Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (Missouri) : GSBC-US: Dividend Analysis : July 03rd, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : August 17, 2017

Our analysis is based on comparing Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. (Missouri) with the following peers – Commerce Bancshares, Inc., UMB Financial Corporation, Enterprise Financial Services Corp, West Bancorporation, Inc., QCR Holdings, Inc., MidWestOne Financial Group, Inc., Guaranty Federal Bancshares, Inc., Ames National Corporation, Wells Fargo & Company and U.S. Bancorp (CBSH-US, UMBF-US, EFSC-US, WTBA-US, QCRH-US, MOFG-US, GFED-US, ATLO-US, WFC-US and USB-US).

Dividend Yield
Dividend Quality Score

Dividend Quality Overview

  • Over the last twelve months (prior to June 30, 2017), GSBC-US paid a medium quality dividend, which represents a yield of 1.83% at the current price.
  • Dividend quality trend has not been consistent over the last five years. Dividends were paid during each of these years — of these 1 was high quality, 2 were medium quality and 2 were low quality.
  • The ending cash balance, with a dividend coverage of 9.77x, provides a substantial cushion in case of a significant reduction of cash flows in the future.
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Dividend Coverage

Over the last twelve months (prior to June 30, 2017), GSBC-US paid a medium quality dividend.

The source of the company’s cash to support the dividend paid over the last twelve months is operating cash flow (coverage of 4.89x), investing cash flow (coverage of -3.83x), issuance cash flow (coverage of 0.66x) and twelve-month prior cash (coverage of 9.54x), for a total dividend coverage of 10.77x.

GSBC-US‘s issuance cash flow includes outflows from net debt repayment (coverage of -14.97x).

Dividend Coverage by Cash Flow (TTM)

These coverage ratio factors imply that the firm’s net cash inflow from issuance was required (in addition to operating and investment cash) to pay the dividend, which suggests a medium dividend quality.

Dividend History

Item 2012-12-31 2013-12-31 2014-12-31 2015-12-31 2016-12-31 Latest
Dividend Yield (%) 3.75 1.92 2.06 1.96 1.6 1.83
Dividend Payout (%) 23.31 29.75 25.81 26.22 27.41 25.14

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Company Profile

Great Southern Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding and financial holding company. It Operates business through its subsidiary, Great Southern Bank provides banking products and services. The company offers residential and commercial real estate, construction, other commercial and consumer loans; regular savings, checking, and various money market accounts, fixed-interest rate certificates with varying maturities, and certificates of deposit; and insurance, travel, investment and other related services. Great Southern Bancorp was founded in July 1989 and is headquartered in Springfield, MO.


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