Equities research analysts expect Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) to post earnings per share of $0.89 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Two analysts have made estimates for Home Bancorp’s earnings. The lowest EPS estimate is $0.88 and the highest is $0.90. Home Bancorp posted earnings per share of $0.59 in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year-over-year growth rate of 50.8%. The business is scheduled to announce its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 23rd.

On average, analysts expect that Home Bancorp will report full-year earnings of $3.57 per share for the current fiscal year, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.55 to $3.58. For the next year, analysts expect that the company will post earnings of $3.48 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.40 to $3.55. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow Home Bancorp.

Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 26th. The bank reported $0.93 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.83 by $0.10. The firm had revenue of $26.68 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $25.73 million. Home Bancorp had a return on equity of 10.63% and a net margin of 23.13%.

Several analysts have recently commented on HBCP shares. BidaskClub raised Home Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 5th. ValuEngine downgraded Home Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 12th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised Home Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $50.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, August 14th.

Shares of Home Bancorp stock traded down $0.94 on Monday, hitting $40.77. The company had a trading volume of 16,343 shares, compared to its average volume of 20,886. The company has a market cap of $411.34 million, a PE ratio of 14.72 and a beta of 0.07. Home Bancorp has a 1 year low of $34.12 and a 1 year high of $48.47. The company has a quick ratio of 0.96, a current ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.23.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of HBCP. BlackRock Inc. increased its position in shares of Home Bancorp by 37.1% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 388,382 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $18,080,000 after acquiring an additional 105,135 shares during the last quarter. Jacobs Asset Management LLC increased its position in shares of Home Bancorp by 16.2% during the first quarter. Jacobs Asset Management LLC now owns 272,219 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $11,752,000 after acquiring an additional 38,000 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in shares of Home Bancorp by 27.2% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 145,472 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $6,772,000 after acquiring an additional 31,126 shares during the last quarter. Millennium Management LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Home Bancorp during the first quarter valued at approximately $1,249,000. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its position in shares of Home Bancorp by 11.5% during the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 235,300 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $10,953,000 after acquiring an additional 24,200 shares during the last quarter. 38.96% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Home Bancorp

Home Bancorp, Inc operates as the holding company for Home Bank, National Association that provides various banking products and services in Louisiana. It offers deposits products, including interest-bearing and noninterest-bearing checking, money market, savings, and certificates of deposit accounts.

Featured Article: What is a Leveraged Buyout (LBO)?

Get a free copy of the Zacks research report on Home Bancorp (HBCP)

For more information about research offerings from Zacks Investment Research, visit Zacks.com

Earnings History and Estimates for Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP)

Receive News & Ratings for Home Bancorp Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Home Bancorp and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.