Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) shares hit a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $18.26 and last traded at $18.06, with a volume of 13,908 shares. The stock had previously closed at $18.03.

Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating on shares of Guaranty Bancorp in a research note on Thursday, April 28th. Zacks Investment Research cut Guaranty Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday.

The stock has a 50-day moving average of $17.27 and a 200 day moving average of $16.19. The stock has a market capitalization of $383.74 million and a PE ratio of 16.72.

Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, July 20th. The financial services provider reported $0.27 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.02. On average, equities analysts anticipate that Guaranty Bancorp will post $1.16 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, August 29th. Investors of record on Monday, August 22nd will be paid a dividend of $0.115 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 18th. This represents a $0.46 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.55%.

Guaranty Bancorp is the bank holding for Guaranty Bank and Trust Company (the Bank). The Company’s segment is banking. The Company operates approximately 30 branches and over two investment management firms, including Private Capital Management LLC (PCM) and Cherry Hills Investment Advisors Inc (CHIA), in Colorado through the Bank.

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