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DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
One year after buying a failed bank, New York Community Bancorp is struggling
Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024
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How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 3/1/2024
China pledges to increase opportunities for foreign companies as it seeks to boost its economy
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Brazil's economy grows 2.9% in Lula's 1st year, beating expectations
A US appeals court ruling could allow mine development on Oak Flat, land sacred to Apaches
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DOW   39,087.38
QQQ   445.61
Latest freight railroad layoffs and Wall Street pressure renew concerns about safety and service
This is the #1 Stock to Buy for the AI Tidal Wave (Ad)
One year after buying a failed bank, New York Community Bancorp is struggling
Dell, NetApp rise; Ginkgo Bioworks, New York Community Bancorp fall, Friday, 3/1/2024
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
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NASDAQ:OZK

Bank OZK (OZK) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$43.35
-0.45 (-1.03%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$42.38
$43.48
50-Day Range
$41.60
$50.79
52-Week Range
$30.72
$52.36
Volume
823,131 shs
Average Volume
1.28 million shs
Market Capitalization
$4.91 billion
P/E Ratio
7.39
Dividend Yield
3.51%
Price Target
$46.50

Bank OZK MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.13 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.3% Upside
$46.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
8.56% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.61
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.58mentions of Bank OZK in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
4.72%
From $5.93 to $6.21 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

3.47 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

417th out of 850 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

101st out of 180 stocks


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About Bank OZK Stock (NASDAQ:OZK)

Bank OZK provides various retail and commercial banking services. The company accepts various deposit products, including non-interest-bearing checking, interest bearing transaction, business sweep, savings, money market, individual retirement, and other accounts, as well as time deposits. It also offers real estate, consumer and business purpose, indirect recreational vehicle and marine, commercial and industrial, government guaranteed, agricultural equipment, small business, lines of credit, homebuilder, and affordable housing loans; business aviation and subscription financing services; and mortgage and other lending products. In addition, the company provides trust and wealth services, such as personal trusts, custodial accounts, investment management accounts, and retirement accounts, as well as corporate trust services, including trustee, paying agent and registered transfer agent services, and other related services. Further, it offers treasury management services comprising automated clearing house, wire transfer, transaction reporting, wholesale lockbox, remote deposit capture, automated credit line transfer, reconciliation, positive pay, merchant and commercial card, and other services, as well as zero balance and investment sweep accounts. Additionally, the company provides ATMs; telephone, online, and mobile banking services; debit and credit cards; safe deposit boxes; and other products and services, as well as processes merchant debit and credit card transactions. The company was formerly known as Bank of the Ozarks and changed its name to Bank OZK in July 2018. Bank OZK was founded in 1903 and is headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas.

OZK Stock Price History

OZK Stock News Headlines

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OZK Mar 2024 42.000 put
OZK Jan 2025 60.000 put
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OZK Feb 2024 65.000 call
OZK Feb 2024 51.000 call
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OZK Feb 2024 42.000 call
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 1/23 Dividend
1/12/2024
Last Earnings
1/19/2024
Dividend Payable
1/23/2024
Today
3/01/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/18/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:OZK
Employees
2,646
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$46.50
High Stock Price Target
$58.00
Low Stock Price Target
$35.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+7.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.13
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$690.78 million
Pretax Margin
38.52%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$2.25 billion
Cash Flow
$5.14 per share
Book Value
$42.43 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
105,568,000
Market Cap
$4.91 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.29
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Key Executives

  • Mr. George G. Gleason II (Age 70)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $3.6M
  • Mr. Paschall Brannon Hamblen (Age 58)
    President
    Comp: $1.83M
  • Mr. Tim Hicks CPA (Age 51)
    Chief Financial Officer
    Comp: $1.51M
  • Ms. Cynthia Wolfe (Age 58)
    Chief Operating Officer
    Comp: $869.89k
  • Mr. Scott Trapani (Age 61)
    Chief Risk Officer
    Comp: $697.53k
  • Mr. Stan Thomas (Age 52)
    Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. Patrick M. Carr (Age 51)
    Managing Director of Corporate Finance Data & Technology
  • Mr. Jason Cathey (Age 43)
    Chief Information Officer
  • Ms. Tamara Gotham (Age 40)
    Chief Administrative Officer
  • Jay Staley
    Director of Investor Relations & Corporate Development














OZK Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Bank OZK stock right now?

8 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Bank OZK in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" OZK shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in OZK, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Bank OZK's stock price target for 2024?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Bank OZK's stock. Their OZK share price targets range from $35.00 to $58.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $46.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 7.3% from the stock's current price.
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How have OZK shares performed in 2024?

Bank OZK's stock was trading at $49.83 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, OZK stock has decreased by 13.0% and is now trading at $43.35.
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Are investors shorting Bank OZK?

Bank OZK saw a increase in short interest during the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,240,000 shares, an increase of 25.7% from the January 31st total of 7,350,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,210,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 7.6 days. Currently, 8.6% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is Bank OZK's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 18th 2024.
View our OZK earnings forecast
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How were Bank OZK's earnings last quarter?

Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) announced its earnings results on Friday, January, 19th. The company reported $1.50 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.46 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $407.58 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $396.54 million. Bank OZK had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.13% and a net margin of 30.69%. The business's revenue was up 13.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.34 earnings per share.

How often does Bank OZK pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Bank OZK?

Bank OZK declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 2nd. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, January 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.38 per share on Tuesday, January 23rd. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, January 12th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.37.
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Is Bank OZK a good dividend stock?

Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.53%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 28 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 25.89%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, OZK will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.48% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for OZK.

What is George G. Gleason's approval rating as Bank OZK's CEO?

132 employees have rated Bank OZK Chief Executive Officer George G. Gleason on Glassdoor.com. George G. Gleason has an approval rating of 92% among the company's employees. This puts George G. Gleason in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Bank OZK own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Bank OZK investors own include AbbVie (ABBV), Chevron (CVX), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), InterDigital (IDCC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Altria Group (MO).

Who are Bank OZK's major shareholders?

Bank OZK's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.63%), Wasatch Advisors LP (6.15%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.91%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (2.64%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (1.82%) and Copeland Capital Management LLC (1.46%).

How do I buy shares of Bank OZK?

Shares of OZK stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:OZK) was last updated on 3/2/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff