Great Western Bancorp Company Profile (NYSE:GWB)

About Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)

Great Western Bancorp logoGreat Western Bancorp, Inc. is a full-service regional bank holding company. The Company is the holding company of the Great Western Bank (the Bank). As of September 30, 2016, the Company served customers through 173 branches in various markets in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota. The Company focuses on business and agribusiness banking, complemented by retail banking and wealth management services. The Company's loan portfolio consists primarily of business loans, consisting of commercial and industrial loans (C&I), commercial real estate loans and agribusiness loans. The Company offers its business banking customers a focused range of financial products designed to meet the specific needs of their businesses, including loans, lines of credit, cash management services, online business deposit and wire transfer services, in addition to non-interest-bearing demand deposit and savings accounts, and corporate credit cards.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Commercial Banks
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:GWB
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $2.44391 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 58,761,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $38.64
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $39.36
  • 52 Week Range: $31.51 - $45.62
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.42
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.87
  • P/E Growth: 2.22
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $430.11 million
  • Price / Sales: 5.68
  • Book Value: $29.49 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.41
  • Annual Dividend: $0.80
  • Dividend Yield: 1.9%
  • Net Margins: 28.55%
  • Return on Equity: 8.44%
  • Return on Assets: 1.25%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.33%
  • Current Ratio: 1.00%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.00%
  • Average Volume: 247,923 shs.
  • Beta: 1.75
  • Short Ratio: 6.5

Frequently Asked Questions for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Investors of record on Friday, August 11th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Wednesday, August 23rd. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 9th. View Great Western Bancorp's Dividend History.

How were Great Western Bancorp's earnings last quarter?

Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $0.59 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.62 by $0.03. The firm earned $114.22 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $117.10 million. Great Western Bancorp had a return on equity of 8.44% and a net margin of 28.55%. The firm's revenue was up 13.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.59 earnings per share. View Great Western Bancorp's Earnings History.

Where is Great Western Bancorp's stock going? Where will Great Western Bancorp's stock price be in 2017?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Great Western Bancorp's stock. Their predictions range from $40.00 to $50.00. On average, they anticipate Great Western Bancorp's stock price to reach $46.14 in the next year. 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:

  • Andrew C. Hove Jr., Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Douglas Richard Bass, Regional President and Executive Vice President of the Bank
  • Peter Robert Chapman, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President of the Company and the Bank
  • Michael Gough, Executive Vice President, Chief Credit Officer
  • Stephen John Ulenberg, Executive Vice President, Chief Risk Officer of the Company and the Bank
  • Kenneth James Karels, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director of the Company and the Bank
  • Thomas Henning, Lead Independent Director
  • James Patrick Brannen CPA, Independent Director
  • Frances Pallas Grieb, Independent Director
  • James A. Israel, Independent Director

Who owns Great Western Bancorp stock?

Great Western Bancorp's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc. ID (0.63%) and Fisher Asset Management LLC (0.20%). Company insiders that own Great Western Bancorp stock include Bryan Leighton Kindopp, Kenneth James Karels, Peter Robert Chapman, Stephen John Ulenberg and Thomas Edward Henning. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Great Western Bancorp.

Who sold Great Western Bancorp stock? Who is selling Great Western Bancorp stock?

Great Western Bancorp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fisher Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Great Western Bancorp stock in the last year include Bryan Leighton Kindopp, Kenneth James Karels, Peter Robert Chapman and Stephen John Ulenberg. View Insider Buying and Selling for Great Western Bancorp.

Who bought Great Western Bancorp stock? Who is buying Great Western Bancorp stock?

Great Western Bancorp's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mountain Pacific Investment Advisers Inc. ID. Company insiders that have bought Great Western Bancorp stock in the last two years include Stephen John Ulenberg and Thomas Edward Henning. View Insider Buying and Selling for Great Western Bancorp.

How do I buy Great Western Bancorp stock?

Shares of Great Western Bancorp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages 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 Great Western Bancorp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $41.59.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE GWB)
Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  171 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  105 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  276
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Great Western Bancorp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $46.14 (10.95% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)
Price Target History for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)
Analysts' Ratings History for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/28/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingBuy$46.00MediumView Rating Details
9/8/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$46.00MediumView Rating Details
8/21/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetHold$40.00LowView Rating Details
7/28/2017StephensSet Price TargetBuy$46.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$48.00 -> $47.00HighView Rating Details
4/12/2017DA DavidsonReiterated RatingBuy$50.00LowView Rating Details
4/11/2017FBR & CoInitiated CoverageOutperform$48.00HighView Rating Details
11/3/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
10/11/2016Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$38.00 -> $39.00N/AView Rating Details
8/24/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)
Earnings by Quarter for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)
Earnings History by Quarter for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE GWB)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/27/2017Q3 2017$0.62$0.59$117.10 million$114.22 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q2 2017$0.62$0.60$116.90 million$111.23 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2017Q117$0.62$0.63$119.12 million$112.55 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q416$0.60$0.60$117.44 million$114.03 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q316$0.54$0.59$104.88 million$100.75 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q216$0.52$0.55$96.20 million$95.34 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/27/2016Q116$0.54$0.55$102.00 million$94.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q415$0.50$0.60$102.00 million$94.47 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2015Q315$0.46$0.48$98.20 million$94.54 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q215$0.33$0.34$91.20 million$87.56 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/28/2015Q115$0.46$0.50$92.00 million$87.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/20/2014Q4$0.47$0.51$93.00 million$91.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.90
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.72
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q2 20172$0.61$0.63$0.62
Q3 20172$0.63$0.64$0.64
Q4 20172$0.63$0.66$0.65
Q1 20182$0.64$0.67$0.66
Q2 20182$0.66$0.67$0.67
Q3 20182$0.67$0.71$0.69
Q4 20182$0.68$0.74$0.71
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)
Most Recent Dividend:8/23/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:1.92%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:33.47% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
33.06% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
30.53% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)

Dividend History by Quarter for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE GWB)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.23%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/16/2017Bryan Leighton KindoppInsiderSell257$40.95$10,524.15View SEC Filing  
10/10/2017Bryan Leighton KindoppInsiderSell2,356$40.95$96,478.20View SEC Filing  
10/3/2017Bryan Leighton KindoppInsiderSell1,304$40.21$52,433.84View SEC Filing  
10/3/2017Kenneth James KarelsCEOSell12,000$39.66$475,920.00View SEC Filing  
10/3/2017Peter Robert ChapmanCFOSell7,006$40.22$281,781.32View SEC Filing  
10/3/2017Stephen John UlenbergEVPSell5,397$40.22$217,067.34View SEC Filing  
6/12/2017Bryan Leighton KindoppInsiderSell766$40.95$31,367.70View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016Kenneth James KarelsInsiderSell1,029$40.79$41,972.91View SEC Filing  
12/7/2016Peter Robert ChapmanCFOSell465$40.79$18,967.35View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Kenneth James KarelsInsiderSell3,516$40.32$141,765.12View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Peter Robert ChapmanCFOSell1,004$40.26$40,421.04View SEC Filing  
12/6/2016Stephen John UlenbergEVPSell506$40.24$20,361.44View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Bryan Leighton KindoppInsiderSell1,554$38.00$59,052.00View SEC Filing  
10/24/2016Kenneth James KarelsInsiderSell2,325$33.07$76,887.75View SEC Filing  
10/21/2016Bryan Leighton KindoppInsiderSell296$33.04$9,779.84View SEC Filing  
10/21/2016Peter Robert ChapmanCFOSell524$33.00$17,292.00View SEC Filing  
10/21/2016Stephen John UlenbergEVPSell446$33.02$14,726.92View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Thomas Edward HenningDirectorBuy3,000$22.81$68,430.00View SEC Filing  
1/29/2016Stephen John UlenbergEVPBuy2,000$25.50$51,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/26/2015Bryan Leighton KindoppEVPBuy200$24.04$4,808.00View SEC Filing  
5/1/2015Australia Bank Ltd NationalDirectorSell23,000,000$20.59$473,570,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/20/2014Andrew C Hove JrDirectorBuy1,000$18.00$18,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/20/2014Peter Robert ChapmanInsiderBuy3,500$18.00$63,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB)
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Great Western Bancorp (GWB) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

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