Community Bankers Trust (ESXB) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ:ESXB) is scheduled to be releasing its earnings data before the market opens on Tuesday, January 30th. Analysts expect Community Bankers Trust to post earnings of $0.11 per share for the quarter.

Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ:ESXB) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $12.19 million during the quarter. Community Bankers Trust had a return on equity of 7.87% and a net margin of 19.82%.

Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ:ESXB) traded up $0.05 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $8.30. The company had a trading volume of 14,747 shares, compared to its average volume of 36,088. The firm has a market cap of $184.11, a PE ratio of 17.66 and a beta of 0.34. Community Bankers Trust has a 12 month low of $6.95 and a 12 month high of $9.35.

In other news, insider Rex L. Smith III acquired 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 31st. The stock was bought at an average cost of $8.80 per share, for a total transaction of $88,000.00. Following the purchase, the insider now owns 47,250 shares in the company, valued at $415,800. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Over the last quarter, insiders have acquired 15,275 shares of company stock valued at $132,310.

A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in Community Bankers Trust stock. California State Teachers Retirement System acquired a new position in shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp (NASDAQ:ESXB) in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund acquired 38,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock, valued at approximately $314,000. California State Teachers Retirement System owned approximately 0.17% of Community Bankers Trust at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of research firms recently weighed in on ESXB. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods cut Community Bankers Trust from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Brean Capital set a $10.00 price objective on Community Bankers Trust and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Stephens lowered Community Bankers Trust from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. FIG Partners reiterated a “market-perform” rating on shares of Community Bankers Trust in a research note on Wednesday, December 20th. Finally, Sandler O’Neill set a $9.00 price objective on Community Bankers Trust and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 4th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $9.33.

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About Community Bankers Trust

Community Bankers Trust Corporation is the holding company for Essex Bank (the Bank). The Bank is engaged in a general commercial banking business and provides a range of financial services to individuals and small businesses, including individual and commercial demand and time deposit accounts, commercial and industrial loans, consumer and small business loans, real estate and mortgage loans, investment services and safe deposit box facilities.

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