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 maximum price target given was 59, implying potential capital gains of 14.56 percent. The lowest price target was 52, which equates to a potential downside of 0.97 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.45 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 4.88 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 9.39 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 2 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of GSBC to grow at a rate of -1.77 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers 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. Currently the stock is 34.29 percent higher than its low, and 9.17 percent below the 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.