News articles about Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) have been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Eagle Bancorp Montana earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the bank an impact score of 45.2342798190799 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
EBMT traded up $0.10 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $20.95. 438 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,436. Eagle Bancorp Montana has a one year low of $17.35 and a one year high of $21.95. The stock has a market cap of $113.85, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.50, a P/E/G ratio of 1.42 and a beta of 0.29. 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 (NASDAQ:EBMT) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, January 29th. The bank reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.02. Eagle Bancorp Montana had a return on equity of 8.02% and a net margin of 9.73%. The company had revenue of $9.81 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.85 million. equities research analysts expect that Eagle Bancorp Montana will post 1.47 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday.
In other Eagle Bancorp Montana news, Director Larry A. Dreyer sold 2,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, February 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.75, for a total value of $39,500.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 29,135 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $575,416.25. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, 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 value of $40,862.75. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 94,460 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,865,585. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 5,538 shares of company stock valued at $109,610 over the last three months. 6.90% of the stock is currently owned by corporate 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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