Community Trust Bancorp was Upgraded to a Hold Rating at Hilliard Lyons

By Ryan Adsit

In a report released today, Andrew Stapp from Hilliard Lyons upgraded Community Trust Bancorp (NASDAQ: CTBI) to Hold. The company’s shares opened today at $43.15.

According to, Stapp is a 2-star analyst with an average return of 5.1% and a 80.0% success rate. Stapp covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Republic Bancorp, Triangle Capital, and PNC Financial.

Community Trust Bancorp has an analyst consensus of Moderate Sell.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 35 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is neutral on the stock. Most recently, in February 2017, Andy Waters, the EVP of CTBI sold 770 shares for a total of $35,320.

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Community Trust Bancorp, Inc. (Kentucky) is a bank holding company, which engages in the provision of community banking services through its subsidiary Community Trust Bank, Inc. It offers residential and commercial real estate loans; checking accounts; regular and term savings accounts and savings certificates; full service securities brokerage services; consumer loans; debit cards; annuity and life insurance products; Individual Retirement Accounts and Keogh plans; commercial loans; trust and wealth management services; commercial demand deposit accounts; and repurchase agreements. The company was founded on August 12, 1980 and is headquartered in Pikeville, KY.