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Home Loan Financial OTCPK:HLFN Stock Report

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03 Jul, 2022


Company Financials
HLFN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health6/6

HLFN Stock Overview

Home Loan Financial Corporation, a unitary thrift holding company, provides various banking products and services in the United States.

Home Loan Financial Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Home Loan Financial
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$33.50
52 Week HighUS$37.46
52 Week LowUS$31.00
1 Month Change0%
3 Month Changen/a
1 Year Change9.33%
3 Year Change-10.67%
5 Year Change21.82%
Change since IPO120.11%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

HLFNUS MortgageUS Market

Return vs Industry: HLFN exceeded the US Mortgage industry which returned -33.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HLFN exceeded the US Market which returned -21.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is HLFN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
HLFN volatility
HLFN Average Weekly Movementn/a
Mortgage Industry Average Movement3.7%
Market Average Movement8.1%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market3.3%

Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine HLFN's volatility over the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine HLFN's volatility change over the past year.

About the Company

1997n/aRobert Hamilton

Home Loan Financial Corporation, a unitary thrift holding company, provides various banking products and services in the United States. The company’s primary deposit products include checking, savings, and term certificate accounts; and lending products comprise residential mortgage, nonresidential mortgage, residential construction and land, commercial, and consumer loans. It also provides consumer credits, such as home improvement loans, education loans, loans secured by savings accounts, motor vehicle loans, unsecured loans, and credit cards.

Home Loan Financial Fundamentals Summary

How do Home Loan Financial's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
HLFN fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$46.89m
Earnings (TTM)US$3.91m
Revenue (TTM)US$10.99m


P/E Ratio


P/B Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
HLFN income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenueUS$0
Gross ProfitUS$10.99m
Other ExpensesUS$7.08m

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)2.79
Gross Margin100.00%
Net Profit Margin35.60%
Debt/Equity Ratio14.1%

How did HLFN perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is HLFN undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 3/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for HLFN?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

HLFN key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenuen/a
Enterprise Value/EBITDAn/a
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does HLFN's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

HLFN PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for HLFN vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average27.5x
TCBS Texas Community Bancshares
IOR Income Opportunity Realty Investors
FBSI First Bancshares
KSBI KS Bancorp
HLFN Home Loan Financial

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: HLFN is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12x) compared to the peer average (27.5x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does HLFN's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the US Mortgage Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: HLFN is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12x) compared to the US Mortgage industry average (11.4x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is HLFN's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

HLFN PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio12x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HLFN's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of HLFN when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: HLFN ($33.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($66.04)

Significantly Below Fair Value: HLFN is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HLFN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is Home Loan Financial forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Banks industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Home Loan Financial has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

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  • Examine whether Home Loan Financial is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
  • While we do not consider unaudited financials to be a reliable enough to include in our analysis, you can access them on the OTC Markets Website. If you are looking for more of a qualitative research into the company, you can access Home Loan Financial's filings and announcements here.

Past Performance

How has Home Loan Financial performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HLFN has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: HLFN's current net profit margins (35.6%) are higher than last year (35.6%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HLFN's earnings have grown by 5.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: HLFN's earnings growth over the past year (7.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (5.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: HLFN earnings growth over the past year (7.4%) exceeded the Mortgage industry 5.8%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: HLFN's Return on Equity (12.1%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Home Loan Financial's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Asset Level

  • Allowance for Bad Loans

  • Low Risk Liabilities

  • Loan Level

  • Low Risk Deposits

  • Level of Bad Loans

Financial Position Analysis

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Balance Sheet

Financial Institutions Analysis

Asset Level: HLFN's Assets to Equity ratio (7.9x) is low.

Allowance for Bad Loans: HLFN has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (470%).

Low Risk Liabilities: 97% of HLFN's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.

Loan Level: HLFN has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (83%).

Low Risk Deposits: HLFN's Loans to Deposits ratio (98%) is appropriate.

Level of Bad Loans: HLFN has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.3%).

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What is Home Loan Financial current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: HLFN's dividend (3.22%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.6%).

High Dividend: HLFN's dividend (3.22%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.25%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: HLFN's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: HLFN's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (38.7%), HLFN's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years or that it will be covered by earnings.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Robert Hamilton (79 yo)

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Mr. Robert C. Hamilton serves as the Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Home Loan Financial Corp. Mr. Hamilton serves as the Chairman of The Home Loan Savings Bank, a subsidiary of Home Loan Financial C...

Board Members

Experienced Board: HLFN's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 17.5 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Home Loan Financial Corporation's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Home Loan Financial Corporation
  • Ticker: HLFN
  • Exchange: OTCPK
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Thrifts and Mortgage Finance
  • Sector: Banks
  • Implied Market Cap: US$46.890m
  • Shares outstanding: 1.40m
  • Website:


  • Home Loan Financial Corporation
  • 413 Main Street
  • Coshocton
  • Ohio
  • 43812-1547
  • United States


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/07/03 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/30 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/06/30

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.