Community Bankers Trust Corp. (ESXB) Receives Coverage Optimism Score of -0.02

Media coverage about Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) has been trending somewhat negative recently, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Community Bankers Trust Corp. earned a media sentiment score of -0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.5542530198571 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Several research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Brean Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Sandler O’Neill started coverage on shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, August 30th. They issued a “hold” rating and a $9.00 price target on the stock.

Shares of Community Bankers Trust Corp. (ESXB) opened at 8.65 on Tuesday. Community Bankers Trust Corp. has a 52-week low of $5.35 and a 52-week high of $9.10. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $8.50 and a 200 day moving average of $8.23. The firm has a market capitalization of $190.62 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.40.

Community Bankers Trust Corp. (NASDAQ:ESXB) last released its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.13 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.11 by $0.02. Community Bankers Trust Corp. had a net margin of 24.12% and a return on equity of 9.83%. The business had revenue of $12.16 million for the quarter. On average, analysts predict that Community Bankers Trust Corp. will post $0.50 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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About Community Bankers Trust Corp.

Community Bankers Trust Corporation is the holding company for Essex Bank (the Bank). The Bank is engaged in a general commercial banking business and provides a range of financial services to individuals and small businesses, including individual and commercial demand and time deposit accounts, commercial and industrial loans, consumer and small business loans, real estate and mortgage loans, investment services and safe deposit box facilities.

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