Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Capstar Financial (CSTR) Stock Price

Media stories about Capstar Financial (NASDAQ:CSTR) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Capstar Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the bank an impact score of 47.2706416071044 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Capstar Financial (NASDAQ CSTR) traded up $0.02 on Friday, hitting $21.44. The stock had a trading volume of 22,935 shares, compared to its average volume of 30,739. Capstar Financial has a fifty-two week low of $16.00 and a fifty-two week high of $22.22. The stock has a market cap of $243.31, a P/E ratio of 61.26 and a beta of 1.75. The company has a current ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66.

Capstar Financial (NASDAQ:CSTR) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, October 16th. The bank reported $0.35 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.23 by $0.12. Capstar Financial had a return on equity of 9.27% and a net margin of 7.05%. The business had revenue of $14.22 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.56 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.20 EPS. analysts forecast that Capstar Financial will post 0.36 EPS for the current year.

A number of research firms have issued reports on CSTR. Zacks Investment Research lowered Capstar Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 26th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $18.00 price target on shares of Capstar Financial in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.25.

In other news, major shareholder Corsair Capital Llc sold 117,439 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, December 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $21.82, for a total value of $2,562,518.98. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Gaylon M. Jr. Lawrence acquired 21,208 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, October 16th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $20.38 per share, for a total transaction of $432,219.04. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 121,439 shares of company stock worth $2,643,819. Company insiders own 19.28% of the company’s stock.

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About Capstar Financial

CapStar Financial Holdings, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company operates primarily through its subsidiary, CapStar Bank. CapStar Bank is a commercial bank. The Company’s lines of business include commercial and industrial, commercial real estate, healthcare, correspondent banking, personal and private banking and wealth management, and mortgage banking.

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