John M. Bugh Sells 3,683 Shares of Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (GSBC) Stock

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) VP John M. Bugh sold 3,683 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.97, for a total transaction of $180,356.51. Following the sale, the vice president now owns 5,473 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $268,012.81. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ GSBC) traded up $0.45 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $49.35. 11,681 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 19,193. Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. has a twelve month low of $47.25 and a twelve month 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 firm has a market capitalization of $685.36, a PE ratio of 13.29 and a beta of 1.02.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 17th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd were given a dividend of $0.24 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, December 29th. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.95%. Great Southern Bancorp’s payout ratio is currently 26.45%.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Two Sigma Investments LP lifted its position in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 122.0% during the fourth quarter. Two Sigma Investments LP now owns 19,585 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,012,000 after purchasing an additional 10,762 shares in the last quarter. Two Sigma Advisers LP lifted its position in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 24.8% during the fourth quarter. Two Sigma Advisers LP now owns 14,580 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $753,000 after purchasing an additional 2,900 shares in the last quarter. Cornercap Investment Counsel Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Great Southern Bancorp during the fourth quarter worth $679,000. Deutsche Bank AG lifted its position in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 53.2% during the fourth quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 36,622 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,890,000 after purchasing an additional 12,723 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Context BH Capital Management LP lifted its position in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 20.2% during the fourth quarter. Context BH Capital Management LP now owns 45,647 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,358,000 after purchasing an additional 7,656 shares in the last quarter. 40.81% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

GSBC has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $60.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Monday, January 1st. BidaskClub cut shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, January 5th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $56.00 target price on shares of Great Southern Bancorp in a research report on Friday, December 22nd.

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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.

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