Bank of the Ozarks, Inc.

  • Is It Time To Take Some Profits On Bank Of The Ozarks?

    By joshua kubiak - August 8, 2013 | Tickers: OZRK, CFFI, WFC

    It's undeniable that Bank of The Ozarks (NASDAQ: OZRK) is one of the best and most profitable regional bank's in the U.S. but, shares are right now being valued at over three times tangible book value when most other's are at only half that.  A thought that resonates even more when coupled with the fact that management has been regular sellers over the last six months more »

  • 4 Southern Regional Banks to Consider

    By Bill Edson - May 7, 2013 | Tickers: OZRK, BBT, BPOP, STI

    2013 is supposed to be a difficult year for banking. The sustained low interest rate environment should limit income opportunity, and banks' revenue savior in 2012, mortgage fee income, will not be as robust in 2013. However, some of the country's large regional banks have managed their businesses well enough to get off to a great start in 2013. I am going to look at some of those banks more »

  • 10 Stocks for 2013: 5 Winners

    By Dave Zaegel - May 6, 2013 | Tickers: OZRK, CMG, KMP, SBUX, BA

    At Fastball Financial, we started the year by building a diversified portfolio of 10 Stocks for 2013.  The goal of the 10 Stocks for 2013 was to provide you with a portfolio of ten great stocks for:

    1. Diversification across industries and market caps
    2. Growth in some of the hottest themes and industries
    3. Sufficient stability and dividends to offset potential market losses

    Thus far, the results unfortunately haven't been all more »

  • Why This Bank Is Among the Best of the Breed

    By Dave Zaegel - April 27, 2013 | Tickers: OZRK, BBT, KEY, RF

    It's time again to review one of my favorite and easiest stocks to recommend: Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ: OZRK). Bank of the Ozarks operates just over 100 banks in the southern U.S., primarily in Arkansas and Georgia. This stock has been a model of consistency and market outperformance. Even when the market got smacked in 2008 and early 2009, Bank of the Ozarks barely budged. Since then more »

  • 10 Stocks for 2013 - #8 and #9

    By Dave Zaegel - February 6, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, OZRK, EBAY, MA

    At Fastball Financial, we've compiled a portfolio of 10 Stocks great for 2013 that provide:

    1. Diversification across industries and market caps
    2. Growth in some of the hottest themes and industries
    3. Sufficient stability and dividends to offset potential market losses

    Thus far, we've named these seven stocks to the portfolio:

    • Intuitive Surgical
    • Apple
    • F5 Networks
    • Starbucks
    • Chipotle
    • Lululemon
    • Kinder Morgan Energy

    Let's go back to the consumer and more »

  • A Diamond in the Rough

    By Dave Zaegel - July 24, 2012 | Tickers: OZRK, BBT, KEY, RF

    Q2 2012 results show a powerful combination of growth and quality.  Volume (loans and deposits) are increasing, while quality (net interest margin and non-performing loans) are outstanding.

  • FDIC Assisted Acquisitions Fuel Growth

    By Dave Zaegel - June 26, 2012 | Tickers: OZRK, BBT, RF, STI

    For obvious reasons, the banks have had their ups and downs over the past decade.  However, not all banks had a roller-coaster ride during that time.  Some banks performed just fine with a conservative business model that delivered consistent returns.  Take Bank of the Ozarks (NASDAQ: OZRK), which owns around 100 offices based in Arkansas and various surrounding states.  They have produced record earnings for the past 11 years and more »