Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) Earning Somewhat Positive News Coverage, Report Finds

Press coverage about Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Great Southern Bancorp earned a media sentiment score of 0.01 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.1828293288233 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC) opened at $49.75 on Friday. Great Southern Bancorp has a 1 year low of $47.25 and a 1 year high of $58.45. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59, a quick ratio of 1.08 and a current ratio of 1.08. The firm has a market capitalization of $716.35, a P/E ratio of 13.89 and a beta of 1.02.

GSBC has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Great Southern Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $60.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, January 1st. BidaskClub cut Great Southern Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Friday, January 5th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $56.00 price objective on shares of Great Southern Bancorp in a research report on Friday, December 22nd.

In other news, VP John M. Bugh sold 3,683 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $48.97, for a total value of $180,356.51. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 5,473 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $268,012.81. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, VP Douglas W. Marrs sold 625 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.95, for a total value of $34,968.75. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 2,531 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $141,609.45. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 23.78% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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About Great Southern Bancorp

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company, a financial holding company and the parent of Great Southern Bank (the Bank). Through the Bank and subsidiaries of the Bank, the Company offers insurance, travel, investment and related services. The Bank makes long-term, fixed-rate residential real estate loans.

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