Home Bancorp, Inc. (HBCP) Trades at $42.77 After Triangle; 3I GROUP PLC ORDINARY SHARES UNITED KIN (TGOPF) Shorts Up By 16.36%

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Home Bancorp, Inc. (HBCP) formed triangle with $39.35 target or 8.00% below today’s $42.77 share price. Home Bancorp, Inc. (HBCP) has $401.92 million valuation. The stock decreased 1.79% or $0.78 during the last trading session, reaching $42.77. About 21,974 shares traded. Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) has risen 26.23% since April 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.68% the S&P500.

3I GROUP PLC ORDINARY SHARES UNITED KIN (OTCMKTS:TGOPF) had an increase of 16.36% in short interest. TGOPF’s SI was 25,600 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its up 16.36% from 22,000 shares previously. With 100 avg volume, 256 days are for 3I GROUP PLC ORDINARY SHARES UNITED KIN (OTCMKTS:TGOPF)’s short sellers to cover TGOPF’s short positions. It closed at $12.78 lastly. It is down 0.00% since April 8, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Among 2 analysts covering Home Bancorp (NASDAQ:HBCP), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 0 are positive. Home Bancorp has $46 highest and $29 lowest target. $36.50’s average target is -14.66% below currents $42.77 stock price. Home Bancorp had 5 analyst reports since August 13, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, September 30, the company rating was initiated by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill on Tuesday, January 30 with “Hold”. On Thursday, August 13 the stock rating was downgraded by Zacks to “Buy”. The stock of Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) earned “Hold” rating by Sandler O’Neill on Wednesday, October 18. Raymond James downgraded Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) on Wednesday, July 26 to “Market Perform” rating.

Analysts await Home Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:HBCP) to report earnings on April, 24. They expect $0.69 earnings per share, up 4.55% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.66 per share. HBCP’s profit will be $6.48 million for 15.50 P/E if the $0.69 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.84 actual earnings per share reported by Home Bancorp, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -17.86% negative EPS growth.

3i Group plc is a private equity firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. The company has market cap of $11.44 billion. Within direct investments, it prefers to make private equity investments in mature companies, growth capital, rescue/turnaround, middle markets, early venture, turnaround, infrastructure, and management leveraged buyouts and buy-ins. It has a 7.04 P/E ratio. Within fund of fund investments, it invests in private equity funds.