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

Brokerages have set a 1 year consensus target price of $33.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Guaranty Bancshares an industry rank of 175 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Several analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Guaranty Bancshares from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 16th. Stephens reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $34.00 price objective on shares of Guaranty Bancshares in a research note on Tuesday, July 25th.

Guaranty Bancshares (GNTY) opened at $29.45 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38. Guaranty Bancshares has a fifty-two week low of $28.00 and a fifty-two week high of $36.38.

Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) last issued its earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The company reported $0.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $18.80 million during the quarter. Guaranty Bancshares had a net margin of 18.17% and a return on equity of 9.60%. sell-side analysts forecast that Guaranty Bancshares will post 1.55 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in GNTY. New York State Common Retirement Fund bought a new position in shares of Guaranty Bancshares in the 2nd quarter worth about $109,000. California State Teachers Retirement System purchased a new stake in shares of Guaranty Bancshares during the 2nd quarter valued at about $115,000. Castine Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Guaranty Bancshares by 4.7% in the 3rd quarter. Castine Capital Management LLC now owns 98,385 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,147,000 after purchasing an additional 4,399 shares during the period. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Guaranty Bancshares in the second quarter valued at $156,000. Finally, Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. purchased a new position in shares of Guaranty Bancshares in the third quarter valued at $211,000. 20.57% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

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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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