Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc (NASDAQ:EBMT) – DA Davidson cut their Q3 2018 earnings estimates for Eagle Bancorp Montana in a research report issued on Wednesday, April 25th. DA Davidson analyst J. Rulis now forecasts that the bank will post earnings of $0.37 per share for the quarter, down from their prior forecast of $0.42. DA Davidson also issued estimates for Eagle Bancorp Montana’s Q4 2018 earnings at $0.36 EPS, FY2018 earnings at $1.10 EPS and FY2019 earnings at $1.50 EPS.

Several other research analysts have also recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Eagle Bancorp Montana from a “buy” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, February 8th. FIG Partners reaffirmed an “outperform” rating on shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana in a research report on Thursday.

EBMT stock opened at $19.75 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.29, a quick ratio of 0.98 and a current ratio of 1.00. Eagle Bancorp Montana has a 1-year low of $17.35 and a 1-year high of $21.95. The firm has a market capitalization of $108.94, a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.55, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.36 and a beta of 0.29.

Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 24th. The bank reported $0.15 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by ($0.10). Eagle Bancorp Montana had a return on equity of 7.81% and a net margin of 9.04%. The business had revenue of $9.53 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $12.68 million.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Deutsche Bank AG lifted its position in shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana by 37.9% during the 4th quarter. Deutsche Bank AG now owns 13,333 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $279,000 after buying an additional 3,664 shares during the last quarter. US Bancorp DE lifted its position in shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana by 21.9% during the 4th quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 17,229 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $361,000 after buying an additional 3,098 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana by 3.8% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 46,873 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $848,000 after buying an additional 1,723 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana by 20.1% during the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 46,220 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $850,000 after buying an additional 7,720 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its position in shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana by 58.8% during the 4th quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 41,600 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $872,000 after buying an additional 15,400 shares during the last quarter. 43.45% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

In other news, Director Larry A. Dreyer sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, February 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.75, for a total transaction of $39,500.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 29,135 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $575,416.25. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CEO Peter Joseph Johnson sold 2,069 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $19.75, for a total value of $40,862.75. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 94,460 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,865,585. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 5,538 shares of company stock worth $109,610 in the last ninety days. Insiders own 6.90% of the company’s stock.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 11th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 10th. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.82%. Eagle Bancorp Montana’s dividend payout ratio is presently 28.35%.

Eagle Bancorp Montana Company Profile

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. It accepts various deposit products, such as checking, savings, money market, and individual retirement accounts, as well as certificates of deposit accounts.

Earnings History and Estimates for Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT)

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