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NASDAQ:EQBK

Equity Bancshares - EQBK Stock Forecast, Price & News

$33.58
-0.25 (-0.74%)
(As of 08/18/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$33.33
$33.76
50-Day Range
$28.39
$34.03
52-Week Range
$28.06
$36.00
Volume
27,857 shs
Average Volume
50,661 shs
Market Capitalization
$540.30 million
P/E Ratio
10.24
Dividend Yield
0.95%
Price Target
$34.00

Equity Bancshares MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.3% Upside
$34.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
1.67% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.73
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$385,095 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-2.87%
From $3.48 to $3.38 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

1.80 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

773rd out of 914 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

182nd out of 192 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.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

Several equities research analysts recently weighed in on EQBK shares. Stephens upped their price target on Equity Bancshares to $34.00 in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. DA Davidson upped their price target on Equity Bancshares to $33.00 in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. StockNews.com raised Equity Bancshares from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Friday, August 12th. Finally, Piper Sandler dropped their target price on Equity Bancshares from $38.00 to $35.00 and set an "overweight" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, June 17th.

Equity Bancshares Trading Down 0.7 %

Equity Bancshares stock opened at $33.58 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 0.75, a quick ratio of 0.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41. The business's fifty day simple moving average is $30.74 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $31.38. Equity Bancshares has a 12 month low of $28.06 and a 12 month high of $36.00. The company has a market capitalization of $540.34 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.24 and a beta of 0.74.

Equity Bancshares (NASDAQ:EQBK - Get Rating) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 19th. The bank reported $0.94 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.20. Equity Bancshares had a return on equity of 13.77% and a net margin of 25.90%. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.09 EPS. As a group, equities analysts predict that Equity Bancshares will post 3.48 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Equity Bancshares Dividend Announcement

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 14th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 30th were issued a dividend of $0.08 per share. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 29th. Equity Bancshares's payout ratio is currently 9.76%.

Insider Activity

In other news, insider Tina Marie Call sold 2,903 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.96, for a total transaction of $92,779.88. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 7,220 shares of the company's stock, valued at $230,751.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. In other news, insider Tina Marie Call sold 2,903 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $31.96, for a total transaction of $92,779.88. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 7,220 shares of the company's stock, valued at $230,751.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, EVP Julie A. Huber sold 9,500 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.77, for a total value of $292,315.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 46,978 shares in the company, valued at $1,445,513.06. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Corporate insiders own 8.10% of the company's stock.

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EQBK Stock News Headlines

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EQBK Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/14 Dividend
6/29/2022
Dividend Payable
7/14/2022
Last Earnings
7/19/2022
Today
8/19/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/18/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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
$34.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$35.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$33.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+1.3%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$52.48 million
Pretax Margin
30.08%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$190.21 million
Cash Flow
$4.29 per share
Book Value
$26.60 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
14,788,000
Market Cap
$540.30 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.74

Key Executives

  • Mr. Brad S. ElliottMr. Brad S. Elliott (Age 56)
    Founder, Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $1.62M
  • Mr. Eric R. Newell C.F.A. (Age 42)
    CFA, Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $694.49k
  • Mr. Gregory H. KossoverMr. Gregory H. Kossover (Age 59)
    Exec. VP, COO & Director
    Comp: $830.11k
  • Mr. Craig L. Anderson (Age 62)
    Exec. VP
    Comp: $717.58k
  • Ms. Julie A. HuberMs. Julie A. Huber (Age 52)
    Sec.
    Comp: $511.95k
  • Mr. Brett Alan ReberMr. Brett Alan Reber (Age 63)
    Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
  • Mr. John J. Hanley CFMP
    Sr. VP & Sr. Director of Marketing
  • Mr. Patrick J. HarbertMr. Patrick J. Harbert (Age 49)
    Exec. VP & Pres of Community Markets
  • Mr. Mark C. Parman (Age 61)
    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 year. 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 2022?

1 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Equity Bancshares' stock. Their EQBK share price forecasts range from $33.00 to $35.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $34.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have EQBK shares performed in 2022?

Equity Bancshares' stock was trading at $33.93 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, EQBK shares have decreased by 1.0% and is now trading at $33.58.
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When is Equity Bancshares' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, October 18th 2022.
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How were Equity Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

Equity Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQBK) released its earnings results on Tuesday, July, 19th. The bank reported $0.94 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.74 by $0.20. Equity Bancshares had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 13.77% and a net margin of 25.90%. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.09 EPS.

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

Equity Bancshares declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Thursday, July 14th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 0.95%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 29th.
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Is Equity Bancshares a good dividend stock?

Equity Bancshares (NASDAQ:EQBK) pays an annual dividend of $0.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 0.95%. The dividend payout ratio is 9.76%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EQBK will have a dividend payout ratio of 9.47% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for EQBK.

What is Brad Elliott's approval rating as Equity Bancshares' CEO?

15 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.

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), 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (8.50%), RMB Capital Management LLC (2.80%), State Street Corp (1.76%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.94%), Northern Trust Corp (0.86%) and Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (0.80%). Insiders that own company stock include Brad S Elliott, Brad S Elliott, Brett A Reber, 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 $33.58.

How much money does Equity Bancshares make?

Equity Bancshares (NASDAQ:EQBK) has a market capitalization of $540.30 million and generates $190.21 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $52.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.28 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 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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