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

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 to investors on Monday, ValuEngine reports.

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

Village Bank and Trust Financial (NASDAQ:VBFC) last released its 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 during the quarter. Village Bank and Trust Financial had a return on equity of 9.09% and a net margin of 11.68%.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in Village Bank and Trust Financial stock. Minerva Advisors LLC grew its holdings in Village Bank and Trust Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:VBFC) by 4.5% in the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 23,245 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,000 shares during the period. Minerva Advisors LLC owned approximately 1.62% of Village Bank and Trust Financial worth $763,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. 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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