Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc. (NASDAQ:EBMT) has earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the two brokers that provide coverage for the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a strong buy rating.
Brokers have set a one year consensus price objective of $15.50 for the company and are predicting that the company will post $0.33 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also assigned Eagle Bancorp Montana an industry rank of 157 out of 265 based on the ratings given to its competitors.
Separately, Zacks Investment Research downgraded Eagle Bancorp Montana from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, July 4th.
Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) opened at 14.3557 on Thursday. The firm has a market cap of $54.25 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.6733 and a beta of 0.20. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $14.28 and its 200-day moving average price is $13.20. Eagle Bancorp Montana has a 52-week low of $11.15 and a 52-week high of $15.25.
Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 28th. The company reported $0.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.07. Eagle Bancorp Montana had a return on equity of 6.19% and a net margin of 10.09%. Analysts predict that Eagle Bancorp Montana will post $1.16 EPS for the current year.
A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Eagle Bancorp Montana stock. First Manhattan Co. increased its stake in shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc. (NASDAQ:EBMT) by 3.8% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 28,536 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 1,036 shares during the period. First Manhattan Co. owned 0.76% of Eagle Bancorp Montana worth $362,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 31.58% of the company’s stock.
About Eagle Bancorp Montana
Eagle Bancorp Montana, Inc is the bank holding company for Opportunity Bank of Montana (the Bank). The Bank is a Montana-chartered commercial bank. The Bank has equity investments in Certified Development Entities, which have received allocations of New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC). The Company offers wealth management services at its locations through financial advisors employed by the Bank.
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