Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by Brean Capital in a research report issued on Tuesday. They presently have a $65.00 price objective on the financial services provider’s stock. Brean Capital’s target price suggests a potential upside of 27.23% from the company’s current price.

Several other research analysts have also commented on OZRK. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Bank Of The Ozarks from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Piper Jaffray Companies restated an “overweight” rating and set a $55.00 price target on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Raymond James Financial reduced their price objective on Bank Of The Ozarks from $59.00 to $57.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. SunTrust Banks reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $50.00 price objective on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reiterated an “overweight” rating and issued a $54.00 price objective on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a research note on Thursday, December 14th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $55.56.

Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) opened at $51.09 on Tuesday. Bank Of The Ozarks has a 52-week low of $40.15 and a 52-week high of $56.86. The company has a market capitalization of $6,550.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.85, a PEG ratio of 1.16 and a beta of 1.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12, a quick ratio of 0.99 and a current ratio of 0.99.

Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 16th. The financial services provider reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.75. Bank Of The Ozarks had a return on equity of 11.85% and a net margin of 35.53%. The business had revenue of $245.04 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $249.84 million. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.72 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that Bank Of The Ozarks will post 2.95 EPS for the current year.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Bank Of The Ozarks by 6.5% in the fourth quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 614,497 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $29,773,000 after acquiring an additional 37,590 shares in the last quarter. Skylands Capital LLC raised its stake in shares of Bank Of The Ozarks by 18.8% in the fourth quarter. Skylands Capital LLC now owns 74,350 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,602,000 after acquiring an additional 11,750 shares in the last quarter. Lathrop Investment Management Corp raised its stake in Bank Of The Ozarks by 44.1% in the fourth quarter. Lathrop Investment Management Corp now owns 10,878 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $527,000 after buying an additional 3,328 shares in the last quarter. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio acquired a new stake in Bank Of The Ozarks in the third quarter valued at $2,575,000. Finally, Sterling Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Bank Of The Ozarks by 48.1% in the third quarter. Sterling Capital Management LLC now owns 53,665 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,579,000 after buying an additional 17,420 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.21% of the company’s stock.

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Bank Of The Ozarks Company Profile

Bank of the Ozarks, Inc is a state chartered bank that provides retail and commercial banking services. Its deposit services include checking, savings, money market, time deposit and individual retirement accounts. Its loan services include various types of real estate, consumer, commercial, industrial and agricultural loans and various leasing services.

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