Analysts at Sandler O’Neill started coverage on shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) in a report released on Wednesday. The brokerage set a “hold” rating on the financial services provider’s stock.

Separately, Brean Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd.

Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ ESXB) opened at 8.30 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $182.91 million and a P/E ratio of 17.66. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $8.52 and its 200 day moving average price is $8.16. Community Bankers Trust Corp. has a 52 week low of $5.31 and a 52 week high of $9.00.

Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11 by $0.02. Community Bankers Trust Corp. had a return on equity of 9.83% and a net margin of 24.12%. The company had revenue of $12.16 million during the quarter. Equities analysts forecast that Community Bankers Trust Corp. will post $0.50 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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A number of large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Voya Investment Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. during the second quarter worth about $111,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new stake in shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. during the second quarter worth about $125,000. Acadian Asset Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. by 69.7% in the second quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 17,043 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $141,000 after buying an additional 7,000 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers bought a new stake in shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. during the second quarter worth about $184,000. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company bought a new stake in shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. during the second quarter worth about $195,000.

About Community Bankers Trust Corp.

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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