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Learn how to easily invest in Guaranty Federal Bancshares stock.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares Inc is a banks-regional business based in the US. Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares (GFED) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Guaranty Federal Bancshares employs 217 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Guaranty Federal Bancshares stock price (NASDAQ: GFED)

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Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-10.
Latest market close$24.00
52-week range$13.52 - $26.66
50-day moving average $24.05
200-day moving average $23.87
Wall St. target price$27.00
PE ratio 13.8046
Dividend yield $0.6 (2.53%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.74

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Guaranty Federal Bancshares price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $24 from 2021-10-14

1 week (2021-10-08) -0.08%
1 month (2021-09-15) 0.80%
3 months (2021-07-15) -1.92%
6 months (2021-04-15) -8.57%
1 year (2020-10-15) 60.21%
2 years (2019-10-15) -1.03%
3 years (2018-10-15) 24.69
5 years (2016-10-14) 43.34%

Is Guaranty Federal Bancshares under- or over-valued?

Valuing Guaranty Federal Bancshares stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Guaranty Federal Bancshares's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares's P/E ratio

Guaranty Federal Bancshares's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 14x. In other words, Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares trade at around 14x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares financials

Revenue TTM $39.8 million
Operating margin TTM 25.41%
Gross profit TTM $37.7 million
Return on assets TTM 0.65%
Return on equity TTM 8.47%
Profit margin 19.02%
Book value $21.26
Market capitalisation $105.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares

There are currently 1,960 Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares held short by investors – that's known as Guaranty Federal Bancshares's "short interest". This figure is 74.8% up from 1,121 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares can be evaluated.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Guaranty Federal Bancshares's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares traded daily (recently around 1866.6666666667). Guaranty Federal Bancshares's SIR currently stands at 1.05. In other words for every 100,000 Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1050 shares are currently held short.

However Guaranty Federal Bancshares's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares, or, against the total number of tradable Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Guaranty Federal Bancshares's short interest could be expressed as 0% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares in existence, roughly 0 shares are currently held short) or 0.0008% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares, roughly 1 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Guaranty Federal Bancshares.

Find out more about how you can short Guaranty Federal Bancshares stock.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares share dividends

34%

Dividend payout ratio: 34.29% of net profits

Recently Guaranty Federal Bancshares has paid out, on average, around 34.29% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.5% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Guaranty Federal Bancshares shareholders could enjoy a 2.5% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Guaranty Federal Bancshares's case, that would currently equate to about $0.6 per share.

While Guaranty Federal Bancshares's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Guaranty Federal Bancshares may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares's most recent dividend payout was on 21 October 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 7 October 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Guaranty Federal Bancshares's shares ever split?

Guaranty Federal Bancshares's shares were split on a 1931:1000 basis on 30 December 1997. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1931 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 48.2% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares which in turn could have impacted Guaranty Federal Bancshares's share price.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Guaranty Federal Bancshares's shares have ranged in value from as little as $13.5245 up to $26.657. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

GFED.US volatility(beta: 0.69)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Guaranty Federal Bancshares's is 0.6947. This would suggest that Guaranty Federal Bancshares's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Guaranty Federal Bancshares overview

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. Its loan portfolio comprises commercial real estate loans, one-to four-family mortgage loans, multi-family residential mortgage loans, and construction loans, as well as agriculture, small business administration, and business loans; and consumer and other loans, such as loans secured by certificates of deposit, automobiles, recreational vehicles, boat loans, and home equity loans. The company also invests in mortgage-backed securities, U. S. Government and federal agency securities, and other marketable securities.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Guaranty Federal Bancshares is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 10.609% of Guaranty Federal Bancshares shares are held by insiders and 45.912% by institutions.
How many people work for Guaranty Federal Bancshares?
Latest data suggests 217 work at Guaranty Federal Bancshares.
When does the fiscal year end for Guaranty Federal Bancshares?
Guaranty Federal Bancshares's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Guaranty Federal Bancshares based?
Guaranty Federal Bancshares's address is: 2144 E Republic Road, Springfield, MO, United States, 65804
What is Guaranty Federal Bancshares's ISIN number?
Guaranty Federal Bancshares's international securities identification number is: US40108P1012
What is Guaranty Federal Bancshares's CUSIP number?
Guaranty Federal Bancshares's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 40108P101

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