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GSBC -- USA Stock  

USD 53.83  0.77  1.41%

Great Southern Free Cash Flow is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Free Cash Flow was at 86.06 Million. The current year Calculated Tax Rate is expected to grow to 17.49, whereas Net Income Per Employee is forecasted to decline to about 44.6 K. The aim of this article is to give investors our take on Great future value. We will analyze the reasons why it could be a game-changer for Great Southern investors.
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On a scale of 0 to 100, Great Southern holds a performance score of 11. The company retains a Market Volatility (i.e. Beta) of 0.1374, which attests to not very significant fluctuations relative to the market. Let's try to break down what Great's beta means in this case. As returns on the market increase, Great Southern returns are expected to increase less than the market. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding Great Southern will be expected to be smaller as well. Although it is vital to follow Great Southern Bancorp current price history, it is good to be conservative about what you can do with the information regarding equity current price movements. The philosophy towards determining future performance of any stock is to evaluate the business as a whole together with its past performance, including all available fundamental and technical indicators. By evaluating Great Southern Bancorp technical indicators, you can presently evaluate if the expected return of 0.37% will be sustainable into the future. Please utilizes Great Southern coefficient of variation, maximum drawdown, skewness, as well as the relationship between the total risk alpha and downside variance to make a quick decision on whether Great Southern Bancorp current trending patterns will revert.
There are currently many different techniques concerning forecasting the market as a whole as well as predicting future values of individual securities such as Great Southern Bncp. Regardless of method or technology, to accurately forecast the stock market is more a matter of luck rather than a particular technique. Nevertheless, trying to predict the stock market accurately is still an essential part of the overall investment decision process. Using different forecasting techniques and comparing the results might improve your chances of accuracy even though unexpected events may often change the market sentiment and impact your forecasting results.

Predictive Modules for Great Southern

Sophisticated investors, who have witnessed many market ups and downs, frequently view the market will even out over time. This tendency of Great Southern's stock price to converge to an average value over time is called mean reversion. However, historically, high market prices usually discourage investors that believe in mean reversion to invest, while low prices are viewed as an opportunity to buy. Please use the tools below to analyze the current value of Great Southern in the context of predictive analytics.
Please note, it is not enough to conduct a financial or market analysis of a single entity such as Great Southern. Your research has to be compared to or analyzed against Great Southern's peers to derive any actionable benefits. When done correctly, Great Southern's competitive analysis will give you plenty of quantitative and qualitative data to validate your investment decisions or develop an entirely new strategy towards taking a position in Great Southern Bncp.

How important is Great Southern's Liquidity

Great Southern financial leverage refers to using borrowed capital as a funding source to finance Great Southern Bncp ongoing operations. It is usually used to expand the firm's asset base and generate returns on borrowed capital. Great Southern financial leverage is typically calculated by taking the company's all interest-bearing debt and dividing it by total capital. So the higher the debt-to-capital ratio (i.e., financial leverage), the riskier the company. Please check the breakdown between Great Southern's total debt and its cash.

How Great utilizes its cash?

To perform a cash flow analysis of Great Southern, investors first need to understand how to read the cash flow statement. A cash flow statement shows the amount of cash Great Southern is receiving and how much cash it distributes out in a given period. The Great Southern cash flow statement breaks down these inflows and outflows into different buckets, including operating activities, investing activities, and financing activities.
Great Southern Net Cash Flow from Operations is projected to decrease significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Net Cash Flow from Operations was at 77.78 Million

Great Southern exotic insider transaction detected

Legal trades by Great Southern insiders are very common, as founders, directors, or employees of any publicly traded firm often have stock or stock options. These trades are made public in the United States through the filing of Form 4 of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Below entry was recorded recently and is publicly available as an insider trade:
Great insider trading alert for general transaction of option to purchase by Douglas Pitt, the corporate stakeholder, on 26th of February 2021. This event was filed by Great Southern Bancorp In with SEC on 2021-02-26. Statement of changes in beneficial ownership - SEC Form 4 [view details]   
Note, although insider trading is legal, in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Germany, for mandatory reporting purposes, corporate insiders are defined as a company's officers, directors, and any beneficial owners of more than 10% of a class of the company's equity securities.

Breaking down Great Southern Further

The current rise in Great Southern Bancorp short term price appreciation may raise some interest from investors. The stock closed today at a share price of 50.49 on 22,445 in trading volume. The company executives have successfully maneuvered the firm at convenient times to take advantage of all market conditions in December. The stock standard deviation of daily returns for 30 days investing horizon is currently 2.4. The current volatility is consistent with the ongoing market swings in December 2020 as well as with Great Southern Bancorp unsystematic, company-specific events.

Returns Breakdown

Return on Assets0.0153
Return on Equity0.14
Return Capital0.0189
Return on Sales0.47

Will Great investors exit after the slip?

Current risk adjusted performance is at 0.19. Great Southern Bancorp currently demonstrates below-verage downside deviation. It has Information Ratio of 0.1 and Jensen Alpha of 0.41. However, we do advice investors to further question Great Southern Bancorp expected returns to ensure all indicators are consistent with the current outlook about its relatively low value at risk.

Our Final Take On Great Southern

Whereas few other entities within the banks?regional industry are still a little expensive, even after the recent corrections, Great Southern may offer a potential longer-term growth to investors. On the whole, as of the 25th of January 2021, our primary 30 days buy-or-sell advice on the company is Strong Buy. We believe Great Southern is undervalued with below average odds of financial turmoil for the next two years.

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