Media coverage about Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) has trended somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Great Southern Bancorp earned a news impact score of -0.03 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.1610837993861 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ GSBC) opened at $52.90 on Tuesday. The stock has a market cap of $742.30, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.67 and a beta of 1.06. Great Southern Bancorp has a twelve month low of $47.25 and a twelve month high of $58.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59, a current ratio of 1.08 and a quick ratio of 1.08.
Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.82. The business had revenue of $46.94 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $46.30 million. Great Southern Bancorp had a net margin of 23.03% and a return on equity of 11.46%. equities analysts expect that Great Southern Bancorp will post 3.58 earnings per share for the current year.
Several research firms recently commented on GSBC. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $52.00 target price on shares of Great Southern Bancorp in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. BidaskClub lowered shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Sandler O’Neill lowered shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 6th. They noted that the move was a valuation call.
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In other news, insider Rex A. Copeland sold 5,250 shares of Great Southern Bancorp stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.00, for a total transaction of $288,750.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 24,698 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,358,390. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, VP Douglas W. Marrs sold 625 shares of Great Southern Bancorp stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.68, for a total transaction of $34,175.00. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 2,531 shares in the company, valued at approximately $138,395.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 23.78% of the stock is owned by company insiders.
Great Southern Bancorp Company Profile
Great Southern Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company, a financial holding company and the parent 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 makes long-term, fixed-rate residential real estate loans.
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