City Holding Company (NASDAQ:CHCO) EVP Craig G. Stilwell sold 7,931 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, May 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $64.85, for a total transaction of $514,325.35. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 26,865 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,742,195.25. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

City Holding Company (NASDAQ:CHCO) traded down 0.78% during trading on Friday, reaching $66.39. 96,910 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. City Holding Company has a one year low of $42.98 and a one year high of $74.90. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.04 billion, a PE ratio of 17.88 and a beta of 0.85. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $66.77 and a 200 day moving average price of $65.89.

City Holding Company (NASDAQ:CHCO) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April 24th. The bank reported $1.04 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.86 by $0.18. The firm had revenue of $48.95 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $46.99 million. City Holding Company had a return on equity of 12.60% and a net margin of 28.38%. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.78 EPS. On average, analysts anticipate that City Holding Company will post $3.68 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for City Holding Company (NASDAQ:CHCO)

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Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of City Holding Company from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, June 10th. ValuEngine raised shares of City Holding Company from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of City Holding Company from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $74.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, February 21st. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $65.00 target price on shares of City Holding Company and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 10th. Finally, DA Davidson assumed coverage on shares of City Holding Company in a research note on Monday, March 6th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $68.00 target price for the company. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. City Holding Company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $69.33.

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of CHCO. Guggenheim Capital LLC boosted its stake in City Holding Company by 69.5% in the fourth quarter. Guggenheim Capital LLC now owns 58,957 shares of the bank’s stock worth $3,985,000 after buying an additional 24,169 shares in the last quarter. A.R.T. Advisors LLC bought a new stake in City Holding Company during the fourth quarter worth approximately $439,000. Scotia Capital Inc. boosted its stake in City Holding Company by 17.8% in the fourth quarter. Scotia Capital Inc. now owns 10,997 shares of the bank’s stock worth $745,000 after buying an additional 1,659 shares in the last quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P boosted its stake in City Holding Company by 51.8% in the fourth quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P now owns 38,700 shares of the bank’s stock worth $2,617,000 after buying an additional 13,200 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in City Holding Company by 1.3% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 692,703 shares of the bank’s stock worth $46,827,000 after buying an additional 8,745 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 62.92% of the company’s stock.

City Holding Company Company Profile

City Holding Company is a financial holding company. The Company conducts its principal activities through its subsidiary, City National Bank of West Virginia (City National). As of December 31, 2016, the City National provided banking, trust and investment management and other financial solutions through its network of 85 banking offices located in the states of West Virginia, Virginia, eastern Kentucky and southeastern Ohio.

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