Oppenheimer & Close LLC reduced its position in shares of HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTBI) by 1.0% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 232,776 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 2,250 shares during the period. HomeTrust Bancshares comprises about 6.2% of Oppenheimer & Close LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 6th largest holding. Oppenheimer & Close LLC owned about 1.23% of HomeTrust Bancshares worth $5,970,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. raised its stake in shares of HomeTrust Bancshares by 1.0% in the second quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. now owns 10,350 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $253,000 after acquiring an additional 100 shares in the last quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC raised its stake in shares of HomeTrust Bancshares by 0.5% in the second quarter. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 96,941 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,365,000 after acquiring an additional 453 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company raised its stake in shares of HomeTrust Bancshares by 3.6% in the second quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 14,051 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $342,000 after acquiring an additional 488 shares in the last quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA raised its stake in shares of HomeTrust Bancshares by 2.2% in the second quarter. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 25,335 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $618,000 after acquiring an additional 544 shares in the last quarter. Finally, American International Group Inc. raised its stake in shares of HomeTrust Bancshares by 7.0% in the first quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 10,178 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $239,000 after acquiring an additional 663 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 60.33% of the company’s stock.

HTBI has been the topic of several analyst reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $27.00 price objective on shares of HomeTrust Bancshares in a research note on Tuesday, October 3rd. BidaskClub cut HomeTrust Bancshares from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th.

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Shares of HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (HTBI) traded up $0.35 during midday trading on Wednesday, hitting $25.70. The stock had a trading volume of 16,200 shares, compared to its average volume of 43,350. The firm has a market capitalization of $480.69, a PE ratio of 25.61 and a beta of 0.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.68, a quick ratio of 1.32 and a current ratio of 1.32. HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. has a twelve month low of $21.10 and a twelve month high of $27.05.

HomeTrust Bancshares (NASDAQ:HTBI) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The financial services provider reported $0.30 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.03. HomeTrust Bancshares had a return on equity of 4.71% and a net margin of 11.28%. The company had revenue of $29.16 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $30.00 million.

About HomeTrust Bancshares

HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc is a bank holding company of HomeTrust Bank (the Bank). The Bank’s principal business consists of attracting deposits from the public and investing those funds, along with borrowed funds, in loans secured primarily by first and second mortgages on one- to four-family residences, including home equity loans, construction and land/lot loans, commercial real estate loans, construction and development loans, commercial and industrial loans, indirect automobile, and municipal leases.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for HomeTrust Bancshares (NASDAQ:HTBI)

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