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Shares of Eagle Bancorp Inc. (Maryland) (NASDAQ:EGBN) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Thursday, American Banking and Market News reports. The stock traded as high as $27.74 and last traded at $27.39, with a volume of 36,502 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $27.35.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on EGBN shares. Analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised their price target on shares of Eagle Bancorp Inc. (Maryland) (NASDAQ:EGBN) from $24.50 to $29.00 in a research note to investors on Friday, July 26th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at FBR Capital Markets raised their price target on shares of Eagle Bancorp Inc. (Maryland) (NASDAQ:EGBN) from $25.00 to $29.00 in a research note to investors on Thursday, July 25th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of Eagle Bancorp Inc. (Maryland) (NASDAQ:EGBN) from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, July 24th. They now have a $26.80 price target on the stock.

Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a buy rating, Eagle Bancorp Inc. (Maryland) presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $25.46.

Eagle Bancorp Inc. has a 52-week low of $15.1273 and a 52-week high of $27.67. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $25.67 and a 200-day moving average of $22.51. The company has a market cap of $706.2 million and a P/E ratio of 16.28.

Eagle Bancorp Inc. (Maryland) (NASDAQ:EGBN) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 22nd. The company reported $0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.42 by $0.03. Analysts expect that Eagle Bancorp Inc. will post $1.75 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Eagle Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company for EagleBank (NASDAQ:EGBN).

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