HomeTown Bankinghares Corporation trades as part of the financial services sector and banking industry. The company CEO is Susan King Still. HomeTown bankinghares Corp is a bank holding company. The company through its holding provides banking services to individuals, small and medium-sized businesses, and larger companies.

Previous Intraday Performance:

The HMTA shares had a previous change of -0.83% which opened at 14.57 and closed at 14.31. It moved to an intraday high of 14.60 and a low of 14.31.

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Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, HMTA shares returned 4.68% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 0.35%. Over three months, it changed 10.30%. In one year it has changed 21.46% and within that year its 52-week high was 16.50 and its 52-week low was 11.26. HMTA stock is 27.09% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 13.96 and a 50 day moving average of 14.08. Right now, HMTA stock is trading 2.52% above its 200 day moving average and may be a good opportunity to buy.

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The company has a market cap of $83.2m with 5.8m shares outstanding and a float of 5.7m shares. Trading volume was 57,328 shares and has experienced an average volume of 11,412 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.


The last annual reported EPS for HomeTown Bankinghares Corporation was 0.68 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 21.04.

The dividend per share is currently 0.16, which is a dividend yield of 1.12%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 5.96, which means it might overvalued by -140.29%

The next earnings report will be: 05-29-2019

The long-term trend of the EPS is an important number as it indicates the present value of HomeTown Bankinghares Corporation; the EPS growth rate, as it is typically called, is usually expressed as a percentage, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 8.70% over the last twelve months.

Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 1.70% of insider ownership and 40.50% of institutional ownership.

I calculated the beta to be 0.27

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 7.62%, return on assets is 0.71%, profit margin is 15.46%, price-to-sales is 3.25 and price-to-book is 1.56.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 6  : Financial Safety Result
 3  : Past Performance Result
 0  : Valuation Result
 1  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).


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