Insider Trading Review: Community Bankers Trust Corporation. $ESXB

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Community Bankers Trust Corporation. (ESXB) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Aug 22, 2017 Hardy William E., Director bought 655 shares having total worth of $5,364 at the price of $8.19 per share, following the transaction a total of 15,685 shares owned by Hardy William E.. Before this latest buy, Hardy William E. purchased ESXB at 4 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $100,386 at an average of $8.06 per share.

The stock has experienced a total of 3 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 3 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 12 times by insiders. In 2 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 10 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 3 0 8.55%
12 Month 10 2 66.67%

Shares of Community Bankers Trust Corporation. (ESXB) traded down 2.94% on Aug 25, 2017, hitting $8.25. 34,552 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Community Bankers Trust Corporation. has a 52 week low of $4.72 and a 52 week high of $8.9. The company’s market cap is $119 million.

Community Bankers Trust Corporation. (ESXB) last announced its earnings results on Jul 26, 2017. The company reported 0.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, higher than the consensus estimate of 0.11 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $12 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $13 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.11 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 5% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-07-26 2017-04-26 2017-01-26 2016-10-27 2016-04-29 2016-01-29 2015-10-30
earnings per share 0.13 0.11 0.12 0.11 0.11 0.10 0.04
Revenue(M) 12.16 12.02 11.74 11.85 11.43 11.19 11.1

Community Bankers Trust Corporation was incorporated under Delaware law on April 6, 2005. It is the holding company for Bank of Essex, a Virginia state bank with 24 full-service offices in Virginia, Maryland and Georgia. Bank of Essex was established in 1926 and is engaged in a general commercial banking business and provides a range of financial services mainly to individuals and small businesses, including individual and commercial demand and time deposit accounts, commercial and consumer loans, travelers checks, safe deposit box facilities, investment services and fixed rate residential mortgages. Its fourteen offices are located in Virginia, mainly from the Chesapeake Bay to just west of Richmond, seven are located in Maryland along the Baltimore-Washington corridor and four are located in the Atlanta, Georgia metropolitan market. Essex Services, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bank of Essex and was formed to sell title insurance to Bank of Essex’s mortgage loan customers. Essex Services, Inc. also offers insurance products through an ownership interest in Bankers Insurance, LLC and investment products through an affiliation with VBA Investments, LLC. Bank of Essex operates in a highly competitive environment, competing for deposits and loans with commercial corporations, savings and loans and other financial institutions, including non-bank competitors, many of which possess greater financial resources than those available to it. The Company is subject to regulation under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended and the examination and reporting requirements of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

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William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.