HopFed Bancorp Inc. (hfbc) To Go Ex-Dividend on September 29th

HopFed Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:hfbc) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 23rd. Stockholders of record on Monday, October 3rd will be paid a dividend of 0.04 per share on Tuesday, October 18th. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.41%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 29th.

Shares of HopFed Bancorp (NASDAQ:HFBC) opened at 11.37 on Wednesday. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $11.45 and a 200-day moving average of $11.55. The stock has a market capitalization of $70.86 million, a P/E ratio of 35.64 and a beta of 0.68. HopFed Bancorp has a one year low of $10.82 and a one year high of $12.52.

HopFed Bancorp (NASDAQ:HFBC) last issued its earnings results on Friday, July 29th. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.06. HopFed Bancorp had a return on equity of 2.24% and a net margin of 5.00%. Equities analysts forecast that HopFed Bancorp will post $0.33 earnings per share for the current year.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on HFBC. Zacks Investment Research lowered HopFed Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 12th. TheStreet downgraded HopFed Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 21st.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in HopFed Bancorp stock. Stilwell Value LLC boosted its position in shares of HopFed Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC) by 0.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 637,128 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 5,000 shares during the period. HopFed Bancorp comprises approximately 4.8% of Stilwell Value LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 5th largest position. Stilwell Value LLC owned 10.22% of HopFed Bancorp worth $7,384,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 43.10% of the company’s stock.

HopFed Bancorp Company Profile

HopFed Bancorp, Inc is a savings and loan holding company that operates through its subsidiary, Heritage Bank USA, Inc (the Bank). The Bank is a Kentucky state chartered commercial bank based in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, with branch offices in Kentucky and Tennessee. The business of the Bank primarily consists of attracting deposits from the general public and investing such deposits in loans secured by single family residential real estate and investment securities, including United States Government and agency securities, municipal and corporate bonds, collateralized mortgages obligations (CMOs), and mortgage-backed securities.

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