Quite a few research analysts have predicted that the stocks of HFWA would be announcing an EPS of around $0.46 for the present quarter. According to reports, three of the analysts have already construed several estimates on the earnings of the company. The highest EPS estimate has come in at an EPS of $0.47, while the lowest has found a range of $0.38. The company had posted an EPS of $0.47 just the previous year which indicates a negative annual growth rate of about 2.1%. HFWA would be posting their next quarterly earnings results on the 28th of January.
The Quarterly Earnings of HFWA
The stocks of HFWA posted their quarterly earnings results last, on the 22nd of October. This company, which deals in providing financial services reported an EPS of $0.46, which was considerably more than the consensus of $0.38. The company also had a net margin of about 16.02% and a return on its equity at around 4.97%. The revenue earned by the company was $57.89 million, which was less than the consensus of $61.07 million.
There are quite a few research analysts that have commented on the stocks of HFWA. BidaskClub has already decreased the ratings of the company from buy to hold, which they mentioned in a 22nd December research report. Zacks Investment Research has decreased the rating of the company from hold to strong sell in a 30th December research report. In the end, TheStreet went ahead and increased the rating of HFWA from c+ to b in a 9th November report.
The stocks of HFWA traded at $25.30 last Wednesday. The debt-to-equity ratio of the company was 0.03, with the quick ratio fixed at 0.89, and the current ratio standing at 0.89. The market cap of the firm is $908.52 million, with a beta of around 0.79, and a PE ratio fixed at 23.21. The year low of the company is $14.65, while the year high has been set at $28.