Zacks: Brokerages Anticipate Blue Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHBK) to Announce $0.12 EPS
Equities research analysts expect Blue Hills Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BHBK) to report earnings of $0.12 per share for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have provided estimates for Blue Hills Bancorp’s earnings. Blue Hills Bancorp posted earnings per share of $0.05 during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 140%. The company is scheduled to issue its next quarterly earnings report after the market closes on Wednesday, July 26th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Blue Hills Bancorp will report full year earnings of $0.50 per share for the current financial year. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the firm will report earnings of $0.60 per share. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that cover Blue Hills Bancorp.
Blue Hills Bancorp (NASDAQ:BHBK) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 25th. The bank reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.11. Blue Hills Bancorp had a return on equity of 2.46% and a net margin of 15.94%. The business had revenue of $22.70 million for the quarter.
Blue Hills Bancorp (BHBK) traded up 1.37% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, reaching $18.55. The company had a trading volume of 91,690 shares. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $17.94 and a 200 day moving average of $18.16. The stock has a market capitalization of $460.54 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 31.44 and a beta of 0.21. Blue Hills Bancorp has a 52 week low of $13.78 and a 52 week high of $19.73.
Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. FMR LLC increased its stake in Blue Hills Bancorp by 8.2% in the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 2,281,813 shares of the bank’s stock worth $40,731,000 after buying an additional 173,644 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in Blue Hills Bancorp by 23.1% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 484,224 shares of the bank’s stock worth $9,079,000 after buying an additional 90,855 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in Blue Hills Bancorp by 4.9% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,114,754 shares of the bank’s stock worth $19,899,000 after buying an additional 51,644 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp increased its stake in Blue Hills Bancorp by 7.4% in the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 445,809 shares of the bank’s stock worth $8,359,000 after buying an additional 30,667 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Spark Investment Management LLC increased its stake in Blue Hills Bancorp by 261.9% in the first quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC now owns 40,900 shares of the bank’s stock worth $730,000 after buying an additional 29,600 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 50.70% of the company’s stock.
About Blue Hills Bancorp
Blue Hills Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company for the Blue Hills Bank (the Bank). Blue Hills Bank is a Massachusetts-chartered savings bank. As of December 31, 2016, the Bank provided financial services to individuals, families, small to mid-size businesses and government and non-profit organizations online and through its 11 full-service branch offices located in Brookline, Dedham, Hyde Park, Milton, Nantucket, Norwood, West Roxbury, and Westwood, Massachusetts.
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