Media headlines about Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana (NASDAQ:HFBL) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the bank an impact score of 46.1991095882475 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana (HFBL) remained flat at $$27.14 during trading on Friday. 129 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 505. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75, a current ratio of 1.01 and a quick ratio of 0.98. Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana has a 1-year low of $23.10 and a 1-year high of $29.89. The company has a market capitalization of $52.32, a PE ratio of 14.21 and a beta of 0.55.

Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana (NASDAQ:HFBL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 31st. The bank reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter. Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana had a return on equity of 8.04% and a net margin of 17.31%. The company had revenue of $4.71 million for the quarter.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 6th. Shareholders of record on Monday, October 23rd were issued a $0.12 dividend. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date was Friday, October 20th. Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana’s dividend payout ratio is 25.13%.

In other Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana news, CEO James R. Barlow sold 3,892 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.51, for a total value of $103,176.92. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. 26.60% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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About Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana

Home Federal Bancorp, Inc of Louisiana operates as a bank holding company for Home Federal Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a federally chartered stock savings bank, which provides financial services to individuals, corporate entities and other organizations. The Bank’s business consists of attracting deposits from the general public and using those funds to originate loans.

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