Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc (NASDAQ:EBMT) Director Rick Hays bought 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 6th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $16.65 per share, for a total transaction of $33,300.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 27,329 shares in the company, valued at approximately $455,027.85. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink.

Eagle Bancorp Montana stock opened at $16.90 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $91.08 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.31, a P/E/G ratio of 1.57 and a beta of 0.37. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.27, a quick ratio of 0.95 and a current ratio of 0.97. Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc has a 52 week low of $14.20 and a 52 week high of $21.95.

Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, October 23rd. The bank reported $0.30 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.30. The firm had revenue of $11.24 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $10.99 million. Eagle Bancorp Montana had a net margin of 8.85% and a return on equity of 6.25%. As a group, research analysts forecast that Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc will post 1.07 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be paid a $0.0925 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.37 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.19%. Eagle Bancorp Montana’s dividend payout ratio is currently 29.13%.

Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 27th. TheStreet raised shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 31st.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Eagle Bancorp Montana stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its holdings in Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc (NASDAQ:EBMT) by 14.9% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 48,260 shares of the bank’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,260 shares during the quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned about 0.88% of Eagle Bancorp Montana worth $931,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 42.18% of the company’s stock.

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About Eagle Bancorp Montana

Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Opportunity Bank of Montana that provides various retail banking products and services in Montana. The company offers one-to-four family residential mortgage loans; commercial real estate loans; real estate construction loans; home equity loans; commercial business loans consisting of business loans and lines of credit on a secured and unsecured basis; and consumer loans comprising loans that are secured by collateral other than real estate, such as automobiles, recreational vehicles, and boats.

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