What Will Happen to Home Bancorp, Inc. (HBCP) Next? The Stock Just Reaches 52-Week High

June 19, 2017 - By Dolores Ford

The stock of Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) hit a new 52-week high and has $43.63 target or 9.00 % above today’s $40.03 share price. The 7 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $300.49 million company. The 1-year high was reported on Jun, 19 by Barchart.com. If the $43.63 price target is reached, the company will be worth $27.04 million more.
The 52-week high event is an important milestone for every stock because it shows very positive momentum and is time when buyers come in. During such notable technical setup, fundamental investors usually stay away and are careful shorting or selling the stock.

About 7,861 shares traded. Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) has risen 24.80% since June 19, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 8.10% the S&P500.

Analysts expect Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) to report $0.62 EPS on July, 25.They anticipate $0.09 EPS change or 16.98 % from last quarter’s $0.53 EPS. HBCP’s profit would be $4.65 million giving it 16.14 P/E if the $0.62 EPS is correct. After having $0.66 EPS previously, Home Bancorp, Inc.’s analysts see -6.06 % EPS growth.

Another recent and important Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) news was published by Nasdaq.com which published an article titled: “The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Home Bancorp, Preferred Bank, Cna Financial …” on June 16, 2017.

Home Bancorp, Inc. is a bank holding firm for Home Bank, N.A. . The company has market cap of $300.49 million. The Bank conducts business through banking offices in the Greater Lafayette, Baton Rouge, Greater New Orleans and Northshore (of Lake Pontchartrain) regions of south Louisiana and the Natchez and Vicksburg regions of west Mississippi. It has a 16.2 P/E ratio. The Bank is engaged in attracting deposits from the general public and using those funds to invest in loans and securities.

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