Q1 2018 Earnings Forecast for Community Bankers Trust Corp Issued By FIG Partners (ESXB)

Community Bankers Trust Corp (NASDAQ:ESXB) – Analysts at FIG Partners issued their Q1 2018 earnings estimates for shares of Community Bankers Trust in a report issued on Tuesday. FIG Partners analyst J. Rodis expects that the financial services provider will post earnings per share of $0.13 for the quarter. FIG Partners currently has a “Market-Perform” rating on the stock. FIG Partners also issued estimates for Community Bankers Trust’s Q2 2018 earnings at $0.14 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.15 EPS and Q4 2018 earnings at $0.15 EPS.

A number of other equities analysts also recently issued reports on the company. Sandler O’Neill set a $9.00 price objective on Community Bankers Trust and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Brean Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Community Bankers Trust in a research report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Finally, Stephens downgraded Community Bankers Trust from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $9.33.

Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ ESXB) opened at $8.20 on Friday. Community Bankers Trust has a 1 year low of $6.95 and a 1 year high of $9.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $181.90, a PE ratio of 25.63 and a beta of 0.23.

A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Gator Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Community Bankers Trust during the fourth quarter worth approximately $755,000. Belpointe Asset Management LLC acquired a new stake in Community Bankers Trust during the third quarter worth approximately $114,000. Maltese Capital Management LLC grew its stake in Community Bankers Trust by 0.7% during the third quarter. Maltese Capital Management LLC now owns 998,582 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $9,187,000 after purchasing an additional 6,700 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its stake in Community Bankers Trust by 34.7% during the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 90,431 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $832,000 after purchasing an additional 23,297 shares during the period. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company MN grew its stake in Community Bankers Trust by 7,036.3% during the third quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 119,247 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,098,000 after purchasing an additional 117,576 shares during the period.

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Community Bankers Trust 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.

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