Stock Worth Mentioning Today: Institutional Investor Sentiment About Community Bankers Trust Corp (NASDAQ:ESXB) Increased

November 16, 2016 - By Ruchi Gupta   ·   0 Comments

Stock Worth Mentioning Today: Institutional Investor Sentiment About Community Bankers Trust Corp (NASDAQ:ESXB)  Increased

Sentiment for Community Bankers Trust Corp (NASDAQ:ESXB)

Community Bankers Trust Corp (NASDAQ:ESXB) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.44 in Q2 2016. Its down -0.56, from 2 in 2016Q1. The ratio turned negative, as 13 investment professionals started new or increased positions, while 9 decreased and sold their equity positions in Community Bankers Trust Corp. The investment professionals in our partner’s database reported: 10.43 million shares, up from 10.24 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Community Bankers Trust Corp in their top 10 positions was flat from 2 to 2 for the same number . Sold All: 1 Reduced: 8 Increased: 11 New Position: 2.

Community Bankers Trust Corporation is the holding firm for Essex Bank . The company has a market cap of $127.11 million. 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. It has a 13.91 P/E ratio. Essex Services, Inc., a subsidiary of the Bank, and its financial consultants offer a range of investment products and alternatives.

About 202 shares traded hands. Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) has risen 18.13% since April 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 13.44% the S&P500.

Paragon Associates & Paragon Associates Ii Joint Venture holds 5.52% of its portfolio in Community Bankers Trust Corp. for 1.09 million shares. Castine Capital Management Llc owns 1.60 million shares or 3.98% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. has 1.17% invested in the company for 808,306 shares. The Virginia-based Ejf Capital Llc has invested 0.85% in the stock. Fsi Group Llc, a Ohio-based fund reported 204,163 shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 1 insider buy, and 1 insider sale for $42,882 net activity.

Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 67% of Community Bankers Trust Corp.’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Community Bankers Trust Corp., 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 1 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $6.25 while the high is $6.25. The stock’s average target of $6.25 is 5.22% above today’s ($5.94) share price. ESXB was included in 3 notes of analysts from September 22, 2015. TheStreet downgraded the stock to “Hold” rating in Tuesday, September 22 report. The rating was initiated by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Outperform” on Monday, October 19. The stock of Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) earned “Overweight” rating by Stephens on Friday, January 8.

ESXB Company Profile

Community Bankers Trust Corporation, incorporated on April 6, 2005, is the holding firm 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, online and mobile banking products, and safe deposit box facilities. Essex Services, Inc., a subsidiary of the Bank, and its financial consultants offer a range of investment products and alternatives through an affiliation with Infinex Investments, Inc., which is an independent broker-dealer. The Firm operates in over three business lines: retail and small business banking, commercial and industrial banking and real estate lending.

More news for Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) were recently published by: Prnewswire.com, which released: “Essex Bank Announces Plans for Branches at Richmond’s West Broad Marketplace …” on August 01, 2016. Seekingalpha.com‘s article titled: “Community Bankers Trust’s (ESXB) CEO Rex Smith on Q3 2016 Results – Earnings …” and published on October 29, 2016 is yet another important article.

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