According to Zacks, “Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. is a financial holding company which owned directly all of the stock of Great Southern Bank and other non-banking subsidiaries. “
Separately, FIG Partners lowered Great Southern Bancorp from an outperform rating to a market perform rating in a report on Thursday, September 8th.
Shares of Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) opened at 41.86 on Wednesday. Great Southern Bancorp has a 12 month low of $34.48 and a 12 month high of $52.94. The stock has a market cap of $582.31 million, a P/E ratio of 13.08 and a beta of 1.07. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $41.45 and a 200-day moving average price of $38.96.
Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 19th. The financial services provider reported $0.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.09. Great Southern Bancorp had a return on equity of 11.24% and a net margin of 21.91%. On average, analysts forecast that Great Southern Bancorp will post $3.21 EPS for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 13th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 3rd will be given a $0.22 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 29th. This represents a $0.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.10%. Great Southern Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 27.50%.
In other Great Southern Bancorp news, Director William V. Turner sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, July 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $39.54, for a total value of $197,700.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 194,898 shares in the company, valued at $7,706,266.92. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, VP Linton J. Thomason sold 1,900 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.91, for a total value of $79,629.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 8,939 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $374,633.49. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 24.15% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its stake in Great Southern Bancorp by 1.2% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 39,949 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,477,000 after buying an additional 462 shares during the period. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY increased its stake in Great Southern Bancorp by 15.7% in the second quarter. Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY now owns 8,223 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $304,000 after buying an additional 1,117 shares during the period. Highbridge Capital Management LLC purchased a new stake in Great Southern Bancorp during the second quarter worth $380,000. AQR Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Great Southern Bancorp by 2.3% in the second quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 34,933 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,291,000 after buying an additional 777 shares during the period. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its stake in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 3.7% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 25,734 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $951,000 after buying an additional 925 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 34.11% of the company’s stock.
Great Southern Bancorp Company Profile
Great Southern Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company is a financial holding and parent company of Great Southern Bank (the Bank). Through the Bank and subsidiaries of the Bank, the Company offers insurance, travel, investment and related services. The Bank offers banking services through its approximately 108 banking centers located in southern and central Missouri; the Kansas City, Missouri area; the St.
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