Sterling Check Corp. (STER)

NASDAQ: STER · IEX Real-Time Price · USD
-0.11 (-0.86%)
Nov 30, 2023, 12:41 PM EST - Market open

Total Valuation

Sterling Check has a market cap or net worth of $1.19 billion. The enterprise value is $1.67 billion.

Market Cap 1.19B
Enterprise Value 1.67B

Important Dates

The last earnings date was Wednesday, November 8, 2023, before market open.

Earnings Date Nov 8, 2023
Ex-Dividend Date n/a

Share Statistics

Sterling Check has 94.29 million shares outstanding. The number of shares has decreased by -5.52% in one year.

Shares Outstanding 94.29M
Shares Change (YoY) -5.52%
Shares Change (QoQ) -0.90%
Owned by Insiders (%) 28.12%
Owned by Institutions (%) 74.21%
Float 79.57M

Valuation Ratios

PE Ratio n/a
Forward PE 10.19
PS Ratio 1.67
Forward PS 1.51
PB Ratio 1.67
P/FCF Ratio 15.61
PEG Ratio n/a
Financial Ratio History

Enterprise Valuation

The stock's EV/EBITDA ratio is 17.41, with an EV/FCF ratio of 21.56.

EV / Earnings n/a
EV / Sales 2.31
EV / EBITDA 17.41
EV / EBIT 52.02
EV / FCF 21.56

Financial Position

The company has a current ratio of 1.72, with a Debt / Equity ratio of 0.71.

Current Ratio 1.72
Quick Ratio 1.49
Debt / Equity 0.71
Debt / EBITDA 5.33
Debt / FCF 6.60
Interest Coverage 0.90

Financial Efficiency

Return on equity (ROE) is -0.60%.

Return on Equity (ROE) -0.60%
Return on Assets (ROA) -0.30%
Return on Capital (ROIC) n/a
Revenue Per Employee $120,024
Profits Per Employee -$739
Employee Count 6,000
Asset Turnover 0.51
Inventory Turnover n/a


In the past 12 months, Sterling Check has paid $717,000 in taxes.

Income Tax 717,000
Effective Tax Rate n/a

Stock Price Statistics

The stock price has decreased by -0.70% in the last 52 weeks. The beta is 0.19, so Sterling Check's price volatility has been lower than the market average.

Beta (1Y) 0.19
52-Week Price Change -0.70%
50-Day Moving Average 12.38
200-Day Moving Average 12.33
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 62.54
Average Volume (30 Days) 254,033

Short Selling Information

The latest short interest is 1.34 million, so 1.43% of the outstanding shares have been sold short.

Short Interest 1.34M
Short Previous Month 1.26M
Short % of Shares Out 1.43%
Short % of Float 1.69%
Short Ratio (days to cover) 5.77

Income Statement

In the last 12 months, Sterling Check had revenue of $720.14 million and -$4.43 million in losses. Loss per share was -$0.03.

Revenue 720.14M
Gross Profit 334.72M
Operating Income 33.71M
Pretax Income -3.72M
Net Income -4.43M
EBIT 32.02M
Loss Per Share -$0.03
Full Income Statement

Balance Sheet

The company has $49.88 million in cash and $509.53 million in debt, giving a net cash position of -$459.65 million or -$4.88 per share.

Cash & Cash Equivalents 49.88M
Total Debt 509.53M
Net Cash -459.65M
Net Cash Per Share -$4.88
Equity / Book Value 720.74M
Book Value Per Share 7.64
Working Capital 100.18M
Full Balance Sheet

Cash Flow

In the last 12 months, operating cash flow was $96.34 million and capital expenditures -$19.08 million, giving a free cash flow of $77.26 million.

Operating Cash Flow 96.34M
Capital Expenditures -19.08M
Free Cash Flow 77.26M
FCF Per Share $0.85
Full Cash Flow Statement


Gross margin is 46.48%, with operating and profit margins of 4.68% and -0.62%.

Gross Margin 46.48%
Operating Margin 4.68%
Pretax Margin -0.52%
Profit Margin -0.62%
EBITDA Margin 13.29%
EBIT Margin 4.45%
FCF Margin 10.73%

Dividends & Yields

Sterling Check does not appear to pay any dividends at this time.

Dividend Per Share n/a
Dividend Yield n/a
Earnings Yield -0.37%
FCF Yield 6.41%
Dividend Growth (YoY) n/a
Payout Ratio n/a
Buyback Yield 5.52%
Shareholder Yield 5.52%
Dividend Details

Analyst Forecast

The average price target for Sterling Check is $13.67, which is 7.81% higher than the current price. The consensus rating is "Hold".

Price Target $13.67
Price Target Difference 7.81%
Analyst Consensus Hold
Analyst Count 5
Revenue Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
EPS Growth Forecast (5Y) n/a
Stock Forecasts

Stock Splits

This stock does not have any record of stock splits.

Last Split Date n/a
Split Type n/a
Split Ratio n/a


Sterling Check has an Altman Z-Score of 1.58 and a Piotroski F-Score of 4. A Z-score under 3 suggests an increased risk of bankruptcy.

Altman Z-Score 1.58
Piotroski F-Score 4