Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued their market perform rating on shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday morning, MarketBeat.com reports. The brokerage currently has a $9.00 target price on the financial services provider’s stock.

Other research analysts also recently issued research reports about the stock. Brean Capital reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. in a report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Sandler O’Neill started coverage on shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. in a report on Wednesday, August 30th. They issued a hold rating and a $9.00 target price for the company.

Community Bankers Trust Corp. (ESXB) traded down 0.270% during midday trading on Tuesday, hitting $9.225. The stock had a trading volume of 35,126 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $8.69 and its 200-day moving average price is $8.31. Community Bankers Trust Corp. has a 52 week low of $5.37 and a 52 week high of $9.25. The stock has a market capitalization of $203.29 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.628.

Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) last issued its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.13 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $12.16 million during the quarter. Community Bankers Trust Corp. had a net margin of 24.12% and a return on equity of 9.83%. Equities analysts anticipate that Community Bankers Trust Corp. will post $0.50 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Voya Investment Management LLC bought a new position in Community Bankers Trust Corp. in the 2nd quarter worth $111,000. GSA Capital Partners LLP bought a new position in Community Bankers Trust Corp. in the 2nd quarter worth $125,000. Acadian Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in Community Bankers Trust Corp. by 69.7% in the 2nd quarter. Acadian Asset Management LLC now owns 17,043 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $141,000 after buying an additional 7,000 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers bought a new position in Community Bankers Trust Corp. in the 2nd quarter worth $184,000. Finally, The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company bought a new position in Community Bankers Trust Corp. in the 2nd quarter worth $195,000.

About Community Bankers Trust Corp.

Community Bankers Trust Corporation is the holding company for Essex Bank (the Bank). The Bank is engaged in a general commercial banking business and provides a range of financial services to individuals and small businesses, including individual and commercial demand and time deposit accounts, commercial and industrial loans, consumer and small business loans, real estate and mortgage loans, investment services and safe deposit box facilities.

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