Hometrust Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:HTBI) Director Craig C. Koontz sold 1,290 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $26.60, for a total value of $34,314.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 32,419 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $862,345.40. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Shares of HTBI stock opened at $26.78 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $467.57 million, a PE ratio of 17.34 and a beta of 0.34. Hometrust Bancshares Inc has a 52-week low of $23.93 and a 52-week high of $28.79. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $26.38 and its 200 day moving average price is $25.58. The company has a quick ratio of 1.17, a current ratio of 1.29 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.66.

Hometrust Bancshares (NASDAQ:HTBI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.49 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $34.73 million for the quarter. Hometrust Bancshares had a return on equity of 6.79% and a net margin of 16.95%.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, December 5th. Investors of record on Tuesday, November 26th were given a $0.07 dividend. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.05%. The ex-dividend date was Monday, November 25th. This is a boost from Hometrust Bancshares’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.06.

Separately, BidaskClub cut Hometrust Bancshares from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, November 15th.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the stock. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in Hometrust Bancshares by 4.5% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,084,476 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $27,262,000 after acquiring an additional 46,374 shares during the period. Paradice Investment Management LLC increased its position in Hometrust Bancshares by 1.7% in the 3rd quarter. Paradice Investment Management LLC now owns 843,615 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $21,993,000 after acquiring an additional 13,759 shares during the period. Private Capital Management LLC increased its position in Hometrust Bancshares by 16.1% in the 2nd quarter. Private Capital Management LLC now owns 565,665 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $14,221,000 after acquiring an additional 78,542 shares during the period. State Street Corp increased its position in Hometrust Bancshares by 1.7% in the 3rd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 381,575 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $9,948,000 after acquiring an additional 6,433 shares during the period. Finally, Maltese Capital Management LLC increased its position in Hometrust Bancshares by 38.4% in the 2nd quarter. Maltese Capital Management LLC now owns 375,157 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $9,431,000 after acquiring an additional 104,157 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 61.20% of the company’s stock.

About Hometrust Bancshares

HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc operates as the bank holding company for HomeTrust Bank that provides a range of retail and commercial banking products. Its deposit products include savings, money market, and demand accounts, as well as certificates of deposit for individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

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