Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC) Director William R. Peeples sold 12,690 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 28th. The stock was sold at an average price of $10.31, for a total value of $130,833.90. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 869,118 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,960,606.58. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

Shares of Community West Bancshares (CWBC) traded up $0.10 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $10.40. The company had a trading volume of 17,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,235. Community West Bancshares has a 12 month low of $9.00 and a 12 month high of $10.65. The stock has a market capitalization of $85.88, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.44 and a beta of 0.53. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.80, a current ratio of 1.10 and a quick ratio of 1.01.

Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Friday, October 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter. The business had revenue of $9.09 million during the quarter. Community West Bancshares had a return on equity of 8.61% and a net margin of 15.03%.

The company also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, November 30th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, November 14th will be given a dividend of $0.04 per share. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.54%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 13th. Community West Bancshares’s dividend payout ratio is currently 23.53%.

A number of institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business. Wedbush Securities Inc. lifted its position in Community West Bancshares by 29.2% during the third quarter. Wedbush Securities Inc. now owns 49,243 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $510,000 after buying an additional 11,143 shares during the period. ZPR Investment Management lifted its position in Community West Bancshares by 113.9% during the second quarter. ZPR Investment Management now owns 24,254 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $252,000 after buying an additional 12,916 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in Community West Bancshares by 1.0% during the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 127,970 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,331,000 after buying an additional 1,217 shares during the period. Finally, Context BH Capital Management LP lifted its position in Community West Bancshares by 5.2% during the second quarter. Context BH Capital Management LP now owns 60,274 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $609,000 after buying an additional 2,961 shares during the period. 23.03% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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About Community West Bancshares

Community West Bancshares is a bank holding company. The Company provides full-service banking through its subsidiary, Community West Bank, N.A. (the Bank). Through the Bank, the Company provides a range of financial products and services to customers, including lending and deposit products. The Company focuses on professionals, small to mid-sized businesses and individual households.

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