Insider Selling: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) VP Sells 1,500 Shares of Stock

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBCGet Rating) VP John M. Bugh sold 1,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, July 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $62.21, for a total value of $93,315.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 1,790 shares in the company, valued at approximately $111,355.90. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

Great Southern Bancorp Price Performance

Shares of GSBC stock opened at $62.74 on Wednesday. Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. has a 1-year low of $50.30 and a 1-year high of $62.89. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $59.02 and its 200 day moving average is $59.33. The company has a market cap of $808.72 million, a P/E ratio of 11.68 and a beta of 0.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17, a current ratio of 0.96 and a quick ratio of 0.96.

Great Southern Bancorp Increases Dividend

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, July 12th. Shareholders of record on Monday, June 27th were issued a $0.40 dividend. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, June 24th. This is an increase from Great Southern Bancorp’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.36. Great Southern Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 29.80%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Separately, StockNews.com initiated coverage on Great Southern Bancorp in a research report on Thursday, March 31st. They set a “hold” rating on the stock.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Great Southern Bancorp

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Amalgamated Bank acquired a new stake in Great Southern Bancorp in the first quarter worth about $73,000. Rafferty Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Great Southern Bancorp in the fourth quarter worth about $212,000. Graham Capital Management L.P. acquired a new stake in Great Southern Bancorp in the first quarter worth about $233,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA boosted its holdings in Great Southern Bancorp by 54.2% in the fourth quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 4,444 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $263,000 after acquiring an additional 1,562 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Summit Global Investments boosted its holdings in Great Southern Bancorp by 26.8% in the fourth quarter. Summit Global Investments now owns 5,200 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $308,000 after acquiring an additional 1,100 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 46.49% of the company’s stock.

Great Southern Bancorp Company Profile

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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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