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Great Western Bancorp Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.65 (-4.85 %)
(As of 09/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $12.75
50-Day Range
MA: $14.04
52-Week Range
Now: $12.75
Volume477,401 shs
Average Volume547,495 shs
Market Capitalization$701.43 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.30%
Great Western Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Great Western Bank that provides business and agri-business banking, retail banking, and wealth management services in the United States. The company offers noninterest-bearing demand accounts, interest-bearing demand accounts, interest-bearing non-transaction accounts, time deposits, and corporate credit cards. It also provides commercial real estate (CRE) loans, including owner-occupied and non-owner-occupied CRE loans, multifamily residential real estate loans, and construction and development loans; commercial non-real estate loans, such as working capital and other shorter-term lines of credit, and fixed-rate loans; short-term working capital funding, long-term land-related lending, and other tailored services to agri-businesses; and residential mortgage, home equity, auto, and other loans, as well as home equity and general lines of credit. In addition, the company offers wealth management solutions comprising financial planning, private banking, investment management, and trust services; cash management, online business deposit, and wire transfer services; crop insurance; and online, telephone, and mobile banking services. It primarily serves hospitality/tourism, agri-business, freight and transport, and healthcare sectors. As of September 30, 2018, the company's branch network consisted of 174 branch offices located in 130 communities in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, as well as operated 163 ATMs and 11 company-owned ATMs at off-site locations. Great Western Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.1Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.69 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry State commercial banks



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$603.65 million
Cash Flow$3.10 per share
Book Value$33.37 per share


Net Income$167.37 million
Net Margins-120.07%


Market Cap$701.43 million
Next Earnings Date10/22/2020 (Estimated)
-0.65 (-4.85 %)
(As of 09/21/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Great Western Bancorp's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

Great Western Bancorp's stock was trading at $21.59 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GWB stock has decreased by 40.9% and is now trading at $12.75.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Great Western Bancorp?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Great Western Bancorp in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Great Western Bancorp's next earnings date?

Great Western Bancorp is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 22nd 2020.
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How were Great Western Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Great Western Bancorp Inc (NYSE:GWB) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July, 29th. The bank reported $0.10 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.20 by $0.10. The bank earned $108.19 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $117.15 million. Great Western Bancorp had a negative net margin of 120.07% and a positive return on equity of 8.39%. The business's revenue was down 27.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.47 EPS.
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How often does Great Western Bancorp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Great Western Bancorp?

Great Western Bancorp announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 29th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 13th will be paid a dividend of $0.01 per share on Thursday, August 27th. This represents a $0.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 0.31%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 12th.
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What price target have analysts set for GWB?

7 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Great Western Bancorp's shares. Their forecasts range from $14.00 to $37.00. On average, they anticipate Great Western Bancorp's stock price to reach $20.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 63.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Great Western Bancorp?

Great Western Bancorp saw a increase in short interest in the month of August. As of August 14th, there was short interest totaling 1,440,000 shares, an increase of 9.9% from the July 30th total of 1,310,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 599,600 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.4 days. Approximately 2.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Great Western Bancorp's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Great Western Bancorp own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Great Western Bancorp investors own include Chesapeake Energy (CHKAQ), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Consolidated Edison (ED), Delta Air Lines (DAL), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), ONEOK (OKE), Southern (SO), AT&T (T) and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA).

Who are Great Western Bancorp's key executives?

Great Western Bancorp's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Kenneth James Karels, Chairman & CEO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Douglas R. Bass, Pres & COO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Peter Chapman, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 45)
  • Mr. Michael Gough, Exec. VP (Age 58)
  • Ms. Karlyn M. Knieriem, Exec. VP & Chief Risk Officer (Age 51)

What is Great Western Bancorp's stock symbol?

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

Who are Great Western Bancorp's major shareholders?

Great Western Bancorp's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.32%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (8.54%), Mairs & Power Inc. (3.91%), FMR LLC (3.82%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (2.74%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.51%). Company insiders that own Great Western Bancorp stock include Andrew James Pederson, Donald J Straka, Douglas Richard Bass, Frances Pallas Grieb, James Brannen, Karlyn M Knieriem, Kenneth James Karels, Mark Charles Borrecco, Peter Robert Chapman and Thomas Edward Henning.
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Which institutional investors are selling Great Western Bancorp stock?

GWB stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., FMR LLC, Mairs & Power Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Bank of Montreal Can, and Wedge Capital Management L L P NC. Company insiders that have sold Great Western Bancorp company stock in the last year include Kenneth James Karels, and Peter Robert Chapman.
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Which institutional investors are buying Great Western Bancorp stock?

GWB stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BHZ Capital Management LP, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB, Balyasny Asset Management LLC, Fourthstone LLC, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Public Employees Retirement System of Ohio, and Virtu Financial LLC. Company insiders that have bought Great Western Bancorp stock in the last two years include Donald J Straka, Douglas Richard Bass, Frances Pallas Grieb, James Brannen, Karlyn M Knieriem, Mark Charles Borrecco, Peter Robert Chapman, and Thomas Edward Henning.
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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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Great Western Bancorp's stock price today?

One share of GWB stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.75.

How big of a company is Great Western Bancorp?

Great Western Bancorp has a market capitalization of $701.43 million and generates $603.65 million in revenue each year. The bank earns $167.37 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.94 on an earnings per share basis. Great Western Bancorp employs 1,666 workers across the globe.

What is Great Western Bancorp's official website?

The official website for Great Western Bancorp is www.greatwesternbank.com.

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.

This page was last updated on 9/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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