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Is S&T Bancorp (STBA) Stock a Solid Choice Right Now?

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One stock that might be an intriguing choice for investors right now is S&T Bancorp, Inc. STBA. This is because this security in the Banks – Northeast space is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is in great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective.

This is important because, often times, a rising tide will lift all boats in an industry, as there can be broad trends taking place in a segment that are boosting securities across the board. This is arguably taking place in the Banks – Northeast space as it currently has a Zacks Industry Rank of 38 out of more than 250 industries, suggesting it is well-positioned from this perspective, especially when compared to other segments out there.

Meanwhile, S&T Bancorp is actually looking pretty good on its own too. The firm has seen solid earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, suggesting analysts are becoming a bit more bullish on the firm’s prospects in both the short and long term.

S&T Bancorp, Inc. Price and Consensus

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In fact, over the past month, current quarter estimates have remained constant, while current year estimates have risen from $2.08 per share to $2.09 per share. This has helped STBA to earn a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), further underscoring the company’s solid position.You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) stocks here.

So, if you are looking for a decent pick in a strong industry, consider S&T Bancorp. Not only is its industry currently in the top third, but it is seeing solid estimate revisions as of late, suggesting it could be a very interesting choice for investors seeking a name in this great industry segment.

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