Equity research analysts expect Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) to report sales of $53.43 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made estimates of Great Southern Bancorp’s earnings, with the lowest estimate of sales at $53.05 million and the highest estimate at $53.80 million. Great Southern Bancorp reported sales of $54.54 million in the same quarter last year, suggesting a negative 2% year-over-year growth rate. The company is expected to release its next quarterly earnings report after the market closes on Monday, January 24.
On average, analysts expect Great Southern Bancorp to report annual sales of $215.92 million for the current fiscal year, with estimates ranging from $215.53 million to $216.30 million. . For next year, analysts expect the company to post sales of $210.03 million, with estimates ranging from $206.56 million to $213.50 million. Zacks Investment Research’s sell calculations are an average average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts who provide coverage for Great Southern Bancorp.
Great Southern Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:GSBC) last reported quarterly results on Tuesday, October 19. The financial services provider reported EPS of $1.49 for the quarter, beating Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.17. The company posted revenue of $54.72 million for the quarter, versus analyst estimates of $54.19 million. Great Southern Bancorp achieved a return on equity of 12.36% and a net margin of 31.82%. In the same quarter of the previous year, the company achieved EPS of $0.96.
GSBC has been the subject of several recent research reports. Piper Sandler downgraded Great Southern Bancorp from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a price target of $63.00 for the stock. in a report on Friday, January 7. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Great Southern Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 27.
In other Great Southern Bancorp news, Director William V. Turner sold 3,198 shares in a trade on Wednesday, November 3. The stock was sold at an average price of $57.24, for a total transaction of $183,053.52. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, accessible via this link. 24.27% of the shares are currently held by company insiders.
A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently increased or reduced their stakes in the stock. Marshall Wace LLP purchased a new equity stake in Great Southern Bancorp during the first quarter worth approximately $241,000. Sei Investments Co. increased its holdings in Great Southern Bancorp by 4.0% in the second quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 9,027 shares of the financial services provider worth $473,000 after buying 344 additional shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its stake in Great Southern Bancorp by 2.1% in the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 109,991 shares of the financial services provider worth $5,928,000 after buying 2,256 additional shares during the period. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company increased its stake in Great Southern Bancorp by 3.6% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 148,847 shares of the financial services provider worth $8,023,000 after purchasing an additional 5,178 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in Great Southern Bancorp by 27.4% in the second quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 57,996 shares of the financial services provider worth $3,190,000 after purchasing an additional 12,479 shares during the period. 46.18% of the shares are currently held by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Great Southern Bancorp shares opened at $57.92 on Friday. Great Southern Bancorp has a 52-week low of $47.22 and a 52-week high of $61.43. The company’s fifty-day moving average is $58.52 and its two-hundred-day moving average is $55.69. The company has a debt ratio of 0.16, a quick ratio of 1.02 and a current ratio of 1.02. The company has a market capitalization of $772.59 million, a P/E ratio of 10.36 and a beta of 0.90.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 11. Shareholders of record on Monday, December 27 received a dividend of $0.36. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 23. This represents a dividend of $1.44 on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.49%. Great Southern Bancorp’s payout ratio is currently 25.76%.
Great Southern Bancorp Company Profile
Great Southern Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company that provides financial services. It offers residential and commercial real estate loans, construction loans, commercial business loans and consumer loans. The company was founded in July 1989 and is based in Springfield, MO.
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