Community Bankers Trust (NASDAQ:ESXB) posted its earnings results on Friday. The financial services provider reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.14 by $0.02, Bloomberg Earnings reports. The business had revenue of $13.14 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $13.10 million.
Shares of ESXB opened at $7.66 on Friday. Community Bankers Trust has a 52-week low of $6.62 and a 52-week high of $10.05.
The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, April 1st. Investors of record on Friday, March 15th were issued a $0.03 dividend. This represents a $0.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.57%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, March 14th. Community Bankers Trust’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 18.75%.
A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Community Bankers Trust stock. Geode Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Community Bankers Trust Corp (NASDAQ:ESXB) by 3.5% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 292,053 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 9,902 shares during the quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC’s holdings in Community Bankers Trust were worth $2,108,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
About Community Bankers Trust
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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