Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) will issue its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Wednesday, April 17th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $1.09 per share for the quarter.

Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 22nd. The financial services provider reported $1.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.12 by $0.09. Great Southern Bancorp had a return on equity of 13.35% and a net margin of 27.71%. The company had revenue of $51.78 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $50.10 million. On average, analysts expect Great Southern Bancorp to post $4 EPS for the current fiscal year and $5 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of GSBC opened at $54.17 on Tuesday. Great Southern Bancorp has a 1 year low of $43.30 and a 1 year high of $61.65. The company has a quick ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 1.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19. The stock has a market cap of $780.34 million, a PE ratio of 11.50 and a beta of 1.04.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 16th. Stockholders of record on Monday, April 1st will be given a dividend of $0.32 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, March 29th. This represents a $1.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.36%. Great Southern Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 27.18%.

In related news, insider Rex A. Copeland sold 4,200 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $55.66, for a total transaction of $233,772.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 27,518 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,531,651.88. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider William E. Barclay sold 663 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, January 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.79, for a total value of $34,999.77. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 9,513 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $502,191.27. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 9,988 shares of company stock valued at $548,457 over the last 90 days. 23.23% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on GSBC. BidaskClub upgraded Great Southern Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 12th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Great Southern Bancorp from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 1st. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Great Southern Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $61.00.

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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 deposits, brokered certificates, and individual retirement accounts.

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