Community Bankers Trust Corp (NASDAQ:ESXB) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.03

Community Bankers Trust Corp (NASDAQ:ESXB) declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, September 6th, NASDAQ reports. Investors of record on Friday, September 20th will be given a dividend of 0.03 per share by the financial services provider on Tuesday, October 1st. This represents a $0.12 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.39%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 19th.

Community Bankers Trust has a payout ratio of 18.8% indicating that its dividend is sufficiently covered by earnings.

Community Bankers Trust stock opened at $8.66 on Wednesday. Community Bankers Trust has a one year low of $6.62 and a one year high of $9.31. The business has a 50 day simple moving average of $7.88 and a 200 day simple moving average of $7.73.

Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ:ESXB) last posted its earnings results on Friday, July 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.15 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $13.45 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13.40 million.

In related news, EVP John M. Oakey III sold 20,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $7.57, for a total transaction of $151,400.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 38,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $287,660. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, COO Jeffery Richard Cantrell sold 34,275 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, July 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $7.91, for a total value of $271,115.25. Following the sale, the chief operating officer now directly owns 30,150 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $238,486.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have purchased a total of 1,908 shares of company stock valued at $14,809 in the last 90 days.

Community Bankers Trust Company Profile

Community Bankers Trust Corporation operates as the holding company for the Essex Bank that provides financial services primarily to individuals and small businesses. It offers individual and commercial demand and time deposit accounts; and commercial and industrial loans, consumer and small business loans, and real estate and mortgage loans.

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