Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana (HFBL) Given News Sentiment Rating of 0.14

Media headlines about Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana (NASDAQ:HFBL) have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the bank an impact score of 46.5711565810946 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana (NASDAQ:HFBL) traded up $0.15 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $27.15. The stock had a trading volume of 300 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,162. Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana has a one year low of $23.10 and a one year high of $29.89. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.06, a current ratio of 1.03 and a quick ratio of 0.98. The firm has a market capitalization of $52.31, a P/E ratio of 14.21 and a beta of 0.55.

Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana (NASDAQ:HFBL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 31st. The bank reported $0.53 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana had a return on equity of 8.10% and a net margin of 17.31%. The company had revenue of $4.71 million during the quarter.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 6th. Investors of record on Monday, October 23rd were issued a $0.12 dividend. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, October 20th. Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana’s payout ratio is presently 25.13%.

In related news, CEO James R. Barlow sold 3,892 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $26.51, for a total value of $103,176.92. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Corporate insiders own 26.60% of the company’s stock.

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Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana Company Profile

Home Federal Bancorp, Inc of Louisiana operates as a bank holding company for Home Federal Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a federally chartered stock savings bank, which provides financial services to individuals, corporate entities and other organizations. The Bank’s business consists of attracting deposits from the general public and using those funds to originate loans.

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