Sterling Capital Management LLC boosted its position in shares of Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) by 48.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 53,665 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 17,420 shares during the period. Sterling Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Bank Of The Ozarks were worth $2,579,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Monroe Bank & Trust MI grew its stake in Bank Of The Ozarks by 0.3% during the second quarter. Monroe Bank & Trust MI now owns 12,437 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $583,000 after acquiring an additional 32 shares in the last quarter. BRYN MAWR TRUST Co grew its stake in Bank Of The Ozarks by 1.0% during the second quarter. BRYN MAWR TRUST Co now owns 7,764 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $364,000 after acquiring an additional 75 shares in the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank grew its stake in Bank Of The Ozarks by 1.6% during the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 5,778 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $271,000 after acquiring an additional 92 shares in the last quarter. Bellwether Investment Group LLC grew its stake in Bank Of The Ozarks by 2.3% during the second quarter. Bellwether Investment Group LLC now owns 5,280 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $247,000 after acquiring an additional 118 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Alps Advisors Inc. grew its stake in Bank Of The Ozarks by 1.4% during the second quarter. Alps Advisors Inc. now owns 9,537 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $447,000 after acquiring an additional 129 shares in the last quarter. 86.28% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ OZRK) opened at $47.74 on Monday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.99, a current ratio of 0.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07. Bank Of The Ozarks Inc has a 12 month low of $40.15 and a 12 month high of $56.86. The company has a market cap of $6,167.20, a P/E ratio of 16.29, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.35 and a beta of 1.49.

Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 11th. The financial services provider reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.01. Bank Of The Ozarks had a net margin of 65.67% and a return on equity of 11.85%. The business had revenue of $242.47 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $243.67 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.66 EPS. sell-side analysts expect that Bank Of The Ozarks Inc will post 2.95 earnings per share for the current year.

OZRK has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Bank Of The Ozarks from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 28th. Brean Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $55.00 price objective on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a research note on Thursday, October 5th. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $50.00 price objective on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a research note on Thursday, October 12th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reaffirmed an “overweight” rating and set a $54.00 price objective on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a research note on Thursday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Bank Of The Ozarks currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $54.14.

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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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