Great Western Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Great Western Bank that provides business and agri-business banking, retail banking, and wealth management services in the United States.
Adequate balance sheet with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Great Western Bancorp's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GWB's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GWB underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -27.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GWB underperformed the US Market which returned 4.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Great Western Bancorp's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StSome Great Western Bancorp (NYSE:GWB) Shareholders Have Copped A Big 60% Share Price Drop
1 month ago | Simply Wall StWhy You Should Leave Great Western Bancorp, Inc.'s (NYSE:GWB) Upcoming Dividend On The Shelf
2 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Kind Of Share Price Volatility Should You Expect For Great Western Bancorp, Inc. (NYSE:GWB)?
Is Great Western Bancorp undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GWB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GWB's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GWB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Banks industry average.
PE vs Market: GWB is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GWB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GWB is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.8x).
How is Great Western Bancorp forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 6 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GWB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (2.2%).
Earnings vs Market: GWB is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: GWB's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GWB's revenue (7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GWB's revenue (7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GWB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.2%).
How has Great Western Bancorp performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GWB is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: GWB is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GWB is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -16.1% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare GWB's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: GWB is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Banks industry (1.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GWB has a negative Return on Equity (-53.78%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Great Western Bancorp's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: GWB's Assets to Equity ratio (10.7x) is moderate.
Allowance for Bad Loans: GWB has a low allowance for bad loans (64%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 91% of GWB's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: GWB has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (77%).
Low Risk Deposits: GWB's Loans to Deposits ratio (94%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: GWB has a high level of bad loans (2.2%).
What is Great Western Bancorp current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GWB's dividend (4.64%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.67%).
High Dividend: GWB's dividend (4.64%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.49%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GWB has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.
Growing Dividend: GWB's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 5 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: GWB is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: GWB's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (30.6% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mark Borrecco (48yo)
Mr. Mark Charles Borrecco has been Executive Director, President and Chief Executive Officer at Great Western Bank since March 9, 2020. He serves as President, Chief Executive Officer and Director of Great ...
|Executive VP & CFO||6yrs||US$930.84k||0.047% $335.0k|
|Executive VP & COO||1.75yrs||US$1.15m||0.048% $343.6k|
|Executive Officer||3yrs||US$430.73k||0.013% $91.8k|
|Executive VP & Chief Risk Officer||2.5yrs||US$436.57k||0.0018% $13.0k|
|Executive Vice President||2.42yrs||US$395.94k||0.0052% $37.1k|
|Executive Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer||no data||no data||0.0033% $23.6k|
|General Counsel & Corporate Secretary||no data||no data||0.0077% $54.7k|
|Director of Corporate Communications||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Marketing||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: GWB's management team is considered experienced (2.5 years average tenure).
|Executive Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Chairman of the Board||0.25yr||US$107.50k||no data|
|Independent Director||4.92yrs||US$102.00k||0.0035% $25.2k|
|Independent Director||3.75yrs||US$102.00k||no data|
|Lead Independent Director||3.42yrs||US$122.00k||0.015% $110.3k|
|Independent Director||6yrs||US$106.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||6yrs||US$109.50k||0.0036% $25.9k|
|Independent Director||4.92yrs||US$105.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: GWB's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Great Western Bancorp, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Great Western Bancorp, Inc.
- Ticker: GWB
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1935
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$711.880m
- Shares outstanding: 55.01m
- Website: https://www.greatwesternbank.com
Number of Employees
- Great Western Bancorp, Inc.
- 225 South Main Avenue
- Sioux Falls
- South Dakota
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|GWB||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 2014|
|2GW||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 2014|
Great Western Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Great Western Bank that provides business and agri-business banking, retail banking, and wealth management services in the United States. The company offers noninterest-bearing demand accounts, interest-bearing demand accounts, interest-bearing non-transaction accounts, time deposits, and corporate credit cards. It also provides commercial real estate (CRE) loans, including owner-occupied and non-owner-occupied CRE loans, multifamily residential real estate loans, and construction and development loans; commercial non-real estate loans, such as working capital and other shorter-term lines of credit, and fixed-rate loans; short-term working capital funding, long-term land-related lending, and other tailored services to agri-businesses; and residential mortgage, home equity, auto, and other loans, as well as home equity and general lines of credit. In addition, the company offers wealth management solutions comprising financial planning, private banking, investment management, and trust services; cash management, online business deposit, and wire transfer services; crop insurance; and online, telephone, and mobile banking services. It primarily serves hospitality/tourism, agri-business, freight and transport, and healthcare sectors. As of September 30, 2019, the company's branch network consisted of 175 branch offices located in 130 communities in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota, as well as operated 165 ATMs and 11 company-owned ATMs at off-site locations. Great Western Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1935 and is headquartered in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/01 23:57|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/01 00:00|
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