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How to buy Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana stock
Learn how to easily invest in Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana stock.
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana is a banks-regional business based in the US. Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana shares (HFBL) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana
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- Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – HFBL – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
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What's in this guide?
- HFBL shares summary
- Compare share dealing platforms
- Is HFBL stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Are HFBL shares over-valued?
- Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's financials
- How volatile are HFBL shares?
- Does Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana pay a dividend?
- Have HFBL shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana stock price (NASDAQ: HFBL)Use our graph to track the performance of HFBL stocks over time.
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$21.00|
|52-week range||$18.11 - $23.29|
|50-day moving average||$20.02|
|200-day moving average||$20.27|
|Wall St. target price||N/A|
|Dividend yield||$0.4 (2.29%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$1.41|
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Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-16)||1.89%|
|1 month (2022-08-24)||3.45%|
|3 months (2022-06-24)||9.09%|
|6 months (2022-03-24)||21|
|1 year (2021-09-24)||13.39%|
|2 years (2020-09-24)||-10.25%|
|3 years (2019-09-24)||33.675|
|5 years (2017-09-20)||N/A|
Is Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's P/E ratio
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 15x. In other words, Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana shares trade at around 15x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana financials
|Revenue TTM||$20.5 million|
|Operating margin TTM||30.02%|
|Gross profit TTM||$20.5 million|
|Return on assets TTM||0.84%|
|Return on equity TTM||9.28%|
|Market capitalisation||$70.9 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 38.46% of net profits
Recently Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana has paid out, on average, around 38.46% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.29% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana shareholders could enjoy a 2.29% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's case, that would currently equate to about $0.4 per share.
While Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's most recent dividend payout was on 14 August 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 July 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's shares ever split?
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 31 March 2021. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana shares which in turn could have impacted Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's share price.
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.1096 up to $23.2908. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's is 0.4363. This would suggest that Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana overview
Home Federal Bancorp, Inc. of Louisiana operates as the holding company for Home Federal Bank that provides various financial services to individuals, corporate entities, and other organizations. The company accepts various deposits, such as passbook savings, certificates of deposit, and demand deposit accounts. Its loan products include one-to-four family residential real estate loans; commercial real estate secured loans; multi-family residential loans; commercial business loans; land loans; construction loans; home equity and second mortgage loans; equity lines of credit; and consumer non-real estate loans, including loans secured by deposit accounts, automobile loans, overdrafts, and other unsecured loans. As of August 25, 2021, it operated seven full-service banking offices. The company was founded in 1924 and is based in Shreveport, Louisiana. .
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 38.44% of Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana shares are held by insiders and 15.004% by institutions. When does the fiscal year end for Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana?
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's fiscal year ends in June. Where is Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana based?
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's address is: 624 Market Street, Shreveport, LA, United States, 71101 What is Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's ISIN number?
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's international securities identification number is: US43708L1089 What is Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's CUSIP number?
Home Federal Bancorp Louisiana's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 43708F101
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