Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued their hold rating on shares of HomeTrust Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTBI) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning. They currently have a $27.00 price objective on the financial services provider’s stock.

Separately, BidaskClub cut HomeTrust Bancshares from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a research note on Saturday, August 5th.

Shares of HomeTrust Bancshares (NASDAQ:HTBI) traded down 0.38% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $26.25. 17,481 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a market cap of $493.03 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 40.20 and a beta of 0.33. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $24.16 and a 200-day moving average of $24.18. HomeTrust Bancshares has a 12-month low of $18.00 and a 12-month high of $27.05.

HomeTrust Bancshares (NASDAQ:HTBI) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by ($0.02). HomeTrust Bancshares had a return on equity of 4.50% and a net margin of 10.31%. The firm had revenue of $28.63 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $29.53 million. On average, analysts forecast that HomeTrust Bancshares will post $1.23 earnings per share for the current year.

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Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. lifted its stake in HomeTrust Bancshares by 30.8% in the first quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 78,516 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,846,000 after buying an additional 18,506 shares during the last quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC lifted its stake in HomeTrust Bancshares by 3.7% in the first quarter. Teachers Advisors LLC now owns 58,386 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,372,000 after buying an additional 2,084 shares during the last quarter. American International Group Inc. lifted its stake in 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 buying an additional 663 shares during the last quarter. Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA lifted its stake in HomeTrust Bancshares by 1.9% in the first quarter. Rutabaga Capital Management LLC MA now owns 321,603 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $7,558,000 after buying an additional 6,145 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its stake in HomeTrust Bancshares by 6.3% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 683,822 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $16,070,000 after buying an additional 40,254 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 59.78% of the company’s stock.

HomeTrust Bancshares Company Profile

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.

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