SF Stock Overview
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 Canada.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$71.01|
|52 Week High||US$78.60|
|52 Week Low||US$47.03|
|1 Month Change||-2.55%|
|3 Month Change||2.59%|
|1 Year Change||48.35%|
|3 Year Change||131.86%|
|5 Year Change||110.09%|
|Change since IPO||7,393.86%|
Recent News & Updates
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Stifel Financial: All Eyes On M&A And Adviser Recruiting
Stifel Financial's capital allocation priorities in terms of share buybacks, dividends and acquisitions are in the spotlight, considering the company's decent capital adequacy ratios. Stifel Financial's pace of adviser recruiting has slowed recently because of the pandemic and stiffer competition. The market values Stifel Financial at consensus forward FY 2021 and FY 2022 P/E multiples of 10.6 times and 11.0 times, respectively.
|SF||US Capital Markets||US Market|
Return vs Industry: SF exceeded the US Capital Markets industry which returned 44.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SF exceeded the US Market which returned 20% over the past year.
|SF Average Weekly Movement||4.1%|
|Capital Markets Industry Average Movement||0.7%|
|Market Average Movement||6.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||15.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||2.3%|
Stable Share Price: SF is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SF's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
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 Canada. The company operates in three segments: Global Wealth Management, Institutional Group, and Other. It provides private client services, including securities transaction and financial planning services; institutional equity and fixed income sales, trading and research, and municipal finance services; investment banking services, such as mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, and private placements; and retail and commercial banking services comprising personal and commercial lending programs, as well as deposit accounts.
Stifel Financial Fundamentals Summary
|SF fundamental statistics|
Is SF overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SF income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$221.12m|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||6.90|
|Net Profit Margin||15.93%|
How did SF perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
0.8%Current Dividend Yield
Does SF pay a reliable dividends?See SF dividend history and benchmarks
|Stifel Financial dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Nov 30 2021|
|Dividend Pay Date||Dec 15 2021|
|Days until Ex dividend||2 days|
|Days until Dividend pay date||13 days|
Does SF pay a reliable dividends?See SF dividend history and benchmarks
Is Stifel Financial 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: SF ($71.01) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($59.92)
Significantly Below Fair Value: SF is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SF is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.3x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (14.6x).
PE vs Market: SF is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.3x) compared to the US market (16.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: SF's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SF is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (50x).
How is Stifel Financial forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 5 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: SF's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-6.8% per year).
Earnings vs Market: SF's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-6.8% per year).
High Growth Earnings: SF's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: SF's revenue (1.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (10.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: SF's revenue (1.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: SF's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.5%).
How has Stifel Financial performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SF has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: SF's current net profit margins (15.9%) are higher than last year (11.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SF's earnings have grown significantly by 33.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: SF's earnings growth over the past year (70.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (33.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: SF earnings growth over the past year (70.4%) underperformed the Capital Markets industry 89%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: SF's Return on Equity (15.7%) is considered low.
How is Stifel Financial's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SF's short term assets ($19.8B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($24.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: SF's short term assets ($19.8B) exceed its long term liabilities ($2.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SF has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: SF's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 69.5% to 29.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: SF's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (63.2%).
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if SF's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Stifel Financial current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: SF's dividend (0.84%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.35%).
High Dividend: SF's dividend (0.84%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.63%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, SF has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: SF's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (8.5%), SF's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: SF's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (11.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ron Kruszewski (62 yo)
Mr. Ronald James Kruszewski, also known as Ron, has been Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Stifel Financial Corp. since April 2001 and September 1997 respectively. Mr. Kruszewski is Chairman and Chie...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ron's total compensation ($USD10.67M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD6.24M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ron's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: SF's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.4 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: SF's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Stifel Financial Corp.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Stifel Financial Corp.
- Ticker: SF
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1890
- Industry: Investment Banking and Brokerage
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: US$7.393b
- Shares outstanding: 104.11m
- Website: https://www.stifel.com
Number of Employees
- Stifel Financial Corp.
- One Financial Plaza
- 501 North Broadway
- Saint Louis
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/30 23:56|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/30 00:00|
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