Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) is set to announce its earnings results on Monday, January 22nd. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.83 per share for the quarter.

Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) last issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.82 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.82. Great Southern Bancorp had a return on equity of 11.46% and a net margin of 23.03%. The firm had revenue of $46.94 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $46.30 million. On average, analysts expect Great Southern Bancorp to post $4 EPS for the current fiscal year and $4 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Great Southern Bancorp (GSBC) opened at $52.05 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59, a current ratio of 1.08 and a quick ratio of 1.08. Great Southern Bancorp has a fifty-two week low of $47.25 and a fifty-two week high of $58.45. The firm has a market capitalization of $724.73, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.46 and a beta of 1.03.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 17th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd were given a $0.24 dividend. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.84%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 29th. Great Southern Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 26.67%.

In other Great Southern Bancorp news, insider Rex A. Copeland sold 5,250 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.00, for a total value of $288,750.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 24,698 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,358,390. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, VP Douglas W. Marrs sold 625 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.68, for a total value of $34,175.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 2,531 shares in the company, valued at $138,395.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 6,500 shares of company stock worth $357,894 over the last three months. 23.78% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Several research firms have commented on GSBC. BidaskClub lowered Great Southern Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, January 5th. Zacks Investment Research raised Great Southern Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $60.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, January 1st. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $56.00 price objective on shares of Great Southern Bancorp in a research report on Friday, December 22nd. Finally, Sandler O’Neill lowered Great Southern Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 6th. They noted that the move was a valuation call.

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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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