Analyst Ratings for Bank of The Ozarks Inc. (OZRK)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to Bank of The Ozarks Inc. (NASDAQ:OZRK) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Buy was previously issued for OZRK last month.

9 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 6 gave OZRK a buy rating, 1 issued an overweight rating, 2 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

OZRK was given price targets by several analysts. The maximum price target given was 60, which equates to a potential upside of 43.75 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 51, implying potential capital losses of 22.18 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -1.33 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -4.51 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -0.67 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.77 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 5 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of OZRK to grow at a rate of -7.55 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. OZRK has a PEG ratio of -1.95.

In the last 52-weeks, OZRK has achieved a high of 56.86 and a low of 35.11. Currently the stock is 18.88 percent higher than its low, and 26.59 percent below the high. OZRK has a price/earnings ratio of 14.7. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The OZRK value stock report compares OZRK to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $6.15 billion. OZRK will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.