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Home Bancorp has the Lowest EPS Growth in the Thrifts & Mortgage Finance Industry (HBCP, OCFC, PHH, DCOM, AGM)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Thrifts & Mortgage Finance industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

Home Bancorp ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 0.0%. Following is OceanFirst Financial with a EPS growth of 333.3%. PHH ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 431.4%.

Dime Community Bancshares follows with a EPS growth of 529.8%, and Federal Agricultural Mortgage rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 666.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Home Bancorp on January 6th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $36.15. Since that call, shares of Home Bancorp have fallen 7.1%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): HBCP OCFC PHH DCOM AGM