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NASDAQ:EQBK

Equity Bancshares - EQBK Stock Forecast, Price & News

$33.39
+0.61 (+1.86%)
(As of 08/12/2022 09:14 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$32.68
$33.50
50-Day Range
$28.39
$33.39
52-Week Range
$28.06
$36.00
Volume
64,500 shs
Average Volume
48,322 shs
Market Capitalization
$537.28 million
P/E Ratio
10.18
Dividend Yield
0.96%
Price Target
$34.00

Equity Bancshares MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Buy
3.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1.8% 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
1.16mentions of Equity Bancshares in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$385,095 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-1.46%
From $3.42 to $3.37 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

1.84 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

793rd out of 926 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

181st out of 193 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.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of analysts recently weighed in on EQBK shares. Stephens raised their price target on shares of Equity Bancshares to $34.00 in a report on Friday, July 22nd. StockNews.com raised shares of Equity Bancshares from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Friday. DA Davidson lifted their target price on shares of Equity Bancshares to $33.00 in a report on Friday, July 22nd. Finally, Piper Sandler lowered their target price on shares of Equity Bancshares from $38.00 to $35.00 and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a report on Friday, June 17th.

Equity Bancshares Stock Up 1.9 %

EQBK traded up $0.61 during trading on Friday, hitting $33.39. The company had a trading volume of 64,566 shares, compared to its average volume of 47,659. The company has a market capitalization of $537.25 million, a PE ratio of 10.18 and a beta of 0.74. Equity Bancshares has a one year low of $28.06 and a one year high of $36.00. The firm's 50-day moving average price is $30.60 and its 200 day moving average price is $31.33. The company has a quick ratio of 0.74, a current ratio of 0.75 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.41.

Equity Bancshares (NASDAQ:EQBK - Get Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 19th. The bank reported $0.94 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.74 by $0.20. Equity Bancshares had a net margin of 25.90% and a return on equity of 13.77%. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.09 EPS. As a group, equities analysts expect that Equity Bancshares will post 3.42 earnings per share for the current year.

Equity Bancshares Announces Dividend

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 14th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 30th were paid a $0.08 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 29th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.96%. Equity Bancshares's payout ratio is currently 9.76%.

Insider Buying and Selling at Equity Bancshares

In other Equity Bancshares news, EVP Julie A. Huber sold 9,500 shares of Equity Bancshares 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 sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 46,978 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,445,513.06. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. In other news, EVP Julie A. Huber sold 9,500 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, August 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.77, for a total transaction of $292,315.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 46,978 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,445,513.06. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Tina Marie Call sold 2,903 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated 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 owns 7,220 shares in the company, valued at $230,751.20. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 8.10% of the company's stock.

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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
8/14/2022
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
+1.8%
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
$4.33 per share
Book Value
$26.60 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
14,788,000
Market Cap
$537.28 million
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
0.74














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 2022?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Equity Bancshares' shares. Their EQBK share price forecasts range from $33.00 to $35.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $34.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1.8% 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 stock has decreased by 1.6% and is now trading at $33.39.
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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.
View our EQBK earnings forecast
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How were Equity Bancshares' earnings last quarter?

Equity Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:EQBK) issued 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 period last year, the firm posted $1.09 EPS.

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

Equity Bancshares announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, June 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Thursday, July 14th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 29th.
Read our dividend analysis for EQBK
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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 0.96%. 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 9.50% 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), 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 shareholders include JPMorgan Chase & Co. (0.94%), Northern Trust Corp (0.86%), Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (0.80%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.60%), TD Asset Management Inc. (0.26%) and Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.22%). 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 $33.39.

How much money does Equity Bancshares make?

Equity Bancshares (NASDAQ:EQBK) has a market capitalization of $537.25 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 8/15/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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