Guaranty Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:GFED) Issues Earnings Results

Guaranty Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:GFED) announced its earnings results on Thursday. The financial services provider reported $0.59 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.56 by $0.03, Fidelity Earnings reports. The company had revenue of $10.06 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $9.90 million. Guaranty Federal Bancshares had a net margin of 20.09% and a return on equity of 13.36%.

Shares of NASDAQ:GFED traded up $0.69 during trading on Friday, reaching $24.94. The stock had a trading volume of 181 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,427. The business has a fifty day moving average price of $24.09 and a 200-day moving average price of $23.42. The company has a quick ratio of 0.99, a current ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97. The stock has a market cap of $107.68 million, a P/E ratio of 11.44 and a beta of 0.03. Guaranty Federal Bancshares has a fifty-two week low of $20.11 and a fifty-two week high of $25.40.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 18th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, October 8th will be given a $0.13 dividend. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 7th. Guaranty Federal Bancshares’s dividend payout ratio is presently 23.85%.

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. ValuEngine raised shares of Guaranty Federal Bancshares from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 4th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Guaranty Federal Bancshares from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, September 16th.

Guaranty Federal Bancshares Company Profile

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.

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