Notable Mover: Institutional Investors Are Buying Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC)

November 18, 2016 - By Dolores Ford   ·   0 Comments

Notable Mover: Institutional Investors Are Buying Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC)

Sentiment for Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC)

Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC) institutional sentiment increased to 2.67 in Q2 2016. Its up 1.54, from 1.13 in 2016Q1. The ratio improved, as 9 funds opened new and increased positions, while 8 cut down and sold their stock positions in Community West Bancshares. The funds in our partner’s database now possess: 1.31 million shares, up from 1.24 million shares in 2016Q1. Also, the number of funds holding Community West Bancshares in their top 10 positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 4 Reduced: 4 Increased: 5 New Position: 4.

Community West Bancshares is a bank holding company. The company has a market cap of $69.72 million. The Firm provides full-service banking through its subsidiary, Community West Bank, N.A. . It has a 12.61 P/E ratio. Through the Bank, the Company provides a range of financial services and products to customers, including lending and deposit products.

About 2,523 shares traded hands. Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC) has risen 19.72% since April 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 15.29% the S&P500.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Community West Bancshares is a bank holding company. Through its subsidiaries, Goleta National Bank and Palomar Community Bank, they are engaged in providing general banking services. They provide commercial and retail financial services, including the acceptance of demand, savings, and time deposits, and the origination of commercial, U.S. Small Business Administration, accounts receivable, real estate, construction, home improvement, short term consumer, and other installment and term loans.”

Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. holds 0.96% of its portfolio in Community West Bancshares for 469,935 shares. Maltese Capital Management Llc owns 301,100 shares or 0.28% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Cutler Capital Management Llc has 0.19% invested in the company for 92,600 shares. The California-based Taylor Frigon Capital Management Llc has invested 0.03% in the stock. Acadian Asset Management Llc, a Massachusetts-based fund reported 204 shares.#img1#

Insider Transactions: Since January 1, 0001, the stock had 8 insider buys, and 3 insider sales for $1.09 million net activity.

CWBC Company Profile

Community West Bancshares, incorporated on November 26, 1996, is a bank holding company. The Firm provides full-service banking through its subsidiary, Community West Bank, N.A. (the Bank). Through the Bank, the Company provides a range of financial services and products to customers, including lending and deposit products. The Firm focuses on professionals, small to mid-sized businesses and individual households. Relationship banking is conducted at the community level through approximately five branch offices in the cities of Goleta, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Ventura and Westlake Village, California and a loan production office in San Luis Obispo. The Company’s services and products include deposit products, such as checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts and fixed rate, fixed maturity certificates of deposits, and lending products, including commercial loans, commercial real estate loans and consumer loans. The Firm has an agricultural lending program for agricultural land, agricultural operational lines, and agricultural term loans for crops, equipment and livestock. The Firm has a financing program for manufactured housing. The Firm originates small business administration (SBA) loans, which are sold into the secondary market. The Bank provides loans, letters of credit and other trade-related services to commercial enterprises that conduct business outside the United States.

More recent Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC) news were published by: Reuters.com which released: “BRIEF-Community West Bancshares posts Q3 EPS of $0.18” on October 28, 2016. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Community West Bancshares Named to Sandler O’Neill 2016 Bank and Thrift Sm-All …” on September 26, 2016. Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “James W. Lokey Appointed to Community West Bancshares Board of Directors” with publication date: June 29, 2015 was also an interesting one.

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