Headlines about Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Eagle Bancorp Montana earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.2346531653839 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, April 3rd.
EBMT traded up $0.15 during trading on Monday, hitting $20.70. 6,400 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,871. The company has a quick ratio of 0.98, a current ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.29. Eagle Bancorp Montana has a 1 year low of $17.35 and a 1 year high of $21.95. The company has a market cap of $113.03, a P/E ratio of 16.30, a P/E/G ratio of 1.41 and a beta of 0.29.
Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) last released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, January 29th. The bank reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.02. Eagle Bancorp Montana had a net margin of 9.73% and a return on equity of 8.02%. The company had revenue of $9.81 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.85 million. research analysts anticipate that Eagle Bancorp Montana will post 1.47 earnings per share for the current year.
In other Eagle Bancorp Montana news, CEO Peter Joseph Johnson sold 2,069 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.75, for a total transaction of $40,862.75. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 94,460 shares in the company, valued at $1,865,585. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, Director Rick Hays acquired 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 15th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $19.70 per share, with a total value of $39,400.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the director now owns 22,729 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $447,761.30. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 5,538 shares of company stock valued at $109,610. 6.90% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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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. It accepts various deposit products, such as checking, savings, money market, and individual retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit accounts.
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