Hopfed Bancorp Inc Sentiment Increases on Better Stock Potential

May 26, 2018 - By Adrian Mccoy

Sentiment for Hopfed Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HFBC)

Hopfed Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HFBC) institutional sentiment increased to 2.17 in 2017 Q4. Its up 1.17, from 1 in 2017Q3. The ratio is more positive, as 13 investment managers started new and increased equity positions, while 6 cut down and sold positions in Hopfed Bancorp Inc. The investment managers in our partner’s database now possess: 2.43 million shares, up from 2.37 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Hopfed Bancorp Inc in their top 10 equity positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 4 Reduced: 2 Increased: 9 New Position: 4.

HopFed Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Heritage Bank USA, Inc. that provides various banking services and products. The company has market cap of $101.42 million. It accepts various deposit products, including money market accounts, passbook savings accounts, individual retirement accounts, certificates of deposit, and interest-bearing demand deposits and time deposits. It has a 29.81 P/E ratio. The firm also offers various loans comprising one-to-four family residential mortgage loans, multi-family residential and non-residential real estate loans, construction loans, commercial real estate loans, commercial loans, consumer loans, and loans secured by savings deposits, as well as automobile loans, home equity loans, and home improvement loans.

The stock increased 2.93% or $0.45 during the last trading session, reaching $15.8. About 2,418 shares traded. HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC) has risen 0.42% since May 26, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 11.13% the S&P500.

Analysts await HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.24 EPS, up 33.33 % or $0.06 from last year’s $0.18 per share. HFBC’s profit will be $1.54M for 16.46 P/E if the $0.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.18 actual EPS reported by HopFed Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 33.33 % EPS growth.

Oppenheimer & Close Llc holds 2.05% of its portfolio in HopFed Bancorp, Inc. for 148,888 shares. Gendell Jeffrey L owns 331,825 shares or 0.32% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Perritt Capital Management Inc has 0.2% invested in the company for 50,000 shares. The Florida-based Deprince Race & Zollo Inc has invested 0.14% in the stock. Fj Capital Management Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 61,400 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 3 insider buys, and 1 insider sale for $4,739 activity.

HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC) Institutional Positions Chart

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