HomeTrust Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:HTBI) has been given an average broker rating score of 3.00 (Hold) from the two analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation.
Brokerages have set a 1 year consensus price objective of $20.50 for the company, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given HomeTrust Bancshares an industry rank of 83 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.
Separately, FIG Partners reissued a “market-perform” rating on shares of HomeTrust Bancshares in a report on Thursday, September 22nd.
Shares of HomeTrust Bancshares (NASDAQ:HTBI) opened at 18.50 on Tuesday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $19.00 and its 200 day moving average price is $18.73. HomeTrust Bancshares has a one year low of $16.97 and a one year high of $20.98. The stock has a market capitalization of $328.38 million, a PE ratio of 28.46 and a beta of 0.18.
HomeTrust Bancshares (NASDAQ:HTBI) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.21 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.17 by $0.04. HomeTrust Bancshares had a return on equity of 3.38% and a net margin of 11.31%. Equities research analysts predict that HomeTrust Bancshares will post $0.92 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Paradice Investment Management LLC raised its stake in HomeTrust Bancshares by 11.2% in the second quarter. Paradice Investment Management LLC now owns 850,651 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $15,737,000 after buying an additional 85,764 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in HomeTrust Bancshares by 15.1% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 441,572 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $8,169,000 after buying an additional 57,858 shares during the period. Maltese Capital Management LLC raised its stake in HomeTrust Bancshares by 14.3% in the second quarter. Maltese Capital Management LLC now owns 337,413 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $6,242,000 after buying an additional 42,300 shares during the period. RMB Capital Management LLC raised its stake in HomeTrust Bancshares by 15.9% in the second quarter. RMB Capital Management LLC now owns 301,904 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $5,585,000 after buying an additional 41,379 shares during the period. Finally, Emerald Acquisition Ltd. bought a new stake in HomeTrust Bancshares during the second quarter valued at approximately $556,000. 59.25% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
About HomeTrust Bancshares
HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company operates through HomeTrust Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a federally chartered mutual savings bank with 20 retail offices located in North Carolina. The business of the Bank is conducted through its seven operating divisions: HomeTrust Bank, Cherryville Federal Bank, Home Savings Bank of Eden, Industrial Federal Bank of Lexington, Shelby Savings Bank, Tryon Federal Bank and Rutherford County Bank.
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