Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) insider Rex L. Smith III bought 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 31st. The stock was acquired at an average price of $8.80 per share, for a total transaction of $88,000.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the insider now directly owns 47,250 shares in the company, valued at $415,800. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link.

Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $12.19 million during the quarter. Community Bankers Trust Corp. had a net margin of 24.12% and a return on equity of 9.83%.

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A number of research firms recently commented on ESXB. Brean Capital set a $10.00 target price on shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Stephens downgraded shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “market perform” rating and issued a $9.00 target price on shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. in a report on Tuesday, October 3rd. Finally, Sandler O’Neill began coverage on shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. in a report on Wednesday, August 30th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $9.00 target price on the stock.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in ESXB. Acadian Asset Management LLC raised its position in shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. by 69.7% in the 2nd quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 17,043 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $141,000 after acquiring an additional 7,000 shares during the period. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. by 725.0% in the 2nd quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 17,573 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $2,130,000 after acquiring an additional 15,443 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $307,000. Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $473,000. Finally, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC acquired a new stake in shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $322,000.

Community Bankers Trust Corp. 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.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB)

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