Analyst Activity – Morgan Stanley Initiates Coverage On Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) With a Overweight

Analyst Ratings For Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK)

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Today, Morgan Stanley initiated coverage on Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) with a Overweight with a price target of $54.00.

There are 2 hold ratings, 6 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) is Buy (Score: 2.75) with a consensus target price of $51.25 per share, a potential 17.25% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 8/2/2017-Morgan Stanley initiated coverage with a Overweight rating.
  • 7/14/2017-Brean Capital Reiterated Rating of Buy.
  • 12/1/2016-BB&T Corporation initiated coverage with a Buy rating.
  • 9/16/2016-Rafferty Capital Markets initiated coverage with a Buy rating.

Dividend information for Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK)

Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) pays an annual dividend of Community Ranking: with a yield of 1.65% and an average dividend growth of 20.50% based on a 3 Year Average.

Dividend History for Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK)

  • On 7/5/2017 Bank of the Ozarks announced a quarterly dividend of $0.18 1.5% with an ex dividend date of 7/12/2017 which will be payable on 7/21/2017.
  • On 4/4/2017 Bank of the Ozarks announced a quarterly dividend of $0.18 1.37% with an ex dividend date of 4/11/2017 which will be payable on 4/21/2017.
  • On 1/4/2017 Bank of the Ozarks announced a quarterly dividend of $0.17 1.27% with an ex dividend date of 1/18/2017 which will be payable on 1/27/2017.
  • On 10/4/2016 Bank of the Ozarks announced a quarterly dividend of $0.17 1.68% with an ex dividend date of 10/12/2016 which will be payable on 10/21/2016.
  • On 7/5/2016 Bank of the Ozarks announced a quarterly dividend of $0.16 1.82% with an ex dividend date of 7/13/2016 which will be payable on 7/22/2016.
  • On 4/4/2016 Bank of the Ozarks announced a quarterly dividend of $0.16 1.45% with an ex dividend date of 4/13/2016 which will be payable on 4/22/2016.
  • On 1/5/2016 Bank of the Ozarks announced a quarterly dividend of $0.15 1.23% with an ex dividend date of 1/13/2016 which will be payable on 1/22/2016.

Recent Insider Trading Activity For Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK)
Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK) has insider ownership of 6.70% and institutional ownership of 85.52%.

  • On 5/17/2017 Peter C Kenny, Director, sold 1,034 with an average share price of $46.00 per share and the total transaction amounting to $47,564.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/15/2017 Walter J Mullen III, Director, sold 1,034 with an average share price of $47.91 per share and the total transaction amounting to $49,538.94. View SEC Filing
  • On 5/2/2017 Dan Thomas, Insider, sold 19,737 with an average share price of $47.37 per share and the total transaction amounting to $934,941.69. View SEC Filing
  • On 4/24/2017 Walter J Mullen III, Director, sold 505 with an average share price of $50.31 per share and the total transaction amounting to $25,406.55. View SEC Filing
  • On 4/20/2017 Paula H Cholmondeley, Director, bought 1,214 with an average share price of $49.36 per share and the total transaction amounting to $59,923.04. View SEC Filing
  • On 4/17/2017 Walter J Mullen III, Director, sold 450 with an average share price of $47.04 per share and the total transaction amounting to $21,168.00. View SEC Filing
  • On 2/16/2017 Peter C Kenny, Director, sold 1,544 with an average share price of $55.25 per share and the total transaction amounting to $85,306.00. View SEC Filing

Recent Trading Activity for Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ:OZRK)
Shares of Bank of the Ozarks closed the previous trading session at 44.28 up +0.57 1.30% with 1,966,862 shares trading hands.

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