Brokerages expect Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) to report $0.75 earnings per share for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Four analysts have made estimates for Bank Of The Ozarks’ earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.77 and the lowest is $0.74. Bank Of The Ozarks posted earnings of $0.72 per share in the same quarter last year, which would indicate a positive year-over-year growth rate of 4.2%. The firm is scheduled to issue its next earnings report on Tuesday, January 16th.

On average, analysts expect that Bank Of The Ozarks will report full-year earnings of $2.95 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $2.94 to $2.97. For the next year, analysts expect that the business will post earnings of $3.29 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.25 to $3.38. Zacks’ EPS averages are an average based on a survey of research firms that that provide coverage for Bank Of The Ozarks.

Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October 11th. The financial services provider reported $0.75 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.74 by $0.01. Bank Of The Ozarks had a return on equity of 11.85% and a net margin of 65.67%. The firm had revenue of $242.47 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $243.67 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.66 earnings per share.

OZRK has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Bank Of The Ozarks from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, August 28th. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $50.00 price objective on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Raymond James Financial reduced their price objective on Bank Of The Ozarks from $59.00 to $57.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, October 12th. Brean Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, ValuEngine cut Bank Of The Ozarks from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, September 1st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $54.14.

Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of OZRK. Monroe Bank & Trust MI boosted its position in Bank Of The Ozarks by 0.3% during the second quarter. Monroe Bank & Trust MI now owns 12,437 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $583,000 after purchasing an additional 32 shares during the last quarter. BRYN MAWR TRUST Co boosted its position in Bank Of The Ozarks by 1.0% during the second quarter. BRYN MAWR TRUST Co now owns 7,764 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $364,000 after purchasing an additional 75 shares during the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its position in Bank Of The Ozarks by 1.6% during the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 5,778 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $271,000 after purchasing an additional 92 shares during the last quarter. Bellwether Investment Group LLC boosted its position in Bank Of The Ozarks by 2.3% during the second quarter. Bellwether Investment Group LLC now owns 5,280 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $247,000 after purchasing an additional 118 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Alps Advisors Inc. boosted its position in Bank Of The Ozarks by 1.4% during the second quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 9,537 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $447,000 after purchasing an additional 129 shares during the last quarter. 84.97% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ OZRK) opened at $48.30 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.99, a current ratio of 0.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. The stock has a market capitalization of $6,190.00, a PE ratio of 16.29, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.35 and a beta of 1.50. Bank Of The Ozarks has a 52 week low of $40.15 and a 52 week high of $56.86.

TRADEMARK VIOLATION NOTICE: This article was first published by American Banking News and is the property of of American Banking News. If you are accessing this article on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of US and international trademark and copyright legislation. The original version of this article can be viewed at https://www.americanbankingnews.com/2017/12/20/brokerages-anticipate-bank-of-the-ozarks-inc-ozrk-will-announce-earnings-of-0-75-per-share.html.

Bank Of The Ozarks Company Profile

Bank of the Ozarks, Inc is a state chartered bank that provides retail and commercial banking services. Its deposit services include checking, savings, money market, time deposit and individual retirement accounts. Its loan services include various types of real estate, consumer, commercial, industrial and agricultural loans and various leasing services.

Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Bank Of The Ozarks (OZRK)

For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research, visit Zacks.com

Earnings History and Estimates for Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK)

Receive News & Ratings for Bank Of The Ozarks Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Bank Of The Ozarks and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.