Esquire Financial Holdings Inc (NYSE:ESQ) Director Kevin C. Waterhouse acquired 700 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 26th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $15.92 per share, with a total value of $11,144.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Shares of Esquire Financial Holdings Inc (ESQ) traded down 0.31% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $16.10. The stock had a trading volume of 6,130 shares. The company’s market capitalization is $117.72 million. Esquire Financial Holdings Inc has a 1-year low of $14.51 and a 1-year high of $16.52. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $15.55 and its 200 day moving average price is $15.27.

Esquire Financial Holdings (NYSE:ESQ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.16. Esquire Financial Holdings had a return on equity of 6.25% and a net margin of 17.18%. The business had revenue of $6.57 million during the quarter. On average, analysts predict that Esquire Financial Holdings Inc will post $0.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in ESQ. Wasatch Advisors Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Esquire Financial Holdings during the 2nd quarter worth $3,000,000. Pacific Ridge Capital Partners LLC bought a new stake in shares of Esquire Financial Holdings during the 2nd quarter worth $1,800,000. Banc Funds Co. LLC bought a new stake in shares of Esquire Financial Holdings during the 2nd quarter worth $750,000. ELCO Management Co. LLC bought a new stake in shares of Esquire Financial Holdings during the 2nd quarter worth $599,000. Finally, Susquehanna International Group LLP bought a new stake in shares of Esquire Financial Holdings during the 2nd quarter worth $314,000.

Separately, Sandler O’Neill started coverage on Esquire Financial Holdings in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. They issued a “buy” rating and a $17.00 target price for the company.

About Esquire Financial Holdings

Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company operates through its wholly owned bank subsidiary, Esquire Bank, National Association (the Bank). The Bank is a full service commercial bank engaged in serving the financial needs of the legal and small business communities on a national basis, as well as commercial and retail customers in the New York metropolitan market.

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