Home Bancorp, Inc. (HBCP) Position Cut by Billeaud Capital Management Inc.

Billeaud Capital Management Inc. decreased its holdings in shares of Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) by 16.6% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 11,145 shares of the bank’s stock after selling 2,224 shares during the period. Home Bancorp makes up 0.2% of Billeaud Capital Management Inc.’s portfolio, making the stock its 28th biggest holding. Billeaud Capital Management Inc.’s holdings in Home Bancorp were worth $395,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Vanguard Group Inc lifted its stake in Home Bancorp by 1.1% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 319,163 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $13,878,000 after buying an additional 3,487 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in Home Bancorp by 1.1% during the third quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 319,163 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $13,878,000 after acquiring an additional 3,487 shares in the last quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC raised its position in Home Bancorp by 55.2% during the third quarter. MetLife Investment Advisors LLC now owns 4,791 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $208,000 after acquiring an additional 1,705 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in Home Bancorp by 15.3% during the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 167,730 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $7,293,000 after acquiring an additional 22,258 shares in the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. grew its holdings in Home Bancorp by 2.1% during the third quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 396,662 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $17,247,000 after purchasing an additional 8,280 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 38.57% of the company’s stock.

In other Home Bancorp news, Director Chris P. Rader acquired 1,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 13th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $36.44 per share, for a total transaction of $36,440.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 13.20% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Several research analysts recently commented on the company. BidaskClub cut Home Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 27th. Zacks Investment Research cut Home Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 10th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Home Bancorp from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, December 21st.

Shares of Home Bancorp stock traded down $1.07 on Friday, reaching $35.84. 18,200 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 12,875. Home Bancorp, Inc. has a one year low of $32.59 and a one year high of $48.47. The stock has a market cap of $357.59 million, a P/E ratio of 12.94 and a beta of 0.31. The company has a quick ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.20.

Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 23rd. The bank reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.91 by ($0.02). Home Bancorp had a net margin of 24.90% and a return on equity of 11.05%. The firm had revenue of $26.85 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $26.41 million. On average, sell-side analysts expect that Home Bancorp, Inc. will post 3.55 EPS for the current year.

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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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