Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

State Street Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial products and services to institutional investors worldwide.


Trading at 3.5% below its fair value

Pays a high and reliable dividend of 2.86%

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for STT.PRE from our risk checks.

Snowflake Analysis

Established dividend payer and good value.

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Share Price & News

How has State Street's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: STT.PRE has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




US Capital Markets


US Market

1 Year Return




US Capital Markets


US Market

Return vs Industry: STT.PRE underperformed the US Capital Markets industry which returned 21.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: STT.PRE underperformed the US Market which returned 24.7% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-0.3%-1.3%-1.0%
30 Day0.04%-0.7%0.6%
90 Day-1.4%4.9%7.9%
1 Year5.8%-0.2%17.8%15.5%20.4%18.0%
3 Year16.6%-1.9%38.1%30.3%48.0%38.5%
5 Yearn/a81.5%64.7%72.2%53.3%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is State Street undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Undervalued compared to fair value

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: STT.PRE ($25.32) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($26.23)

Significantly Below Fair Value: STT.PRE is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: STT.PRE is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.2x) compared to the Capital Markets industry average (36.1x).

PE vs Market: STT.PRE is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.2x) compared to the US market (18.9x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: STT.PRE is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (7.5x)

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: STT.PRE is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Capital Markets industry average (6.6x).

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Future Growth

How is State Street forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: STT.PRE's forecast earnings growth (1.9% per year) is below the savings rate (2.7%).

Earnings vs Market: STT.PRE's earnings (1.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.3% per year).

High Growth Earnings: STT.PRE's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: STT.PRE's revenue (0.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: STT.PRE's revenue (0.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: STT.PRE's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.3%).

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Past Performance

How has State Street performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: STT.PRE has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: STT.PRE's current net profit margins (16.6%) are lower than last year (19.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: STT.PRE's earnings have grown by 3.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: STT.PRE's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: STT.PRE had negative earnings growth (-18.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Capital Markets industry average (20.6%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: STT.PRE's Return on Equity (8.4%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is State Street'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

Inventory Level: STT.PRE has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: STT.PRE's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.1x debt).

Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: STT.PRE's level of assets compared to its equity is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if STT.PRE has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.

Low Risk Liabilities: STT.PRE's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: STT.PRE has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.

Low Risk Deposits: STT.PRE's loans are broadly funded by customer deposits.

Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if STT.PRE has an appropriate level of bad loans.

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What is State Street's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: STT.PRE's dividend (2.86%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.4%).

High Dividend: STT.PRE's dividend (2.86%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.66%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (37.7%), STT.PRE's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: STT.PRE's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (34.2% payout ratio).

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


Average management tenure


Ron O’Hanley (62yo)





Mr. Ronald Philip O'Hanley, also known as Ron, has been the Chief Executive Officer of State Street Corporation since January 1, 2019 and has been its President since November 6, 2017. He served as Chief O ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Ron's total compensation ($USD8.34M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD10.76M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Ron's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Ronald O’Hanley
President0.8yrsUS$8.34m0.035% $9.2m
Eric Aboaf
Executive VP & CFO2.8yrsUS$7.44m0.0068% $1.8m
Karen Keenan
Executive VP & Chief Administrative Officer (Leave of Absence)0.5yrsUS$6.15m0.017% $4.4m
Louis Maiuri
Executive VP & COO0.8yrsno data0.015% $4.0m
Ian Appleyard
Executive VP1.5yrsno data0.0052% $1.4m
Ali El Abboud
EVP & Chief Technology Officer0.2yrsno datano data
Tracy Atkinson
Executive VP & Acting Chief Administrative Officer0.5yrsno data0.0067% $1.8m
Ilene Bieler
Global Head of Investor Relations0yrsno datano data
Jeffrey Carp
Executive VP13.8yrsUS$5.90m0.059% $15.5m
Jacqueline Angell
Executive VP & Acting Chief Compliance Officer0.5yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: STT.PRE's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Ronald O’Hanley
President0.8yrsUS$8.34m0.035% $9.2m
Kennett Burnes
Independent Director16.8yrsUS$453.72k0.021% $5.4m
Gregory Summe
Independent Director18.8yrsUS$361.97k0.023% $6.1m
Richard Sergel
Independent Director20.8yrsUS$364.76k0.016% $4.2m
Joseph Hooley
Chairman of the Board8.8yrsUS$16.10m0.20% $52.7m
Sean O'Sullivan
Independent Director2.5yrsUS$321.52k0.0019% $515.2k
Patrick de Saint-Aignan
Independent Director10.7yrsUS$399.72k0.0087% $2.3m
Amelia Fawcett
Independent Lead Director0.5yrsUS$329.02k0.010% $2.7m
William Freda
Independent Director4.9yrsUS$393.72k0.0034% $911.5k
Lynn Dugle
Independent Director3.9yrsUS$383.34k0.0029% $776.8k


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: STT.PRE's board of directors are considered experienced (6.9 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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

State Street Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: State Street Corporation
  • Ticker: STT.PRE
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1792
  • Industry: Asset Management and Custody Banks
  • Sector: Diversified Financials
  • Market Cap: US$26.421b
  • Shares outstanding: 363.62m
  • Website: https://www.statestreet.com

Number of Employees


  • State Street Corporation
  • State Street Financial Center
  • One Lincoln Street
  • Boston
  • Massachusetts
  • 2111
  • United States


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
STTNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDJan 1980
ZYADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesCommon StockDEEURJan 1980
STT *BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesCommon StockMXMXNJan 1980
0L9GLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockGBUSDJan 1980
STT.PRCNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)DEP SHS REPSTG 1USUSDAug 2012
STT.PRDNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)DEP SHS 1/4000 DUSUSDFeb 2014
STT.PRENYSE (New York Stock Exchange)SHS REPSTG PFD EUSUSDNov 2014
STT.PRGNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)DEP SHS PFD GUSUSDApr 2016
A2RSCJDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)5.625%-FRN PERP USD 'H'DEUSDSep 2018


State Street Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial products and services to institutional investors worldwide. It offers investment servicing products and services, including custody; product and participant level accounting; daily pricing and administration; master trust and master custody; depotbank services; record-keeping; cash management; foreign exchange, brokerage, and other trading services; securities finance; deposit and short-term investment facilities; loans and lease financing; investment manager and alternative investment manager operations outsourcing; performance, risk, and compliance analytics; and financial data management to support institutional investors. The company also provides investment management strategies and products, such as core and enhanced indexing, multi-asset strategies, active quantitative and fundamental active capabilities, and alternative investment strategies. In addition, it offers services and solutions, including environmental, social, and governance investing; defined benefit and defined contribution; and outsourced chief investment officer. The company provides its products and services to mutual funds, collective investment funds and other investment pools, corporate and public retirement plans, insurance companies, foundations, endowments, and investment managers. State Street Corporation was founded in 1792 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/08 00:21
End of Day Share Price2019/11/07 00:00
Annual Earnings2018/12/31

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.