Hometrust Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:HTBI) Director Richard Tyrone Williams purchased 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, July 31st. The shares were acquired at an average price of $14.38 per share, for a total transaction of $28,760.00. Following the acquisition, the director now owns 14,107 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $202,858.66. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Richard Tyrone Williams also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Wednesday, May 6th, Richard Tyrone Williams purchased 2,000 shares of Hometrust Bancshares stock. The shares were acquired at an average price of $13.88 per share, for a total transaction of $27,760.00.

HTBI stock opened at $14.42 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $245.43 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.09 and a beta of 0.69. The company has a quick ratio of 1.20, a current ratio of 1.22 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.32. Hometrust Bancshares Inc has a 12-month low of $11.75 and a 12-month high of $27.79. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $14.93 and its 200 day simple moving average is $18.30.

Hometrust Bancshares (NASDAQ:HTBI) last released its earnings results on Monday, July 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.07. Hometrust Bancshares had a net margin of 13.68% and a return on equity of 5.53%. The business had revenue of $31.91 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $32.10 million.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, September 3rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 20th will be paid a $0.07 dividend. This represents a $0.28 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.94%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 19th. Hometrust Bancshares’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 21.54%.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can bought a new stake in Hometrust Bancshares in the fourth quarter valued at $33,000. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA increased its stake in Hometrust Bancshares by 40.6% in the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 4,807 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $77,000 after purchasing an additional 1,388 shares in the last quarter. Beese Fulmer Investment Management Inc. bought a new stake in Hometrust Bancshares in the second quarter valued at $85,000. Marshall Wace LLP bought a new stake in Hometrust Bancshares in the first quarter valued at $116,000. Finally, Citigroup Inc. increased its stake in Hometrust Bancshares by 11.9% in the first quarter. Citigroup Inc. now owns 7,619 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $122,000 after purchasing an additional 812 shares in the last quarter. 58.49% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on HTBI. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Hometrust Bancshares from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, May 1st. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Hometrust Bancshares from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, April 27th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of Hometrust Bancshares from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, June 12th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and three have issued a hold rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $23.50.

Hometrust Bancshares Company Profile

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.

Recommended Story: Understanding Analyst Ratings

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Hometrust Bancshares (NASDAQ:HTBI)

Receive News & Ratings for Hometrust Bancshares Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Hometrust Bancshares and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.