Guaranty Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:GFED) will be announcing its earnings results on Wednesday, January 17th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.38 per share for the quarter.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:GFED) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 17th. The financial services provider reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.01. Guaranty Federal Bancshares had a net margin of 18.63% and a return on equity of 8.65%. The company had revenue of $7.62 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.36 million. On average, analysts expect Guaranty Federal Bancshares to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Guaranty Federal Bancshares (GFED) opened at $22.28 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.32, a current ratio of 1.08 and a quick ratio of 1.07. Guaranty Federal Bancshares has a 1 year low of $15.89 and a 1 year high of $23.71. The firm has a market cap of $101.70, a PE ratio of 15.80 and a beta of 0.52.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Saturday, January 13th. Investors of record on Wednesday, January 3rd will be given a $0.12 dividend. This is a positive change from Guaranty Federal Bancshares’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.10. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, January 2nd. Guaranty Federal Bancshares’s dividend payout ratio is 34.04%.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on GFED shares. ValuEngine lowered shares of Guaranty Federal Bancshares from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Raymond James Financial reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 price objective on shares of Guaranty Federal Bancshares in a research report on Monday, December 4th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Guaranty Federal Bancshares from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Thursday, October 19th.

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Guaranty Federal Bancshares Company Profile

Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc is the savings and loan holding company for Guaranty Federal Savings Bank (the Bank). The Company operates through banking operation segment. The banking segment is engaged in the business of originating mortgage loans secured by one- to four-family residences, multi-family, construction, commercial and consumer loans.

Earnings History for Guaranty Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:GFED)

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