S&T Bancorp (STBA) “Hold” Rating Reaffirmed by Analysts at KBW; The Target Price per Share Given is $45.0; New Mountain Vantage Advisers Has Boosted Equity Comwlth (EQC) Holding

Among 7 analysts covering S&T Bancorp (NASDAQ:STBA), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. S&T Bancorp has $41.5 highest and $31 lowest target. $35.40’s average target is -12.22% below currents $40.33 stock price. S&T Bancorp had 16 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:STBA) has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 21 by Boenning & Scattergood. The stock of S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:STBA) earned “Buy” rating by Zacks on Saturday, August 29. As per Wednesday, July 22, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:STBA) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was downgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, October 21 to “Market Perform”. The company was downgraded on Wednesday, November 16 by Piper Jaffray. On Friday, October 20 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. The company was upgraded on Monday, October 24 by Piper Jaffray. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Wednesday, November 16 by PiperJaffray. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, August 12 by Zacks.

New Mountain Vantage Advisers Llc increased Equity Comwlth (EQC) stake by 10.44% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. New Mountain Vantage Advisers Llc acquired 144,702 shares as Equity Comwlth (EQC)’s stock declined 0.70%. The New Mountain Vantage Advisers Llc holds 1.53M shares with $46.55M value, up from 1.39 million last quarter. Equity Comwlth now has $3.76B valuation. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $30.3. About 345,737 shares traded. Equity Commonwealth (NYSE:EQC) has risen 13.35% since December 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.35% the S&P500.

S&T Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for S&T Bank that provides a range of financial services. The company has market cap of $1.41 billion. It operates through three divisions: Community Banking, Wealth Management, and Insurance. It has a 17.31 P/E ratio. The Community Banking segment accepts time and demand deposits; and originates commercial and consumer loans.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.59 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.27, from 1.32 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 5 investors sold S&T Bancorp, Inc. shares while 32 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 41 raised stakes. 19.24 million shares or 2.49% more from 18.77 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Blackrock Inc holds 0.01% of its portfolio in S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:STBA) for 4.36 million shares. 1.71 million were reported by Dimensional Fund Advsr L P. Principal Grp Inc Incorporated, a Iowa-based fund reported 269,762 shares. Los Angeles Cap Management And Equity Rech holds 0% of its portfolio in S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:STBA) for 19,559 shares. Lsv Asset Management holds 129,600 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. 48,964 were reported by Great West Life Assurance Can. Citigroup stated it has 15,193 shares. Rhumbline Advisers has invested 0.01% in S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:STBA). Vantage Advisors holds 0% or 75 shares. Deutsche Bancshares Ag invested in 0% or 47,216 shares. M&T Natl Bank stated it has 0.01% in S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:STBA). Ny State Common Retirement Fund reported 38,300 shares or 0% of all its holdings. 6,841 are owned by Commonwealth Equity. Cambridge Invest Rech Advsr reported 0.02% stake. Geode Cap holds 0% or 328,509 shares.

The stock decreased 1.20% or $0.49 during the last trading session, reaching $40.33. About 68,492 shares traded. S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:STBA) has risen 34.99% since December 23, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.29% the S&P500.

Analysts await S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:STBA) to report earnings on January, 25. They expect $0.63 earnings per share, up 23.53% or $0.12 from last year’s $0.51 per share. STBA’s profit will be $22.04 million for 16.00 P/E if the $0.63 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.65 actual earnings per share reported by S&T Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -3.08% negative EPS growth.

Since August 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 insider sales for $446,575 activity. KRIEGER DAVID also sold $50,179 worth of S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:STBA) on Thursday, October 26. 4,414 S&T Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:STBA) shares with value of $154,468 were sold by RUDDOCK DAVID P. The insider MILLER JAMES C sold 5,000 shares worth $197,815. The insider SPOSITO THOMAS J II sold $44,113.