Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.30 EPS


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Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) issued its quarterly earnings data on Sunday. The financial services provider reported $1.28 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.98 by $0.30, Fidelity Earnings reports. Great Southern Bancorp had a net margin of 23.16% and a return on equity of 9.63%.

Shares of NASDAQ:GSBC opened at $50.20 on Wednesday. Great Southern Bancorp has a 1 year low of $32.23 and a 1 year high of $59.37. The firm has a market capitalization of $694.97 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.04 and a beta of 0.99. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 1.03. The business’s 50 day moving average price is $49.92 and its 200-day moving average price is $42.46.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, January 12th. Stockholders of record on Monday, December 28th were given a dividend of $0.34 per share. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, December 24th. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.71%. Great Southern Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 26.46%.

In other news, insider Douglas W. Marrs sold 625 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $45.08, for a total transaction of $28,175.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 1,625 shares in the company, valued at approximately $73,255. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Company insiders own 23.10% of the company’s stock.

GSBC has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. TheStreet raised shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 29th. Piper Sandler raised shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and raised their price objective for the stock from $44.00 to $56.00 in a research note on Thursday, December 17th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 23rd.

About Great Southern Bancorp

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 deposit, brokered certificates, and individual retirement accounts.

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