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Executive Summary

CenterState Bank Corporation operates as the holding company for CenterState Bank, N.A.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

How has CenterState Bank's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: CSFL's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Banks


US Market

1 Year Return




US Banks


US Market

Return vs Industry: CSFL underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -9.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: CSFL underperformed the US Market which returned 10.9% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day15.8%0.8%4.0%
30 Day15.9%-16.5%-1.1%
90 Day6.8%7.2%21.1%
1 Year-16.5%-19.2%-25.7%-28.2%7.2%5.0%
3 Year-24.6%-28.5%-18.1%-24.7%36.0%27.1%
5 Year47.4%37.5%8.8%-4.4%65.3%46.9%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is CenterState Bank's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is CenterState Bank undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: CSFL ($18.14) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($11.1)

Significantly Below Fair Value: CSFL is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: CSFL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (10.7x) compared to the Banks industry average (10.3x).

PE vs Market: CSFL is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.7x) compared to the US market (17.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: CSFL's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: CSFL is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.8x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.9x).

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Future Growth

How is CenterState Bank forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: CSFL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-9.6% per year).

Earnings vs Market: CSFL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-9.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: CSFL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: CSFL's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-2.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: CSFL's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-2.6% per year).

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if CSFL's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time

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Past Performance

How has CenterState Bank performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: CSFL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: CSFL's current net profit margins (28.4%) are lower than last year (30.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: CSFL's earnings have grown significantly by 45% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: CSFL's earnings growth over the past year (30.5%) is below its 5-year average (45% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: CSFL earnings growth over the past year (30.5%) exceeded the Banks industry 2.8%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: CSFL's Return on Equity (7.6%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is CenterState Bank's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)

Financial Position Analysis

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Balance Sheet

Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: CSFL's Assets to Equity ratio (6.5x) is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: CSFL has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (199%).

Low Risk Liabilities: 90% of CSFL's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: CSFL has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (64%).

Low Risk Deposits: CSFL's Loans to Deposits ratio (84%) is appropriate.

Level of Bad Loans: CSFL has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.7%).

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What is CenterState Bank's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: CSFL's dividend (3.09%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).

High Dividend: CSFL's dividend (3.09%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.12%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: CSFL's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: CSFL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (27.6%), CSFL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


John Corbett (50yo)





Mr. John C. Corbett has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of CenterState Bank Corporation since July 20, 2015. Mr. Corbett has been the Chief Executive Officer and President of Centerstate Ban ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD3.93M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD4.72M).

Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

John Corbett
President4.92yrsUS$3.93m0.095% $2.1m
William Matthews
CFO & Executive VP1.17yrsUS$1.84m0.078% $1.7m
Stephen Young
Executive VP & COO4.17yrsUS$1.94m0.046% $1.0m
Jennifer Idell
Executive VP & Chief Administrative Officer1.17yrsUS$881.44k0.013% $290.5k
Beth DeSimone
Chief Risk Officer3.58yrsno data0.013% $302.6k
Daniel Bockhorst
Executive VP & Chief Credit Officer3.42yrsUS$766.61k0.046% $1.0m
Ed Kofman
Managing Director To Head The Loan Trading & Hedge Desk6.33yrsno datano data
Shaun Merriman
President of West Florida Regionno datano datano data
Nathan Goodnight
Senior Vice President of the Correspondent Division2.75yrsno datano data
Jerry Ball
CEO & President of Valrico State Bank23.42yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: CSFL's management team is considered experienced (3.6 years average tenure).

Board Members

John Corbett
President4.92yrsUS$3.93m0.095% $2.1m
Thomas Oakley
Independent Director18.42yrsUS$98.01k0.17% $3.8m
Ernest Pinner
Non-Executive Chairman of the Board16.42yrsUS$1.89m0.19% $4.2m
James Bingham
Independent Director21.42yrsUS$98.01k0.098% $2.2m
Griffin Greene
Independent Director8.17yrsUS$113.01k0.053% $1.2m
Charles McPherson
Vice Chairman & Lead Independent Directorno dataUS$139.51k0.034% $755.2k
George Nunez
Independent Director16.42yrsUS$119.01k0.015% $347.9k
Michael Ciferri
Independent Director6.33yrsUS$111.01k0.26% $5.8m
Charles Carlton
Independent Director12.08yrsUS$109.01k0.14% $3.2m
Mark Thompson
Management Director3.42yrsUS$820.30k0.020% $453.5k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: CSFL's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 12.1 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: CSFL insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

CenterState Bank Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: CenterState Bank Corporation
  • Ticker: CSFL
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1989
  • Industry: Regional Banks
  • Sector: Banks
  • Market Cap: US$2.252b
  • Shares outstanding: 124.13m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • CenterState Bank Corporation
  • 1101 First Street South
  • Suite 202
  • Winter Haven
  • Florida
  • 33880
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
CSFLNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 2001


CenterState Bank Corporation operates as the holding company for CenterState Bank, N.A. that provides various consumer and commercial banking services to individuals, businesses, and industries. The company accepts various deposit products, such as savings, demand, negotiable order of withdrawal, and money market deposit accounts, as well as certificates of deposit and time deposits. Its loan products include real estate loans to individuals and businesses for the purchase, improvement of, or investment in real estate; construction of single-family residential and commercial units; and development of single-family residential building lots. The company’s loan products also comprise commercial loans to small-to-medium sized businesses for working capital, equipment purchases, and various other business purposes; and consumer loans consisting of loans to individuals for various consumer purposes, as well as business purpose loans. It also offers mutual funds, annuities, and other investment products. In addition, the company sells fixed income securities; and provides hedging, loan brokerage, correspondent bank deposits, safe-keeping, bond accounting, asset/liability consulting, international wires, clearing and corporate checking accounts, and other correspondent banking related services. As of December 31, 2019, it operated 149 full service banking offices in 47 counties throughout Florida, Georgia, and Alabama; 1 loan production office in Florida; and 1 loan production office in Georgia. The company was formerly known as CenterState Banks, Inc. and changed its name to CenterState Bank Corporation in September 2017. CenterState Bank Corporation was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Winter Haven, Florida. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/09 05:11
End of Day Share Price2020/06/05 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/12/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.