American States Water Company (AWR) Forms $54.94 Double Top; Community Bankers Trust (ESXB)’s Sentiment Is 1.5

Community Bankers Trust Corporation operates as the holding firm for the Essex Bank that provides financial services primarily to individuals and small businesses in Virginia and Maryland. The company has market cap of $180.79 million. It offers individual and commercial demand and time deposit accounts; and commercial and industrial loans, consumer and small business loans, and real estate and mortgage loans. It has a 17.45 P/E ratio. The firm also provides investment services; online and mobile banking products; safe deposit box facilities; and insurance and investment products.

American States Water Company (AWR) formed double top with $57.14 target or 4.00% above today’s $54.94 share price. American States Water Company (AWR) has $2.02B valuation. The stock increased 0.04% or $0.02 during the last trading session, reaching $54.94. About 272,049 shares traded or 49.26% up from the average. American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) has risen 17.06% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.36% the S&P500.

The stock decreased 0.61% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $8.2. About 56,356 shares traded or 61.62% up from the average. Community Bankers Trust Corporation (ESXB) has risen 53.92% since January 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.22% the S&P500.

Castine Capital Management Llc holds 5.19% of its portfolio in Community Bankers Trust Corporation for 1.53 million shares. Paragon Associates & Paragon Associates Ii Joint Venture owns 498,335 shares or 3.92% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Ejf Capital Llc has 1.44% invested in the company for 1.50 million shares. The Missouri-based Stieven Capital Advisors L.P. has invested 1.41% in the stock. Maltese Capital Management Llc, a New York-based fund reported 998,582 shares.

Among 5 analysts covering American States Water (NYSE:AWR), 1 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 20% are positive. American States Water has $128 highest and $36 lowest target. $64.25’s average target is 16.95% above currents $54.94 stock price. American States Water had 12 analyst reports since August 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, May 11 by Ladenburg Thalmann. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Underweight” rating and $39 target in Tuesday, September 6 report. Barclays Capital initiated American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) on Monday, January 4 with “Underweight” rating. Janney Capital upgraded the shares of AWR in report on Friday, August 5 to “Neutral” rating. Zacks downgraded the stock to “Buy” rating in Saturday, August 8 report. The firm has “Sell” rating by Ladenburg Thalmann given on Friday, February 26. As per Friday, October 16, the company rating was downgraded by Janney Capital. The firm has “Underweight” rating by Barclays Capital given on Friday, May 20. As per Thursday, November 24, the company rating was initiated by FinnCap. The stock has “Market Perform” rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, October 3.

Since August 4, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 11 sales for $1.37 million activity. 500 shares valued at $24,435 were sold by ROSS LLOYD E on Tuesday, September 5. KRUGER DENISE L had sold 1,250 shares worth $62,013 on Monday, October 2. On Tuesday, August 8 the insider SPROWLS ROBERT J sold $488,937. SWITZER BRYAN K sold $145,581 worth of American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) on Wednesday, August 16. Shares for $98,474 were sold by GALLAGHER JAMES B on Wednesday, August 9. BONTA DIANA M had sold 500 shares worth $24,470. $85,925 worth of American States Water Company (NYSE:AWR) was sold by ANDERSON JAMES L.