Village Bank and Trust Financial (NASDAQ:VBFC) Rating Increased to Hold at ValuEngine

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Village Bank and Trust Financial (NASDAQ:VBFC) was upgraded by stock analysts at ValuEngine from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Monday, ValuEngine reports.

Shares of NASDAQ:VBFC traded down $0.10 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $34.40. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 400 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,501. The stock has a market capitalization of $49.78 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.33 and a beta of 0.13. The stock’s 50 day simple moving average is $34.59 and its 200 day simple moving average is $33.85. Village Bank and Trust Financial has a fifty-two week low of $28.77 and a fifty-two week high of $36.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.14, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a current ratio of 1.03.

Village Bank and Trust Financial (NASDAQ:VBFC) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Friday, August 9th. The financial services provider reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $6.50 million for the quarter. Village Bank and Trust Financial had a return on equity of 9.09% and a net margin of 11.68%.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in Village Bank and Trust Financial stock. Minerva Advisors LLC lifted its stake in Village Bank and Trust Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:VBFC) by 4.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 23,245 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 1,000 shares during the period. Minerva Advisors LLC owned about 1.62% of Village Bank and Trust Financial worth $763,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 5.82% of the company’s stock.

About Village Bank and Trust Financial

Village Bank and Trust Financial Corp. operates as the bank holding company for Village Bank that provides banking and related financial services to small and medium sized businesses, professionals, and individuals. The company operates in two segments, Traditional Commercial Banking and Mortgage Banking.

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