UBS Group AG cut its stake in shares of Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) by 19.1% during the first quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 7,344 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 1,732 shares during the period. UBS Group AG owned approximately 0.05% of Great Southern Bancorp worth $371,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.
A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Menta Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Great Southern Bancorp during the first quarter worth $238,000. TFS Capital LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Great Southern Bancorp during the first quarter worth $241,000. American International Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 7.2% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 6,612 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $334,000 after buying an additional 445 shares during the period. Highbridge Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 94.4% in the fourth quarter. Highbridge Capital Management LLC now owns 9,904 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $541,000 after buying an additional 4,809 shares during the period. Finally, Simmons Bank acquired a new stake in shares of Great Southern Bancorp during the first quarter worth $598,000. 39.91% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Shares of Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ GSBC) opened at 48.45 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $680.04 million, a PE ratio of 13.58 and a beta of 1.08. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $51.97 and its 200-day moving average is $50.94. Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. has a one year low of $38.35 and a one year high of $56.70.
Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, July 19th. The financial services provider reported $1.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.37. The company had revenue of $53.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $49.78 million. Great Southern Bancorp had a return on equity of 11.62% and a net margin of 22.84%. On average, equities research analysts predict that Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. will post $3.57 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
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A number of analysts have weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $59.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, June 21st. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $53.00 target price on shares of Great Southern Bancorp in a report on Friday, July 21st.
In other news, Director William V. Turner sold 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, July 24th. The stock was 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 in the company, valued at approximately $9,167,268.69. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, Director William V. Turner sold 10,800 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $52.76, for a total value of $569,808.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 173,853 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $9,172,484.28. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 15,851 shares of company stock valued at $836,004 over the last 90 days. Corporate insiders own 23.78% of the company’s stock.
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.
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