Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Student Transportation (NASDAQ: STB):

  • 1/11/2018 – Student Transportation was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 1/10/2018 – Student Transportation was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating. They now have a $7.25 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Student Transportation Inc. provides school bus transportation services in the United States and Canada. Its services are delivered by drivers, dispatchers, maintenance technicians and terminal managers. Student Transportation Inc., formerly known as Student Transportation of America, Ltd., is based in Barrie, Canada. “
  • 1/5/2018 – Student Transportation was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 12/30/2017 – Student Transportation was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 12/20/2017 – Student Transportation was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 12/5/2017 – Student Transportation was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 12/2/2017 – Student Transportation was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Student Transportation Inc. provides school bus transportation services in the United States and Canada. Its services are delivered by drivers, dispatchers, maintenance technicians and terminal managers. Student Transportation Inc., formerly known as Student Transportation of America, Ltd., is based in Barrie, Canada. “
  • 12/1/2017 – Student Transportation was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $6.50 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, “Student Transportation Inc. provides school bus transportation services in the United States and Canada. Its services are delivered by drivers, dispatchers, maintenance technicians and terminal managers. Student Transportation Inc., formerly known as Student Transportation of America, Ltd., is based in Barrie, Canada. “

Student Transportation Inc (STB) opened at $6.21 on Tuesday. Student Transportation Inc has a twelve month low of $5.39 and a twelve month high of $6.28. The stock has a market capitalization of $589.22, a P/E ratio of 51.75 and a beta of 0.70. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.46, a current ratio of 1.91 and a quick ratio of 1.83.

Student Transportation (NASDAQ:STB) (TSE:STB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The transportation company reported ($0.08) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of ($0.12) by $0.04. Student Transportation had a return on equity of 8.30% and a net margin of 1.59%. The company had revenue of $107.43 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $106.57 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted ($0.13) earnings per share. Student Transportation’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts predict that Student Transportation Inc will post 0.12 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently disclosed a monthly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 16th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 30th will be given a $0.0367 dividend. This represents a $0.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 7.09%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 28th. Student Transportation’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 366.67%.

Student Transportation Inc is a Canada-based company engaged in providing school bus transportation services in North America. The Company provides school bus and management services to public and private schools in North America and offers services, such as contracted services, special needs transportation, charter services, direct to parent and used bus sales.

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