Community Bankers Trust Corp (NASDAQ:ESXB) Institutional Investors Q1 2018 Sentiment

July 14, 2018 - By Alfred Lee

Sentiment for Community Bankers Trust Corp (NASDAQ:ESXB)

Community Bankers Trust Corp (NASDAQ:ESXB) institutional sentiment decreased to 0.71 in Q1 2018. Its down -0.37, from 1.08 in 2017Q4. The ratio fall, as 17 funds started new and increased holdings, while 24 sold and trimmed stock positions in Community Bankers Trust Corp. The funds in our partner’s database now own: 12.99 million shares, up from 12.83 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of funds holding Community Bankers Trust Corp in their top 10 holdings was flat from 1 to 1 for the same number . Sold All: 5 Reduced: 19 Increased: 15 New Position: 2.

Community Bankers Trust Corporation operates as the holding firm for the Essex Bank that provides financial services primarily to individuals and small businesses in Virginia and Maryland. The company has market cap of $218.63 million. It offers individual and commercial demand and time deposit accounts; and commercial and industrial loans, consumer and small business loans, and real estate and mortgage loans. It has a 30 P/E ratio. The firm also provides investment services; online and mobile banking products; safe deposit box facilities; and insurance and investment products.

The stock decreased 0.50% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $9.9. About 12,249 shares traded. Community Bankers Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:ESXB) has risen 15.24% since July 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.67% the S&P500.

Analysts await Community Bankers Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:ESXB) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.14 EPS, up 7.69 % or $0.01 from last year’s $0.13 per share. ESXB’s profit will be $3.09 million for 17.68 P/E if the $0.14 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.12 actual EPS reported by Community Bankers Trust Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 16.67 % EPS growth.

Castine Capital Management Llc holds 5.16% of its portfolio in Community Bankers Trust Corporation for 1.77 million shares. Paragon Associates & Paragon Associates Ii Joint Venture owns 250,000 shares or 3.28% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. has 1.15% invested in the company for 802,406 shares. The Virginia-based Ejf Capital Llc has invested 1.09% in the stock. Gator Capital Management Llc, a Florida-based fund reported 92,691 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 4 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $115,887 activity.

Community Bankers Trust Corporation (NASDAQ:ESXB) Institutional Positions Chart

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