Community First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:CFBI) Short Interest Update

Community First Bancshares Inc (NASDAQ:CFBI) saw a significant decline in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 1,800 shares, a decline of 50.0% from the November 14th total of 3,600 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.3 days. Approximately 0.1% of the shares of the company are sold short.

CFBI remained flat at $$11.35 during trading on Wednesday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 965 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,945. Community First Bancshares has a 52 week low of $9.82 and a 52 week high of $11.70. The company’s fifty day simple moving average is $10.79 and its two-hundred day simple moving average is $10.24. The company has a market cap of $85.78 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 376.67 and a beta of 0.03.

Community First Bancshares (NASDAQ:CFBI) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 13th. The company reported ($0.03) earnings per share for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $3.84 million during the quarter. Community First Bancshares had a net margin of 1.14% and a return on equity of 0.24%.

Institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Stilwell Value LLC purchased a new stake in Community First Bancshares in the 3rd quarter valued at $51,000. Context BH Capital Management LP purchased a new position in Community First Bancshares during the 2nd quarter worth $312,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in Community First Bancshares by 15.2% in the second quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 50,450 shares of the company’s stock valued at $501,000 after purchasing an additional 6,650 shares during the period. Finally, Maltese Capital Management LLC increased its stake in Community First Bancshares by 69.9% in the second quarter. Maltese Capital Management LLC now owns 92,523 shares of the company’s stock valued at $919,000 after purchasing an additional 38,066 shares during the period. 4.75% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Community First Bancshares Company Profile

Community First Bancshares, Inc operates as the holding company for Newton Federal Bank that provides various banking products and services in the United States. The company offers various deposit accounts, including checking accounts, savings accounts, and certificate of deposit accounts. It also provides one-to four-family residential real estate loans, commercial real estate loans, commercial and industrial loans, construction and land loans, indirect automobile loans, and consumer loans, as well as multi-family residential real estate loans, and home equity loans and lines of credit.

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