County Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ:ICBK) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eight analysts that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have issued a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year target price among analysts that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $21.50.
Several research firms have weighed in on ICBK. Maxim Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 price target on shares of County Bancorp in a research report on Friday, July 19th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded County Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, July 27th. Sandler O’Neill raised County Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and raised their price target for the stock from $18.00 to $20.00 in a research report on Monday, April 22nd. Finally, FIG Partners reissued a “market-perform” rating on shares of County Bancorp in a research report on Thursday, April 25th.
In other County Bancorp news, Director Patrick J. Roe acquired 4,876 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, July 18th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $17.20 per share, with a total value of $83,867.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 12,157 shares in the company, valued at $209,100.40. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, Director Patrick J. Roe acquired 4,357 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 14th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $17.51 per share, with a total value of $76,291.07. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders bought 13,080 shares of company stock valued at $229,607. Company insiders own 23.30% of the company’s stock.
County Bancorp stock traded up $0.38 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $18.15. 10,684 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 11,224. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.97, a current ratio of 1.04 and a quick ratio of 1.04. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $17.58. The firm has a market cap of $119.92 million, a P/E ratio of 9.07, a P/E/G ratio of 1.09 and a beta of 0.68. County Bancorp has a 12-month low of $16.24 and a 12-month high of $26.50.
County Bancorp (NASDAQ:ICBK) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $13.32 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $12.59 million. County Bancorp had a return on equity of 9.54% and a net margin of 17.66%. Analysts forecast that County Bancorp will post 2.05 EPS for the current year.
County Bancorp Company Profile
County Bancorp, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Investors Community Bank that provides a range of consumer and commercial banking services to individuals, businesses, and industries primarily in northeastern and central Wisconsin. The company accepts demand interest bearing and noninterest bearing, money market deposit, NOW, checking, and savings accounts, as well as time deposits.
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