Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) will be announcing its earnings results on Tuesday, October 17th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.82 per share for the quarter.

Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 19th. The financial services provider reported $1.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.37. Great Southern Bancorp had a net margin of 22.84% and a return on equity of 11.62%. The company had revenue of $53.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $49.78 million. On average, analysts expect Great Southern Bancorp to post $3.61 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3.44 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) opened at 56.45 on Tuesday. The company’s 50-day moving average is $51.70 and its 200 day moving average is $51.28. The stock has a market cap of $792.33 million, a PE ratio of 15.82 and a beta of 1.12. Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. has a 52 week low of $38.35 and a 52 week high of $57.00.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 2nd will be given a $0.24 dividend. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.70%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, September 29th. Great Southern Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is presently 26.82%.

In other news, Director William V. Turner sold 10,800 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.76, for a total value of $569,808.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 173,853 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,172,484.28. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director William V. Turner sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $52.73, for a total transaction of $263,650.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 173,853 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $9,167,268.69. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 15,851 shares of company stock valued at $836,004. Company insiders own 23.78% of the company’s stock.

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A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Sandler O’Neill lowered shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $52.00 price objective on shares of Great Southern Bancorp in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th.

Great Southern Bancorp Company Profile

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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