Southwest Bancorp (OKSB) was Upgraded by Hovde Group to ” Outperform” and the brokerage firm has set the Price Target at $17. Earlier the firm had a rating of “Market Perform ” on the company shares. Hovde Group advised their investors in a research report released on Apr 21, 2016.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Southwest Bancorp. Shares were Downgraded by Hovde Group on Mar 29, 2016 to ” Market Perform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 17 from a previous price target of $18 .
On the company’s financial health, Southwest Bancorp reported $0.10 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.14 based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 20, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.24.Analysts expectations of $ 23.48.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.24 EPS.
Southwest Bancorp closed down -0.08 points or -0.51% at $15.67 with 52,931 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $15.68, the shares hit an intraday low of $14.98 and an intraday high of $15.8 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
In a different news, on Feb 19, 2016, Russell William Teubner (director) purchased 275 shares at $15.39 per share price. According to the SEC, on Jan 28, 2016, Mark W Funke (CEO) purchased 1,000 shares at $15.57 per share price. On Jan 28, 2016, Joe T Jr Shockley (CFO) purchased 1,500 shares at $15.50 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Southwest Bancorp Inc. (Southwest) is a financial holding company. The Company operates in five segments: Oklahoma Banking Texas Banking and Kansas Banking which provides deposit and lending services; Mortgage Banking which consists of residential mortgage lending services to customers and Other Operations that includes funds management (investment portfolio and funding) and corporate investments. The Company focuses on providing customers with service and meeting the banking needs by offering a variety of commercial and consumer banking services including commercial and consumer lending deposit and investment services specialized cash management and other financial services and products. The Company focuses on the financial needs of healthcare and health professionals commercial real estate borrowers businesses and the managers and owners commercial lending and energy banking. The healthcare and real estate industries make up the majority of the Company’s loan portfolio.