FIG Partners Weighs in on Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc’s Q4 2018 Earnings (EBMT)

Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc (NASDAQ:EBMT) – Stock analysts at FIG Partners decreased their Q4 2018 earnings per share estimates for Eagle Bancorp Montana in a research note issued on Monday, October 29th. FIG Partners analyst T. Coffey now expects that the bank will post earnings of $0.33 per share for the quarter, down from their prior estimate of $0.39. FIG Partners also issued estimates for Eagle Bancorp Montana’s Q2 2019 earnings at $0.37 EPS, Q3 2019 earnings at $0.50 EPS, Q1 2020 earnings at $0.46 EPS, Q2 2020 earnings at $0.49 EPS and Q3 2020 earnings at $0.52 EPS.

Separately, Zacks Investment Research cut Eagle Bancorp Montana from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 27th.

Shares of EBMT stock opened at $15.98 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $88.19 million, a P/E ratio of 12.58, a PEG ratio of 1.49 and a beta of 0.22. Eagle Bancorp Montana has a 1 year low of $14.20 and a 1 year high of $21.95. The company has a quick ratio of 0.95, a current ratio of 0.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.27.

Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October 23rd. The bank reported $0.30 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $0.30. The firm had revenue of $11.24 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $10.99 million. Eagle Bancorp Montana had a return on equity of 6.25% and a net margin of 8.85%.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 7th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 16th will be issued a $0.0925 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 15th. This represents a $0.37 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.32%. Eagle Bancorp Montana’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 29.13%.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Eagle Bancorp Montana stock. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its stake in Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc (NASDAQ:EBMT) by 14.9% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 48,260 shares of the bank’s stock after acquiring an additional 6,260 shares during the quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC owned approximately 0.88% of Eagle Bancorp Montana worth $931,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 42.18% of the company’s stock.

About Eagle Bancorp Montana

Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Opportunity Bank of Montana that provides various retail banking products and services in Montana. The company offers one-to-four family residential mortgage loans; commercial real estate loans; real estate construction loans; home equity loans; commercial business loans consisting of business loans and lines of credit on a secured and unsecured basis; and consumer loans comprising loans that are secured by collateral other than real estate, such as automobiles, recreational vehicles, and boats.

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