Home Bancorp, Inc. (HBCP) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.14
Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, October 24th, Wall Street Journal reports. Investors of record on Monday, November 6th will be given a dividend of 0.14 per share by the bank on Friday, November 17th. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.30%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, November 3rd.
Home Bancorp (HBCP) traded up 3.27% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $43.22. 108,399 shares of the company traded hands. Home Bancorp has a 12-month low of $27.25 and a 12-month high of $47.20. The stock has a market cap of $319.91 million, a P/E ratio of 17.15 and a beta of 0.11. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $41.83 and a 200 day moving average of $39.32.
Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The bank reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.62 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $18.06 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $18.32 million. Home Bancorp had a return on equity of 9.95% and a net margin of 23.05%. Equities research analysts predict that Home Bancorp will post $2.58 EPS for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms recently issued reports on HBCP. Sandler O’Neill reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $46.00 target price on shares of Home Bancorp in a report on Wednesday, October 18th. Zacks Investment Research raised Home Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $48.00 target price on the stock in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. BidaskClub lowered Home Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 5th. Raymond James Financial, Inc. lowered Home Bancorp from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. Finally, UBS AG lowered Home Bancorp from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the stock. Home Bancorp currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $47.00.
About Home Bancorp
Home Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company for Home Bank, N.A. (the Bank). The Bank conducts business through banking offices in the Greater Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Greater New Orleans and Northshore (of Lake Pontchartrain) regions of south Louisiana and the Natchez and Vicksburg regions of west Mississippi.
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