Southwest Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:OKSB) Stock Closed 5.8% Above Its 50 Day Average


It is currently trading at $28.45 which is just a bit higher than $26.88, the 50 day moving average and which is impressively higher than the 200 day moving average of $25.74. The 50 day moving average was up $1.57 or +5.82% and the 200 day average went up $2.71 or +10.51%. Trading was heavy with 453K shares changing hands by the end of trading on Tuesday. Volume was up 262.12% over the stocks average daily volume.

Short traders are feeling a little more bullish on shares of the company lately as evidenced by the motion in short interest. The firm had a fall in short interest of -41.43% between September 15, 2017 and September 29, 2017. Short interest decreased 53,858 over that timeframe. With short interest at 76,142 and short average daily volume at 61,046, the short-interest ratio is 1.0 and the short interest percentage is 0.00% as of September 29.

These firms have modified their investment in OKSB. As of quarter end Context Bh Capital Management, Lp had acquired a total of 20,421 shares growing its holdings by 43.8%. The value of the investment in OKSB went from $1,218,000 to $1,712,000 a change of 40.6% quarter to quarter. Chicago Capital Management, LLC augmented its ownership by buying 1,500 shares an increase of 0.2% from 06/30/2017 to 09/30/2017. Chicago Capital Management, LLC controls 793,782 shares worth $21,869,000. The value of the position overall is up by 8.0%.

As of the end of the quarter Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co had bought 443 shares growing its position 0.5%. The value of the total investment in Southwest Bancorp, Inc. increased from $2,252,000 to $2,441,000 a change of $189,000 quarter over quarter. Bank Of Montreal /can/ cut its position by shedding 469 shares a decrease of 38.3% as of 09/30/2017. Bank Of Montreal /can/ owns 756 shares with a value of $21,000. The total value of its holdings decreased 32.3%.

Southwest Bancorp, Inc.’s P/E ratio is 25.18 and market cap is 531.59M. In the latest earnings report the EPS was $1.13 and is estimated to be $1.26 for the current year with 18,685,000 shares presently outstanding. Next quarter’s EPS is forecasted to be $0.34 and the next full year EPS is 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..