Active Volume Stocks Update: Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK), Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG)

Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK)

UBS Upgrades Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK)’s stock to Neutral with the price target of $27. This rating was issued on 10/24/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $25.4 by showing a percentage change of 2.17% from its previous day closing price of $24.86.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) in which Citigroup Maintains Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) to Buy by settling a price target of $31 on 10/22/18. Barclays Maintains the stock to Underweight on 10/22/18 by stationing a price target of $27. Wells Fargo Maintains the company’s stock to Market Perform on 10/22/18 by setting a price target of $33. Morgan Stanley Downgrades Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) to Equal-Weight with a price target of $32.

Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) currently has a consensus Price Target of $30.55. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $38 and a Low Price Target of $27.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) where 4 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 3 analysts said it’s a Buy, 4 rated the stock as Hold, 1 analysts reported Underperform and 1 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 2.54. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) reported its Actual EPS of $0.58/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) could bring EPS of $0.9/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was -0.32 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of -35.6 Percent.

Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) has a market capitalization of 3.27 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 3.1 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $53.70 on 03/07/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 10/26/18 as $24.21. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $32.33. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -25.88%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -32.6% while SMA200 is -43.69%.

Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of 2.1%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 17.8% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 12.8%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -47.57 percent while its Weekly performance value is -0.47%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -33.61 percent and -46.11 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Bank OZK (NASDAQ:OZK) is 2.14. The Average Volume (3 months) is 1.44 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0.8 and an annual Dividend Yield of 3.15 Percent. OZK has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 6.56, Forward P/E of 7.51, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 0 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 14.28. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of 77.1 percent.

Company Profile:

Bank OZK is a bank which provides financial solutions. It offers financial products and services which consist of savings accounts, personal and business loans, debit and credit cards, letter of credit, certificate of deposits, mortgages, equipment financing, cash management and online banking services. Bank OZK, formerly known as Bank of the Ozarks, is based in NEW YORK.

Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG)

Mizuho Upgrades Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG)’s stock to Buy with no specific Price Target. This rating was issued on 10/09/18. The stock recently closed its previous session at $36.57 by showing a percentage change of -2.14% from its previous day closing price of $37.37.

Price Target is basically a projection of future price of a company’s stock by the expert analysis of investment analysts or investment firms. There may be various price targets for a stock. These analysts and investment firms use various valuation methods to decide a price target for a stock.

Several investment firms issued their expert ratings on Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) in which UBS Upgrades Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) to Neutral with no specific Price Target on 9/28/18. UBS Maintains the stock to Sell on 8/10/18 by stationing a price target of $35. Mizuho Downgrades the company’s stock to Neutral on 8/07/18 with no specific Price Target. Mizuho Upgrades Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) to Buy with no specific Price Target.

Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) currently has a consensus Price Target of $40.83. While some analysts have a High Price target for the stock of $56 and a Low Price Target of $30.

Several sell side analysts reviewed their recommendations on Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) where 1 analyst have rated the stock as Strong Buy, 0 analysts said it’s a Buy, 6 rated the stock as Hold, 0 analysts reported Underperform and 1 analysts gave their recommendations as Sell. (Current Month Yahoo Finance Ratings)

Zacks Investment Research also rated the stock with a value of 3. This scale runs from 1 to 5 where 1 represents Strong Buy and 5 represents Sell.

In the last Quarter, Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) reported its Actual EPS of $1.03/share. The analysts offering Earnings Estimates for the company were believing that Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) could bring EPS of $0.72/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was 0.31 Percent. Thus the company showed an Earnings Surprise of 43.1 Percent.

Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) has a market capitalization of 5.22 Billion. The stock traded with the volume of 3.1 Million shares in the last trading session. The stock touched its high share price of $49.40 on 01/03/18 and the stock also touched its Lowest price in the last 52-weeks of trading on 05/23/18 as $33.61. The company has a 1 Year high price target of $39.72. The stock is currently trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of -5.85%. The Moving Average SMA50 is -3% while SMA200 is -3.95%.

Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) is currently showing its ROA (Return on Assets) of -0.6%. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 1.8% while it’s Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at -2.2%. The stock currently shows its YTD (Year to Date) performance of -8.07 percent while its Weekly performance value is -10.56%. The Monthly and Yearly performances are -2.3 percent and -23.54 percent respectively. The Relative Volume value measured for Scana Corporation (NYSE:SCG) is 2.2. The Average Volume (3 months) is 1.4 Million.

The stock currently has its Annual Dividend of $0.49 and an annual Dividend Yield of 1.34 Percent. SCG has P/E (Price to Earnings ttm) value of 0, Forward P/E of 13.59, P/C (Price to cash per share) of 22.4 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) value of 0. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of -1.2 percent.

Company Profile:

SCANA Corporation is an energy-based holding company that has brought power and fuel to homes. SCANA is principally engaged, through subsidiaries, in regulated electric and natural gas utility operations and other non-regulated energy-related businesses.

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