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Home Bancorp (HBCP) Competitors

$33.70
-0.46 (-1.35%)
(As of 04/17/2024 ET)

HBCP vs. ESSA, SMBC, BHLB, FSBW, TCBX, BLFY, NECB, TSBK, PVBC, and GCBC

Should you be buying Home Bancorp stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Home Bancorp include ESSA Bancorp (ESSA), Southern Missouri Bancorp (SMBC), Berkshire Hills Bancorp (BHLB), FS Bancorp (FSBW), Third Coast Bancshares (TCBX), Blue Foundry Bancorp (BLFY), Northeast Community Bancorp (NECB), Timberland Bancorp (TSBK), Provident Bancorp (PVBC), and Greene County Bancorp (GCBC).

Home Bancorp vs.

Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP) and ESSA Bancorp (NASDAQ:ESSA) are both small-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, risk, valuation, profitability, dividends, earnings, community ranking and media sentiment.

In the previous week, Home Bancorp had 3 more articles in the media than ESSA Bancorp. MarketBeat recorded 8 mentions for Home Bancorp and 5 mentions for ESSA Bancorp. ESSA Bancorp's average media sentiment score of 0.09 beat Home Bancorp's score of 0.09 indicating that ESSA Bancorp is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Home Bancorp
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
6 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
ESSA Bancorp
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
1 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Home Bancorp received 101 more outperform votes than ESSA Bancorp when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 58.57% of users gave ESSA Bancorp an outperform vote while only 57.94% of users gave Home Bancorp an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Home BancorpOutperform Votes
248
57.94%
Underperform Votes
180
42.06%
ESSA BancorpOutperform Votes
147
58.57%
Underperform Votes
104
41.43%

49.4% of Home Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 54.2% of ESSA Bancorp shares are held by institutional investors. 7.4% of Home Bancorp shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 7.5% of ESSA Bancorp shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Home Bancorp has a net margin of 22.57% compared to ESSA Bancorp's net margin of 17.88%. Home Bancorp's return on equity of 11.46% beat ESSA Bancorp's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Home Bancorp22.57% 11.46% 1.22%
ESSA Bancorp 17.88%8.22%0.83%

Home Bancorp currently has a consensus price target of $41.50, indicating a potential upside of 23.15%. Given Home Bancorp's higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Home Bancorp is more favorable than ESSA Bancorp.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Home Bancorp
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50
ESSA Bancorp
0 Sell rating(s)
0 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
N/A

Home Bancorp has higher revenue and earnings than ESSA Bancorp. Home Bancorp is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than ESSA Bancorp, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Home Bancorp$178.30M1.54$40.24M$4.996.75
ESSA Bancorp$93.40M1.81$18.58M$1.859.00

Home Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $1.00 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.0%. ESSA Bancorp pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.6%. Home Bancorp pays out 20.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. ESSA Bancorp pays out 32.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Home Bancorp has a beta of 0.68, suggesting that its share price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, ESSA Bancorp has a beta of 0.31, suggesting that its share price is 69% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

Home Bancorp beats ESSA Bancorp on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding HBCP and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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HBCP vs. The Competition

MetricHome BancorpSavings institutions, except federal IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$274.66M$293.34M$8.21B$7.40B
Dividend Yield2.89%2.87%10.40%3.96%
P/E Ratio6.7519.3156.5416.45
Price / Sales1.542.31433.8087.62
Price / Cash5.8614.4827.0035.32
Price / Book0.750.802.324.20
Net Income$40.24M$14.30M$1.00B$211.63M
7 Day Performance-5.60%-1.58%-1.98%-4.38%
1 Month Performance-3.99%-5.60%-2.58%-3.41%
1 Year Performance4.37%-3.19%8.67%4.57%

Home Bancorp Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
ESSA
ESSA Bancorp
3.9173 of 5 stars
$17.45
+0.1%
N/A+6.4%$176.77M$93.40M9.43232Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
SMBC
Southern Missouri Bancorp
2.8539 of 5 stars
$41.90
+0.0%
$52.00
+24.1%
+12.9%$476.25M$166.59M10.97665News Coverage
BHLB
Berkshire Hills Bancorp
4.3492 of 5 stars
$22.26
+0.2%
$25.00
+12.3%
-11.4%$970.98M$619.08M13.911,340Upcoming Earnings
FSBW
FS Bancorp
4.3995 of 5 stars
$34.05
+0.3%
N/A+6.1%$265.93M$187.68M7.47573Upcoming Earnings
TCBX
Third Coast Bancshares
2.8995 of 5 stars
$18.89
-0.2%
$22.67
+20.0%
+26.6%$257.09M$274.75M9.59365Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Down
BLFY
Blue Foundry Bancorp
1.0542 of 5 stars
$9.02
+1.8%
$11.00
+22.0%
-17.0%$219.55M$80.91M-28.19198Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
NECB
Northeast Community Bancorp
1.9881 of 5 stars
$15.31
+0.3%
$15.00
-2.0%
+13.3%$215.41M$136.23M4.88134Positive News
TSBK
Timberland Bancorp
0 of 5 stars
$25.31
-2.0%
N/A-9.0%$205.59M$73.91M8.03285Upcoming Earnings
Positive News
PVBC
Provident Bancorp
0 of 5 stars
$8.69
-2.9%
N/A+15.5%$153.47M$97.36M12.97N/A
GCBC
Greene County Bancorp
1.9164 of 5 stars
$26.80
+0.9%
N/A+32.5%$452.07M$68.22M16.96195Upcoming Earnings
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News Coverage

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This page (NASDAQ:HBCP) was last updated on 4/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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