Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc (NASDAQ:EBMT) CFO Laura Clark purchased 516 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 14th. The stock was bought at an average price of $19.75 per share, for a total transaction of $10,191.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 6,022 shares in the company, valued at $118,934.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.
Eagle Bancorp Montana remained flat at $$19.75 during midday trading on Friday, according to MarketBeat Ratings. 1,212 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,889. The company has a quick ratio of 0.91, a current ratio of 0.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04. The firm has a market cap of $107.84 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.55, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.68 and a beta of 0.30. Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc has a 52 week low of $17.35 and a 52 week high of $21.95.
Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, April 24th. The bank reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.25 by ($0.10). Eagle Bancorp Montana had a net margin of 9.04% and a return on equity of 7.25%. The business had revenue of $9.53 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.68 million. sell-side analysts forecast that Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc will post 1.18 earnings per share for the current year.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 11th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 10th. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.82%. Eagle Bancorp Montana’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 28.35%.
Several institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of EBMT. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana by 20.1% during the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 46,220 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $850,000 after acquiring an additional 7,720 shares in the last quarter. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. boosted its position in shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana by 20.2% during the 4th quarter. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. now owns 232,781 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $4,877,000 after acquiring an additional 39,142 shares in the last quarter. US Bancorp DE boosted its position in shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana by 21.9% during the 4th quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 17,229 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $361,000 after acquiring an additional 3,098 shares in the last quarter. Maltese Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana during the 4th quarter valued at about $3,666,000. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company boosted its position in shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana by 14.9% during the 4th quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 232,747 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $4,876,000 after acquiring an additional 30,226 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 43.45% of the company’s stock.
EBMT has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. FIG Partners restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana in a research report on Thursday, April 26th. Finally, ValuEngine lowered shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, May 7th.
Eagle Bancorp Montana Company Profile
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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