American Century Companies Inc. Has $5.31 Million Position in Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC)

American Century Companies Inc. boosted its holdings in Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBCFree Report) by 9.6% during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 110,872 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 9,683 shares during the period. American Century Companies Inc.’s holdings in Great Southern Bancorp were worth $5,313,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of GSBC. Lazard Asset Management LLC acquired a new position in Great Southern Bancorp in the second quarter valued at approximately $31,000. Royal Bank of Canada boosted its position in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 82.0% during the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 950 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $48,000 after purchasing an additional 428 shares in the last quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. boosted its position in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 27.0% during the fourth quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. now owns 861 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $51,000 after purchasing an additional 183 shares in the last quarter. Citigroup Inc. boosted its position in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 84.2% during the first quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 1,059 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $54,000 after purchasing an additional 484 shares in the last quarter. Finally, PNC Financial Services Group Inc. boosted its position in shares of Great Southern Bancorp by 40.0% during the fourth quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 1,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $83,000 after purchasing an additional 400 shares in the last quarter. 41.66% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Great Southern Bancorp Trading Up 3.8 %

Shares of NASDAQ:GSBC opened at $54.05 on Thursday. Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. has a 12 month low of $45.38 and a 12 month high of $61.94. The company has a quick ratio of 0.94, a current ratio of 0.94 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.18. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $52.28 and its 200 day simple moving average is $52.51. The firm has a market cap of $634.01 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.60 and a beta of 0.65.

Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBCGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, January 23rd. The financial services provider reported $1.11 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.14 by ($0.03). Great Southern Bancorp had a return on equity of 12.30% and a net margin of 20.74%. The company had revenue of $83.05 million for the quarter. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.84 EPS. As a group, research analysts forecast that Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. will post 4.57 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Great Southern Bancorp Announces Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, April 16th. Investors of record on Tuesday, April 2nd will be issued a dividend of $0.40 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, April 1st. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.96%. Great Southern Bancorp’s payout ratio is 28.42%.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other Great Southern Bancorp news, Director Thomas J. Carlson sold 5,000 shares of Great Southern Bancorp stock in a transaction on Thursday, January 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $54.23, for a total value of $271,150.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 100 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,423. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. 27.60% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reduced their price target on shares of Great Southern Bancorp from $59.00 to $58.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Thursday, January 25th. Piper Sandler reduced their price target on shares of Great Southern Bancorp from $58.00 to $57.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, January 24th.

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Great Southern Bancorp Company Profile

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Great Southern Bancorp, Inc operates as a bank holding company for Great Southern Bank that provides 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC)

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