Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) reached a new 52-week high during mid-day trading on Tuesday . The stock traded as high as $18.67 and last traded at $18.55, with a volume of 12,857 shares. The stock had previously closed at $18.31.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Guaranty Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, August 22nd.

The company has a market capitalization of $398.40 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.36. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $17.44 and its 200 day moving average price is $16.28.

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 Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.29 by $0.02. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Guaranty Bancorp will post $1.16 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 29th. Investors of record on Monday, August 22nd were issued a dividend of $0.115 per share. This represents a $0.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 18th.

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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