Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) insider Bryan Leighton Kindopp sold 257 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.95, for a total transaction of $10,524.15. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Bryan Leighton Kindopp also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, October 10th, Bryan Leighton Kindopp sold 2,356 shares of Great Western Bancorp stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.95, for a total transaction of $96,478.20.
  • On Tuesday, October 3rd, Bryan Leighton Kindopp sold 1,304 shares of Great Western Bancorp stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $40.21, for a total transaction of $52,433.84.

Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) traded down 1.42% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $40.36. 181,997 shares of the stock were exchanged. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $37.97 and a 200-day moving average of $39.36. The stock has a market capitalization of $2.37 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.90 and a beta of 1.75. Great Western Bancorp, Inc. has a 52 week low of $31.51 and a 52 week high of $45.62.

Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The bank reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.62 by ($0.03). Great Western Bancorp had a net margin of 28.55% and a return on equity of 8.44%. The firm had revenue of $114.22 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $117.10 million. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.59 EPS. Great Western Bancorp’s revenue was up 13.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that Great Western Bancorp, Inc. will post $2.43 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Bank of America Corp DE raised its holdings in shares of Great Western Bancorp by 23.3% during the first quarter. Bank of America Corp DE now owns 1,036,061 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $43,940,000 after acquiring an additional 195,769 shares during the last quarter. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. acquired a new position in shares of Great Western Bancorp during the second quarter valued at approximately $199,000. Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Great Western Bancorp by 4.0% during the second quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 619,306 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $25,273,000 after acquiring an additional 23,795 shares during the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Great Western Bancorp by 18.5% during the second quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 71,552 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $2,920,000 after acquiring an additional 11,161 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Great Western Bancorp by 1.5% during the second quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 375,141 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $15,310,000 after acquiring an additional 5,510 shares during the last quarter.

GWB has been the topic of several research analyst reports. BidaskClub lowered shares of Great Western Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and issued a $48.00 price target on shares of Great Western Bancorp in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Great Western Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 18th. Piper Jaffray Companies set a $42.00 price target on shares of Great Western Bancorp and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, Stephens set a $46.00 price target on shares of Great Western Bancorp and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have given a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Great Western Bancorp has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $46.14.

Great Western Bancorp Company Profile

Great Western Bancorp, Inc is a full-service regional bank holding company. The Company is the holding company of the Great Western Bank (the Bank). As of September 30, 2016, the Company served customers through 173 branches in various markets in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)

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