Drexel Hamilton Begins Coverage on Bank Of The Ozarks (OZRK)
Research analysts at Drexel Hamilton began coverage on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) in a report released on Wednesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm set a “buy” rating on the stock.
Other equities research analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Bank Of The Ozarks from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Monday, August 4th. They now have a $35.50 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at SunTrust reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a research note on Monday, August 4th. They now have a $36.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $35.00. Finally, analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “market perform” rating on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a $35.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $33.00. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Bank Of The Ozarks presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $35.25.
Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) opened at 32.06 on Wednesday. Bank Of The Ozarks has a 52 week low of $22.525 and a 52 week high of $35.245. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $31.78 and a 200-day moving average of $31.66. The company has a market cap of $2.554 billion and a P/E ratio of 24.16.
Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) last released its earnings data on Monday, July 14th. The company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.01. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.29 earnings per share. Analysts expect that Bank Of The Ozarks will post $1.47 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Bank of the Ozarks, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company owns an Arkansas state chartered subsidiary bank, Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK).
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