$0.39 EPS Expected for Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK)

January 14, 2018 - By Kurt Siggers

 $0.39 EPS Expected for Guaranty Bancorp (GBNK)
Investors sentiment increased to 2.26 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.49, from 1.77 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 6 investors sold Guaranty Bancorp shares while 17 reduced holdings. 14 funds opened positions while 38 raised stakes. 20.29 million shares or 2.45% more from 19.81 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Vanguard Grp Incorporated holds 0% of its portfolio in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) for 1.03M shares. Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) for 56,572 shares. Atlantic Trust Group Incorporated Ltd Liability stated it has 77,810 shares. Phocas Fincl holds 0.59% or 244,920 shares in its portfolio. 763,698 are owned by Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp. Nationwide Fund Advisors owns 14,293 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Principal Fincl Grp Inc Inc reported 233,965 shares. Penn Cap Mgmt Inc holds 0.36% or 177,351 shares in its portfolio. Fj Ltd Limited Liability Company owns 836,000 shares. Morgan Stanley invested in 87,577 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, First Manhattan has 0% invested in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK). Barclays Public Ltd has invested 0% in Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK). Stieven Cap Advsr Ltd Partnership, a Missouri-based fund reported 257,717 shares. Patriot Financial Ptnrs Grp Inc Lp holds 1.89M shares or 23.64% of its portfolio. Renaissance Technology Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.02% or 657,520 shares in its portfolio.

Since July 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 4 sales for $5.98 million activity. $82,618 worth of stock was sold by Erickson Christopher E on Wednesday, August 2. Goss Cathy P sold $112,174 worth of stock.

Analysts expect Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) to report $0.39 EPS on January, 24.They anticipate $0.05 EPS change or 14.71 % from last quarter’s $0.34 EPS. GBNK’s profit would be $11.40M giving it 18.56 P/E if the $0.39 EPS is correct. After having $0.40 EPS previously, Guaranty Bancorp’s analysts see -2.50 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.69% or $0.2 during the last trading session, reaching $28.95. About 68,800 shares traded. Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) has risen 55.26% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 38.56% the S&P500.

Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 43% are positive. Guaranty Bancorp has $32 highest and $18 lowest target. $27.75’s average target is -4.15% below currents $28.95 stock price. Guaranty Bancorp had 13 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by Wood to “Outperform” on Tuesday, April 12. On Thursday, August 13 the stock rating was upgraded by FIG Partners to “Market Perform”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods downgraded Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) on Thursday, July 20 to “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, June 22 report. On Tuesday, October 3 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold”. Piper Jaffray downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, July 11 report. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained it with “Hold” rating and $29.0 target in Wednesday, October 18 report. The stock of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ:GBNK) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, July 11 by PiperJaffray. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, October 27 by Sandler O’Neill. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Hold” on Thursday, December 21.

Guaranty Bancorp operates as the bank holding firm for Guaranty Bank and Trust Company that provides various banking and other financial services to consumers, and small to medium-sized businesses. The company has market cap of $846.53 million. The firm accepts deposit products, such as demand, interest-bearing demand, NOW, money market, IRA, and time deposits, and savings accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. It has a 21.77 P/E ratio. It also offers loan products, including commercial, commercial and residential real estate, construction, agriculture, and small business administration loans, as well as installment loans to individuals and other consumer loans that include overdraft protection, lines of credit, and other consumer loans.

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