Bank Of The Ozarks (OZRK) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Study Shows

Media headlines about Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Bank Of The Ozarks earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.6633626707104 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Bank Of The Ozarks (OZRK) traded down $0.20 during trading on Thursday, reaching $46.31. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,460,050 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,205,888. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.07, a current ratio of 0.93 and a quick ratio of 0.99. The firm has a market capitalization of $5,959.22, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.74, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.30 and a beta of 1.49. Bank Of The Ozarks has a 12 month low of $40.15 and a 12 month high of $56.86.

Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 11th. The financial services provider reported $0.75 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.74 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $242.47 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $243.67 million. Bank Of The Ozarks had a return on equity of 11.85% and a net margin of 65.67%. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.66 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that Bank Of The Ozarks will post 2.95 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

OZRK has been the topic of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Bank Of The Ozarks from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, August 28th. SunTrust Banks reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $50.00 target price on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Raymond James Financial lowered their target price on Bank Of The Ozarks from $59.00 to $57.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, October 12th. Brean Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Bank Of The Ozarks in a report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, ValuEngine lowered Bank Of The Ozarks from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price 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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