Great Southern Bancorp (GSBC) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday

Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) will be releasing its earnings data on Monday, January 22nd. Analysts expect Great Southern Bancorp to post earnings of $0.83 per share for the quarter.

Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.82 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.82. The business had revenue of $46.94 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $46.30 million. Great Southern Bancorp had a net margin of 23.03% and a return on equity of 11.46%. On average, analysts expect Great Southern Bancorp to post $4 EPS for the current fiscal year and $4 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ GSBC) opened at $52.35 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $735.99, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.54 and a beta of 1.03. Great Southern Bancorp has a fifty-two week low of $47.25 and a fifty-two week high of $58.45. The company has a current ratio of 1.08, a quick ratio of 1.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 17th. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 2nd will be issued a dividend of $0.24 per share. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.83%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, December 29th. Great Southern Bancorp’s payout ratio is 26.67%.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on GSBC shares. Sandler O’Neill lowered shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 6th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $52.00 price target on shares of Great Southern Bancorp in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, December 25th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, January 5th.

In other Great Southern Bancorp news, insider Rex A. Copeland sold 5,250 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.00, for a total transaction of $288,750.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 24,698 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,358,390. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, VP Douglas W. Marrs sold 625 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.95, for a total transaction of $34,968.75. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 2,531 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $141,609.45. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last ninety days, insiders have sold 6,500 shares of company stock valued at $357,894. Company insiders own 23.78% of the company’s stock.

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About Great Southern Bancorp

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company, a financial holding company and the parent of Great Southern Bank (the Bank). Through the Bank and subsidiaries of the Bank, the Company offers insurance, travel, investment and related services. The Bank makes long-term, fixed-rate residential real estate loans.

Earnings History for Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC)

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