Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP) Director Donald W. Washington bought 401 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 13th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $43.80 per share, with a total value of $17,563.80. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
NASDAQ:HBCP opened at $42.77 on Friday. Home Bancorp has a fifty-two week low of $32.52 and a fifty-two week high of $47.20. The firm has a market cap of $409.24, a P/E ratio of 15.44 and a beta of 0.10. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a current ratio of 0.98.
Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, January 30th. The bank reported $0.84 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.21. Home Bancorp had a return on equity of 9.68% and a net margin of 21.08%. The company had revenue of $22.71 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $19.33 million. sell-side analysts forecast that Home Bancorp will post 3.11 EPS for the current year.
A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in HBCP. Ramsey Quantitative Systems purchased a new stake in Home Bancorp during the 4th quarter valued at $131,000. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in Home Bancorp in the fourth quarter worth $133,000. SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in Home Bancorp in the third quarter worth $147,000. Bank of Montreal Can purchased a new stake in Home Bancorp in the fourth quarter worth $148,000. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. purchased a new stake in Home Bancorp in the third quarter worth $165,000. Institutional investors own 34.89% of the company’s stock.
HBCP has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Home Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 26th. ValuEngine upgraded Home Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Home Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, February 2nd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Home Bancorp has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $47.00.
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About Home Bancorp
Home Bancorp, Inc operates as the holding company for Home Bank, National Association that provides various banking products and services in Louisiana. It offers deposits products, including interest-bearing and noninterest-bearing checking, money market, savings, and certificates of deposit accounts.
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