LSV Asset Management grew its position in Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:GSBC) by 6.8% during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 180,542 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 11,421 shares during the quarter. LSV Asset Management’s holdings in Great Southern Bancorp were worth $9,324,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new position in Great Southern Bancorp in the third quarter worth $104,000. Voya Investment Management LLC grew its holdings in Great Southern Bancorp by 9.0% in the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 7,844 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $420,000 after purchasing an additional 647 shares during the last quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH grew its holdings in Great Southern Bancorp by 15.1% in the third quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 8,478 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $472,000 after purchasing an additional 1,111 shares during the last quarter. Aviance Capital Partners LLC grew its holdings in Great Southern Bancorp by 64.0% in the third quarter. Aviance Capital Partners LLC now owns 14,315 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $797,000 after purchasing an additional 5,586 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC grew its holdings in Great Southern Bancorp by 7.3% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 15,175 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $812,000 after purchasing an additional 1,038 shares during the last quarter. 40.83% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several equities analysts have issued reports on GSBC shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $56.00 price target on shares of Great Southern Bancorp in a report on Friday, December 22nd. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Great Southern Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, January 5th.

Shares of Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ GSBC) opened at $49.45 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $696.65, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.51 and a beta of 1.02. The company has a current ratio of 1.08, a quick ratio of 1.08 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.59. Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. has a 1-year low of $47.25 and a 1-year high of $58.45.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, January 17th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, January 2nd were issued a dividend of $0.24 per share. This represents a $0.96 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, December 29th. Great Southern Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 26.45%.

In related news, Director Douglas M. Pitt acquired 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, January 29th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $51.58 per share, with a total value of $103,160.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 3,100 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $159,898. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, VP Douglas W. Marrs sold 625 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $55.95, for a total transaction of $34,968.75. Following the sale, the vice president now directly owns 2,531 shares in the company, valued at $141,609.45. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 23.78% of the stock is owned by insiders.

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Great Southern Bancorp Company Profile

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company, a financial holding company and the parent of Great Southern Bank (the Bank). Through the Bank and subsidiaries of the Bank, the Company offers insurance, travel, investment and related services. The Bank makes long-term, fixed-rate residential real estate loans.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Great Southern Bancorp (NASDAQ:GSBC)

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