Bank Ozk (NASDAQ:OZK) has been given a $38.00 price objective by Brean Capital in a research report issued on Friday. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Brean Capital’s target price would indicate a potential upside of 18.53% from the company’s current price.

Several other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Sandler O’Neill downgraded shares of Bank Ozk from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $29.00 target price for the company. in a research note on Friday, October 19th. Wells Fargo & Co set a $40.00 target price on shares of Bank Ozk and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 2nd. Barclays cut their price objective on shares of Bank Ozk from $38.00 to $27.00 and set an “underweight” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, October 22nd. Raymond James downgraded shares of Bank Ozk from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Friday, October 19th. Finally, Stephens restated a “hold” rating and set a $48.00 price objective on shares of Bank Ozk in a research report on Thursday, October 18th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. Bank Ozk presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $30.22.

NASDAQ:OZK traded up $4.46 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $32.06. The stock had a trading volume of 5,415,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,627,080. Bank Ozk has a twelve month low of $21.02 and a twelve month high of $53.70. The company has a market capitalization of $4.11 billion, a P/E ratio of 9.90, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.79 and a beta of 1.49. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.12, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a current ratio of 0.96.

Bank Ozk (NASDAQ:OZK) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, January 17th. The company reported $0.89 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.83 by $0.06. Bank Ozk had a net margin of 34.51% and a return on equity of 11.45%. The business had revenue of $255.94 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $246.08 million. As a group, equities analysts forecast that Bank Ozk will post 3.37 earnings per share for the current year.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio acquired a new stake in shares of Bank Ozk in the second quarter worth about $1,932,000. BKD Wealth Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Bank Ozk in the third quarter worth about $304,000. State of Alaska Department of Revenue acquired a new stake in shares of Bank Ozk in the third quarter worth about $479,000. Bank of Montreal Can acquired a new stake in shares of Bank Ozk in the third quarter worth about $434,000. Finally, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D acquired a new stake in shares of Bank Ozk in the third quarter worth about $9,110,000. 88.06% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Bank Ozk

Bank OZK provides a range of retail and commercial banking services to businesses, individuals, and non-profit and governmental entities. The company accepts non-interest bearing checking, interest bearing transaction, business sweep, savings, money market, individual retirement, and other accounts, as well as time deposits.

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