Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) insider Bryan Leighton Kindopp sold 257 shares of Great Western Bancorp stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.95, for a total transaction of $10,524.15. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Bryan Leighton Kindopp also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Tuesday, October 10th, Bryan Leighton Kindopp sold 2,356 shares of Great Western Bancorp stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.95, for a total transaction of $96,478.20.
  • On Tuesday, October 3rd, Bryan Leighton Kindopp sold 1,304 shares of Great Western Bancorp stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $40.21, for a total transaction of $52,433.84.

Shares of Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) opened at 40.36 on Wednesday. The company has a market cap of $2.37 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.90 and a beta of 1.75. The company has a 50 day moving average of $37.97 and a 200-day moving average of $39.36. Great Western Bancorp, Inc. has a 52 week low of $31.51 and a 52 week high of $45.62.

Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The bank reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.62 by ($0.03). Great Western Bancorp had a return on equity of 8.44% and a net margin of 28.55%. The business had revenue of $114.22 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $117.10 million. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.59 earnings per share. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 13.4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts expect that Great Western Bancorp, Inc. will post $2.43 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Great Western Bancorp by 49,025.7% during the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 7,204,279 shares of the bank’s stock worth $305,533,000 after buying an additional 7,189,614 shares during the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. lifted its holdings in shares of Great Western Bancorp by 13.4% during the second quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 3,305,442 shares of the bank’s stock worth $134,895,000 after buying an additional 389,922 shares during the last quarter. State Street Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Great Western Bancorp by 10.6% during the second quarter. State Street Corp now owns 2,699,137 shares of the bank’s stock worth $110,148,000 after buying an additional 259,443 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its holdings in shares of Great Western Bancorp by 28.0% during the second quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 2,584,887 shares of the bank’s stock worth $105,490,000 after buying an additional 565,508 shares during the last quarter. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted its holdings in shares of Great Western Bancorp by 6.4% during the second quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 2,445,666 shares of the bank’s stock worth $99,807,000 after buying an additional 147,426 shares during the last quarter.

GWB has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Great Western Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 price objective on shares of Great Western Bancorp in a research note on Friday, September 8th. TheStreet lowered shares of Great Western Bancorp from a “b” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of Great Western Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, June 30th. Finally, Stephens set a $46.00 price objective on shares of Great Western Bancorp and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $46.14.

Great Western Bancorp Company Profile

Great Western Bancorp, Inc is a full-service regional bank holding company. The Company is the holding company of the Great Western Bank (the Bank). As of September 30, 2016, the Company served customers through 173 branches in various markets in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota.

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