Eugene S. Putnam, Jr. Purchases 1,200 Shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp (ESXB) Stock
Community Bankers Trust Corp (NASDAQ:ESXB) Director Eugene S. Putnam, Jr. purchased 1,200 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 23rd. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $9.03 per share, with a total value of $10,836.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 99,611 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $899,487.33. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link.
NASDAQ ESXB opened at $8.95 on Wednesday. Community Bankers Trust Corp has a 52-week low of $7.90 and a 52-week high of $10.05.
Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ:ESXB) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.17 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.03. Community Bankers Trust had a net margin of 23.37% and a return on equity of 9.39%. The company had revenue of $12.78 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $13.10 million.
ESXB has been the subject of several analyst reports. Brean Capital reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Community Bankers Trust in a report on Monday, July 16th. Sandler O’Neill reissued a “hold” rating and set a $10.50 price target on shares of Community Bankers Trust in a report on Friday, July 27th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $10.17.
About Community Bankers Trust
Community Bankers Trust Corporation operates as the holding company for the Essex Bank that provides financial services primarily to individuals and small businesses. 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.
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