NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Bank of the Ozarks (OZRK - Get Report) shares closed trading up 1.9% to $33.58 on Tuesday following the release of the company's second quarter earnings results.
The bank reported an EPS of 34 cents, 1 cent better than analysts were expecting, on revenue of $82.2 million, ahead of analysts $79.1 million expectations.
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TheStreet Ratings team rates BANK OF THE OZARKS INC as a Buy with a ratings score of A-. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:
"We rate BANK OF THE OZARKS INC (OZRK) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity."