Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB)‘s stock had its “market perform” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods in a research report issued on Tuesday. They presently have a $9.00 price target on the financial services provider’s stock. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ price objective would suggest a potential downside of 1.10% from the stock’s current price.

Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on the stock. Sandler O’Neill assumed coverage on shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, August 30th. They set a “hold” rating and a $9.00 price target for the company. Brean Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd.

Shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ ESXB) traded down 1.923% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $8.925. The stock had a trading volume of 5,297 shares. Community Bankers Trust Corp. has a 52 week low of $5.37 and a 52 week high of $9.25. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $8.64 and its 200 day moving average price is $8.29. The company has a market capitalization of $196.68 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.989.

Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. The business had revenue of $12.16 million for the quarter. Community Bankers Trust Corp. had a net margin of 24.12% and a return on equity of 9.83%. Analysts predict that Community Bankers Trust Corp. will post $0.50 earnings per share for the current year.

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Several hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Voya Investment Management LLC purchased a new stake in Community Bankers Trust Corp. in the 2nd quarter worth about $111,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new stake in Community Bankers Trust Corp. in the 2nd quarter valued at about $125,000. Acadian Asset Management LLC raised its stake in Community Bankers Trust Corp. by 69.7% in the 2nd quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 17,043 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $141,000 after acquiring an additional 7,000 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers bought a new stake in Community Bankers Trust Corp. in the 2nd quarter valued at about $184,000. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company bought a new stake in Community Bankers Trust Corp. in the 2nd quarter valued at about $195,000.

Community Bankers Trust Corp. Company Profile

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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