Headlines about Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Eagle Bancorp Montana earned a daily sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the bank an impact score of 46.5786574075606 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th.

Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ EBMT) opened at $20.90 on Friday. Eagle Bancorp Montana has a 12 month low of $17.35 and a 12 month high of $24.00. The firm has a market cap of $105.01, a PE ratio of 15.67, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.71 and a beta of 0.39. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.72, a current ratio of 0.99 and a quick ratio of 0.97.

Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) last announced its earnings results on Monday, October 23rd. The bank reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.39 by $0.11. Eagle Bancorp Montana had a net margin of 11.85% and a return on equity of 8.46%. The company had revenue of $10.15 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $10.00 million. sell-side analysts anticipate that Eagle Bancorp Montana will post 1.23 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 1st. Shareholders of record on Saturday, November 11th were paid a $0.09 dividend. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.72%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 9th. Eagle Bancorp Montana’s dividend payout ratio is presently 27.91%.

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About Eagle Bancorp Montana

Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc is the bank holding company for Opportunity Bank of Montana (the Bank). The Bank is a Montana-chartered commercial bank. The Bank has equity investments in Certified Development Entities, which have received allocations of New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC). The Company offers wealth management services at its locations through financial advisors employed by the Bank.

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