BRYN MAWR TRUST Co increased its position in shares of Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) by 1.0% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 7,764 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 75 shares during the quarter. BRYN MAWR TRUST Co’s holdings in Bank of the Ozarks were worth $364,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in OZRK. Exane Derivatives acquired a new stake in shares of Bank of the Ozarks during the second quarter valued at approximately $119,000. V Wealth Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Bank of the Ozarks during the second quarter valued at approximately $174,000. Opus Capital Group LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Bank of the Ozarks during the second quarter valued at approximately $203,000. Cigna Investments Inc. New acquired a new stake in shares of Bank of the Ozarks during the second quarter valued at approximately $221,000. Finally, Edge Wealth Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Bank of the Ozarks during the second quarter valued at approximately $235,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 86.70% of the company’s stock.

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Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ OZRK) opened at 45.36 on Thursday. Bank of the Ozarks has a 12 month low of $35.53 and a 12 month high of $56.86. The stock has a market capitalization of $5.81 billion, a P/E ratio of 15.95 and a beta of 1.53. The company’s 50-day moving average is $42.66 and its 200-day moving average is $46.97.

Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 12th. The financial services provider reported $0.73 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.73. The business had revenue of $237.30 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $232.85 million. Bank of the Ozarks had a net margin of 46.15% and a return on equity of 11.75%. Bank of the Ozarks’s revenue for the quarter was up 64.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.60 EPS. Equities analysts anticipate that Bank of the Ozarks will post $2.97 earnings per share for the current year.

OZRK has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Bank of the Ozarks from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, August 28th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Bank of the Ozarks from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 27th. Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on shares of Bank of the Ozarks in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. They set an “overweight” rating and a $54.00 price target on the stock. Stephens set a $48.00 price target on shares of Bank of the Ozarks and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, July 28th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $56.00 price target on shares of Bank of the Ozarks and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $53.14.

About Bank of the Ozarks

Bank of the Ozarks, Inc is a state chartered bank that provides retail and commercial banking services. Its deposit services include checking, savings, money market, time deposit and individual retirement accounts. Its loan services include various types of real estate, consumer, commercial, industrial and agricultural loans and various leasing services.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK)

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