An Analysis Of Bank OZK (OZK)’s Weekly Performance


As of Friday close, Bank OZK’s (NASDAQ:OZK) stock was down -$2.18, moving down -5.76 percent to $35.64. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 3,864,400 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$0.97 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 1,954,405, while in the previous 50 days, it was 1,340,602.

Since last month, OZK stock retreated -25.02%. Shares of the company fell to $31.89 on 03/13/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $49.52 was reached on 02/03/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $31.89. Since the beginning of this year, OZK’s stock price has dropped by -11.03% or -$4.42, and marked a new high 14 times. However, the stock has declined by -28.03% since its 52-week high.

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Valuation Metrics

Right now, Bank OZK (OZK) has a P/E ratio of about 7.85. The stock’s beta is 1.42. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 3.75, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.96, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 8.16 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.34 per share was paid out, which is 3.03% more than last year’s $0.33. On Tuesday January 3 2023, a $0.01 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending December 30 was 0.25, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.25. In the year ended December 30, operating margins totaled 90.20%. Based on annual data, OZK earned $1.14 billion in gross profit and brought in $1.27 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 18.20%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 12.80%.

According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. While analysts expected Bank OZK to report $1.32 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $1.34 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 1.50%.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Bank OZK’s (OZK) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 55.89%, the RSI 9-day stood at 25.50% on 17 March.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Bank OZK price is down by -2.65% percent or -$0.97. At present, OZK shares trade -24.20% below its 20-day simple moving average and -11.10% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -11.08% below its SMA50 and -14.06% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 32.43% and Stochastic coefficient D was 33.76%, while ATR was 2.55. Given the Stochastic reading of 25.42% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 27.70%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -1.27, while the 14-day reading stands at -3.67.


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