Wall Street analysts expect that Eagle Bancorp Montana Inc (NASDAQ:EBMT) will post earnings per share of $0.40 for the current fiscal quarter, Zacks Investment Research reports. Two analysts have provided estimates for Eagle Bancorp Montana’s earnings, with the highest EPS estimate coming in at $0.41 and the lowest estimate coming in at $0.39. Eagle Bancorp Montana posted earnings of $0.26 per share in the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 53.8%. The company is scheduled to issue its next earnings report on Tuesday, July 23rd.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that Eagle Bancorp Montana will report full year earnings of $1.47 per share for the current financial year, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.45 to $1.49. For the next financial year, analysts anticipate that the company will post earnings of $1.77 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $1.75 to $1.78. Zacks’ earnings per share calculations are a mean average based on a survey of analysts that cover Eagle Bancorp Montana.

Eagle Bancorp Montana (NASDAQ:EBMT) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, April 23rd. The bank reported $0.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.01. The firm had revenue of $13.32 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $12.60 million. Eagle Bancorp Montana had a return on equity of 7.36% and a net margin of 10.63%.

A number of research analysts have commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research cut Eagle Bancorp Montana from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 9th. ValuEngine upgraded Eagle Bancorp Montana from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, May 13th. Finally, Stephens cut Eagle Bancorp Montana from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 6th.

Shares of EBMT traded down $0.46 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $16.40. 11,261 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 9,670. The stock has a market cap of $107.97 million, a PE ratio of 15.33, a P/E/G ratio of 1.04 and a beta of 0.45. Eagle Bancorp Montana has a 1-year low of $14.20 and a 1-year high of $19.85. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.04, a current ratio of 0.99 and a quick ratio of 0.98.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, May 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.0925 per share. This represents a $0.37 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 16th. Eagle Bancorp Montana’s dividend payout ratio is presently 34.58%.

Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the business. B. Riley Financial Inc. acquired a new position in Eagle Bancorp Montana in the fourth quarter valued at approximately $216,000. Stockman Wealth Management Inc. boosted its stake in Eagle Bancorp Montana by 10.3% in the fourth quarter. Stockman Wealth Management Inc. now owns 25,179 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $407,000 after acquiring an additional 2,346 shares during the period. Naples Global Advisors LLC boosted its stake in Eagle Bancorp Montana by 13.1% in the fourth quarter. Naples Global Advisors LLC now owns 27,475 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $464,000 after acquiring an additional 3,175 shares during the period. Renaissance Technologies LLC boosted its stake in Eagle Bancorp Montana by 6.8% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 45,323 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $768,000 after acquiring an additional 2,895 shares during the period. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in shares of Eagle Bancorp Montana by 1.2% during the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 49,689 shares of the bank’s stock worth $803,000 after buying an additional 600 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 35.95% of the company’s stock.

About Eagle Bancorp Montana

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

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