News coverage about HomeTrust Bancshares (NASDAQ:HTBI) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. HomeTrust Bancshares earned a media sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.0683803195418 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

HomeTrust Bancshares (HTBI) traded down 0.38% during trading on Friday, hitting $26.25. 17,481 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $24.16 and its 200-day moving average price is $24.18. HomeTrust Bancshares has a 1-year low of $18.00 and a 1-year high of $27.05. The stock has a market capitalization of $493.03 million, a PE ratio of 40.20 and a beta of 0.33.

HomeTrust Bancshares (NASDAQ:HTBI) last posted 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 net margin of 10.31% and a return on equity of 4.50%. The company had revenue of $28.63 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $29.53 million. Equities analysts predict that HomeTrust Bancshares will post $1.23 EPS for the current year.

HTBI has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. BidaskClub downgraded shares of HomeTrust Bancshares from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 13th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $27.00 price objective on shares of HomeTrust Bancshares in a report on Tuesday.

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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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