Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) Announces Earnings Results

Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) announced its earnings results on Tuesday. The financial services provider reported $1.28 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.98 by $0.30, Fidelity Earnings reports. Great Southern Bancorp had a return on equity of 9.63% and a net margin of 23.16%.

Shares of Great Southern Bancorp stock opened at $48.27 on Thursday. The business has a 50-day moving average of $49.95 and a 200-day moving average of $42.52. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 1.03. The company has a market capitalization of $668.25 million, a PE ratio of 11.58 and a beta of 0.99. Great Southern Bancorp has a 1-year low of $32.23 and a 1-year high of $59.37.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 12th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 28th were paid a dividend of $0.34 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 24th. This represents a $1.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.82%. Great Southern Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is presently 26.46%.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on GSBC. TheStreet raised Great Southern Bancorp from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 29th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Great Southern Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 23rd. Finally, Piper Sandler raised Great Southern Bancorp from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and increased their target price for the stock from $44.00 to $56.00 in a research report on Thursday, December 17th.

In other news, insider Douglas W. Marrs sold 625 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.08, for a total transaction of $28,175.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 1,625 shares in the company, valued at $73,255. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 23.10% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Great Southern Bancorp Company Profile

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc operates as a bank holding company for Great Southern Bank that offers a range of financial services in the United States. Its deposit products include regular savings accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts, fixed interest rate certificates with varying maturities, certificates of deposit, brokered certificates, and individual retirement accounts.

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Earnings History for Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC)

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