Guaranty Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:GFED) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.03 EPS

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

NASDAQ:GFED traded down $0.04 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $24.94. The company had a trading volume of 180 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,427. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $24.09 and a two-hundred day moving average of $23.42. Guaranty Federal Bancshares has a one year low of $20.11 and a one year high of $25.40. The firm has a market capitalization of $107.68 million, a PE ratio of 11.44 and a beta of 0.03. 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 business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 18th. Shareholders 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 yield of 2.09%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, October 7th. Guaranty Federal Bancshares’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 23.85%.

A number of research firms have recently issued reports on GFED. Zacks Investment Research cut Guaranty Federal Bancshares from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, September 16th. ValuEngine upgraded Guaranty Federal Bancshares from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, October 4th.

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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Earnings History for Guaranty Federal Bancshares (NASDAQ:GFED)

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