Great Western Bancorp Inc. (NYSE:GWB)’s share price was down 2.7% on Thursday . The stock traded as low as $33.68 and last traded at $33.68, with a volume of 222,413 shares. The stock had previously closed at $34.61.

Several equities analysts have weighed in on GWB shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Great Western Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, March 29th. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating and set a $36.00 price target on shares of Great Western Bancorp in a report on Tuesday, April 5th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “buy” rating on shares of Great Western Bancorp in a report on Saturday, July 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have given a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $34.75.

The company’s 50-day moving average is $32.61 and its 200-day moving average is $28.87. The company has a market cap of $1.87 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.36.

Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 28th. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.03. The business earned $95.34 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $96.20 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.34 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 8.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that Great Western Bancorp Inc. will post $2.23 earnings per share for the current year.

Other institutional investors have made changes to their positions in the company. Russell Frank Co raised its position in shares of Great Western Bancorp by 48.8% in the fourth quarter. Russell Frank Co now owns 312,274 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,207,000 after buying an additional 102,374 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors raised its position in shares of Great Western Bancorp by 23.3% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 125,293 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,636,000 after buying an additional 23,652 shares in the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System raised its position in shares of Great Western Bancorp by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 76,548 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,221,000 after buying an additional 1,171 shares in the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers raised its position in shares of Great Western Bancorp by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 55,422 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,608,000 after buying an additional 1,740 shares in the last quarter. Finally, GAM Holding AG raised its position in shares of Great Western Bancorp by 34.4% in the fourth quarter. GAM Holding AG now owns 75,517 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,192,000 after buying an additional 19,317 shares in the last quarter.

Great Western Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company’s primary business is ownership of its subsidiary, Great Western Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a regional bank focused on relationship-based business and agribusiness banking. It also focuses on retail banking and wealth management services.

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