HomeTrust Bancshares Inc. (HTBI) Underpriced by 9.09%

Publicly-traded company HomeTrust Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ:HTBI) had a closing price of $25.91 yesterday. Meanwhile, the average 12-month price target from Wall Street analysts is currently $28.50, this means that the stock is underpriced by 9.09%. In the past 52 weeks the company’s stock price has moved within the range of $23.93 to $28.79.

This particular stock’s 5-day moving average is 26.14, its 20-day moving average is 26.33 and its 100-day moving average is 25.81. HomeTrust Bancshares Inc. (HTBI) currently has 17.87M shares outstanding, which means that its market capitalization is $463.01M.

The Details: HomeTrust Bancshares Inc. (HTBI) Financial Health

When thinking about a potential stock’s performance, there are a number of indicators that can help us understand the company’s financial health. Checking out a company’s current profit margin, for example, lets us know about how much of its total sales revenue was kept as earnings – which we find by taking net income and dividing it by total sales revenue. HTBI currently has a profit margin of 19.80%.

Checking out a public company’s operating margin can also be helpful, as it shows us about how much profit is retained after the company factors out operating costs and depreciation. HomeTrust Bancshares Inc. (HTBI) has an operating margin of 72.20%.

We can also find the company’s Return on Assets, which is a percentage that shows us how well a company uses its current assets to make a profit. The larger the score, the better. At the moment, HomeTrust Bancshares Inc. Return on Assets is 0.80%.

What Does Wall Street Say about Company?

When considering a stock buy, many investors seek to know what Wall Street analysts are saying about the company – by looking at the average analyst rating, for example. At the moment, the average analyst rating for HTBI is Overweight. Out of 3 total analysts who were surveyed, 0 rated it a sell, 0 rated it a underweight, 0 rated it an overweight, 2 rated it hold, and 1 rated it a Buy.

Understanding Profitability at HomeTrust Bancshares Inc. (HTBI)

Wall Street analysts, on average, are forecasting the company’s EPS to be 0.42, compared to 0.43 reported in the same quarter last year.