Shares of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) hit 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 trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $18.31.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Guaranty Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 15th.

The stock has a market capitalization of $392.66 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.11. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $17.52 and its 200-day moving average is $16.32.

Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) last announced its quarterly earnings data 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. Equities analysts forecast that Guaranty Bancorp will post $1.16 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 29th. Investors of record on Monday, August 22nd were paid a $0.115 dividend. This represents a $0.46 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.49%. The ex-dividend date 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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