Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (OZRK) Analysts See $0.74 EPS

September 17, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

 Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (OZRK) Analysts See $0.74 EPS
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in 2016 Q4. Its down 1.02, from 2.2 in 2016Q3. It turned negative, as 41 investors sold Bank Of The Ozarks Inc shares while 102 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 105.27 million shares or 0.76% less from 106.07 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Alps Advsrs Incorporated reported 11,199 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 0.02% invested in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) for 163,051 shares. Advantus Mgmt reported 11,292 shares stake. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mngmt holds 0% or 1,364 shares. Lloyds Bk Grp Inc Pcl reported 4,546 shares or 2.08% of all its holdings. Capstone Asset Management holds 9,552 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsr Ltd Partnership stated it has 882,388 shares. Dupont Management has invested 0.06% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Roundview Ltd Liability Corp has 13,250 shares for 0.22% of their portfolio. Raymond James Financial Services Advsr Incorporated stated it has 333,486 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Prudential Public Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 1.69M shares. Henderson Group Public Ltd Co has 905,597 shares for 0.35% of their portfolio. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Company reported 4,236 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. 7,403 were accumulated by Calvert Investment Management Inc. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership has 144,569 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio.

Since May 2, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $982,584 activity. Thomas Dan sold $935,023 worth of stock or 19,737 shares. Kenny Peter C had sold 1,034 shares worth $47,561 on Wednesday, May 17.

Investors wait Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) to report on October, 10. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.74 earnings per share, up $0.08 or 12.12 % from last year’s $0.66 same quarter earnings. This translates into $94.88 million profit for OZRK giving the stock a 14.68 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.74 EPS is accurate. Bank Of The Ozarks Inc’s Wall Street analysts see 1.37 % EPS growth, taking into account the $0.73 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock increased 0.16% or $0.07 on September 15, reaching $43.44. About 1.96M shares traded or 129.00% up from the average. Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) has risen 26.77% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.07% the S&P500.

Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Bank of the Ozarks had 20 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) earned “Buy” rating by Stephens on Thursday, June 22. The stock has “Buy” rating by Brean Capital on Wednesday, August 2. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, May 16 by Wood. Stephens maintained the shares of OZRK in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) on Wednesday, July 5 with “Buy” rating. On Friday, July 28 the stock rating was maintained by Stephens with “Hold”. The company was upgraded on Friday, May 6 by Piper Jaffray. The rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Monday, May 16 to “Outperform”. The rating was upgraded by Merion Capital Group on Thursday, December 24 to “Outperform”. The stock of Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) earned “Buy” rating by Stephens on Wednesday, July 12.

Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. is a state chartered bank that provides retail and commercial banking services. The company has market cap of $5.57 billion. The Company’s deposit services include checking, savings, money market, time deposit and individual retirement accounts. It has a 16.02 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan services include various types of real estate, consumer, commercial, industrial and agricultural loans and various leasing services.

Another recent and important Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) news was published by Bloomberg.com which published an article titled: “Waters Less Muddy for Bank of the Ozarks” on May 08, 2017.

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