HBT Financial (NASDAQ:HBT) Given Average Rating of “Buy” by Brokerages
HBT Financial (NASDAQ:HBT) has been assigned an average broker rating score of 2.33 (Buy) from the three analysts that provide coverage for the stock, Zacks Investment Research reports. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating on the company.
Analysts have set a 1 year consensus price target of $19.00 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post $0.51 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned HBT Financial an industry rank of 140 out of 255 based on the ratings given to its competitors.
A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Raymond James started coverage on shares of HBT Financial in a research note on Tuesday, November 5th. They set an “outperform” rating and a $18.00 price objective for the company. JPMorgan Chase & Co. assumed coverage on HBT Financial in a report on Tuesday, November 5th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $17.00 price objective for the company. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods started coverage on shares of HBT Financial in a research note on Tuesday, November 5th. They issued an “outperform” rating and a $21.00 target price for the company.
In related news, SVP Mark W. Scheirer acquired 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, October 16th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $15.84 per share, for a total transaction of $63,360.00. Also, Director Gerald E. Pfeiffer acquired 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 3rd. The stock was bought at an average price of $17.26 per share, for a total transaction of $34,520.00. Insiders have bought a total of 127,877 shares of company stock worth $3,120,605 over the last 90 days.
HBT Financial Company Profile
HBT Financial, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Heartland Bank and Lincoln Bank that provides business, commercial, and retail banking products and services to businesses, families, and local governments throughout Central and Northeastern Illinois. The company offers checking, saving, and retirement accounts, as well as demand and time deposits.
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