Context BH Capital Management LP boosted its position in shares of Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) by 7.3% in the first quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 56,472 shares of the bank’s stock after buying an additional 3,834 shares during the period. Context BH Capital Management LP’s holdings in Home Bancorp were worth $1,878,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in HBCP. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in Home Bancorp by 11.8% during the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 187,602 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $6,641,000 after buying an additional 19,872 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in Home Bancorp by 2.8% during the fourth quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 407,773 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $14,436,000 after buying an additional 11,111 shares during the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC boosted its stake in Home Bancorp by 6.0% during the fourth quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 74,855 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $2,649,000 after buying an additional 4,230 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. boosted its stake in Home Bancorp by 11.9% during the first quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 37,574 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $1,249,000 after buying an additional 4,000 shares during the last quarter. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in Home Bancorp during the first quarter valued at approximately $122,000. 36.73% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Shares of HBCP stock opened at $36.19 on Tuesday. Home Bancorp, Inc. has a 1 year low of $32.59 and a 1 year high of $48.47. The company has a current ratio of 0.97, a quick ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.19. The company has a market cap of $337.73 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.07 and a beta of 0.34.

Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 23rd. The bank reported $0.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.78 by $0.07. Home Bancorp had a return on equity of 10.99% and a net margin of 27.58%. The business had revenue of $24.89 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $25.25 million. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that Home Bancorp, Inc. will post 3.13 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, May 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, May 6th were given a dividend of $0.21 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, May 3rd. This is an increase from Home Bancorp’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.20. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.32%. Home Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is 23.60%.

In other news, insider John W. Bordelon sold 1,369 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of $36.26, for a total value of $49,639.94. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Michael P. Maraist purchased 1,000 shares of Home Bancorp stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 7th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $35.00 per share, for a total transaction of $35,000.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 13,500 shares of company stock worth $486,558. Company insiders own 12.40% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Home Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 1st. ValuEngine upgraded Home Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 8th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded Home Bancorp from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, March 6th.

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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.

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