NYSE:GWB - Great Western Bancorp Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$43.68 -0.65 (-1.47 %)
(As of 09/21/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$44.33
Today's Range$43.51 - $44.60
52-Week Range$37.65 - $46.03
Volume561,718 shs
Average Volume235,447 shs
Market Capitalization$2.55 billion
P/E Ratio18.09
Dividend Yield2.31%
Great Western Bancorp logoGreat Western Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Great Western Bank that provides business and agribusiness banking, retail banking, and wealth management services. The company offers non-interest-bearing demand accounts, interest-bearing savings and money market accounts, individual retirement accounts, and time certificates of deposits, as well as NOW accounts. It also provides agricultural loans; commercial and industrial loans, including working capital and other shorter-term lines of credit, fixed-rate and variable rate loans; commercial real estate (CRE) loans comprising owner-occupied and non-owner-occupied CRE loans, multifamily residential real estate loans, and construction and development loans; short-term working capital funding, long-term land-related lending, and other tailored services; and residential mortgage, home equity, home equity lines of credit and general lines of credit, and auto loans and other loans. In addition, the company offers cash management services, online business deposit, and wire transfer services; credit cards; crop insurance; online, telephone, and mobile banking services; and wealth management solutions consisting of financial planning, private banking, investment management, and trust services through associations with third party vendors, including a registered broker-dealer and investment adviser. It serves retail customers; grain and protein producers; and small and mid-sized businesses in various industries, including ancillary agribusiness services, freight and transport, healthcare, and tourism. As of September 30, 2017, the company's branch network consisted of 173 branches located in 129 communities in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, as well as operated 162 ATMs and 21 company-owned ATMs at off-site locations. The company was founded in 1935 and is based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry State commercial banks


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.24
Current Ratio0.99
Quick Ratio0.99


Trailing P/E Ratio18.09
Forward P/E Ratio14.51
P/E Growth1.19

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$497.73 million
Price / Sales5.17
Cash Flow$2.8108 per share
Price / Cash15.54
Book Value$29.83 per share
Price / Book1.46


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.46
Net Income$144.78 million
Net Margins28.45%
Return on Equity9.36%
Return on Assets1.41%


Outstanding Shares58,910,000
Market Cap$2.55 billion

Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Great Western Bancorp's stock symbol?

Great Western Bancorp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GWB."

How often does Great Western Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Great Western Bancorp?

Great Western Bancorp declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 26th. Investors of record on Friday, August 10th will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share on Wednesday, August 22nd. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.29%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 9th. View Great Western Bancorp's Dividend History.

How were Great Western Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Great Western Bancorp Inc (NYSE:GWB) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 26th. The bank reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.74 by $0.04. The bank had revenue of $123.61 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $121.23 million. Great Western Bancorp had a return on equity of 9.36% and a net margin of 28.45%. The firm's revenue was up 8.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm posted $0.59 EPS. View Great Western Bancorp's Earnings History.

When is Great Western Bancorp's next earnings date?

Great Western Bancorp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Great Western Bancorp.

What price target have analysts set for GWB?

8 brokers have issued 1 year price objectives for Great Western Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $40.00 to $51.00. On average, they anticipate Great Western Bancorp's share price to reach $46.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Great Western Bancorp.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Great Western Bancorp?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Great Western Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Great Western Bancorp.

Who are some of Great Western Bancorp's key competitors?

Who are Great Western Bancorp's key executives?

Great Western Bancorp's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kenneth James Karels, Chairman & CEO (Age 61)
  • Mr. Peter Chapman, Exec. VP, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Douglas R. Bass, Exec. VP (Age 57)
  • Mr. Michael Gough, Exec. VP (Age 57)
  • Mr. Scott Edward Erkonen, Chief Information Officer

Has Great Western Bancorp been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about GWB stock has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Great Western Bancorp earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave news stories about the bank an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Great Western Bancorp.

Who are Great Western Bancorp's major shareholders?

Great Western Bancorp's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.84%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (6.25%), FMR LLC (4.49%), FMR LLC (4.49%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.36%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (4.31%). Company insiders that own Great Western Bancorp stock include Bryan Leighton Kindopp, Douglas Richard Bass, Kenneth James Karels, Peter Robert Chapman and Stephen John Ulenberg. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Great Western Bancorp.

Which major investors are selling Great Western Bancorp stock?

GWB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Maltese Capital Management LLC, Maltese Capital Management LLC and Citadel Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Great Western Bancorp company stock in the last year include Bryan Leighton Kindopp, Douglas Richard Bass, Kenneth James Karels, Peter Robert Chapman and Stephen John Ulenberg. View Insider Buying and Selling for Great Western Bancorp.

Which major investors are buying Great Western Bancorp stock?

GWB stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Segall Bryant & Hamill LLC, FMR LLC, FMR LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Rice Hall James & Associates LLC and Macquarie Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Great Western Bancorp.

How do I buy shares of Great Western Bancorp?

Shares of GWB 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 Great Western Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of GWB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.59.

How big of a company is Great Western Bancorp?

Great Western Bancorp has a market capitalization of $2.55 billion and generates $497.73 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $144.78 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.46 on an earnings per share basis. Great Western Bancorp employs 1,689 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Great Western Bancorp?

Great Western Bancorp's mailing address is 225 S. MAIN AVENUE, SIOUX FALLS SD, 57104. The bank can be reached via phone at 605-334-2548.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE GWB)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  260 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  225 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  485
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Great Western Bancorp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GWB will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GWB will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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