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Investment analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods increased their target price on shares of Heritage Financial Group (NASDAQ:HBOS) from $22.00 to $25.00 in a note issued to investors on Monday, Stock Ratings News reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ price objective would suggest a potential upside of 28.60% from the company’s current price.

Heritage Financial Group (NASDAQ:HBOS) traded up 0.75% on Monday, hitting $19.44. The stock had a trading volume of 120,772 shares. Heritage Financial Group has a 1-year low of $13.75 and a 1-year high of $20.91. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $19.32 and its 200-day moving average is $18.61. The company has a market cap of $144.2 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.86.

Heritage Financial Group (NASDAQ:HBOS) last released its earnings data on Thursday, April 24th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.19. Analysts expect that Heritage Financial Group will post $1.60 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, May 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, May 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.07 per share. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.44%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 7th.

Separately, analysts at TheStreet downgraded shares of Heritage Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 3rd.

Heritage Financial Group, Inc, formerly Heritage Financial Group, serves as the bank holding company for HeritageBank of the South (NASDAQ:HBOS).

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