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HopFed Bancorp, (NASDAQ:HFBC) CEO John E. Peck bought 1,350 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 24th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $11.70 per share, with a total value of $15,795.00. Following the purchase, the chief executive officer now directly owns 65,889 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $770,901. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Separately, analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of HopFed Bancorp, from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, February 4th.

Shares of HopFed Bancorp, (NASDAQ:HFBC) traded down 0.09% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $11.70. The stock had a trading volume of 1,958 shares. HopFed Bancorp, has a 52 week low of $10.13 and a 52 week high of $11.75. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $11.49 and its 200-day moving average is $11.2. The company has a market cap of $86.9 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.42.

HopFed Bancorp, (NASDAQ:HFBC) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, January 30th. The company reported $0.14 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.04. On average, analysts predict that HopFed Bancorp, will post $0.44 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

HopFed Bancorp, Inc is a savings and loan holding company that operates through its wholly owned subsidiary, Hopkinsville Federal Savings Bank (NASDAQ:HFBC).

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