Analyst Ratings for Great Southern Bancorp Inc. (GSBC)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Great Southern Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. Last month, GSBC received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 4 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 3 gave a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for GSBC. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 59, implying a possible profit of 14.56 percent. The lowest price target was 52, which equates to a potential downside of 0.97 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.45 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 4.88 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 9.39 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of GSBC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -1.77 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of GSBC is -8.13.

In the trailing 52-weeks, GSBC hit 56.70 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 38.35. Today's price is 34.29 percent above the 52-week low, and below the high by 9.17 percent. GSBC has a P/E ratio of 14.39. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The GSBC value stock report compares GSBC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of GSBC is $0.72701 billion. GSBC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.