Home BancShares (NASDAQ:HOMB) is scheduled to announce its earnings results before the market opens on Wednesday, January 17th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.36 per share for the quarter.

Home BancShares (NASDAQ:HOMB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 19th. The financial services provider reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by ($0.02). Home BancShares had a net margin of 28.19% and a return on equity of 12.00%. The firm had revenue of $128.23 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $135.55 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $0.33 earnings per share. On average, analysts expect Home BancShares to post $1 EPS for the current fiscal year and $2 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Home BancShares (NASDAQ:HOMB) opened at $25.01 on Monday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.64, a current ratio of 1.01 and a quick ratio of 1.01. Home BancShares has a 12 month low of $20.82 and a 12 month high of $29.69. The company has a market cap of $4,342.84, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.13 and a beta of 1.17.

In related news, Director Jim Rankin bought 1,337 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 10th. The shares were bought at an average price of $21.45 per share, for a total transaction of $28,678.65. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 11.27% of the stock is owned by insiders.

A number of equities research analysts have recently commented on HOMB shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Home BancShares from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, December 26th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price objective on shares of Home BancShares in a research note on Friday, December 22nd. Sandler O’Neill set a $26.00 price objective on shares of Home BancShares and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. Piper Jaffray Companies reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $26.00 price objective on shares of Home BancShares in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of Home BancShares from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $27.50.

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About Home BancShares

Home BancShares, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company is engaged in providing a range of commercial and retail banking, and related financial services to businesses, real estate developers and investors, individuals and municipalities through its community bank subsidiary, Centennial Bank (the Bank).

Earnings History for Home BancShares (NASDAQ:HOMB)

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