News coverage about Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Bank Of The Ozarks earned a media sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.6015761794352 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Here are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s analysis:
- Stocks With Rising Relative Strength: Bank Of The Ozarks (investors.com)
- Cortina Asset Management LLC Sells 60,952 Shares of Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (OZRK) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Sirios Capital Management L P Cuts Position in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (OZRK) (americanbankingnews.com)
- BancorpSouth Bank Acquires New Position in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (OZRK) (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (OZRK) Will Post Earnings of $0.85 Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
A number of equities analysts recently commented on the company. BidaskClub upgraded Bank Of The Ozarks from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Saturday, February 17th. Zacks Investment Research cut Bank Of The Ozarks from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 13th. Brean Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a report on Monday, February 5th. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $59.00 price target on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a report on Friday, January 19th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “market perform” rating and set a $56.00 price target on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a report on Wednesday, January 17th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $56.00.
Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 16th. The financial services provider reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.75. Bank Of The Ozarks had a return on equity of 11.50% and a net margin of 35.53%. The company had revenue of $245.04 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $249.84 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.72 earnings per share. analysts forecast that Bank Of The Ozarks will post 3.7 earnings per share for the current year.
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Bank Of The Ozarks Company Profile
Bank of the Ozarks, Inc is a state chartered bank that provides retail and commercial banking services. Its deposit services include checking, savings, money market, time deposit and individual retirement accounts. Its loan services include various types of real estate, consumer, commercial, industrial and agricultural loans and various leasing services.
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