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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 : 3/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.10
ISTR's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
90% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.12 vs. ISTR: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
ISTR' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.27 Max: 0.81
Current: 0.1
0.1
0.81
Equity-to-Asset 0.11
ISTR's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 1617 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.11 vs. ISTR: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
ISTR' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.11 Max: 0.13
Current: 0.11
0.08
0.13
Debt-to-Equity 1.22
ISTR's Debt-to-Equity is ranked lower than
75% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.63 vs. ISTR: 1.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
ISTR' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.82 Max: 1.33
Current: 1.22
0.37
1.33
Debt-to-EBITDA 4.10
ISTR's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
80% of the 1243 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 vs. ISTR: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
ISTR' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 4.1
Current: 4.1
0
4.1
Beneish M-Score: -2.25
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 : 2/10

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industry
vs
history
Net Margin % 16.97
ISTR's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
65% of the 1630 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 22.23 vs. ISTR: 16.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
ISTR' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.29  Med: 16.58 Max: 19.6
Current: 16.97
9.29
19.6
ROE % 5.45
ISTR's ROE % is ranked lower than
71% of the 1631 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.44 vs. ISTR: 5.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
ISTR' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.45  Med: 6.72 Max: 10.84
Current: 5.45
5.45
10.84
ROA % 0.61
ISTR's ROA % is ranked lower than
67% of the 1634 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.87 vs. ISTR: 0.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
ISTR' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.59  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.26
Current: 0.61
0.59
1.26
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -0.90
ISTR's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
82% of the 1453 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. ISTR: -0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
ISTR' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.5  Med: -2.1 Max: 3.6
Current: -0.9
-9.5
3.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 1.10
ISTR's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
62% of the 1339 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.60 vs. ISTR: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
ISTR' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 5.9 Max: 25.5
Current: 1.1
0
25.5
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Guru Trades

Q2 2017

ISTR Guru Trades in Q2 2017

Jim Simons 77,735 sh (+148.94%)
Michael Price 175,000 sh (unchged)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Q3 2017

ISTR Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Michael Price 175,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons 64,500 sh (-17.03%)
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Q4 2017

ISTR Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Jim Simons 63,000 sh (-2.33%)
Michael Price 15,915 sh (-90.91%)
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Q1 2018

ISTR Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Michael Price Sold Out
Jim Simons 57,100 sh (-9.37%)
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Michael Price 2018-03-31 Sold Out 0.05%$23.5 - $26.25 $ 28.2514%0
Michael Price 2017-12-31 Reduce -90.91%0.53%$22.85 - $24.5 $ 28.2519%15,915
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Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US    NAICS: 522110    SIC: 6029
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Headquarter Location:USA
Investar Holding Corp is a financial holding company. It is engaged in offering commercial and retail lending products throughout market areas, including business loans to small to medium-sized businesses as well as loans to individuals.

Investar Holding Corp is a US-based financial holding company. Through its subsidiaries it offers a variety of commercial and retail lending products throughout its market areas, including business loans to small to medium-sized businesses, as well as loans to individuals. It has business operations spread across the United States and serves its customers through several service branches. The company also offers cashiers' checks, direct deposit of payroll and Social Security checks, night depository, bank-by-mail, automated teller machines with deposit automation and debit cards.

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 29.75
ISTR's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 1497 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.27 vs. ISTR: 29.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
ISTR' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.1  Med: 16.85 Max: 30.36
Current: 29.75
14.1
30.36
PE Ratio without NRI 29.75
ISTR's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
83% of the 1499 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.29 vs. ISTR: 29.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
ISTR' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.1  Med: 16.85 Max: 30.36
Current: 29.75
14.1
30.36
PB Ratio 1.57
ISTR's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 1612 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. ISTR: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
ISTR' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.07 Max: 1.59
Current: 1.57
0.92
1.59
PS Ratio 4.99
ISTR's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 1570 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.56 vs. ISTR: 4.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
ISTR' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.56  Med: 3.16 Max: 5.08
Current: 4.99
2.56
5.08
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 200.37
ISTR's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
72% of the 882 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.66 vs. ISTR: 200.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
ISTR' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.03  Med: 10.59 Max: 204.6
Current: 200.37
3.03
204.6
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 62.90
ISTR's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
72% of the 960 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 10.67 vs. ISTR: 62.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
ISTR' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.71  Med: 8.38 Max: 64.25
Current: 62.9
2.71
64.25
EV-to-Revenue 8.92
ISTR's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
82% of the 1276 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 4.24 vs. ISTR: 8.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
ISTR' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 5 Max: 9.1
Current: 8.92
3.6
9.1

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 0.42
ISTR's Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
97% of the 2465 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.51 vs. ISTR: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
ISTR' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.42
0.1
0.49
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.12
ISTR's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
94% of the 1418 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. ISTR: 0.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
ISTR' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.04 Max: 0.12
Current: 0.12
0.02
0.12
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 95.10
ISTR's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 836 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.30 vs. ISTR: 95.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
ISTR' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 95.1
Current: 95.1
0
95.1
Forward Dividend Yield % 0.50
ISTR's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
97% of the 2426 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.75 vs. ISTR: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 0.41
ISTR's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked lower than
100% of the 2826 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 3.25 vs. ISTR: 0.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
ISTR' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.23 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.41
0.1
0.49
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -9.40
ISTR's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 1082 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. ISTR: -9.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
ISTR' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.7  Med: -36.3 Max: -9.4
Current: -9.4
-50.7
-9.4

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.75
ISTR's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
62% of the 1603 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.33 vs. ISTR: 1.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
ISTR' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.97  Med: 1.08 Max: 1.79
Current: 1.75
0.97
1.79
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.57
ISTR's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
78% of the 1419 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ISTR: 1.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
ISTR' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.84  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.61
Current: 1.57
0.84
1.61
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.52
ISTR's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
74% of the 1378 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. ISTR: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
ISTR' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.55
Current: 1.52
0.81
1.55

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $51.52
EPS (TTM) $ 0.95
Beta0.51
Volatility15.74%
52-Week Range $20.25 - 28.95
Shares Outstanding (Mil)9.55

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: ----
Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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