NASDAQ:EQBK - Equity BancShares Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $34.08 -0.28 (-0.81 %) (As of 02/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$34.08Today's Range$33.7950 - $34.4052-Week Range$30.90 - $44.30Volume47,018 shsAverage Volume77,096 shsMarket Capitalization$538.12 millionP/E Ratio12.91Dividend YieldN/ABeta0.44 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Equity Bancshares, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Equity Bank that provides a range of financial services primarily to businesses, business owners, and individuals. The company accepts various deposit products, including 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 loans, homebuilder, agricultural, government guaranteed, and other loans, as well as letters of credit 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, home equity 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, and 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 February 22, 2018, it operated 42 full-service branches located in Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. Equity Bancshares, Inc. was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Wichita, Kansas. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry State commercial banks Sub-IndustryN/A SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:EQBK Previous Symbol CUSIPN/A CIK1227500 Webwww.equitybank.com Phone316-612-6000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.38 Current Ratio0.93 Quick Ratio0.91Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.91 Forward P/E Ratio12.17 P/E Growth1.23 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$181.28 million Price / Sales2.97 Cash Flow$2.1570 per share Price / Cash Flow15.80 Book Value$25.62 per share Price / Book1.33Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.64 Net Income$35.83 million Net Margins19.76% Return on Equity9.88% Return on Assets1.15%Miscellaneous Employees526 Outstanding Shares15,790,000Market Cap$538.12 million Next Earnings Date4/18/2019 (Estimated) OptionableNot Optionable Equity BancShares (NASDAQ:EQBK) Frequently Asked Questions What is Equity BancShares' stock symbol? Equity BancShares trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EQBK." How were Equity BancShares' earnings last quarter? Equity BancShares Inc (NASDAQ:EQBK) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 23rd. The bank reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.74 by $0.08. The bank had revenue of $38.79 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $39.48 million. Equity BancShares had a net margin of 19.76% and a return on equity of 9.88%. View Equity BancShares' Earnings History. When is Equity BancShares' next earnings date? Equity BancShares is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 18th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Equity BancShares. What price target have analysts set for EQBK? 3 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for Equity BancShares' shares. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $46.00. On average, they expect Equity BancShares' stock price to reach $45.3333 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 33.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Equity BancShares. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Equity BancShares? 3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Equity BancShares in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Equity BancShares. Has Equity BancShares been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about EQBK stock have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Equity BancShares earned a news impact score of 1.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the bank a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. Who are some of Equity BancShares' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Equity BancShares include Great Western Bancorp (GWB), Eagle Bancorp (EGBN), Banner (BANR), TowneBank (TOWN), Ameris Bancorp (ABCB), ServisFirst Bancshares (SFBS), Pacific Premier Bancorp (PPBI), Hilltop (HTH), Independent Bank Group (IBTX), Heartland Financial USA (HTLF), S & T Bancorp (STBA), Seacoast Banking Co. of Florida (SBCF), First Busey (BUSE), 1st Source (SRCE) and Lakeland Financial (LKFN). 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), Entergy (ETR), Docusign (DOCU), Roche Holding Ltd. Genussscheine (ROG), Newmont Mining (NEM), Splunk (SPLK), Sabre (SABR), Heroux Devtek (HRX), Halyard Health (HYH) and Westlake Chemical (WLK). Who are Equity BancShares' key executives? Equity BancShares' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Brad S. Elliott, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 53)Mr. Gregory H. Kossover, Exec. VP, CFO & Director (Age 56)Mr. Wendell L. Bontrager, Pres of Equity Bank (Age 50)Mr. Craig L. Anderson, Exec. VP & COO (Age 59)Mr. Jacob Willis, Investor Relations Officer Who are Equity BancShares' major shareholders? Equity BancShares' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.08%), Mendon Capital Advisors Corp (4.67%), RMB Capital Management LLC (3.28%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.10%), Banc Funds Co. LLC (1.76%) and Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust (1.46%). Company insiders that own Equity BancShares stock include Brad S Elliott, Craig L Anderson, Dan R Bowers, Gary C Allerheiligen, Harvey R Sorensen, Julie A Huber, Michael R Downing, Patrick J Harbert, Scott A Smits, Shawn David Penner and Wendell Bontrager. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Equity BancShares. Which major investors are selling Equity BancShares stock? EQBK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Banc Funds Co. LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Two Sigma Advisers LP, Monashee Investment Management LLC, Thomson Horstmann & Bryant Inc., Capital Advisors Inc. OK, MetLife Investment Advisors LLC and Prudential Financial Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equity BancShares. Which major investors are buying Equity BancShares stock? EQBK stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mendon Capital Advisors Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Geode Capital Management LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, EJF Capital LLC and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. Company insiders that have bought Equity BancShares stock in the last two years include Craig L Anderson, Gary C Allerheiligen, Harvey R Sorensen, Scott A Smits, Shawn David Penner and Wendell Bontrager. View Insider Buying and Selling for Equity BancShares. How do I buy shares of Equity BancShares? Shares of EQBK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Equity BancShares' stock price today? One share of EQBK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.08. How big of a company is Equity BancShares? Equity BancShares has a market capitalization of $538.12 million and generates $181.28 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $35.83 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.64 on an earnings per share basis. Equity BancShares employs 526 workers across the globe. What is Equity BancShares' official website? The official website for Equity BancShares is http://www.equitybank.com. How can I contact Equity BancShares? Equity BancShares' mailing address is 7701 EAST KELLOGG DRIVE SUITE 300, WICHITA KS, 67207. The bank can be reached via phone at 316-612-6000 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Equity BancShares (NASDAQ EQBK)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 100 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 155 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 255MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Equity BancShares and other stocks. 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