Shares of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) dropped 1.3% during trading on Friday . The stock traded as low as $17.80 and last traded at $18.01, with a volume of 79,650 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $18.24.

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 company has a market cap of $382.68 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.68. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $17.57 and its 200 day moving average price is $16.34.

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

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, August 29th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 22nd were paid a dividend of $0.115 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 18th. This represents a $0.46 annualized dividend and a dividend 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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