Eagle Bancorp Montana (EBMT) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows

Media coverage about Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Eagle Bancorp Montana earned a news sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the bank an impact score of 46.3400288266293 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

Shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ EBMT) traded down $0.05 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $21.00. The stock had a trading volume of 2,400 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,775. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.72, a current ratio of 0.99 and a quick ratio of 0.97. Eagle Bancorp Montana has a one year low of $17.35 and a one year high of $21.95. The firm has a market capitalization of $105.25, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.28, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.32 and a beta of 0.39.

Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) last issued its earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The bank reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.39 by $0.11. Eagle Bancorp Montana had a return on equity of 8.46% and a net margin of 11.85%. The company had revenue of $10.15 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $10.00 million. research analysts anticipate that Eagle Bancorp Montana will post 1.31 EPS for the current year.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised Eagle Bancorp Montana from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, December 20th.

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Eagle Bancorp Montana Company Profile

Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc is the bank holding company for Opportunity Bank of Montana (the Bank). The Bank is a Montana-chartered commercial bank. The Bank has equity investments in Certified Development Entities, which have received allocations of New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC). The Company offers wealth management services at its locations through financial advisors employed by the Bank.

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