A number of firms have modified their ratings and price targets on shares of Great Western Bancorp (NYSE: GWB) recently:

  • 9/12/2017 – Great Western Bancorp was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Great Western Bancorp Inc. is a full-service regional bank holding company. It focuses on business and agribusiness banking, complemented by retail banking and wealth management services. The Bank’s loan portfolio consists primarily of business loans, comprised of commercial and industrial, and agribusiness loans. It also provides a range of deposit and loan products to its retail customers through several channels, including its branch network, online banking system, mobile banking applications and customer care centers. The Bank provides wealth management solutions consisting of financial planning, private banking, investment management, and trust services. Great Western Bancorp, Inc. is headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. “
  • 9/8/2017 – Great Western Bancorp had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They now have a $46.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/7/2017 – Great Western Bancorp was downgraded by analysts at TheStreet from a “b” rating to a “c” rating.
  • 9/1/2017 – Great Western Bancorp was downgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 8/24/2017 – Great Western Bancorp was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Great Western Bancorp Inc. is a full-service regional bank holding company. It focuses on business and agribusiness banking, complemented by retail banking and wealth management services. The Bank’s loan portfolio consists primarily of business loans, comprised of commercial and industrial, and agribusiness loans. It also provides a range of deposit and loan products to its retail customers through several channels, including its branch network, online banking system, mobile banking applications and customer care centers. The Bank provides wealth management solutions consisting of financial planning, private banking, investment management, and trust services. Great Western Bancorp, Inc. is headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. “
  • 8/21/2017 – Great Western Bancorp was given a new $40.00 price target on by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 8/18/2017 – Great Western Bancorp was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Great Western Bancorp Inc. is a full-service regional bank holding company. It focuses on business and agribusiness banking, complemented by retail banking and wealth management services. The Bank’s loan portfolio consists primarily of business loans, comprised of commercial and industrial, and agribusiness loans. It also provides a range of deposit and loan products to its retail customers through several channels, including its branch network, online banking system, mobile banking applications and customer care centers. The Bank provides wealth management solutions consisting of financial planning, private banking, investment management, and trust services. Great Western Bancorp, Inc. is headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. “
  • 8/3/2017 – Great Western Bancorp had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have a $41.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/30/2017 – Great Western Bancorp had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. They now have a $46.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/28/2017 – Great Western Bancorp was given a new $46.00 price target on by analysts at Stephens. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 7/28/2017 – Great Western Bancorp had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They now have a $46.00 price target on the stock.
  • 7/27/2017 – Great Western Bancorp was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating.
  • 7/27/2017 – Great Western Bancorp was given a new $42.00 price target on by analysts at Piper Jaffray Companies. They now have a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 7/18/2017 – Great Western Bancorp was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Great Western Bancorp Inc. is a full-service regional bank holding company. It focuses on business and agribusiness banking, complemented by retail banking and wealth management services. The Bank’s loan portfolio consists primarily of business loans, comprised of commercial and industrial, and agribusiness loans. It also provides a range of deposit and loan products to its retail customers through several channels, including its branch network, online banking system, mobile banking applications and customer care centers. The Bank provides wealth management solutions consisting of financial planning, private banking, investment management, and trust services. Great Western Bancorp, Inc. is headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. “
  • 7/16/2017 – Great Western Bancorp was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.

Shares of Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) opened at 35.99 on Wednesday. Great Western Bancorp, Inc. has a 12-month low of $31.51 and a 12-month high of $45.62. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.11 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.07 and a beta of 1.71. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $37.22 and a 200 day moving average price of $40.10.

Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The bank reported $0.59 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.62 by ($0.03). The company had revenue of $114.22 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $117.10 million. Great Western Bancorp had a net margin of 28.55% and a return on equity of 8.44%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 13.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.59 earnings per share. Equities research analysts expect that Great Western Bancorp, Inc. will post $2.43 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, August 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 11th were paid a $0.20 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 9th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.22%. Great Western Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is 33.47%.

Great Western Bancorp, Inc is a full-service regional bank holding company. The Company is the holding company of the Great Western Bank (the Bank). As of September 30, 2016, the Company served customers through 173 branches in various markets in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.

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