Press coverage about Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bank Of The Ozarks earned a coverage optimism score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.7716913814151 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- Why a bank with a big Tampa Bay presence is changing its name (finance.yahoo.com)
- $246.66 Million in Sales Expected for Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (OZRK) This Quarter (americanbankingnews.com)
- $0.85 EPS Expected for Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK) – NMSU Hеrаld (nmsuherald.com)
- Bank of the Ozarks Announces Proposed Rebranding and Name Change to Bank OZK (finance.yahoo.com)
- Brokerages Expect Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (OZRK) to Announce $0.85 Earnings Per Share (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of OZRK stock traded up $0.47 on Friday, hitting $51.98. 1,455,197 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 669,005. Bank Of The Ozarks has a 1-year low of $40.15 and a 1-year high of $54.78. The firm has a market capitalization of $6,662.80, a PE ratio of 15.52, a PEG ratio of 1.17 and a beta of 1.38. The company has a current ratio of 0.92, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.11.
Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 16th. The financial services provider reported $0.75 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.75. Bank Of The Ozarks had a net margin of 35.53% and a return on equity of 11.50%. The business had revenue of $245.04 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $249.84 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.72 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Bank Of The Ozarks will post 3.7 earnings per share for the current year.
Several research firms recently issued reports on OZRK. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Bank Of The Ozarks from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 13th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Bank Of The Ozarks from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 7th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “hold” rating and set a $57.00 price objective on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Brean Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 price objective on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. Finally, Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $59.00 price target on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a research report on Friday, January 19th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $56.11.
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Bank Of The Ozarks Company Profile
Bank of the Ozarks, Inc is a state chartered bank that provides retail and commercial banking services. Its deposit services include checking, savings, money market, time deposit and individual retirement accounts. Its loan services include various types of real estate, consumer, commercial, industrial and agricultural loans and various leasing services.
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