Shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc (NASDAQ:EBMT) have been assigned a consensus broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy recommendation.
Brokerages have set a 12-month consensus target price of $23.50 for the company and are forecasting that the company will post $0.25 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Eagle Bancorp Montana an industry rank of 6 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Eagle Bancorp Montana from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 21st.
Shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) traded down $0.30 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $19.95. The stock had a trading volume of 3,243 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,583. Eagle Bancorp Montana has a 12-month low of $17.35 and a 12-month high of $21.95. The stock has a market cap of $101.28, a P/E ratio of 19.37, a PEG ratio of 1.24 and a beta of 0.33. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.72, a current ratio of 0.99 and a quick ratio of 0.97.
Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) last announced its earnings results on Monday, January 29th. The bank reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.32 by $0.02. Eagle Bancorp Montana had a return on equity of 8.73% and a net margin of 9.73%. The firm had revenue of $9.81 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.85 million. research analysts expect that Eagle Bancorp Montana will post 1.63 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, February 9th will be paid a $0.09 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 8th. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.80%. Eagle Bancorp Montana’s payout ratio is presently 34.95%.
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About Eagle Bancorp Montana
Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc is the bank holding company for Opportunity Bank of Montana (the Bank). The Bank is a Montana-chartered commercial bank. The Bank has equity investments in Certified Development Entities, which have received allocations of New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC). The Company offers wealth management services at its locations through financial advisors employed by the Bank.
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