Hometrust Bancshares Inc (HTBI) EVP Sells $12,796.32 in Stock

Hometrust Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:HTBI) EVP Marty T. Caywood sold 503 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, May 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $25.44, for a total transaction of $12,796.32. Following the sale, the executive vice president now owns 5,350 shares in the company, valued at approximately $136,104. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website.

Hometrust Bancshares stock traded down $0.04 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $25.34. The company had a trading volume of 146 shares, compared to its average volume of 37,114. The firm has a market cap of $464.64 million, a PE ratio of 18.57 and a beta of 0.34. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.67, a quick ratio of 1.31 and a current ratio of 1.32. Hometrust Bancshares Inc has a fifty-two week low of $24.00 and a fifty-two week high of $30.00.

Hometrust Bancshares (NASDAQ:HTBI) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by ($0.25). The company had revenue of $31.97 million during the quarter. Hometrust Bancshares had a net margin of 17.15% and a return on equity of 6.25%.



The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, June 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 23rd will be paid a $0.06 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 22nd. This represents a $0.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.95%.

Institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Macquarie Group Ltd. increased its position in Hometrust Bancshares by 1,133.3% in the 4th quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 1,628 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $43,000 after acquiring an additional 1,496 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its stake in Hometrust Bancshares by 469.8% in the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 3,550 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $89,000 after buying an additional 2,927 shares in the last quarter. Legal & General Group Plc lifted its stake in Hometrust Bancshares by 32.7% in the fourth quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 3,487 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $91,000 after buying an additional 859 shares in the last quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. lifted its stake in Hometrust Bancshares by 28.8% in the first quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 4,135 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $104,000 after buying an additional 925 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP bought a new position in Hometrust Bancshares in the first quarter valued at approximately $116,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 60.84% of the company’s stock.

Separately, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Hometrust Bancshares from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 14th.

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About Hometrust Bancshares

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.

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