C&F Financial (NASDAQ:CFFI) was upgraded by equities researchers at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report released on Monday, ValuEngine reports.

NASDAQ:CFFI traded down $3.15 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $32.25. 20,800 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 8,058. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.79, a quick ratio of 0.90 and a current ratio of 0.99. The company has a market cap of $117.64 million, a PE ratio of 6.02 and a beta of 0.47. The firm’s 50 day simple moving average is $34.85 and its 200 day simple moving average is $42.20. C&F Financial has a 1 year low of $28.00 and a 1 year high of $57.61.

C&F Financial (NASDAQ:CFFI) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 23rd. The financial services provider reported $1.20 earnings per share for the quarter. C&F Financial had a net margin of 14.27% and a return on equity of 12.11%. The business had revenue of $29.63 million during the quarter.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of CFFI. BlackRock Inc. raised its stake in C&F Financial by 3.3% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 177,921 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $7,099,000 after purchasing an additional 5,762 shares during the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC raised its position in shares of C&F Financial by 1.5% in the fourth quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 145,000 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $8,023,000 after buying an additional 2,100 shares during the last quarter. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. acquired a new position in shares of C&F Financial in the first quarter valued at approximately $2,678,000. State Street Corp boosted its position in C&F Financial by 10.1% during the fourth quarter. State Street Corp now owns 55,511 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,093,000 after acquiring an additional 5,105 shares during the last quarter. Finally, LSV Asset Management grew its stake in C&F Financial by 2.6% in the 4th quarter. LSV Asset Management now owns 55,254 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $3,057,000 after acquiring an additional 1,397 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 35.31% of the company’s stock.

About C&F Financial

C&F Financial Corporation operates as a bank holding company for Citizens and Farmers Bank that provides banking services to individuals and businesses. The company's Retail Banking offers various banking services, including checking and savings deposit accounts, as well as business, real estate, development, mortgage, home equity, and installment loans.

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