3. OmniAmerican Bancorp
Shares of OmniAmerican Bancorp (OABC) of Fort Worth, Texas, closed at $22.93 Friday, returning 46% year-to-date, following a 16% return during 2011.
The shares trade for 1.3 times tangible book value, and for 31 times the consensus 2013 EPS estimate of 75 cents. The consensus 2012 EPS estimate is 41 cents.
OmniAmerican Bancorp had $1.3 billion in total assets as of June 30. For the 12-month period ended June 30, the company's ROA was 0.33%, and its ROE was 2.58%.
The analyst consensus is for the company to report third-quarter earnings of eight cents a share, declining from 14 cents the previous quarter, and 10 cents, a year earlier.OmniAmerican is included on KBW's "consolidation list" of potential acquisition targets. KBW analyst Brady Gailey's price target for the shares is $28. The analyst said in late July, after OmniAmerican reported its second-quarter results, that "we continue to believe OABC's attractive franchise will be sought after by at least a handful of buyers," after the end of the three-year moratorium, following the company's conversion from mutual to stock ownership in January 2010. OABC data by YCharts
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