Breaking: Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) “Buy” Rating Reiterated by KBW Today; The Price Objective Given is $56.0

April 16, 2018 - By Lynda A. Deweese

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Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.13, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 17 investors sold Bank of the Ozarks shares while 109 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. 104.65 million shares or 0.47% more from 104.17 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

State Treasurer State Of Michigan, Michigan-based fund reported 43,600 shares. Hightower Ltd Com has invested 0.01% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 349,520 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited invested in 0% or 49 shares. Principal Inc has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). Texas-based Dimensional Fund L P has invested 0.03% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). Price T Rowe Associate Md owns 46,283 shares. Bessemer Grp holds 0% or 380 shares. Capital Fund Mgmt holds 0% or 4,835 shares in its portfolio. Emerald Advisers Pa invested in 524,731 shares or 0.98% of the stock. State Teachers Retirement Sys invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). First Republic Investment holds 0% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) or 13,169 shares. 527 were reported by Tci Wealth Advsrs Inc. Bluecrest Management Ltd invested in 181,238 shares or 0.24% of the stock. Columbia Prtnrs L L C Investment Mgmt invested 0.66% of its portfolio in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK).

Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) Rating Reaffirmed

Investment analysts at KBW now has a $56.0 TP on Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). KBW and their recent TP means a potential upside of 22.14 % from the company’s previous close. The rating has been released in a research report on 21 December.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.21 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.13, from 1.08 in 2017Q3. It is positive, as 17 investors sold Bank of the Ozarks shares while 109 reduced holdings. 48 funds opened positions while 104 raised stakes. 104.65 million shares or 0.47% more from 104.17 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

State Treasurer State Of Michigan, Michigan-based fund reported 43,600 shares. Hightower Ltd Com has invested 0.01% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). State Common Retirement Fund accumulated 349,520 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Point72 Asia (Hong Kong) Limited invested in 0% or 49 shares. Principal Inc has invested 0.16% of its portfolio in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). Texas-based Dimensional Fund L P has invested 0.03% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). Price T Rowe Associate Md owns 46,283 shares. Bessemer Grp holds 0% or 380 shares. Capital Fund Mgmt holds 0% or 4,835 shares in its portfolio. Emerald Advisers Pa invested in 524,731 shares or 0.98% of the stock. State Teachers Retirement Sys invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK). First Republic Investment holds 0% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) or 13,169 shares. 527 were reported by Tci Wealth Advsrs Inc. Bluecrest Management Ltd invested in 181,238 shares or 0.24% of the stock. Columbia Prtnrs L L C Investment Mgmt invested 0.66% of its portfolio in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK).

Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Bank Of The Ozarks has $65.0 highest and $45 lowest target. $55.25’s average target is 20.50% above currents $45.85 stock price. Bank Of The Ozarks had 23 analyst reports since October 23, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Stephens maintained Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) on Tuesday, January 16 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, February 5 by Brean Capital. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) rating on Thursday, December 21. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $56.0 target. Brean Capital maintained Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) on Tuesday, January 16 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Thursday, January 18. The rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Buy” on Tuesday, January 2. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 16 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was maintained on Wednesday, January 3 by SunTrust. Brean Capital maintained it with “Buy” rating and $65.0 target in Thursday, March 15 report. The company was maintained on Monday, February 26 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

The stock decreased 1.10% or $0.51 during the last trading session, reaching $45.85. About 379,175 shares traded. Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) has declined 5.72% since April 16, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 17.27% the S&P500.

Bank of the Ozarks provides various retail and commercial banking services and products. The company has market cap of $5.92 billion. The firm accepts non-interest bearing checking, interest bearing transaction, business sweep, savings, money market, and individual retirement accounts; and time deposits. It has a 13.69 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan products include real estate loans, such as loans secured by residential 1-4 family, non-farm/non-residential, agricultural, construction/land development, multifamily residential properties, and other land loans; consumer loans; small business loans; indirect consumer marine and RV loans; and government guaranteed loans comprising SBA and FSA guaranteed loans.

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