Chris P. Rader Buys 1,000 Shares of Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) Stock

Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) Director Chris P. Rader acquired 1,000 shares of Home Bancorp stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 10th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $36.87 per share, with a total value of $36,870.00. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Shares of HBCP stock opened at $36.72 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $317.48 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.17 and a beta of 0.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.08, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a current ratio of 0.97. The firm has a fifty day moving average of $36.95 and a 200-day moving average of $37.43. Home Bancorp, Inc. has a 52-week low of $22.71 and a 52-week high of $39.84.

Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July 26th. The bank reported $1.34 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.20 by $0.14. Home Bancorp had a net margin of 36.08% and a return on equity of 13.43%. On average, sell-side analysts predict that Home Bancorp, Inc. will post 4.93 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, August 20th. Stockholders of record on Monday, August 9th were paid a $0.23 dividend. This represents a $0.92 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, August 6th. Home Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 32.06%.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Hillsdale Investment Management Inc. bought a new position in Home Bancorp during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $38,000. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Home Bancorp by 32.0% in the second quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 1,320 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $50,000 after buying an additional 320 shares in the last quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA lifted its stake in Home Bancorp by 102.3% in the first quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 3,493 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $126,000 after buying an additional 1,766 shares in the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada lifted its stake in Home Bancorp by 10.5% in the first quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 3,779 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $136,000 after buying an additional 360 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Green Square Capital Advisors LLC bought a new position in Home Bancorp in the first quarter valued at approximately $201,000. 39.79% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research lowered Home Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, July 8th.

Home Bancorp Company Profile

Home Bancorp, Inc is a holding company, which engages in the provision of financial services. It offers customer deposits, repayments of loans, repayments of investments, and funds borrowed from outside sources. The company was founded in 1908 and is headquartered in Lafayette, LA.

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