Esquire Financial Holdings Inc (ESQ) Director Sells $34,350.00 in Stock

Esquire Financial Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ESQ) Director Richard T. Powers sold 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.90, for a total value of $34,350.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link.

Esquire Financial Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:ESQ) traded down $0.11 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $22.33. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 17,215 shares, compared to its average volume of 18,632. Esquire Financial Holdings Inc has a 12-month low of $14.51 and a 12-month high of $25.92.

Esquire Financial (NASDAQ:ESQ) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 25th. The company reported $0.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $7.32 million for the quarter. Esquire Financial had a return on equity of 5.93% and a net margin of 14.05%.

Separately, Sandler O’Neill downgraded Esquire Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $22.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday, December 5th.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of ESQ. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Esquire Financial during the second quarter worth $177,000. Bank of New York Mellon Corp bought a new position in shares of Esquire Financial in the third quarter worth $269,000. Monashee Investment Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Esquire Financial by 51.2% in the fourth quarter. Monashee Investment Management LLC now owns 75,600 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,492,000 after purchasing an additional 25,600 shares during the period. Grandeur Peak Global Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Esquire Financial in the fourth quarter worth $2,073,000. Finally, Maltese Capital Management LLC bought a new position in shares of Esquire Financial in the third quarter worth $2,171,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 36.84% of the company’s stock.

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Esquire Financial Company Profile

Esquire Financial Holdings, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company operates through its wholly owned bank subsidiary, Esquire Bank, National Association (the Bank). The Bank is a full service commercial bank engaged in serving the financial needs of the legal and small business communities on a national basis, as well as commercial and retail customers in the New York metropolitan market.

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