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How to buy Great Southern Bancorp (GSBC) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Great Southern Bancorp stocks.
Great Southern Bancorp is a banks-regional business based in the US. Great Southern Bancorp stocks (GSBC.US) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $50.6 – a decrease of 0.42% over the previous week. Great Southern Bancorp employs 1,200 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $219.8 million.
How to buy shares in Great Southern Bancorp
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – GSBC – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
- Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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Is it a good time to buy Great Southern Bancorp stock?
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Great Southern Bancorp?
- Has coronavirus impacted Great Southern Bancorp shares?
- Great Southern Bancorp shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is Great Southern Bancorp stock a buy or sell?
- Great Southern Bancorp performance over time
- Are Great Southern Bancorp shares over-valued?
- Great Southern Bancorp's financials
- How volatile are Great Southern Bancorp shares?
- Does Great Southern Bancorp pay a dividend?
- Have Great Southern Bancorp shares ever split?
- Other common questions
How has Coronavirus impacted Great Southern Bancorp's stock price?
Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Great Southern Bancorp's stock price has had significant positive movement.
Its last market close was $58.89, which is 3.46% up on its pre-crash value of $56.85 and 82.72% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $32.23.
If you had bought $1,000 worth of Great Southern Bancorp stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $594.71 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,026.45.
Great Southern Bancorp stock price (NASDAQ:GSBC)Use our graph to track the performance of GSBC stocks over time.
Great Southern Bancorp shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$58.89|
|52-week range||$46.05 - $61.43|
|50-day moving average||$58.46|
|200-day moving average||$55.69|
|Wall St. target price||$61.67|
|Dividend yield||$1.38 (2.41%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$5.60|
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Note: The dollar amounts in the table below are in Canadian dollars.
Great Southern Bancorp price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-12)||-0.42%|
|1 month (2021-12-17)||1.94%|
|3 months (2021-10-19)||3.81%|
|6 months (2021-07-19)||17.90%|
|1 year (2021-01-19)||13.93%|
|2 years (2020-01-17)||-5.66%|
|3 years (2019-01-18)||17.03%|
|5 years (2017-01-19)||17.31%|
Is Great Southern Bancorp under- or over-valued?
Valuing Great Southern Bancorp stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Great Southern Bancorp's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Great Southern Bancorp's P/E ratio
Great Southern Bancorp's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, Great Southern Bancorp shares trade at around 11x 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.
Great Southern Bancorp's PEG ratio
Great Southern Bancorp's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.62. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Great Southern Bancorp's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Great Southern Bancorp financials
|Revenue TTM||$219.8 million|
|Operating margin TTM||46.65%|
|Gross profit TTM||$196.2 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.42%|
|Return on equity TTM||12.35%|
|Market capitalisation||$785.5 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Great Southern Bancorp share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 25.04% of net profits
Recently Great Southern Bancorp has paid out, on average, around 25.04% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.41% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Great Southern Bancorp shareholders could enjoy a 2.41% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Great Southern Bancorp's case, that would currently equate to about $1.38 per share.
While Great Southern Bancorp's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Great Southern Bancorp may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Great Southern Bancorp's most recent dividend payout was on 10 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 22 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Great Southern Bancorp's shares ever split?
Great Southern Bancorp's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 1 June 2004. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Great Southern Bancorp shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Great Southern Bancorp shares which in turn could have impacted Great Southern Bancorp's share price.
Great Southern Bancorp share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Great Southern Bancorp's shares have ranged in value from as little as $46.0545 up to $61.43. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Great Southern Bancorp's is 0.9189. This would suggest that Great Southern Bancorp's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Great Southern Bancorp overview
Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Great Southern Bank that offers a range of financial services in the United States. Its deposit products include regular savings accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts, fixed interest rate certificates with varying maturities, certificates of deposit, brokered certificates, and individual retirement accounts. The company's loan portfolio comprises residential and commercial real estate loans, construction loans, commercial business loans, home improvement loans, and unsecured consumer loans, as well as secured consumer loans, including automobile loans, boat loans, home equity loans, loans secured by savings deposits. It also provides insurance and merchant banking services. As of December 31, 2020, the company operated 94 retail banking centers and approximately 200 automated teller machines in Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Kansas, Nebraska, and Arkansas; and six commercial and one mortgage loan production offices in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, and Omaha, Nebraska, as well as Tulsa, Okla, and Springfield, Missouri. Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.
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