Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) insider Rex L. Smith III bought 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 8th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $8.20 per share, with a total value of $24,600.00. Following the acquisition, the insider now owns 50,250 shares in the company, valued at approximately $412,050. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link.

Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) traded down $0.10 during trading on Monday, hitting $8.15. 11,200 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 60,098. Community Bankers Trust Corp. has a one year low of $5.55 and a one year high of $9.35.

Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by ($0.01). Community Bankers Trust Corp. had a return on equity of 7.87% and a net margin of 19.82%. The business had revenue of $12.19 million for the quarter.

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A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. River Oaks Capital LLC lifted its stake in Community Bankers Trust Corp. by 0.9% in the 2nd quarter. River Oaks Capital LLC now owns 351,400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,899,000 after purchasing an additional 3,200 shares during the last quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC lifted 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 purchasing an additional 7,000 shares during the last quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp lifted its stake in Community Bankers Trust Corp. by 16.6% in the 3rd quarter. Bank of New York Mellon Corp now owns 71,059 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $654,000 after purchasing an additional 10,103 shares during the last quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in Community Bankers Trust Corp. in the 2nd quarter valued at about $111,000. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in Community Bankers Trust Corp. by 29.0% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 67,134 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $554,000 after purchasing an additional 15,072 shares during the last quarter.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Brean Capital set a $10.00 price objective on shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 27th. Stephens downgraded shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods downgraded shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, 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 objective for the company.

About Community Bankers Trust Corp.

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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