BOK Financial (NASDAQ:BOKF) Upgraded to “Outperform” at Hovde Group

Hovde Group upgraded shares of BOK Financial (NASDAQ:BOKFFree Report) from a market perform rating to an outperform rating in a report released on Monday, MarketBeat.com reports.

A number of other brokerages also recently issued reports on BOKF. Royal Bank of Canada raised their price target on shares of BOK Financial from $94.00 to $98.00 and gave the stock a sector perform rating in a report on Thursday, April 25th. Citigroup lifted their target price on shares of BOK Financial from $90.00 to $92.00 and gave the company a neutral rating in a report on Wednesday, March 13th. Wells Fargo & Company lifted their target price on shares of BOK Financial from $80.00 to $95.00 and gave the company an equal weight rating in a report on Wednesday, April 10th. StockNews.com downgraded shares of BOK Financial from a hold rating to a sell rating in a report on Wednesday, May 29th. Finally, Truist Financial dropped their target price on shares of BOK Financial from $99.00 to $97.00 and set a hold rating for the company in a report on Friday, April 26th. Nine analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the company currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $97.10.

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BOK Financial Stock Down 1.8 %

BOKF stock opened at $88.08 on Monday. The company has a market cap of $5.68 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.84 and a beta of 1.17. The company has a current ratio of 0.82, a quick ratio of 0.82 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.34. BOK Financial has a 12 month low of $62.42 and a 12 month high of $96.40. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $90.70 and a two-hundred day moving average of $86.24.

BOK Financial (NASDAQ:BOKFGet Free Report) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April 30th. The bank reported $1.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.72 by $0.19. The business had revenue of $806.91 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $473.70 million. BOK Financial had a net margin of 13.93% and a return on equity of 10.52%. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $2.43 EPS. As a group, analysts forecast that BOK Financial will post 7.56 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

BOK Financial Announces Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, May 30th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 15th were given a $0.55 dividend. This represents a $2.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.50%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, May 14th. BOK Financial’s payout ratio is currently 32.07%.

Insider Activity at BOK Financial

In related news, Director Steven Bangert sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, May 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $91.66, for a total transaction of $274,980.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 47,985 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,398,305.10. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Company insiders own 59.72% of the company’s stock.

Institutional Trading of BOK Financial

Large investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Covestor Ltd increased its holdings in shares of BOK Financial by 214.0% in the 3rd quarter. Covestor Ltd now owns 314 shares of the bank’s stock worth $25,000 after acquiring an additional 214 shares during the period. VisionPoint Advisory Group LLC increased its stake in BOK Financial by 102.1% during the 3rd quarter. VisionPoint Advisory Group LLC now owns 380 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $30,000 after buying an additional 192 shares during the period. GAMMA Investing LLC acquired a new position in BOK Financial during the 4th quarter valued at about $41,000. Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp acquired a new position in BOK Financial during the 3rd quarter valued at about $78,000. Finally, Bessemer Group Inc. acquired a new position in shares of BOK Financial in the 1st quarter worth approximately $86,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 34.44% of the company’s stock.

BOK Financial Company Profile

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BOK Financial Corporation operates as the financial holding company for BOKF, NA that provides various financial products and services in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Northwest Arkansas, Colorado, Arizona, and Kansas/Missouri. It operates through three segments: Commercial Banking, Consumer Banking, and Wealth Management.

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