Shares of Guaranty Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:GNTY) have received a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the two analysts that cover the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation.
Brokers have set a 12-month consensus price objective of $34.50 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Guaranty Bancshares an industry rank of 246 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.
GNTY has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Guaranty Bancshares from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 6th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Guaranty Bancshares from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Friday, January 12th. Finally, Sandler O’Neill restated a “hold” rating and issued a $33.00 price objective on shares of Guaranty Bancshares in a research report on Monday, January 29th.
Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of GNTY. Asset Dedication LLC purchased a new position in shares of Guaranty Bancshares during the fourth quarter worth approximately $1,802,000. Vanguard Group Inc. bought a new position in shares of Guaranty Bancshares in the second quarter worth approximately $1,624,000. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Guaranty Bancshares by 16.4% in the fourth quarter. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. now owns 182,100 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,581,000 after purchasing an additional 25,619 shares during the last quarter. Northern Trust Corp bought a new position in shares of Guaranty Bancshares in the second quarter worth approximately $735,000. Finally, State Street Corp bought a new position in shares of Guaranty Bancshares in the second quarter worth approximately $492,000. 21.63% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) traded up $0.49 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $34.88. 806 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 23,553. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a current ratio of 0.85 and a quick ratio of 0.85. Guaranty Bancshares has a one year low of $28.00 and a one year high of $37.36. The company has a market capitalization of $386.62, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.39 and a beta of -0.07.
Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, January 26th. The company reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter. Guaranty Bancshares had a net margin of 16.78% and a return on equity of 9.24%. The company had revenue of $19.27 million during the quarter. analysts anticipate that Guaranty Bancshares will post 1.92 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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Guaranty Bancshares Company Profile
Guaranty Bancshares, Inc is the holding company for Guaranty Bank & Trust (Guaranty). Guaranty offers various solutions, such as personal banking, business banking, mortgage and wealth management. Its personal banking solutions include checking accounts, which include compare accounts, green checking, student checking, choice checking, guaranty interest checking, order checks and debit cards; savings accounts, which include regular savings, premier money market, certificate of deposit, individual retirement account (IRA) options and health savings account, and online banking, which includes money desktop and e-statements.
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