Hopfed Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HFBC) Institutional Investors Q1 2018 Sentiment

July 13, 2018 - By Darrel Chase

Sentiment for Hopfed Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HFBC)

Hopfed Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:HFBC) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.75 in 2018 Q1. Its down -0.42, from 2.17 in 2017Q4. The ratio fall, as 14 hedge funds increased or opened new stock positions, while 8 sold and decreased their stock positions in Hopfed Bancorp Inc. The hedge funds in our partner’s database now possess: 2.46 million shares, up from 2.43 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of hedge funds holding Hopfed Bancorp Inc in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 2 Reduced: 6 Increased: 8 New Position: 6.

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 $102.70 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 28.57 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.

It closed at $16 lastly. It is down 7.05% since July 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 5.52% the S&P500.

Analysts await HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC) to report earnings on July, 26. They expect $0.24 earnings per share, up 33.33 % or $0.06 from last year’s $0.18 per share. HFBC’s profit will be $1.54 million for 16.67 P/E if the $0.24 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.18 actual earnings per share reported by HopFed Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 33.33 % EPS growth.

Oppenheimer & Close Llc holds 2.07% of its portfolio in HopFed Bancorp, Inc. for 148,888 shares. Ejf Capital Llc owns 541,661 shares or 0.63% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Perritt Capital Management Inc has 0.22% invested in the company for 50,000 shares. The Florida-based Deprince Race & Zollo Inc has invested 0.11% in the stock. Fj Capital Management Llc, a Virginia-based fund reported 61,400 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 2 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $11,734 activity.

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

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