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NASDAQ:EQBK

Equity Bancshares - EQBK Stock Forecast, Price & News

$30.24
+0.39 (+1.31%)
(As of 02/1/2023 01:31 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$29.76
$30.45
50-Day Range
$28.80
$36.90
52-Week Range
$28.06
$38.04
Volume
17,293 shs
Average Volume
38,204 shs
Market Capitalization
$482.03 million
P/E Ratio
8.59
Dividend Yield
1.39%
Price Target
$35.00

Equity Bancshares MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
16.7% Upside
$35.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.43% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.69
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.15mentions of Equity Bancshares in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$460,549 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
16.02%
From $3.62 to $4.20 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.57 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

149th out of 895 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

32nd out of 190 stocks


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About Equity Bancshares (NASDAQ:EQBK) Stock

Equity Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Equity Bank that provides a range of banking, mortgage banking, and financial services to individual and corporate customers. The company accepts various demand, savings, money market, and time deposits. Its loan products include commercial and industrial, commercial real estate-backed, commercial lines of credit, working capital, term, equipment financing, acquisition, expansion and development, borrowing base, real estate construction, homebuilder, agricultural, government guaranteed, and other loan products to national and regional companies, restaurant franchisees, hoteliers, real estate developers, manufacturing and industrial companies, agribusiness companies, and other businesses. The company's loan products also comprise various consumer loans to individuals and professionals, including residential real estate loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, installment loans, unsecured and secured personal lines of credit, overdraft protection, and letters of credit. It also provides debit cards; online banking solutions, such as access to account balances, online transfers, online bill payment, and electronic delivery of customer statements; mobile banking solutions comprising remote check deposits with mobile bill pay; ATMs; and treasury management, wire transfer, automated clearing house, and stop payment services. In addition, the company offers cash management deposit products, such as lockbox, remote deposit capture, positive pay, reverse positive pay, account reconciliation services, zero balance accounts, and sweep accounts, as well as banking services through telephone, mail, and personal appointments. As of December 31, 2021, it operated a network of 69 branches in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. The company was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Wichita, Kansas.

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EQBK Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/18/2021
Ex-Dividend for 1/17 Dividend
12/29/2022
Dividend Payable
1/17/2023
Today
2/01/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/18/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
N/A
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:EQBK
Employees
702
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$35.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$37.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$33.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+15.7%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$57.69 million
Pretax Margin
30.82%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$224.21 million
Cash Flow
$4.54 per share
Book Value
$29.87 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
14,647,000
Market Cap
$482.03 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.81

Key Executives

  • Mr. Brad S. ElliottMr. Brad S. Elliott (Age 57)
    Founder, Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $1.62M
  • Mr. Eric R. Newell C.F.A. (Age 43)
    CFA, Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $694.49k
  • Mr. Gregory H. KossoverMr. Gregory H. Kossover (Age 60)
    Exec. VP, COO & Director
    Comp: $830.11k
  • Mr. Craig L. Anderson (Age 63)
    Exec. VP
    Comp: $717.58k
  • Ms. Julie A. HuberMs. Julie A. Huber (Age 53)
    Sec.
    Comp: $511.95k
  • Mr. Brett Alan ReberMr. Brett Alan Reber (Age 64)
    Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. John J. Hanley CFMP
    Sr. VP & Sr. Director of Marketing
  • Mr. Patrick J. HarbertMr. Patrick J. Harbert (Age 50)
    Exec. VP & Pres of Community Markets
  • Mr. Mark C. Parman (Age 62)
    Exec. VP & Director of Metro Banking
  • Mr. Chris M. Navratil
    Sr. VP of Fin.













EQBK Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Equity Bancshares stock right now?

1 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equity Bancshares in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" EQBK shares.
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What is Equity Bancshares' stock price forecast for 2023?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Equity Bancshares' stock. Their EQBK share price forecasts range from $33.00 to $37.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $35.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have EQBK shares performed in 2023?

Equity Bancshares' stock was trading at $32.67 at the beginning of the year. Since then, EQBK shares have decreased by 8.6% and is now trading at $29.85.
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Are investors shorting Equity Bancshares?

Equity Bancshares saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totaling 196,500 shares, an increase of 15.0% from the December 31st total of 170,900 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 55,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.6 days. Currently, 1.4% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Equity Bancshares' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April 18th 2023.
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How were Equity Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

Equity Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQBK) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 18th. The bank reported $0.80 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.72 by $0.08. The bank had revenue of $46.81 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $41.19 million. Equity Bancshares had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.42% and a net margin of 25.73%. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.60 EPS.

How often does Equity Bancshares pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Equity Bancshares?

Equity Bancshares declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, December 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Tuesday, January 17th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 29th.
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Is Equity Bancshares a good dividend stock?

Equity Bancshares (NASDAQ:EQBK) pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.38%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 11.36%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EQBK will have a dividend payout ratio of 9.52% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Brad Elliott's approval rating as Equity Bancshares' CEO?

45 employees have rated Equity Bancshares Chief Executive Officer Brad Elliott on Glassdoor.com. Brad Elliott has an approval rating of 56% among the company's employees. This puts Brad Elliott in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 61.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Equity Bancshares to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of Equity Bancshares own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Equity Bancshares investors own include Ionis Pharmaceuticals (IONS), Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CM), Dominion Energy (D), DocuSign (DOCU), Entergy (ETR), Marathon Petroleum (MPC), (NSPH) (NSPH), People's United Financial (PBCT), Primo Water (PRMW) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

What is Equity Bancshares' stock symbol?

Equity Bancshares trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EQBK."

Who are Equity Bancshares' major shareholders?

Equity Bancshares' stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wealth Alliance Advisory Group LLC (0.45%) and Adamsbrown Wealth Consultants LLC (0.06%). Insiders that own company stock include Brad S Elliott, Brad S Elliott, Brett A Reber, Edwin G Lawson, Gary C Allerheiligen, Gregory H Kossover, Gregory L Gaeddert, James L Berglund, John Blakeney, Julie A Huber, Patrick J Harbert and Tina Marie Call.
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How do I buy shares of Equity Bancshares?

Shares of EQBK stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Equity Bancshares' stock price today?

One share of EQBK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $29.85.

How much money does Equity Bancshares make?

Equity Bancshares (NASDAQ:EQBK) has a market capitalization of $475.81 million and generates $224.21 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $57.69 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.52 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Equity Bancshares have?

The company employs 702 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Equity Bancshares?

Equity Bancshares' mailing address is 7701 EAST KELLOGG DRIVE SUITE 300, WICHITA KS, 67207. The official website for the company is www.equitybank.com. The bank can be reached via phone at (316) 612-6000, via email at cnavratil@equitybank.com, or via fax at 316-681-2325.

This page (NASDAQ:EQBK) was last updated on 2/1/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff