Village Bank and Trust Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:VBFC)’s stock price passed below its 200-day moving average during trading on Thursday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $33.36 and traded as low as $34.44. Village Bank and Trust Financial shares last traded at $34.45, with a volume of 200 shares trading hands.

Separately, ValuEngine cut Village Bank and Trust Financial from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, August 1st.

The business has a fifty day simple moving average of $33.81 and a 200 day simple moving average of $33.36. The stock has a market cap of $50.13 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.38 and a beta of 0.07. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.14, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.03.

In other Village Bank and Trust Financial news, major shareholder Kenneth R. Lehman acquired 1,490 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, July 2nd. The shares were acquired at an average price of $33.06 per share, for a total transaction of $49,259.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder Kenneth R. Lehman acquired 1,577 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 17th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $33.35 per share, for a total transaction of $52,592.95. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders have acquired 3,708 shares of company stock worth $123,807. 9.34% of the stock is owned by insiders.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Village Bank and Trust Financial stock. Minerva Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Village Bank and Trust Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:VBFC) by 4.5% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 23,245 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,000 shares during the quarter. Minerva Advisors LLC owned about 1.62% of Village Bank and Trust Financial worth $763,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 5.88% of the company’s stock.

Village Bank and Trust Financial Company Profile (NASDAQ:VBFC)

Village Bank and Trust Financial Corp. operates as the bank holding company for Village Bank that provides banking and related financial services to small and medium sized businesses, professionals, and individuals. The company operates in two segments, Traditional Commercial Banking and Mortgage Banking.

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