News headlines about Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ:ESXB) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Community Bankers Trust earned a daily sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.234281046052 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
Separately, Brean Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Community Bankers Trust in a research note on Thursday, May 3rd. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. Community Bankers Trust has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $9.33.
Shares of ESXB opened at $8.95 on Friday. Community Bankers Trust has a 52 week low of $7.90 and a 52 week high of $10.00.
Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ:ESXB) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.14 by ($0.02). The business had revenue of $12.55 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $12.60 million. Community Bankers Trust had a return on equity of 9.39% and a net margin of 23.37%.
About Community Bankers Trust
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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