Great Southern Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) insider Steven G. Mitchem sold 1,050 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $48.55, for a total transaction of $50,977.50. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 59,856 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,906,008.80. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Shares of Great Southern Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) traded up 0.10% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $49.75. 1,086 shares of the company were exchanged. Great Southern Bancorp Inc. has a 12 month low of $34.48 and a 12 month high of $51.69. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $42.96 and a 200 day moving average price of $40.36. The stock has a market capitalization of $692.87 million, a P/E ratio of 15.50 and a beta of 0.99.

Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 19th. The financial services provider reported $0.80 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.01. Great Southern Bancorp had a net margin of 21.60% and a return on equity of 11.03%. Equities research analysts anticipate that Great Southern Bancorp Inc. will post $3.16 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC)

A number of research analysts recently commented on GSBC shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, October 24th. FIG Partners lowered shares of Great Southern Bancorp from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 8th.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in Great Southern Bancorp by 1.3% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 547,948 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $20,257,000 after buying an additional 6,880 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in Great Southern Bancorp by 5.8% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 477,769 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $17,664,000 after buying an additional 26,394 shares during the period. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. raised its position in Great Southern Bancorp by 1.6% in the third quarter. BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 343,485 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $13,980,000 after buying an additional 5,357 shares during the period. BlackRock Fund Advisors raised its position in Great Southern Bancorp by 7.9% in the third quarter. BlackRock Fund Advisors now owns 298,947 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $12,167,000 after buying an additional 21,957 shares during the period. Finally, Northern Trust Corp raised its position in Great Southern Bancorp by 4.4% in the third quarter. Northern Trust Corp now owns 173,504 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $7,063,000 after buying an additional 7,360 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 35.05% of the company’s stock.

About Great Southern Bancorp

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company is a financial holding and parent company 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 offers banking services through its approximately 108 banking centers located in southern and central Missouri; the Kansas City, Missouri area; the St.

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