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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.29
STL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 1134 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. STL: 0.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
STL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.06  Med: 0.19 Max: N/A
Current: 0.29
Equity to Asset 0.13
STL's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 1602 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. STL: 0.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
STL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.14 Max: 0.2
Current: 0.13
0.07
0.2
Interest Coverage 2.62
STL's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
63% of the 1585 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. STL: 2.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
STL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 1.00 Max: 2.65
Current: 2.62
0.42
2.65
F-Score: 6
M-Score: -2.01
WACC vs ROIC
6.96%
3.03%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 26.61
STL's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
61% of the 1621 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 31.11 vs. STL: 26.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
STL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12  Med: 26.21 Max: 28.94
Current: 26.61
12
28.94
Net-margin (%) 17.83
STL's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
66% of the 1620 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.40 vs. STL: 17.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
STL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.68  Med: 17.87 Max: 20.43
Current: 17.83
9.68
20.43
ROE (%) 4.75
STL's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
76% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.20 vs. STL: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
STL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.72  Med: 4.94 Max: 6.26
Current: 4.75
2.72
6.26
ROA (%) 0.66
STL's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
64% of the 1625 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. STL: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
STL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.38  Med: 0.69 Max: 0.86
Current: 0.66
0.38
0.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 0.30
STL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
63% of the 1336 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. STL: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.60 Max: 52
Current: 0.3
0
52
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
STL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 1226 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. STL: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 4.80 Max: 67.3
Current: 7.7
0
67.3
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 4.90
STL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1211 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. STL: 4.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
STL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 7.60 Max: 45.1
Current: 4.9
0
45.1
» STL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-07-26)


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

STL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Prem Watsa 25,000 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 967,693 sh (-0.01%)
Diamond Hill Capital 825,035 sh (-0.20%)
Kahn Brothers 1,060,827 sh (-1.07%)
Private Capital 229,247 sh (-1.19%)
Jim Simons 299,497 sh (-30.33%)
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Q3 2015

STL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Mario Gabelli 1,195,538 sh (+23.55%)
Diamond Hill Capital 826,144 sh (+0.13%)
Prem Watsa 25,000 sh (unchged)
Private Capital 229,247 sh (unchged)
Kahn Brothers 1,058,445 sh (-0.22%)
Jim Simons 280,257 sh (-6.42%)
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Q4 2015

STL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 763,993 sh (+172.60%)
Prem Watsa Sold Out
Private Capital 228,467 sh (-0.34%)
Mario Gabelli 1,191,083 sh (-0.37%)
Kahn Brothers 1,023,363 sh (-3.31%)
Diamond Hill Capital 752,989 sh (-8.85%)
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Q1 2016

STL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jim Simons 1,164,593 sh (+52.44%)
Diamond Hill Capital 752,989 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 1,189,127 sh (-0.16%)
Kahn Brothers 1,015,361 sh (-0.78%)
Private Capital 219,527 sh (-3.91%)
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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
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Traded in other countries:PVDA.Germany,
Sterling Bancorp is a bank holding company. It provides banking services to commercial, consumer and municipal clients in United States.

Sterling Bancorp formerly known as Provident New York Bancorp is a Delaware corporation. On October 31, 2013, Provident New York Bancorp completed its acquisition of Sterling Bancorp. It is a unitary savings and loan holding company. It owns all of the outstanding shares of common stock of Sterling National Bank. It is a full-service bank which offers a complete line of commercial, business banking, wealth management and consumer banking products and services. Its main business is accepting deposits and together with funds generated from operations and borrowings, investing in various types of loans and securities. The Company operates approximately 35 financial centers which serve the greater New York metropolitan area. It operates commercial real estate loans, multifamily real estate and commercial business loans. It also originates residential mortgage loans on a fixed-rate and adjustable-rate basis collateralized by residential real estate and consumer loans such as home equity lines of credit, homeowner loans and personal loans. Deposits, borrowings, repayments and prepayments of loans and securities, proceeds from sales of loans and securities, the proceeds from maturing securities and cash flows from operations are the primary sources of the Company's funds for use in lending, investing and for other general corporate purposes. The Company offers a variety of deposit accounts with a range of interest rates and terms. Its deposit accounts consist of savings accounts, NOW accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts, club accounts, certificates of deposit and IRAs and other qualified plan accounts. It provides a variety of commercial checking accounts and other products for businesses. The competition for loans comes from commercial banks, savings banks, mortgage banking companies, credit unions, insurance companies and other financial service companies. The Company faces additional competition for deposits from non-depository competitors such as the mutual fund industry, securities and brokerage firms and insurance companies. It is supervised and regulated by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 29.37
STL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1682 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.67 vs. STL: 29.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
STL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.27  Med: 22.45 Max: 67.63
Current: 29.37
11.27
67.63
Forward P/E 15.65
STL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
77% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.61 vs. STL: 15.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 29.37
STL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.86 vs. STL: 29.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
STL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.27  Med: 22.45 Max: 67.63
Current: 29.37
11.27
67.63
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 23.22
STL's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
84% of the 851 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.62 vs. STL: 23.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
STL' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.23  Med: 21.48 Max: 1460
Current: 23.22
6.23
1460
P/B 1.29
STL's P/B is ranked lower than
67% of the 1759 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. STL: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
STL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 1.10 Max: 1.62
Current: 1.29
0.5
1.62
P/S 4.70
STL's P/S is ranked lower than
78% of the 1761 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.94 vs. STL: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
STL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.78  Med: 3.85 Max: 6.37
Current: 4.7
1.78
6.37
PFCF 18.22
STL's PFCF is ranked lower than
78% of the 918 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 10.16 vs. STL: 18.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
STL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.03  Med: 17.61 Max: 11250
Current: 18.22
7.03
11250
POCF 16.76
STL's POCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 1025 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.89 vs. STL: 16.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
STL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.66  Med: 14.48 Max: 1350.77
Current: 16.76
5.66
1350.77
EV-to-EBIT 30.93
STL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
87% of the 1650 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.90 vs. STL: 30.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
STL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6  Med: 29.40 Max: 177.2
Current: 30.93
6
177.2
EV-to-EBITDA 26.21
STL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
86% of the 1649 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.75 vs. STL: 26.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
STL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5  Med: 23.50 Max: 75.3
Current: 26.21
5
75.3
PEG 7.95
STL's PEG is ranked lower than
92% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. STL: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
STL' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.80 Max: 28.32
Current: 7.95
1.01
28.32
Shiller P/E 29.62
STL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
84% of the 491 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 17.16 vs. STL: 29.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
STL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.27  Med: 20.06 Max: 35.44
Current: 29.62
11.27
35.44

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.67
STL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
77% of the 2235 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.98 vs. STL: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
STL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.29  Med: 2.09 Max: 4.17
Current: 1.67
1.29
4.17
Dividend Payout 0.47
STL's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
71% of the 1294 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. STL: 0.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
STL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.12  Med: 0.38 Max: 1.2
Current: 0.47
0.12
1.2
Dividend Growth (3y) 5.30
STL's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked lower than
60% of the 733 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. STL: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
STL' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 6.30 Max: 88
Current: 5.3
0
88
Forward Dividend Yield 1.67
STL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 2109 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.21 vs. STL: 1.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.96
STL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
74% of the 2505 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.58 vs. STL: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
STL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.52  Med: 2.46 Max: 4.9
Current: 1.96
1.52
4.9
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -43.30
STL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 1042 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -2.00 vs. STL: -43.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
STL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -43.3  Med: -1.30 Max: 0
Current: -43.3
-43.3
0

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 2.36
STL's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
87% of the 1747 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. STL: 2.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
STL' s Price/Tangible Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.92 Max: 3.53
Current: 2.36
0.83
3.53
Price/Projected FCF 1.23
STL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
85% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.67 vs. STL: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
STL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.87 Max: 4.13
Current: 1.23
0.41
4.13
Price/Median PS Value 1.22
STL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 1684 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. STL: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
STL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.47  Med: 1.10 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.22
0.47
1.8
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 4.49
STL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
99% of the 434 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. STL: 4.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
STL' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.02  Med: 1.75 Max: 4.27
Current: 4.49
1.02
4.27
Price/Graham Number 1.75
STL's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
91% of the 1552 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 vs. STL: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
STL' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.47 Max: 2.51
Current: 1.75
0.81
2.51
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 3.20
STL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 1803 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.20 vs. STL: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
STL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.6  Med: 3.40 Max: 16.8
Current: 3.2
0.6
16.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 10.23
STL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.22 vs. STL: 10.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
STL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.7  Med: 8.40 Max: 25.5
Current: 10.23
-7.7
25.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $410.0
EPS (TTM) $ 0.57
Beta1.07
Short Percentage of Float3.85%
52-Week Range $13.20 - 17.75
Shares Outstanding (Mil)130.58

Analyst Estimate


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Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 1.07 1.22
EPS w/o NRI ($) 1.07 1.22
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends Per Share ($)
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