Bank OZK News & Insights

22 Apr 2021

Bank OZK Announces Record 1st Quarter Net Income

Bank OZK is pleased to report record first quarter 2021 earnings. Highlights Record Net Income. Our $148.4 million of net income for the quarter just ended was our best quarterly net income ever, and our diluted earnings per common share of $1.14 for the quarter matched our best ever. Solid Net Interest Income and Improved […]

16 Mar 2021

Bank OZK Approved to Move Forward with Significant Solar Energy Investment

Bank OZK has received regulatory approval to proceed with our $6 million investment in clean, solar energy. Our solar power plant will supply 100 percent of the electricity at our new corporate headquarters and up to 40 other Arkansas banking locations. We are pleased to be at the forefront of our industry as we make […]

15 Mar 2021

Debra Tyler, Co-Chair of BBBS Miami, Volunteers as Big Sister for Over 14 Years

It took Debra Tyler two years to agree to say yes, but the 14 years since she did have been more rewarding than she could have imagined. As President of our Professional Practice Group, Debra has a demanding schedule, but that hasn’t prevented her from making a difference mentoring young people. We caught up with […]

01 Feb 2021

Forbes America’s Best Banks 2021

Forbes has again recognized Bank OZK as one of America’s Best Banks. For the third consecutive year, Bank OZK is recognized in Forbes’ America’s Best Banks. The 100 largest publicly traded banks and thrifts were ranked by Forbes based on growth, credit quality and profitability. Bank OZK was number 11 on the list. We’re no […]

26 Jan 2021

How Bank OZK Has Continued to Lend Through a Pandemic

Bank OZK’s conservative lending practices and extreme focus on detail in underwriting, structuring and closing loans has allowed us to continue lending during the pandemic, just as we did during the Great Recession. Our successful lending principles are the subject of a January 11 cover story in the Dallas Business Journal, “How Bank OZK has […]

21 Jan 2021

Bank OZK Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2020 Earnings

Bank OZK announced fourth quarter 2020 net income of $120.5 million and diluted earnings per common share of $0.93. For the full year of 2020, net income was $291.9 million and diluted earnings per common share were $2.26. Highlights of the fourth quarter include: Outstanding Financial Results. Our $120.5 million of net income for the […]

15 Jan 2021

Bank OZK #1 in Bank Director’s 2021 Performance Powerhouses Study

Bank Director has ranked Bank OZK as the #1 bank in their 2021 RankingBanking Performance Powerhouse Study. It’s a tremendous honor to be considered the best “well-rounded” bank in the nation, and to be recognized for delivering our shareholders the highest return of any U.S. public bank over a 20-year period. Bank Director evaluated all […]

11 Jan 2021

Bank OZK CFO Greg McKinney Awarded CFO Lifetime Achievement Award by Arkansas Business

Greg McKinney, Bank OZK’s Chief Financial Officer received the CFO Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by Arkansas Business. “Greg is an exemplary leader, contributing to our industry-leading financial performance,” commented George Gleason, Chairman and CEO. “His astute insight and leadership has made a profound impact on our Bank. More importantly, Greg is a man of great […]

04 Nov 2020

Bank OZK Lead Independent Director Peter Kenny Recognized as an NACD Board Leadership Fellow

  The National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) has recognized Peter Kenny as an NACD Board Leadership Fellow. NACD Fellowship is the highest standard of credentialing for directors and governance professionals. NACD Fellows, who earn the NACD Fellowship – The Gold Standard Director Credential®, stand within the highest echelon of those committed to excellence in […]

27 Oct 2020

Bank OZK named “Best Places to Work”

Bank OZK was named “Best Places to Work” by Arkansas Business, a distinction awarded by, and because of, our incredible team members. “We’ve always known that our employees are the foundation for our success,” stated Tim Hicks, Chief Administrative Officer and Executive Director of Investor Relations. “Our shared values of teamwork, excellence, high ethical standards, […]

22 Oct 2020

Bank OZK Announces 3rd Quarter 2020 Net Income of $109.3 Million

Highlights Excellent Asset Quality. Our ongoing focus on asset quality showed very well in the current environment as demonstrated by our annualized net charge-off ratio for the quarter of 0.09% for both non-purchased loans (loans we originated) and total loans. Increasing Net Interest Income. Our net interest income for the quarter was $224.7 million, an […]

19 Oct 2020

Bank OZK Launches Redesigned Mobile Banking App

Bank OZK’s newly designed mobile banking app features a new modern look and additional user-friendly navigation tools. The app offers streamlined access to commonly used features, customized for each account type. “Mobile banking usage has accelerated in recent months, and that trend will continue,” stated Carmen McClennon, Chief Retail Banking Officer at Bank OZK. Our […]