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Equity Bancshares - EQBK Stock Forecast, Price & News

$36.00
-0.18 (-0.50%)
(As of 12/7/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$35.90
$36.44
50-Day Range
$29.63
$37.87
52-Week Range
$28.06
$38.04
Volume
36,706 shs
Average Volume
47,785 shs
Market Capitalization
$573.77 million
P/E Ratio
10.56
Dividend Yield
1.11%
Price Target
$35.00

Equity Bancshares MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.8% Downside
$35.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
1.69% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.64
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.39 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-0.82%
From $3.65 to $3.62 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.13 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

608th out of 871 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

133rd out of 182 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 Stock News Headlines

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EQBK Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 10/14 Dividend
9/29/2022
Dividend Payable
10/14/2022
Last Earnings
10/18/2022
Today
12/08/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/25/2023

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
-2.8%
Consensus Rating
Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
3.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$52.48 million
Pretax Margin
30.82%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$190.21 million
Cash Flow
$4.32 per share
Book Value
$29.87 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
14,647,000
Market Cap
$573.77 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.78

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 equities 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 equities 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 12-month price targets for Equity Bancshares' stock. Their EQBK share price forecasts range from $33.00 to $37.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $35.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.8%.
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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 stock has increased by 6.1% and is now trading at $36.00.
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Are investors shorting Equity Bancshares?

Equity Bancshares saw a increase in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 232,800 shares, an increase of 16.1% from the October 31st total of 200,500 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 43,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 5.4 days. Currently, 1.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Equity Bancshares' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 25th 2023.
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How were Equity Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

Equity Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQBK) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 18th. The bank reported $0.94 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.80 by $0.14. The bank earned $50.91 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $48.44 million. Equity Bancshares had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 14.19% and a net margin of 26.62%.

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

Equity Bancshares declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, September 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, October 14th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 29th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.08.
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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 1.11%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 11.73%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EQBK will have a dividend payout ratio of 11.05% 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.54%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.70%), Vanguard Group Inc. (4.28%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (2.72%), State Street Corp (1.80%) and EJF Capital LLC (1.33%). 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 $36.00.

How much money does Equity Bancshares make?

Equity Bancshares (NASDAQ:EQBK) has a market capitalization of $573.77 million and generates $190.21 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $52.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.41 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 12/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff