News articles about Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ:ESXB) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Community Bankers Trust earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.0318473911451 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Shares of Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ ESXB) traded down $0.05 on Monday, reaching $8.25. 7,400 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 36,367. Community Bankers Trust has a 12-month low of $6.95 and a 12-month high of $9.35. The company has a market cap of $181.89, a P/E ratio of 17.55 and a beta of 0.34.
Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ:ESXB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.12 by ($0.01). Community Bankers Trust had a return on equity of 7.87% and a net margin of 19.82%. The company had revenue of $12.19 million for the quarter.
In other Community Bankers Trust news, insider Rex L. Smith III bought 10,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, October 31st. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $8.80 per share, for a total transaction of $88,000.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 47,250 shares in the company, valued at $415,800. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Over the last quarter, insiders have bought 15,275 shares of company stock worth $132,310.
Community Bankers Trust Company Profile
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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