April 27 (Reuters) - Great Western Bancorp Inc
* Great western bancorp, inc. Announces fiscal year 2017 second quarter financial results; raises dividend
* Q2 earnings per share $0.60
* Increases quarterly dividend by 18 percent to $0.20per share
* Net interest income was $99.6 million for q2 of fiscal year 2017, up 13.0%, compared to same quarter in fiscal year 2016
* Great western bancorp -"starting to see more activity in our loan pipeline and remain confident we can deliver mid-single-digit loan growth for full year"
* Q2 earnings per share view $0.62 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: