Brokerages Anticipate Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:GFED) to Post $0.01 Earnings Per Share
Shares of Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:GFED) have received an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the one analysts that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a hold recommendation. Guaranty Federal Bancshares’ rating score has declined by 50% in the last 90 days as a result of a number of analysts’ ratings changes.
Zacks has also given Guaranty Federal Bancshares an industry rank of 195 out of 254 based on the ratings given to its competitors.
GFED has been the subject of several research reports. ValuEngine raised Guaranty Federal Bancshares from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, June 1st. Raymond James cut Guaranty Federal Bancshares from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 17th. TheStreet cut Guaranty Federal Bancshares from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Thursday, March 26th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut Guaranty Federal Bancshares from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday.
Shares of GFED remained flat at $$15.85 during trading hours on Monday. The stock had a trading volume of 171 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,712. The company has a market cap of $69.20 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.44 and a beta of 0.58. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89, a current ratio of 0.94 and a quick ratio of 0.93. Guaranty Federal Bancshares has a 52 week low of $12.70 and a 52 week high of $26.93. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $14.91 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of $19.59.
Guaranty Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:GFED) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, April 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.49 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.08. Guaranty Federal Bancshares had a return on equity of 11.20% and a net margin of 17.88%. The business had revenue of $9.81 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $9.00 million. On average, research analysts forecast that Guaranty Federal Bancshares will post 0.77 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
About Guaranty Federal Bancshares
Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Guaranty Bank that provides a range of banking and mortgage services to individual and corporate customers in southwest Missouri. The company's deposit products include checking accounts, money market accounts, savings accounts, fixed-term certificates of deposit, and individual retirement accounts, as well as demand deposits and NOW accounts.
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