Shares of Guaranty Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:GNTY) have received an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the two brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation.

Brokerages have set a 12-month consensus price target of $34.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Guaranty Bancshares an industry rank of 173 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Separately, Stephens reissued a “hold” rating and set a $34.00 target price on shares of Guaranty Bancshares in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust acquired a new stake in shares of Guaranty Bancshares in the second quarter valued at about $6,390,000. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Guaranty Bancshares in the second quarter valued at about $4,768,000. Banc Funds Co. LLC bought a new stake in shares of Guaranty Bancshares in the second quarter valued at about $3,994,000. Castine Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Guaranty Bancshares in the second quarter valued at about $3,003,000. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Guaranty Bancshares in the second quarter valued at about $2,359,000. 19.39% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Shares of Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) remained flat at $29.76 on Monday. The stock had a trading volume of 37 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $30.48 and a 200 day moving average of $31.11. Guaranty Bancshares has a 1-year low of $28.27 and a 1-year high of $36.38. The stock has a market cap of $327.60 million, a PE ratio of 18.91 and a beta of 0.03.

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 anticipate that Guaranty Bancshares will post $1.58 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, October 11th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th were given a $0.13 dividend. This represents a $0.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.75%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 28th.

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About Guaranty Bancshares

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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