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.

GSBC was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic price target was 59, which equates to a potential upside of 14.56 percent. The minimum price target given was 52, implying potential capital losses of 0.97 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.45 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 4.88 percent, compared to last month. 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 have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 2 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 2 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 1 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of GSBC's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -1.77 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. GSBC has a PEG ratio of -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 9.17 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $0.72701 billion. GSBC's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.