13 04:44PM  STERLING FINANCIAL CORP /WA/ Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events EDGAR Online
11:59AM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by Board of Sterling Financial Corporation In Connection With Sale Of Company to Umpqua Holdings Corp. Business Wire
08:23AM  Umpqua Holdings - No Compelling Investment After Sterling Financial Deal at Seeking Alpha
13-Sep-13 09:00AM  Umpqua Holdings Buys Sterling Financial at TheStreet
07:48AM  Early movers: GS, GE, VZ, BLK, JPM, ULTA & more at CNBC
03:09AM  Sterling Financial downgraded by DA Davidson Briefing.com
12-Sep-13 11:50PM  Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Sterling Financial Corp. PR Newswire +6.99%
10:07PM  Sterling Financial Corporation to Merge with Umpqua Holdings Corporation Conference Call (Transcript) at Seeking Alpha
10:07PM  Sterling Financial Corporation to Acquire Umpqua Holdings Corporation Conference Call (Transcript) at Seeking Alpha
09:39PM  STERLING FINANCIAL INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Sterling Financial Corporation Following Announcement of Proposed Sale of Company to Umpqua Holdings Corporation Business Wire
07:14PM  Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation of Sterling Financial Corporation Business Wire
05:52PM  Law Firm Brower Piven Announces Investigation of Sterling Financial Corporation Proposed Acquisition Business Wire
04:03PM  Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of Sterling Financial Corporation Buyout Business Wire
02:18PM  SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces Investigation into Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by Board of Sterling Financial Corporation In Connection With Sale Of Company to Umpqua Holdings Corp. Business Wire
02:16PM  Finkelstein Thompson LLP Announces Investigation of Sterling Financial Corporation Buyout Business Wire
02:12PM  Why Sterling Financial Shares Surged at Motley Fool
01:21PM  Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases AP
12:59PM  Sterling Financial Shareholder Alert: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe and Powers Taylor LLP Investigate Merger with Umpqua Business Wire
12:01PM  INVESTOR ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of Sterling Financial Corp. (STSA) Over the Proposed Sale of the Company to Umpqua Holdings Corp. (UMPQ) Business Wire
11:28AM  Umpqua Holdings to Acquire Sterling Financial for $2 Billion at Motley Fool
10:30AM  Stocks to Watch: Men's Wearhouse, Pandora, Lululemon at The Wall Street Journal
10:29AM  The Deal: Umpqua Pays $2B for Sterling Financial at TheStreet
09:30AM  West Coast Lenders Sterling, Umpqua Join Forces in $2B Deal at Fox Business
09:24AM  Some Preliminary Thoughts About Umpqua's Acquisition Of Sterling Financial at Seeking Alpha
08:57AM  Umpqua Holdings upgraded at RBC Capital at theflyonthewall.com
07:50AM  Early movers: LULU, NFLX, ALL, RCL, MW, P & more at CNBC
Sterling Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Sterling Savings Bank that provides retail and commercial banking products and services, mortgage lending, and trust and investment products to individuals, small businesses, commercial organizations, and corporations in the United States. It operates in two business segments, Community Banking and Home Loan Division. The company accepts various deposit products, including noninterest bearing and interest bearing transaction accounts, savings accounts, money market deposit accounts, and certificates of deposit. It also offers loan products comprising commercial real estate loans for investor non-owner occupied, multifamily, and construction projects; commercial and industrial lending products, such as lines of credit, receivable and inventory financing, and equipment loans; term financing for owner occupied commercial real estate properties; consumer loans for automobiles, boats, and recreational vehicles; lines of credit for personal use; and one- to four-family residential loans, as well as sells mortgage loans on a servicing-retained and servicing-released basis. In addition, the company is involved in the loan servicing activities, which comprise collecting and remitting loan payments; accounting for principal and interest; holding and disbursing escrow funds for the payment of real estate taxes and insurance premiums; contacting delinquent borrowers; and supervising foreclosures in the event of unremedied defaults. As of December 31, 2013, it operated 173 depository branches in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and California. The company was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Spokane, Washington.