Bank Of The Ozarks Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (OZRK)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Bank of the Ozarks (Nasdaq: OZRK) is tomorrow, April 11, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 12 cents per share. At a price of $30.95 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.5%.

The average volume for Bank of the Ozarks has been 263,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bank of the Ozarks has a market cap of $1.01 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 4.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Bank of the Ozarks that provides various retail and commercial banking services. It offers various deposits, including checking, savings, money market, time deposit, and individual retirement accounts. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.7, above the average banking industry P/E ratio of 9.8 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Bank of the Ozarks as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Bank of the Ozarks Ratings Report.

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