Company shares last traded at $28.45 just a bit higher than the 50 day moving average of $26.88 and a great deal higher than the 200 day moving average of $25.74. The 50 day moving average was up $1.57 and the 200 day average went up by +10.51%. Trading was light with 0 shares changing hands by the end of trading on Tuesday. Volume was down 100.00% under the stocks average daily volume.
Investors are more bullish on Southwest Bancorp, Inc. of late as implied by the downtick in short interest. The stock experienced a fall in short interest of -10.10% as of the latest report on October 13, 2017. Short shares decreased 7,691 over that timeframe. Days to cover increased from 1.0 to 2.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.00% on October 13.
Here are a few substantial investment firms who have updated their positions. Mizuho Securities Usa Inc. reduced its ownership by shedding 134,417 shares a decrease of 88.3% as of 09/30/2017. Mizuho Securities Usa Inc. now controls 17,749 shares with a value of $489,000. The value of the position overall is down by 87.4%. First Trust Advisors Lp downsized its investment by selling 128 shares a decrease of 0.9% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. First Trust Advisors Lp claims 13,876 shares worth $382,000. The total value of its holdings increased 6.7%.
As of the end of the quarter Nationwide Fund Advisors had disposed of a total of 1,114 shares trimming its holdings by 3.8%. The value of the company’s investment in Southwest Bancorp, Inc. increased from $748,000 to $776,000 increasing 3.7% since the last quarter. Aperio Group, LLC bolstered its position by buying 580 shares an increase of 4.8%. Aperio Group, LLC owns 12,557 shares valued at $346,000. The total value of its holdings increased 13.1%.
Southwest Bancorp, Inc.’s P/E ratio is 25.18 and market capitalization is 531.59M. In the last earnings report the EPS was $1.13 and is expected to be $1.26 for the current year with 18,685,000 shares now outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is forecasted at $0.34 with next year’s EPS projected to be $1.34.
Southwest Bancorp, Inc. (Southwest), launched on March 19, 1981, is a financial holding company. The Company operates through four segments: Oklahoma Banking, Texas Banking, Kansas Banking and Other Operations. The Oklahoma Banking segment provides deposit and lending services and consists of residential mortgage lending services to customers. The Texas Banking segment and the Kansas Banking segment provide deposit and lending services. Other Operations segment includes funds management unit and corporate investments. The Business’s Oklahoma Banking segment includes the Stillwater division, the Central Oklahoma division based in Oklahoma City, the Tulsa division, and the Colorado division based in Denver; Texas Banking segment includes the Dallas division, the Fort Worth division, the Austin division and the San Antonio division, and Kansas Banking segment includes the Wichita division and the Hutchinson division. The Stillwater division, Hutchinson division and Denver division serve their respective markets as full-service community banks. All of the regional divisions focus on commercial and consumer financial services to local businesses and their senior employees and to other managers and professionals living and working in the Business’s market areas. The Company originates and produces mortgages in Stillwater, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Austin, Wichita, and Denver divisions. Mortgage operations are managed through its home office located in Stillwater, Oklahoma. It originates conventional, jumbo, Federal Housing Administration (FHA), Veterans’ Administration (VA), and other types of first mortgage loans for sale to the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA) or private investors..