HMN Financial, Inc. (Nasdaq:HMNF) is a holding company for Home Federal Savings Bank, which provides community banking services in Minnesota. Its business model focuses on providing a range of banking services to individuals, businesses, and governmental entities, while also offering a variety of loan products. It has strong focus on customer service, commitment to the communities it serves, and personalized approach to banking. Additionally, the company has a considerable asset base of USD 1.1 billion and operates through 14 offices.
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Compared to other banking firms, HMN Financial boasts reliable earnings metrics, outpacing its peers in terms of return-on-equity, revenue, and quarterly revenue growth year-over-year, and also holding greater profit margin and yield than Rhinebeck Bancorp, making it a strong investment opportunity despite the yield not being the main source of value.