Today KBW Reaffirms a “Buy” Rating on Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) and a $56.0 Target Price

September 17, 2017 - By Stephen Andrade

 Today KBW Reaffirms a

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q4 2016. Its down 1.02, from 2.2 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 41 investors sold Bank Of The Ozarks Inc shares while 102 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 105.27 million shares or 0.76% less from 106.07 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Ny State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Teacher Retirement System Of Texas has 7,976 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc holds 0.03% or 2.28M shares. New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0.01% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). The Colorado-based Rk Mngmt Ltd Liability Company has invested 4.57% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Capital Impact Advisors Ltd owns 22,022 shares for 0.48% of their portfolio. The New Jersey-based Prudential Finance has invested 0.02% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership invested 0.01% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas has 0.01% invested in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Blair William Il has 0% invested in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Aperio Group Ltd Company invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Raymond James And Assoc has invested 0.11% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Blackrock Institutional Na owns 3.01 million shares. Aqr Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability invested in 27,205 shares. Rhumbline Advisers owns 0.03% invested in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) for 224,504 shares.

Since May 2, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $982,584 activity. Shares for $935,023 were sold by Thomas Dan.

Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) Rating Reaffirmed

New York: In a note issued to investors and clients on 11 September, KBW restate their “Buy” rating on Bank Of The Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) shares. They now have a $56.0 PT on the company. KBW’s target would indicate a potential upside of 28.91 % from the company’s previous stock close.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q4 2016. Its down 1.02, from 2.2 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 41 investors sold Bank Of The Ozarks Inc shares while 102 reduced holdings. 55 funds opened positions while 114 raised stakes. 105.27 million shares or 0.76% less from 106.07 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.

Ny State Common Retirement Fund has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Teacher Retirement System Of Texas has 7,976 shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc holds 0.03% or 2.28M shares. New York-based Bnp Paribas Arbitrage has invested 0.01% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). The Colorado-based Rk Mngmt Ltd Liability Company has invested 4.57% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Capital Impact Advisors Ltd owns 22,022 shares for 0.48% of their portfolio. The New Jersey-based Prudential Finance has invested 0.02% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Alliancebernstein Ltd Partnership invested 0.01% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas has 0.01% invested in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Blair William Il has 0% invested in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Aperio Group Ltd Company invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Raymond James And Assoc has invested 0.11% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Blackrock Institutional Na owns 3.01 million shares. Aqr Cap Mngmt Ltd Liability invested in 27,205 shares. Rhumbline Advisers owns 0.03% invested in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) for 224,504 shares.

Since May 2, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $982,584 activity. Shares for $935,023 were sold by Thomas Dan.

Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Bank of the Ozarks has $6400 highest and $46 lowest target. $52.17’s average target is 20.10% above currents $43.44 stock price. Bank of the Ozarks had 20 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Thursday, December 24 by Merion Capital Group. The company was upgraded on Monday, May 16 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was upgraded by Piper Jaffray on Friday, May 6 to “Overweight”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Buy” rating and $56.0 target in Monday, September 11 report. The stock of Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Stephens. As per Friday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by Stephens. The rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Hold” on Wednesday, August 26. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Wood on Monday, May 16. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Wood given on Friday, June 24. Brean Capital maintained Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) on Friday, June 2 with “Buy” rating.

The stock increased 0.16% or $0.07 on September 15, reaching $43.44. About 1.96 million shares traded or 129.00% up from the average. Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) has risen 26.77% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.07% the S&P500.

Investors wait Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) to report on October, 10. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $0.74 EPS, up $0.08 or 12.12 % from last year’s $0.66 same quarter earnings. This translates into $94.88 million profit for OZRK giving the stock a 14.68 P/E. This is assuming the current $0.74 EPS is accurate. Bank Of The Ozarks Inc’s Wall Street analysts see 1.37 % EPS growth, taking into account the $0.73 EPS reproted in the previous quarter,

Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. is a state chartered bank that provides retail and commercial banking services. The company has market cap of $5.57 billion. The Company’s deposit services include checking, savings, money market, time deposit and individual retirement accounts. It has a 16.02 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan services include various types of real estate, consumer, commercial, industrial and agricultural loans and various leasing services.

Another recent and important Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) news was published by Bloomberg.com which published an article titled: “Waters Less Muddy for Bank of the Ozarks” on May 08, 2017.

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