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

Brokers have set a 1 year consensus price objective of $33.00 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given Guaranty Bancshares an industry rank of 200 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Guaranty Bancshares from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 16th.

Shares of Guaranty Bancshares (GNTY) opened at $30.62 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a current ratio of 0.85. Guaranty Bancshares has a 12-month low of $28.00 and a 12-month high of $36.38.

Guaranty Bancshares (NASDAQ:GNTY) last issued its quarterly 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 business had revenue of $18.80 million for the quarter. Guaranty Bancshares had a net margin of 18.17% and a return on equity of 9.60%. equities analysts predict that Guaranty Bancshares will post 1.55 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Hennessy Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in Guaranty Bancshares in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $1,438,000. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. bought a new stake in Guaranty Bancshares in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $4,768,000. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. lifted its position in Guaranty Bancshares by 60.6% in the 3rd quarter. Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc. now owns 156,481 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,005,000 after buying an additional 59,075 shares during the last quarter. Rice Hall James & Associates LLC bought a new stake in Guaranty Bancshares in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $1,179,000. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. bought a new stake in Guaranty Bancshares in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $651,000. Institutional investors own 20.04% of the company’s stock.

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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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