HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (HFBC) Reaches $15.44 52-Week High; Samlyn Capital Has Raised Time Warner (TWX) Position

January 15, 2018 - By Vivian Currie

The stock of HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC) hit a new 52-week high and has $16.68 target or 8.00% above today’s $15.44 share price. The 7 months bullish chart indicates low risk for the $99.15 million company. The 1-year high was reported on Jan, 15 by Barchart.com. If the $16.68 price target is reached, the company will be worth $7.93 million more. The stock increased 0.58% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $15.44. About 11,667 shares traded or 39.09% up from the average. HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC) has risen 35.45% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.75% the S&P500.

Samlyn Capital Llc increased Time Warner Inc (TWX) stake by 45.44% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Samlyn Capital Llc acquired 849,551 shares as Time Warner Inc (TWX)’s stock rose 1.19%. The Samlyn Capital Llc holds 2.72 million shares with $278.58M value, up from 1.87M last quarter. Time Warner Inc now has $71.67B valuation. The stock increased 0.17% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $92.05. About 3.07M shares traded. Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) has risen 36.37% since January 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 19.67% the S&P500.

HopFed Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding firm for Heritage Bank USA, Inc. that provides various banking services and products. The company has market cap of $99.15 million. It accepts various deposit products, including money market accounts, passbook savings accounts, individual retirement accounts, certificates of deposit, and interest-bearing demand deposits and time deposits. It has a 20.95 P/E ratio. The firm also offers various loans comprising one-to-four family residential mortgage loans, multi-family residential and non-residential real estate loans, construction loans, commercial real estate loans, commercial loans, consumer loans, and loans secured by savings deposits, as well as automobile loans, home equity loans, and home improvement loans.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.50, from 1.5 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 4 investors sold HopFed Bancorp, Inc. shares while 6 reduced holdings. 5 funds opened positions while 5 raised stakes. 2.37 million shares or 2.14% less from 2.42 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Oppenheimer Close Limited Co reported 148,888 shares. Deprince Race Zollo reported 479,286 shares. Retail Bank Of America Corp De invested in 12 shares or 0% of the stock. Macquarie Gru Ltd reported 0% of its portfolio in HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC). Acadian Asset Management Limited Liability invested in 774 shares. Beese Fulmer Invest Mgmt holds 0.05% or 14,064 shares. Wellington Gru Limited Liability Partnership reported 0% of its portfolio in HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC). Dimensional Fund Advsr L P invested in 0% or 228,960 shares. Federated Inc Pa reported 135 shares. Moreover, Vanguard Grp Inc has 0% invested in HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC). The California-based California Employees Retirement Sys has invested 0% in HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC). Perritt Cap stated it has 50,000 shares or 0.19% of all its holdings. Timber Hill Limited Liability Com holds 0.02% in HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC) or 17,243 shares. Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers owns 0.01% invested in HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC) for 16,003 shares. Geode Cap Mngmt invested 0% of its portfolio in HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC).

Since December 15, 2017, it had 1 insider purchase, and 0 insider sales for $6,995 activity. Shares for $6,995 were bought by MILLER THOMAS I.

Analysts await HopFed Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HFBC) to report earnings on January, 30. They expect $0.18 earnings per share, 0.00% or $0.00 from last year’s $0.18 per share. HFBC’s profit will be $1.16 million for 21.44 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.22 actual earnings per share reported by HopFed Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.18% negative EPS growth.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 1 insider sale for $2.11 million activity. The insider OLAFSSON OLAF sold $2.11M.

Samlyn Capital Llc decreased Mcdonalds Corp (Call) (NYSE:MCD) stake by 429,524 shares to 192,900 valued at $30.22M in 2017Q3. It also reduced Hdfc Bank Ltd (NYSE:HDB) stake by 78,171 shares and now owns 586,329 shares. Mastercard Incorporated (NYSE:MA) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.76 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.09, from 0.85 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 66 investors sold TWX shares while 374 reduced holdings. 69 funds opened positions while 264 raised stakes. 586.69 million shares or 2.23% less from 600.08 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Jarislowsky Fraser Limited has invested 0% in Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX). Parsec Fincl Mgmt holds 71,952 shares or 0.53% of its portfolio. Macquarie Group Incorporated Ltd, Australia-based fund reported 81,523 shares. Webster Savings Bank N A stated it has 0.01% in Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX). Ballentine Ptnrs Ltd Liability accumulated 0.05% or 8,767 shares. Monroe Bankshares & Tru Mi owns 476 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life Ins holds 17,820 shares. Wealthtrust Axiom Ltd Liability Co invested in 23,007 shares. Becker Capital Management Incorporated has 0.5% invested in Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX). Pacad Inv Ltd, British Columbia – Canada-based fund reported 14,900 shares. Los Angeles Mgmt And Equity Inc owns 0.1% invested in Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) for 163,848 shares. 6,158 were reported by Kanawha Cap Mgmt Ltd. 2.72M were accumulated by Ubs Asset Mngmt Americas. Advisor Partners Limited Liability Com reported 0.36% of its portfolio in Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX). The Massachusetts-based Aureus Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 0.06% in Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX).

Among 40 analysts covering Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX), 15 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 25 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Time Warner Inc. had 116 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was downgraded by Vetr on Tuesday, August 11 to “Strong-Buy”. Wunderlich maintained Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) rating on Thursday, November 5. Wunderlich has “Buy” rating and $95 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, October 20 by Pivotal Research. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Thursday, July 13. As per Wednesday, November 2, the company rating was upgraded by Pivotal Research. Wells Fargo maintained Time Warner Inc. (NYSE:TWX) on Tuesday, November 21 with “Hold” rating. The rating was maintained by Guggenheim with “Buy” on Thursday, January 4. As per Friday, November 13, the company rating was maintained by Barclays Capital. As per Monday, May 2, the company rating was downgraded by Pacific Crest. As per Friday, August 4, the company rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital.

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