UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. held its position in shares of Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 4,200 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the end of the second quarter. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc.’s holdings in Great Southern Bancorp were worth $225,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of GSBC. Swiss National Bank increased its holdings in Great Southern Bancorp by 6.0% in the first quarter. Swiss National Bank now owns 16,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $808,000 after buying an additional 900 shares during the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its holdings in Great Southern Bancorp by 7.9% in the first quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. now owns 43,027 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,173,000 after buying an additional 3,159 shares during the last quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its holdings in Great Southern Bancorp by 15.1% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 14,137 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $714,000 after buying an additional 1,850 shares during the last quarter. American International Group Inc. increased its holdings in Great Southern Bancorp by 7.2% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 6,612 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $334,000 after buying an additional 445 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Wellington Management Group LLP purchased a new position in Great Southern Bancorp in the first quarter valued at $4,267,000. 40.28% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In other Great Southern Bancorp news, insider Rex A. Copeland sold 5,250 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 26th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.00, for a total value of $288,750.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 24,698 shares in the company, valued at $1,358,390. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, VP Douglas W. Marrs sold 625 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.68, for a total transaction of $34,175.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 2,531 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $138,395.08. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 5,926 shares of company stock valued at $325,471 in the last 90 days. 23.78% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

Several research firms recently commented on GSBC. BidaskClub lowered Great Southern Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 18th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $52.00 target price on shares of Great Southern Bancorp in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered Great Southern Bancorp from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 25th. Finally, Sandler O’Neill lowered Great Southern Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, October 6th. They noted that the move was a valuation call.

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Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) opened at $53.70 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.03, a current ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22. Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. has a 12 month low of $39.60 and a 12 month high of $58.45. The stock has a market cap of $754.22, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.92 and a beta of 1.06.

Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.82 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.82. Great Southern Bancorp had a net margin of 23.03% and a return on equity of 11.60%. The company had revenue of $46.94 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $46.30 million. equities research analysts forecast that Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. will post 3.58 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 16th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 2nd were paid a $0.24 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, September 29th. This represents a $0.96 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.79%. Great Southern Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is presently 26.67%.

About Great Southern Bancorp

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company, a financial holding company and the parent of Great Southern Bank (the Bank). Through the Bank and subsidiaries of the Bank, the Company offers insurance, travel, investment and related services. The Bank makes long-term, fixed-rate residential real estate loans.

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