Guaranty Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:GNTY) has been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the two analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation.

Analysts have set a one year consensus target price of $34.50 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Guaranty Bancshares an industry rank of 170 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. Stephens assumed coverage on shares of Guaranty Bancshares in a research report on Monday, June 5th. They set an “equal weight” rating and a $35.00 target price on the stock. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Guaranty Bancshares from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. Finally, Sandler O’Neill assumed coverage on shares of Guaranty Bancshares in a research report on Monday, June 5th. They set a “hold” rating and a $34.00 target price on the stock.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of GNTY. New York State Common Retirement Fund acquired a new position in Guaranty Bancshares during the second quarter worth $109,000. California State Teachers Retirement System bought a new stake in Guaranty Bancshares during the second quarter valued at about $115,000. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in Guaranty Bancshares during the second quarter valued at about $156,000. State Street Corp bought a new stake in Guaranty Bancshares during the second quarter valued at about $492,000. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. bought a new stake in Guaranty Bancshares during the second quarter valued at about $651,000. 19.39% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of Guaranty Bancshares (GNTY) traded down 0.27% on Friday, hitting $29.62. 44,424 shares of the company traded hands. Guaranty Bancshares has a 1-year low of $28.27 and a 1-year high of $35.76. The stock has a market capitalization of $326.06 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.82 and a beta of 0.01. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $30.55 and its 200-day moving average price is $31.26.

Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) last posted its earnings results on Monday, July 24th. The company reported $0.39 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $18.32 million for the quarter. On average, equities research analysts expect that Guaranty Bancshares will post $1.58 earnings per share for the current 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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