Community Bankers Acquisition (ESXB) Hits New 52-Week High and Low at $9.40


Community Bankers Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) reached a new 52-week high and low on Friday . The stock traded as low as $9.40 and last traded at $9.45, with a volume of 4920 shares. The stock had previously closed at $9.25.


Separately, Brean Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Community Bankers Acquisition in a research note on Monday, April 16th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $9.33.

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Community Bankers Acquisition (NASDAQ:ESXB) last released its earnings results on Thursday, April 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.12 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.14 by ($0.02). Community Bankers Acquisition had a return on equity of 9.39% and a net margin of 23.37%. The business had revenue of $12.55 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.60 million.


Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in ESXB. Wells Fargo & Company MN lifted its stake in shares of Community Bankers Acquisition by 7,036.3% in the 3rd quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 119,247 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,098,000 after acquiring an additional 117,576 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its stake in shares of Community Bankers Acquisition by 34.7% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 90,431 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $832,000 after acquiring an additional 23,297 shares during the last quarter. Gator Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Community Bankers Acquisition in the 4th quarter valued at $755,000. Maltese Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in shares of Community Bankers Acquisition by 6.7% in the 4th quarter. Maltese Capital Management LLC now owns 1,065,147 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $8,681,000 after acquiring an additional 66,565 shares during the last quarter. Finally, BlackRock Inc. lifted its stake in shares of Community Bankers Acquisition by 1.4% in the 4th quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 1,018,250 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $8,299,000 after acquiring an additional 14,367 shares during the last quarter.


Community Bankers Acquisition 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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