Stilwell Value LLC Has $9,133,000 Stake in HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC)

Stilwell Value LLC held its stake in HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC) during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 637,128 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. HopFed Bancorp accounts for approximately 6.5% of Stilwell Value LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 3rd largest position. Stilwell Value LLC owned about 10.25% of HopFed Bancorp worth $9,133,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of HFBC. Renaissance Technologies LLC purchased a new position in HopFed Bancorp during the fourth quarter valued at about $494,000. Kennedy Capital Management Inc. purchased a new position in HopFed Bancorp during the first quarter valued at about $1,174,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in HopFed Bancorp by 1.7% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 227,685 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $3,065,000 after buying an additional 3,852 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Gendell Jeffrey L raised its position in HopFed Bancorp by 13.5% in the first quarter. Gendell Jeffrey L now owns 298,616 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock valued at $4,275,000 after buying an additional 35,474 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 46.23% of the company’s stock.

HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (HFBC) opened at 14.3935 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $89.64 million, a P/E ratio of 21.4508 and a beta of 0.10. HopFed Bancorp, Inc. has a 12-month low of $11.00 and a 12-month high of $15.45. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $14.46 and its 200-day moving average is $14.57.

HopFed Bancorp (NASDAQ:HFBC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The savings and loans company reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.03. HopFed Bancorp had a return on equity of 4.74% and a net margin of 10.26%. The firm had revenue of $8.80 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $8.86 million. Analysts predict that HopFed Bancorp, Inc. will post $0.65 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, July 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 7th were paid a dividend of $0.05 per share. This is a boost from HopFed Bancorp’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.04. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, July 5th. This represents a $0.20 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.39%. HopFed Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 29.85%.

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Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of HopFed Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, May 15th.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for HopFed Bancorp (NASDAQ:HFBC)

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