Bank of Montreal Can Grows Stake in Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC)

Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) by 13.2% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 42,843 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 5,011 shares during the period. Bank of Montreal Can owned about 0.30% of Great Southern Bancorp worth $1,513,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in GSBC. BlackRock Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 1.0% during the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 887,980 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $35,874,000 after purchasing an additional 8,384 shares during the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 2.3% during the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 216,197 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $8,734,000 after purchasing an additional 4,947 shares during the last quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN boosted its holdings in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 10.1% during the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 176,627 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $7,136,000 after purchasing an additional 16,137 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 36.7% in the 1st quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 142,396 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $5,753,000 after buying an additional 38,244 shares during the period. Finally, Bank of New York Mellon Corp raised its position in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 2.7% in the 2nd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 99,547 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $4,019,000 after buying an additional 2,641 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 46.15% of the company’s stock.

Shares of GSBC opened at $37.73 on Wednesday. The stock’s fifty day simple moving average is $38.14 and its 200 day simple moving average is $40.16. The company has a current ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 1.03 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28. Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. has a twelve month low of $32.23 and a twelve month high of $64.48. The firm has a market capitalization of $531.50 million, a P/E ratio of 8.22 and a beta of 1.03.

Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 21st. The financial services provider reported $0.93 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.55 by $0.38. Great Southern Bancorp had a return on equity of 10.77% and a net margin of 25.04%. The company had revenue of $51.72 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $51.10 million. Sell-side analysts predict that Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. will post 3.52 earnings per share for the current year.

Several brokerages recently weighed in on GSBC. Zacks Investment Research raised Great Southern Bancorp from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 28th. BidaskClub raised Great Southern Bancorp from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 15th.

Great Southern Bancorp Profile

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc operates as a bank holding company for Great Southern Bank that offers a range of financial services in the United States. Its deposit products include regular savings accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts, fixed interest rate certificates with varying maturities, certificates of deposit, brokered certificates, and individual retirement accounts.

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