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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. (NASDAQ:OZRK)?

The company in question is, Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. (NASDAQ:OZRK) currently with a stock price of 37.56 (-0.03% today). The market cap for Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. is 4498.63, and is in the sector Financial, and Regional – Southeast Banks industry. The target price for Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. is 47.11. Currently Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 16.6, and a forward P/E of 12.54. Average volume for Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. is 1513.37 and so far today it is 558031.

Performance in the last year for Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. has been -12.66%. For EPS growth, Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. has seen a growth of 37.30%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 23.10%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 17.30% over the last five years and could be 12.00% for the next five years. Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 30.80%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 16.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.89%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -4.98%.

Since the IPO date for Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. on the 7/17/1997, Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -22.88%. With Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. trading at 37.56, the dividend yield is 1.76%, and the EPS is 2.26.

So could Bank of the Ozarks, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 16.6. The PEG is 1.38, P/S is 9.56 and the P/B is at 2.19. The P/cash is 5.58, with P/free cash flow at 46.38.

Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.25, and total debt/equity at 0.25.

In terms of margins, Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 88.90% and a profit margin of 43.30%.Payout ratio for Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. is 25.90%. Return on assets come to 1.90% with return on investment coming to 15.00%.

Insider ownership for Bank of the Ozarks, Inc., is at 1.50% and institutional ownership comes to 73.50%. Outstanding shares are at 119.74. While shares float is 113.41. The float short is currently 14.23%, and short ratio is 10.66.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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