Insider Trading Update: Peoples Financial Corporation $PFBX

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Peoples Financial Corporation (PFBX) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Dec 7, 2017 Swetman Chevis, CEO/President bought 1,000 shares having total worth of $14,450 at the price of $14.45 per share, following the transaction a total of 314,758 shares owned by Swetman Chevis. Before this latest buy, Swetman Chevis purchased PFBX at 10 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $147,368 at an average of $14.62 per share.

The stock has experienced a total of 4 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 4 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 10 times by insiders. 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 4 0 -1.45%
12 Month 10 0 28.54%

Shares of Peoples Financial Corporation (PFBX) traded down 2.86% on Dec 6, 2017, hitting $13.6. 94,556 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Peoples Financial Corporation has a 52 week low of $10.24 and a 52 week high of $16.35. The company’s market cap is $56 million.

Peoples Financial Corporation (PFBX) last announced its earnings results on Oct 25, 2017. The company reported 0.00 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.08 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 100% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-10-25 2017-04-26 2017-01-25 2016-10-20 2016-01-27 2015-10-28 2015-07-30 2015-04-20 2014-08-01 2013-10-23
earnings per share 0.00 0.01 -0.08 0.00 -0.14 -0.50 -0.32 -0.22 0.07 0.18
Revenue(M) 0 5.86 5.93 0 6.04 6.2 6.4 6.7 7.27 0

Peoples Financial Corporation was organized as a one bank holding company in 1984. The Company operates in the state of Mississippi through its wholly-owned subsidiary, The Peoples Bank (the Bank). The Company is engaged, through this subsidiary, in the banking business. The Bank currently provides a variety of services to individuals and small to middle market businesses within its trade area. The Bank’s main lending focus is to provide business, commercial, real estate, construction, personal and installment loans, with an emphasis on commercial lending. The Bank’s exposure for out of area, land, development, construction and commercial real estate loans as well as concentrations in the hotel/motel and gaming industries are monitored by the Company. Deposit services include interest bearing and non-interest bearing checking accounts, savings accounts, certificates of deposit, and IRA accounts. The Bank also offers a non-deposit funds management account, which is not insured by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. The Bank generally provides depository accounts to individuals and small and middle market businesses in its trade area at interest rates consistent with market conditions. The Bank’s Asset Management and Trust Services Department offers personal trust, agencies and estate services, including living and testamentary trusts, executorships, guardianships, and conservatorships. Benefit accounts maintained by the Department primarily include self-directed individual retirement accounts. Escrow management, stock transfer and bond paying agency accounts are available to corporate customers. The Bank also offers a variety of other services including safe deposit box rental, wire transfer services, night drop facilities, collection services, cash management and Internet banking. The Bank has 51 ATMs at its branch locations and other off-site, non-proprietary locations, providing bank customers access to their depository accounts. The Bank is a member of the PULSE network. The Bank is in direct competition with numerous local and regional commercial banks as well as other non-bank institutions. The Bank also competes for deposits and loans with insurance companies, finance companies, brokerage houses and credit unions. The Bank is subject to extensive regulation by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. As such, the Company is required to file periodic reports and additional information required by the Federal Reserve.

William White

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
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.