Axa Has $5.19 Million Stake in Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK)

Marco Green
September 27, 2017

The Emerald Advisers Inc holds 805,300 shares with $37.74 million value, down from 892,213 last quarter. About 455,559 shares traded. Mercadolibre Inc (MELI) has risen 106.82% since September 25, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 7.39% the S&P500. The Firm provides a range of consumer and commercial banking services to individuals, businesses and industries. The ratio increased, as 170 hedge funds increased and started new positions, while 130 reduced and sold stakes in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Jcsd Capital Llc who had been investing in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $5.84B market cap company. The stock decreased 0.02% or $0.01 on September 22, reaching $45.56. About 351,006 shares traded.

Analysts expect Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) to report $0.74 EPS on October, 10.They anticipate $0.08 EPS change or 12.12% from last quarter's $0.66 EPS. It has outperformed by 10.07% the S&P500. Shares for $47,561 were sold by Kenny Peter C. On Tuesday, May 2 Thomas Dan sold $935,023 worth of Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) or 19,737 shares.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.31 in 2017 Q2. This represents a $0.70 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.41%. 49 funds opened positions while 121 raised stakes. Price T Rowe Associates Md reported 0% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Exane Derivatives holds 0% or 2,532 shares. Efg Asset Management (Americas) invested 0.11% of its portfolio in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Broadview Advisors stated it has 1.41% of its portfolio in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). 822.13 million shares or 1.82% less from 837.36 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Teacher Retirement Sys Of Texas accumulated 0% or 9,818 shares. Ftb Advsr reported 0% stake.

Another recent and important Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) news was published by Bloomberg.com which published an article titled: "Waters Less Muddy for Bank of the Ozarks" on May 08, 2017. Dimensional Fund Advsr Limited Partnership holds 3.13 million shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department holds 40,000 shares. Loomis Sayles & Communications LP invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Gemmer Asset Management Ltd Company holds 0% or 151 shares in its portfolio. Rk Limited Com invested in 3.69% or 391,890 shares. Mutual Of America Mgmt Ltd Llc has invested 0.09% in Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK). Out of 9 Wall Street analysts rating Bank of the Ozarks, 7 give it "Buy", 0 "Sell" rating, while 2 recommend "Hold". Therefore 78% are positive. Brean Capital reiterated a "buy" rating on shares of Bank of the Ozarks in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. Stephens maintained Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) rating on Thursday, June 22. Raymond James upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, August 25 report. Finally, Brean Capital set a $63.00 price target on Bank Of The Ozarks and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 18th. Stephens has "Buy" rating and $6400 target. The company was upgraded on Monday, May 16 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Thursday, December 24 by Merion Capital Group. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Bank Of The Ozarks Inc (NASDAQ:OZRK) on Wednesday, July 5 with "Buy" rating. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.60 earnings per share. MELI's profit will be $35.33M for 85.62 P/E if the $0.80 EPS becomes a reality. The financial services provider reported $0.73 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.73. Monarch Asset Lc holds 0.95% or 204,220 shares in its portfolio.

Analysts await Mercadolibre Inc (NASDAQ:MELI) to report earnings on November, 2. The company had revenue of $237.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $232.85 million. (NASDAQ:QCOM) was sold by ABERLE DEREK K.

Among 6 analysts covering Centerstate Banks of Florida (NASDAQ:CSFL), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 37% are positive.

OZRK has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. The rating was maintained by Stephens with "Hold" on Thursday, August 3. As per Monday, June 19, the company rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank. The stock of QUALCOMM, Inc. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Wood on Friday, July 24. As per Friday, September 2, the company rating was upgraded by JP Morgan. The stock of Veritiv Corp (NYSE:VRTV) has "Market Perform" rating given on Wednesday, March 15 by Wells Fargo. (NASDAQ:QCOM) rating on Thursday, July 20. Its down 0.05, from 1.03 in 2017Q1. 120 funds opened positions while 517 raised stakes. Mycio Wealth Prns Ltd invested in 0.22% or 31,771 shares. Finance Architects holds 0% or 58 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has 0.33% invested in QUALCOMM, Inc. Insiders own 8.70% of the company's stock. Benjamin F Edwards And Communication holds 0.17% or 23,110 shares. 1,664 were accumulated by Gradient Invests Llc. Ameritas Inc, a Nebraska-based fund reported 36,339 shares. Blair William & Il reported 347,206 shares or 0.12% of all its holdings.

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