Janus Henderson Group PLC cut its stake in shares of Hometrust Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:HTBI) by 4.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 863,253 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 44,350 shares during the period. Janus Henderson Group PLC owned about 4.53% of Hometrust Bancshares worth $24,301,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. BlackRock Inc. grew its position in Hometrust Bancshares by 8.3% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,017,987 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $28,656,000 after purchasing an additional 78,148 shares in the last quarter. Impax Asset Management LLC grew its position in Hometrust Bancshares by 1.9% in the first quarter. Impax Asset Management LLC now owns 935,606 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $24,373,000 after acquiring an additional 17,039 shares in the last quarter. Maltese Capital Management LLC grew its position in Hometrust Bancshares by 1.5% in the first quarter. Maltese Capital Management LLC now owns 247,404 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $6,445,000 after acquiring an additional 3,600 shares in the last quarter. Foundry Partners LLC grew its position in Hometrust Bancshares by 1.2% in the second quarter. Foundry Partners LLC now owns 218,955 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $6,164,000 after acquiring an additional 2,525 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. grew its position in Hometrust Bancshares by 59.1% in the second quarter. Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. now owns 127,308 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,584,000 after acquiring an additional 47,297 shares in the last quarter. 60.84% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

HTBI stock opened at $28.75 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.30, a current ratio of 1.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.56. The company has a market capitalization of $548.27 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.69 and a beta of 0.31. Hometrust Bancshares Inc has a 12 month low of $23.55 and a 12 month high of $30.00.

Hometrust Bancshares (NASDAQ:HTBI) last posted its earnings results on Friday, July 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.36 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.35 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $30.97 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $29.96 million. Hometrust Bancshares had a net margin of 6.04% and a return on equity of 6.46%.

In other Hometrust Bancshares news, Director Craig C. Koontz sold 8,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $29.50, for a total value of $236,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 39,729 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,172,005.50. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, EVP Howard L. Sellinger sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.30, for a total transaction of $293,000.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 32,983 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $966,401.90. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 6.34% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have commented on HTBI shares. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Hometrust Bancshares from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, May 18th. TheStreet raised shares of Hometrust Bancshares from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, August 10th.

Hometrust Bancshares 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 consist of savings, money market, and demand accounts, as well as certificates of deposit for individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations.

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