Stifel Financial Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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SF -- USA Stock  

USD 67.38  0.28  0.41%

Allowing for the 30-days total investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Stifel Financial Corporation is 'Buy'. Macroaxis provides Stifel Financial buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding SF positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Stifel Financial available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from SF buy-and-hold prospective. Additionally take a look at Stifel Financial Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Stifel Financial Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of 0.0995, jensen alpha of 0.1118, total risk alpha of 0.01, sortino ratio of 0.0571 and treynor ratio of 0.3062
Macroaxis provides unbiased buy or sell recommendation on Stifel Financial that should be used to complement current analysts and expert consensus on Stifel Financial Corporation. Our advice engine determines the firm potential to grow exclusively from the prospective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Stifel Financial is not overpriced, please validate all Stifel Financial fundamentals including its Price to Book, Current Ratio, Retained Earnings, as well as the relationship between Net Income and Price to Earnings To Growth . Given that Stifel Financial has Number of Shares Shorted of 1.36 M, we advise you double-check Stifel Financial Corporation market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your current risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Stifel Financial Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Stifel Financial has accumulated $2.56 Billion in debt which can lead to volatile earnings
The company reports 2.56 B of total liabilities with total debt to equity ratio (D/E) of 72.0 which implies that the company may not be able to produce enough cash to satisfy its debt commitments. Stifel Financial has Current Ratio of 0.76 implying that it has not enough working capital to pay out debt commitments in time.
Over 86.0% of Stifel Financial shares are owned by institutional investors
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Stifel Financial current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price73.00
Target Mean Price73.40
Recommendation Mean1.80
Target High Price76.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions5
Target Low Price71.00

Stifel Financial Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.16Value At Risk1.99
Potential Upside1.98Standard Deviation1.34
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Stifel Financial Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.50
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.05

Stifel Financial Volatility Alert

Stifel Financial Corporation has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.71 and kurtosis of 3.28. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate Stifel Financial Corporation to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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Stifel Financial Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsStifel FinancialPeer Average
Return On Equity12.69 (0.31) 
Return On Asset1.81 (0.14) 
Profit Margin11.97 (1.27) 
Operating Margin16.70 (5.51) 
Current Valuation4.2 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding68.37 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders3.21 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions86.38 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted1.36 M4.71 M
Price to Earning11.75 28.72 
Price to Book1.33 9.51 
Price to Sales1.34 11.42 
Revenue3.16 B9.43 B
Gross Profit2.82 B27.38 B
EBITDA136.51 M3.9 B
Net Income416.95 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents2.96 B2.7 B
Cash per Share43.31 5.01 
Total Debt2.56 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity72.00 48.70 
Current Ratio0.78 2.16 
Book Value Per Share35.52 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations610.92 M971.22 M
Short Ratio3.34 4.00 
Earnings Per Share5.25 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth0.84 4.89 
Number of Employees7.4 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization4.25 B19.03 B
Total Asset13.33 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings782.36 M9.33 B
Z Score0.68.72
Last Dividend Paid0.68
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