How Many Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK)’s Analysts Are Bullish?

February 15, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

 How Many Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK)'s Analysts Are Bullish?
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.08 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.23, from 1.31 in 2017Q2. It worsened, as 42 investors sold Bank of the Ozarks shares while 102 reduced holdings. 46 funds opened positions while 109 raised stakes. 104.17 million shares or 2.52% less from 106.85 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Federated Invsts Inc Pa owns 58,829 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky holds 0.01% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) or 25,060 shares. Reliance Communications Of Delaware invested in 6,316 shares or 0.05% of the stock. Citadel Advsr Ltd Liability, a Illinois-based fund reported 939,766 shares. Oppenheimer & Co Inc owns 166,082 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio. Principal Fincl Group owns 3.87 million shares or 0.18% of their US portfolio. Silvercrest Asset Management Gru Limited Company reported 494,670 shares. First Republic Inv holds 12,648 shares. 368,071 are held by Nuveen Asset Management Lc. First Midwest Bancorp Tru Division reported 18,082 shares. Amalgamated National Bank, New York-based fund reported 23,439 shares. Koshinski Asset Incorporated owns 7,000 shares for 0.11% of their portfolio. Loomis Sayles And Ltd Partnership holds 0.04% or 377,889 shares in its portfolio. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund owns 44,767 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Financial Bank Of America Corp De invested 0% in Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK).

Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) Ratings Coverage

Among 12 analysts covering Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 58% are positive. Bank of the Ozarks had 38 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Sandler O’Neill upgraded Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) on Wednesday, August 26 to “Hold” rating. As per Monday, October 23, the company rating was maintained by Brean Capital. Stephens maintained it with “Hold” rating and $4800 target in Friday, July 28 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Friday, June 24 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) on Monday, May 16 to “Outperform” rating. As per Tuesday, January 16, the company rating was maintained by Brean Capital. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, September 11. Stephens maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Thursday, August 3 report. The stock of Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) earned “Outperform” rating by Merion Capital Group on Thursday, December 24. On Tuesday, January 2 the stock rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Buy”. Below is a list of Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) latest ratings and price target changes.

05/02/2018 Broker: Brean Capital Rating: Buy Maintain
29/01/2018 Broker: Brean Capital Rating: Buy Maintain
18/01/2018 Broker: Piper Jaffray Rating: Buy New Target: $59.0 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Hold New Target: $56.0 Downgrade
16/01/2018 Broker: Stephens Rating: Hold New Target: $56.0 Maintain
16/01/2018 Broker: Brean Capital Rating: Buy New Target: $65.0 Maintain
17/01/2018 Broker: Wood Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Market Perform Downgrade
03/01/2018 Broker: SunTrust Rating: Hold New Target: $53.0 Maintain
02/01/2018 Broker: Brean Capital Rating: Buy Maintain
03/01/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight New Target: $60 Initiates Coverage On

The stock increased 0.65% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $51.65. About 207,592 shares traded. Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) has risen 26.77% since February 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 10.07% the S&P500.

Bank of the Ozarks provides various retail and commercial banking services and products. The company has market cap of $6.67 billion. The firm accepts non-interest bearing checking, interest bearing transaction, business sweep, savings, money market, and individual retirement accounts; and time deposits. It has a 15.42 P/E ratio. The Company’s loan products include real estate loans, such as loans secured by residential 1-4 family, non-farm/non-residential, agricultural, construction/land development, multifamily residential properties, and other land loans; consumer loans; small business loans; indirect consumer marine and RV loans; and government guaranteed loans comprising SBA and FSA guaranteed loans.

More notable recent Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “First Week of March 16th Options Trading For Bank of the Ozarks” on January 23, 2018, also Gurufocus.com with their article: “Zevenbergen Capital Investments Llc Buys PayPal Holdings Inc, CoStar Group Inc …” published on February 15, 2018, Gurufocus.com published: “Handelsinvest Investeringsforvaltning Buys MasTec Inc, Visteon Corp, Bank of …” on January 30, 2018. More interesting news about Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) were released by: Gurufocus.com and their article: “Bank Of The Ozarks Buys Automatic Data Processing Inc, Aflac Inc, AT&T Inc …” published on February 05, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Bank of the Ozarks’ (OZRK) Q4 Earnings In Line, Costs Up” with publication date: January 17, 2018.

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