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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 РSoutheast 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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