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SSB

South State

$92.05

-0.9 (-0.97%)

, PSTB

Park Sterling Bank

$12.87

-0.14 (-1.08%)

08:01
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08:01

South State, Park Sterling Bank complete merger

South State Corporation (SSB) announced the completion of its merger with Park Sterling Corporation (PSTB). Under the terms of the merger agreement, Park Sterling shareholders will receive 0.14 shares of South State common stock in exchange for each Park Sterling share outstanding immediately prior to the merger. Park Sterling Bank, the Park Sterling Corporation bank subsidiary, has merged with South State Bank, a South Carolina banking corporation and the wholly owned banking subsidiary of South State Corporation.

SSB

South State

$92.05

-0.9 (-0.97%)

PSTB

Park Sterling Bank

$12.87

-0.14 (-1.08%)

SSB South State
$92.05

-0.9 (-0.97%)

02/21/17
BMUR
02/21/17
NO CHANGE
BMUR
Hold
Brean Capital recommends waiting for more attractive entry point for South State
Brean Capital analyst Blair Brantley said the premium market valuation of South State shares gives him pause about committing new money to the name and he recommends waiting for a more attractive entry point. The analyst cited the headwind of falling accretion income which limits earnings growth. Brantley maintains his Hold rating on South State shares.
07/25/17
KBWI
07/25/17
UPGRADE
Target $95
KBWI
Outperform
South State upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Catherine Mealor upgraded South State to Outperform with a $95 price target. The analyst cites the "strong" Q2 results and recent share pullback for the upgrade.
10/05/17
PIPR
10/05/17
INITIATION
Target $90
PIPR
Neutral
South State assumed with a Neutral at Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst William Curtiss assumed coverage of South State with a Neutral rating and $90 price target.
10/27/17
SPHN
10/27/17
DOWNGRADE
SPHN
Equal Weight
Park Sterling Bank downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Stephens
Stephens analyst Tyler Stafford downgraded Park Sterling Bank (PSTB) to Equal Weight from Overweight citing the pending closing of its sale to South State (SSB).
PSTB Park Sterling Bank
$12.87

-0.14 (-1.08%)

02/24/17
BMUR
02/24/17
INITIATION
BMUR
Hold
Park Sterling Bank initiated with a Hold at Brean Capital
Brean Capital analyst Blair Brantley started Park Sterling Bank with a Hold rating saying the current valuation "fairly balances" the company's improving position in the Carolinas and Virginia.
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