Why Fundamental Investors Might Love Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL)

I’ve been keeping an eye on Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) because I’m attracted to its fundamentals. Looking at the company as a whole, as a potential stock investment, I believe STL has a lot to offer. Basically, it is a dependable dividend-paying company that has been able to sustain great financial health over the past. Below, I’ve touched on some key aspects you should know on a high level. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, read the full report on Sterling Bancorp here.

Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer

NYSE:STL Historical Debt October 23rd 18
NYSE:STL Historical Debt October 23rd 18

STL is also a dividend company, with ample net income to cover its dividend payout, which has been consistently growing over the past decade, keeping income investors happy.

NYSE:STL Historical Dividend Yield October 23rd 18
NYSE:STL Historical Dividend Yield October 23rd 18

Next Steps:

For Sterling Bancorp, there are three essential factors you should further examine:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for STL’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for STL’s outlook.
  2. Historical Performance: What has STL’s returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of STL? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

To help readers see past the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price-sensitive company announcements.

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