Great Southern Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) – Research analysts at FIG Partners issued their FY2018 earnings estimates for shares of Great Southern Bancorp in a research note issued on Monday. FIG Partners analyst J. Rodis forecasts that the brokerage will post earnings per share of $3.35 for the year. FIG Partners has a “Market Perform” rating on the stock.

Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 19th. The financial services provider reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.01. Great Southern Bancorp had a return on equity of 11.03% and a net margin of 21.60%. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: This piece of content was originally published by Daily Political and is the sole property of of Daily Political. If you are viewing this piece of content on another publication, it was stolen and republished in violation of US & international copyright laws. The correct version of this piece of content can be accessed at http://www.dailypolitical.com/2016/11/29/fig-partners-comments-on-great-southern-bancorp-inc-s-fy2018-earnings-gsbc.html.

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Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Great Southern Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, October 24th.

Shares of Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) traded up 0.90% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $50.20. 12,027 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock has a market cap of $699.14 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.64 and a beta of 0.99. Great Southern Bancorp has a 52 week low of $34.48 and a 52 week high of $51.44. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $44.08 and a 200 day moving average price of $40.75.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of GSBC. First Trust Advisors LP boosted its stake in Great Southern Bancorp by 0.3% in the second quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 18,741 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $693,000 after buying an additional 55 shares in the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its stake in Great Southern Bancorp by 1.2% in the second quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 22,493 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $832,000 after buying an additional 258 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in Great Southern Bancorp by 1.3% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 547,948 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $20,257,000 after buying an additional 6,880 shares in the last quarter. DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Corp boosted its stake in Great Southern Bancorp by 203.5% in the second quarter. DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Corp now owns 42,148 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,558,000 after buying an additional 28,259 shares in the last quarter. Finally, LSV Asset Management boosted its stake in Great Southern Bancorp by 3.5% in the second quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 87,800 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,245,000 after buying an additional 3,000 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 35.01% of the company’s stock.

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In related news, Director William V. Turner sold 5,179 shares of Great Southern Bancorp stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.43, for a total transaction of $214,565.97. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 179,353 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,430,594.79. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Rex A. Copeland sold 4,200 shares of Great Southern Bancorp stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $50.05, for a total value of $210,210.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 24,698 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,236,134.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 24.15% of the company’s stock.

About Great Southern Bancorp

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company is a financial holding and parent company of Great Southern Bank (the Bank). Through the Bank and subsidiaries of the Bank, the Company offers insurance, travel, investment and related services. The Bank offers banking services through its approximately 108 banking centers located in southern and central Missouri; the Kansas City, Missouri area; the St.

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