Two Stocks Under Discussion: Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL), American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO)

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Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL)

Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) closed at $21.2 on the last trading session with an decrease of -1.72%, whereas, it previously closed at $21.57. The company has a market capitalization of $4.42 Billion. The company traded shares of 1.09 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 2.06 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) produced diluted EPS of 1.99. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 2.29 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.52. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 135.3, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 2.29% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 5% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 41.6%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) is at 10.65 while the forward p/e is at 9.28. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) stands at 3.58 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 1.06. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 12.57. The quick ratio and the current ratio of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) are reported at 0 and 0 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) stands at 1.4, 10.3 and 17.3 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) is reported at 1.24 Billion with income of 441.9 Million. The outstanding shares of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) are 208.69 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 96.1 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.1 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) is ticked at 0.7%, the figure is plummeted -9.49% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 25.75. The 52 week high of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) is placed at 23.50 and 52 week low is standing at 15.62.

Performance wise the shares of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) rose up 0.71% for the week, it also rise 4.02% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went down 2.51%. The shares increase 21.98% for the half year and flew up for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of Sterling Bancorp (NYSE:STL) shrinked -8.62% for the yearly performance.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO)

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) closed at $17.41 on the last trading session with an increase of 3.69%, whereas, it previously closed at $16.79. The company has a market capitalization of $3.01 Billion. The company traded shares of 5.61 Million on the trading day while its three month average volume stands at 4.46 Million.

Now to discuss some of the Earning per Share estimates and growth estimates, shares of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) produced diluted EPS of 1.48. The EPS estimate for next year as estimated by analysts is at 1.74 while EPS for next quarter is estimated at 0.32. Earnings per Share growth for this year is reported at 38, while the analysts estimated the EPS growth for next year at 1.74% and Earnings growth for next 5 years stands at 6.71% as estimated by the analysts. While Annual EPS Growth rate for past five years as reported by the company is at 28.1%.

Some important ratios are also vital to discuss the performance of the company and its shares. The P/E or Price to Earnings ratio of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) is at 11.75 while the forward p/e is at 9.99. The P/S or Price to Sales ratio of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) stands at 0.73 and Price to Book or P/B for the most recent quarter stands at 2.42. The Price to Free Cash Flow ratio or P/FCF is reported at 18.68. The quick ratio and the current ratio of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) are reported at 0.8 and 1.5 respectively. The Return on Assets ROA, Return On Earnings ROE and ROI Return On Investment for American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) stands at 11.7, 20.7 and 19.7 respectively

The trailing twelve month Revenue of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) is reported at 4.1 Billion with income of 262.7 Million. The outstanding shares of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) are 172.95 Million. The institutional Ownership of the shares of 93.7 stands at 0.80%, this figure is increased 0.33 in the last six months. The insider ownership for the shares of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) is ticked at 0.9%, the figure is plummeted -8.03% in the last six months.

Some other important financial aspects to be discussed here for American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) is the Mean Target Price estimated by the analysts which stands at 24. The 52 week high of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) is placed at 29.88 and 52 week low is standing at 16.31.

Performance wise the shares of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) rose up 1.69% for the week, it also rise 1.99% for the monthly performance, while for the quarter it went up -18.11%. The shares decrease -11.62% for the half year and plummeted for the Year-To-Date performance. The shares of American Eagle Outfitters, Inc. (NYSE:AEO) shrinked -24.34% for the yearly performance.