Guaranty Bancorp Receives a Buy from KBW

By Austin Angelo

In a report issued on April 19, Brady Gailey from KBW reiterated a Buy rating on Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ: GBNK), with a price target of $26. The company’s shares opened today at $25.65.

According to, Gailey is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 14.7% and a 79.3% success rate. Gailey covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Atlantic Capital Bancshares, First Financial Bankshares, and Allegiance Bancshares Inc.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Guaranty Bancorp is Moderate Buy and the average price target is $27.50, representing a 7.2% upside.

In a report issued on April 13, Piper Jaffray also initiated coverage with a Buy rating on the stock with a $28 price target.

Guaranty Bancorp’s market cap is currently $701.3M and has a P/E ratio of 25.05. The company has a book value ratio of 2.0612.

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Guaranty Bancorp (Colorado) operates as a bank holding company of Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, which engages in the provision of banking and other financial services that include commercial and industrial, real estate, construction, energy, and consumer and agriculture loans to consumers and small to medium-sized businesses. The company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Denver, CO.