A Director at Peoples Bancorp Inc (NASDAQ: PEBO) is Buying Shares

By Carrie Williams

Today, a Director at Peoples Bancorp Inc (PEBOResearch Report), Susan Rector, bought shares of PEBO for $12.04K.

Following Susan Rector’s last PEBO Buy transaction on May 11, 2015, the stock climbed by 12.1%. In addition to Susan Rector, 5 other PEBO executives reported Buy trades in the last month.

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Based on Peoples Bancorp Inc’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending March 31, the company posted quarterly revenue of $56.01 million and quarterly net profit of $14.27 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $47.74 million and had a net profit of $11.68 million. PEBO’s market cap is $639.6M and the company has a P/E ratio of 13.02. Currently, Peoples Bancorp Inc has an average volume of 3,056.

In the last 30 days, insiders have sold $585.3K worth of PEBO shares and purchased $12.04K worth of PEBO shares. The insider sentiment on Peoples Bancorp Inc has been negative according to 59 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Peoples Bancorp, Inc. operates as a financial holding company, which engages in banking, investment, insurance, and trust solutions. It offers various demand deposit accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts and certificates of deposit; commercial, consumer, real estate mortgage loans and lines of credit; debit and automated teller machine cards; credit cards for individuals and businesses; merchant credit card transaction processing services; corporate and personal trust services; safe deposit rental facilities; money orders and cashier’s checks; life, health, property and casualty insurance products; brokerage services; and custom-tailored fiduciary, employee benefit plans and asset management & administration services. The company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Marietta, OH.