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Great Western Bancorp: Fiscal 3Q Earnings Snapshot

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) _ Great Western Bancorp Inc. (GWB) on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $45.9 million.

The Sioux Falls, South Dakota-based bank said it had earnings of 78 cents per share.

The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 74 cents per share.

The holding company for Great Western Bank posted revenue of $143.4 million in the period. Its revenue net of interest expense was $123.6 million, also exceeding Street forecasts. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $122.9 million.

Great Western Bancorp shares have climbed nearly 3 percent since the beginning of the year. The stock has risen 0.5 percent in the last 12 months.

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