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CWBC Insider Trading (Community West Bancshares)

Insider Ownership Percentage: 22.17%
Insider Buying (Last 12 Months): $216,458.87
Insider Selling (Last 12 Months): $0.00

Community West Bancshares Insider Trading History Chart

This chart shows the insider buying and selling history at Community West Bancshares by year and by quarter.

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Community West Bancshares Share Price & Price History

Current Price: $13.68
Price Change: Price Increase of +0.01 (0.07%)
As of 05/19/2022 05:00 PM ET

This chart shows the closing price history over time for CWBC up to the past year.

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Community West Bancshares Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
5/3/2022Robert BartleinDirectorBuy11,000$9.56$105,160.00593,538View SEC Filing Icon  
3/17/2022Timothy Joseph StronksCOOBuy1,500$14.02$21,030.00View SEC Filing Icon  
3/1/2022Kirk StovesandDirectorBuy366$13.69$5,010.54View SEC Filing Icon  
12/2/2021Kirk StovesandDirectorBuy378$13.08$4,944.24View SEC Filing Icon  
11/26/2021Robert BartleinDirectorBuy660$12.80$8,448.00View SEC Filing Icon  
11/16/2021Suzanne Marie ChadwickDirectorBuy20$12.99$259.80View SEC Filing Icon  
11/5/2021Dana L. BoutainDirectorBuy1,000$13.05$13,050.00View SEC Filing Icon  
9/14/2021William R. PeeplesDirectorBuy1,022$12.99$13,275.78803,814View SEC Filing Icon  
9/2/2021Martin E. PlourdCEOBuy300$13.50$4,050.0098,100View SEC Filing Icon  
9/1/2021Kirk StovesandDirectorBuy363$13.52$4,907.7670,752View SEC Filing Icon  
8/30/2021Robert BartleinDirectorBuy400$13.50$5,400.00581,378View SEC Filing Icon  
8/27/2021Dana L. BoutainDirectorBuy801$13.69$10,965.69View SEC Filing Icon  
8/25/2021William R. PeeplesDirectorBuy540$13.50$7,290.00802,792View SEC Filing Icon  
8/17/2021Kirk StovesandDirectorBuy250$13.90$3,475.00802,252View SEC Filing Icon  
8/13/2021Suzanne Marie ChadwickDirectorBuy30$14.07$422.10View SEC Filing Icon  
8/6/2021Martin E. PlourdCEOBuy300$13.60$4,080.0097,800View SEC Filing Icon  
6/2/2021Kirk StovesandDirectorBuy363$12.92$4,689.9670,139View SEC Filing Icon  
3/11/2021Martin E PlourdCEOBuy250$12.47$3,117.5076,650View SEC Filing Icon  
3/3/2021William R. PeeplesDirectorBuy1,000$10.27$10,270.00801,298View SEC Filing Icon  
3/1/2021Kirk StovesandDirectorBuy360$10.24$3,686.4066,776View SEC Filing Icon  
12/1/2020Kirk StovesandDirectorBuy324$8.59$2,783.1661,416View SEC Filing Icon  
11/13/2020John D IllgenDirectorSell5,943$8.25$49,029.7529,057View SEC Filing Icon  
9/1/2020Kirk StovesandDirectorBuy306$8.22$2,515.3261,092View SEC Filing Icon  
6/1/2020Kirk StovesandDirectorBuy357$7.00$2,499.0060,786View SEC Filing Icon  
6/1/2020Timothy Joseph StronksCOOBuy1,000$6.61$6,610.00
5/21/2020Robert BartleinDirectorBuy1,000$6.30$6,300.00580,568View SEC Filing Icon  
5/13/2020Robert BartleinDirectorBuy7,000$6.58$46,060.00577,568View SEC Filing Icon  
5/11/2020Robert BartleinDirectorBuy43$6.65$285.95572,568View SEC Filing Icon  
5/6/2020Robert BartleinDirectorBuy20$6.67$133.40571,676View SEC Filing Icon  
4/29/2020Martin E PlourdCEOBuy800$6.56$5,248.0076,300View SEC Filing Icon  
4/28/2020Robert BartleinDirectorBuy3,000$6.10$18,300.00569,656View SEC Filing Icon  
3/4/2020Martin E PlourdCEOBuy500$10.70$5,350.0075,500View SEC Filing Icon  
3/2/2020Kirk StovesandDirectorBuy271$11.20$3,035.2055,429View SEC Filing Icon  
2/3/2020Martin E PlourdCEOBuy100$11.31$1,131.0075,000View SEC Filing Icon  
1/30/2020Martin E PlourdCEOBuy500$11.35$5,675.0074,900View SEC Filing Icon  
12/2/2019Kirk StovesandDirectorBuy282$10.69$3,014.5854,894View SEC Filing Icon  
9/16/2019William R. PeeplesDirectorBuy1,917$9.75$18,690.75800,298View SEC Filing Icon  
9/11/2019William R. PeeplesDirectorBuy814$9.75$7,936.50798,381View SEC Filing Icon  
9/3/2019Kirk StovesandDirectorBuy307$9.77$2,999.3954,612View SEC Filing Icon  
8/23/2019William R. PeeplesDirectorBuy6,763$9.69$65,533.47794,067View SEC Filing Icon  
8/21/2019William R. PeeplesDirectorBuy3,263$9.70$31,651.10794,067View SEC Filing Icon  
8/13/2019Robert BartleinDirectorBuy500$9.67$4,835.00568,656View SEC Filing Icon  
7/31/2019Martin E PlourdCEOBuy500$9.83$4,915.0075,000View SEC Filing Icon  
6/17/2019Martin E PlourdCEOBuy500$9.85$4,925.0075,000View SEC Filing Icon  
6/14/2019Robert BartleinDirectorBuy22$9.73$214.06568,156View SEC Filing Icon  
6/12/2019Martin E PlourdCEOBuy500$9.87$4,935.0074,000View SEC Filing Icon  
6/10/2019Martin E PlourdCEOBuy500$9.77$4,885.0073,000View SEC Filing Icon  
6/7/2019Robert BartleinDirectorBuy1,000$9.75$9,750.00568,134View SEC Filing Icon  
6/5/2019Martin E PlourdCEOBuy500$9.92$4,960.0072,000View SEC Filing Icon  
6/3/2019Fifth Street Station LlcMajor ShareholderBuy245,224$19.99$4,902,027.762,845,788View SEC Filing Icon  
6/3/2019Martin E PlourdCEOBuy500$10.12$5,060.0071,000View SEC Filing Icon  
6/3/2019Robert BartleinDirectorBuy1,000$9.90$9,900.00567,134View SEC Filing Icon  
5/31/2019Martin E PlourdCEOBuy500$10.07$5,035.0070,500View SEC Filing Icon  
5/22/2019Robert BartleinDirectorBuy1,000$9.95$9,950.00566,134View SEC Filing Icon  
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SEC Filings (Institutional Ownership Changes) for Community West Bancshares (NASDAQ:CWBC)

27.19% of Community West Bancshares stock is owned by institutions. Institutional ownership can be a sign of analyst confidence in the fundamentals of the stock.

Institutional Buying and Selling by Quarter

This chart shows the instiutional buying and selling at CWBC by year and by quarter.

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Community West Bancshares Institutional Trading History

Reporting DateHedge FundShares HeldMarket Value% of PortfolioQuarterly Change in SharesOwnership in CompanyDetails
5/17/2022Jane Street Group LLC11,802$0.17M0.0%N/A0.136%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/17/2022First Manhattan Co.42,757$0.60M0.0%+4.6%0.493%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/16/2022State Street Corp11,909$0.17M0.0%-64.7%0.137%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2022Renaissance Technologies LLC15,300$0.21M0.0%N/A0.176%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2022Vanguard Group Inc.56,922$0.80M0.0%-52.1%0.656%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/13/2022Dimensional Fund Advisors LP148,754$2.08M0.0%-0.8%1.714%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/11/2022BHZ Capital Management LP68,368$0.96M0.3%-2.0%0.787%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/23/2022BlackRock Inc.31,318$0.42M0.0%+2.7%0.363%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/10/2022Sonen Capital LLC48,400$0.64M0.6%N/A0.562%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/9/2022Dimensional Fund Advisors LP150,004$2M0.0%-3.1%1.741%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/9/2022Cutler Capital Management LLC318,838$4.28M1.6%+1.9%3.701%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/4/2022River Oaks Capital LLC90,486$1.21M1.1%N/A1.050%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/3/2022River Oaks Capital LLC1,213,417$1.21M1.1%N/A14.083%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/26/2022PL Capital Advisors LLC530,916$7.12M1.7%+11.9%6.162%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2021UBS Group AG2,476$33K0.0%-27.5%0.029%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/16/2021Wellington Management Group LLP253,419$3.36M0.0%-2.9%2.951%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/15/2021FJ Capital Management LLC93,000$1.22M0.1%-3.1%1.083%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/12/2021Geode Capital Management LLC11,022$0.15M0.0%N/A0.128%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/9/2021BlackRock Inc.30,495$0.40M0.0%+8.9%0.355%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/4/2021BHZ Capital Management LP69,768$0.91M0.3%-3.9%0.812%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
10/8/2021Eidelman Virant Capital15,000$0.20M0.1%-11.9%0.175%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/17/2021Bridgeway Capital Management LLC95,157$1.25M0.0%-6.6%1.108%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/16/2021State Street Corp30,615$0.40M0.0%+73.9%0.356%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/13/2021Vanguard Group Inc.108,870$1.46M0.0%+2.2%1.268%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/6/2021FJ Capital Management LLC96,000$1.28M0.1%+7.3%1.126%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/4/2021Cutler Capital Management LLC311,038$4.17M1.6%+6.3%3.646%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/2/2021PL Capital Advisors LLC474,460$6.36M1.6%+9.1%5.565%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/13/2021North Star Investment Management Corp.23,784$0.32M0.0%N/A0.279%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2021PL Capital Advisors LLC434,875$5.58M1.4%+53.3%5.101%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2021Dimensional Fund Advisors LP154,924$1.99M0.0%+2.3%1.817%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/10/2021BHZ Capital Management LP72,568$0.93M0.3%+2.1%0.851%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
4/20/2021Eidelman Virant Capital17,018$0.22M0.1%-43.3%0.200%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
3/8/2021Dimensional Fund Advisors LP151,420$1.38M0.0%-1.9%1.787%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/25/2021Dimensional Fund Advisors LP151,420$1.38M0.0%-1.9%1.787%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/28/2021Cutler Capital Management LLC292,538$2.66M1.2%+5.3%3.453%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/26/2021Eidelman Virant Capital30,000$0.27M0.1%-14.3%0.354%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/26/2021PL Capital Advisors LLC283,614$2.58M0.8%+23.1%3.347%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/13/2020Morgan Stanley14,377$0.12M0.0%+7,198.0%0.170%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/13/2020Stilwell Value LLC13,532$0.11M0.1%-91.4%0.160%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/10/2020State Street Corp12,368$99K0.0%N/A0.146%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
10/29/2020PL Capital Advisors LLC230,361$1.85M0.8%+27.7%2.719%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/17/2020Patriot Financial Partners GP LP10,097$85K0.0%N/A0.119%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/12/2020Siena Capital Partners GP LLC194,467$1.64M0.8%-16.8%2.296%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/5/2020PL Capital Advisors LLC180,361$1.52M0.6%+192.0%2.129%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/16/2020Wedbush Securities Inc.72,946$0.61M0.1%+30.6%0.861%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/14/2020Stilwell Value LLC157,900$1.33M1.4%+316.6%1.864%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/9/2020Fourthstone LLC50,000$0.42M0.4%N/A0.590%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2020M3F Inc.135,293$0.82M0.6%+4.2%1.597%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/14/2020Wellington Management Group LLP241,607$1.47M0.0%+0.8%2.852%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/6/2020BHZ Capital Management LP71,255$0.43M0.2%-20.8%0.841%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
4/17/2020Wedbush Securities Inc.55,846$0.34M0.0%+21.8%0.659%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/19/2020PL Capital Advisors LLC61,004$0.68M0.2%N/A0.720%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/12/2020Stieven Capital Advisors L.P.412,288$4.58M0.7%-8.9%4.868%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/10/2020Patriot Financial Partners GP LP10,000$0.11M0.0%N/A0.118%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/7/2020Tower Research Capital LLC TRC2,872$32K0.0%+68.6%0.034%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
10/17/2019Wedbush Securities Inc.45,858$0.45M0.0%+5.1%0.542%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/16/2019First Manhattan Co.33,888$0.33M0.0%+38.4%0.400%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/9/2019Stieven Capital Advisors L.P.454,760$4.39M0.8%-1.2%5.375%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/9/2019Cutler Capital Management LLC273,983$2.64M1.1%+26.5%3.237%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/1/2019Wedbush Securities Inc.43,614$0.42M0.0%+4.8%0.516%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/10/2019Context BH Capital Management LP93,597$0.95M0.2%+17.4%1.108%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
4/30/2019Cutler Capital Management LLC216,639$2.21M0.9%+40.1%2.564%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
4/17/2019Wedbush Securities Inc.41,614$0.42M0.0%+3.9%0.492%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
4/1/2019Deutsche Bank AG10,188$0.10M0.0%-12.8%0.120%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/15/2019Context BH Capital Management LP79,758$0.80M0.2%+7.4%0.963%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/13/2019Dimensional Fund Advisors LP150,460$1.51M0.0%+6.6%1.817%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/30/2019M3F Inc.126,752$1.27M1.2%+21.3%1.531%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/29/2019D.A. Davidson & CO.10,477$0.11M0.0%N/A0.127%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/25/2019Cutler Capital Management LLC154,600$1.55M0.7%+6.9%1.867%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
1/17/2019Arlington Financial Advisors LLC18,700$0.19M0.1%-7.0%0.226%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/13/2018Dimensional Fund Advisors LP141,130$1.69M0.0%+4.6%1.704%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
11/8/2018Alliancebernstein L.P.94,290$1.13M0.0%-16.4%1.139%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/13/2018Renaissance Technologies LLC16,660$0.20M0.0%N/A0.202%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/10/2018Western Standard LLC13,712$0.16M0.2%N/A0.166%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/8/2018Maltese Capital Management LLC55,444$0.65M0.0%-76.3%0.672%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/16/2018ZPR Investment Management14,728$0.17M0.2%-46.0%0.179%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
5/11/2018Maltese Capital Management LLC233,945$2.66M0.2%-14.2%2.846%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/13/2018Alliancebernstein L.P.146,802$1.56M0.0%-5.6%1.792%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/9/2018Wedbush Securities Inc.41,055$0.44M0.1%-16.6%0.501%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/5/2018Maltese Capital Management LLC272,696$2.90M0.2%+6.1%3.330%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
2/1/2018Arlington Financial Advisors LLC20,100$0.23M0.1%N/A0.245%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
10/31/2017Wedbush Securities Inc.49,243$0.51M0.1%+29.2%0.604%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/15/2017ZPR Investment Management24,254$0.25M0.4%+113.9%0.297%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/11/2017Dimensional Fund Advisors LP127,970$1.33M0.0%+1.0%1.568%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/11/2017California Public Employees Retirement System24,654$0.26M0.0%No Change0.302%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/11/2017Context BH Capital Management LP60,274$0.61M0.2%+5.2%0.739%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/10/2017Alliancebernstein L.P.161,575$1.63M0.0%-8.5%1.980%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/8/2017Stieven Capital Advisors L.P.511,835$5.17M1.0%-0.2%6.273%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/4/2017M3F Inc.98,485$1M1.1%No Change1.215%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
8/2/2017Wedbush Securities Inc.38,100$0.39M0.0%No Change0.470%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/28/2017First Manhattan Co.23,888$0.24M0.0%No Change0.295%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
7/26/2017Cutler Capital Management LLC142,100$1.44M0.7%No Change1.754%Search for SEC Filing on Google Icon
Data available starting January 2016

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Community West Bancshares logo
Community West Bancshares operates as the bank holding company for Community West Bank, N.A. that provides various financial products and services in California. The company offers deposit products, such as checking accounts, savings accounts, money market accounts, and fixed rate and fixed maturity certificates of deposit; and cash management products. It also provides commercial, commercial real estate, consumer, manufactured housing, and small business administration loans, as well as agricultural loans for real estate and operating lines; home equity lines of credit collateralized by residential real estate; single family real estate loans; and installment loans consisting of automobile and general-purpose loans. The company serves small to medium-sized businesses and their owners, professionals, high-net worth individuals, and non-profit organizations. It operates through a network of seven branch banking offices in Goleta, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Ventura, San Luis Obispo, Oxnard, and Paso Robles. Community West Bancshares was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Goleta, California.
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Today's Range

Now: $13.68
Low: $13.51
High: $13.69

50 Day Range

MA: $14.09
Low: $13.60
High: $15.90

52 Week Range

Now: $13.68
Low: $12.00
High: $16.55

Volume

1,651 shs

Average Volume

1,802 shs

Market Capitalization

$118.74 million

P/E Ratio

8.55

Dividend Yield

2.19%

Beta

0.92

Who are the company insiders with the largest holdings of Community West Bancshares?

Community West Bancshares' top insider investors include:
  1. William R Peeples (Director)
  2. William R Peeples (Director)
  3. Kirk Stovesand (Director)
  4. Robert Bartlein (Director)
  5. Martin E Plourd (CEO)
  6. Martin E Plourd (CEO)
  7. John D Illgen (Director)
  8. Dana L Boutain (Director)
  9. Suzanne Marie Chadwick (Director)
  10. Timothy Joseph Stronks (COO)
Learn More about top insider investors at Community West Bancshares.

Who are the major institutional investors of Community West Bancshares?

Community West Bancshares' top institutional investors include:
  1. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP — 1.71%
  2. BHZ Capital Management LP — 0.79%
  3. Vanguard Group Inc. — 0.66%
  4. First Manhattan Co. — 0.49%
  5. Renaissance Technologies LLC — 0.18%
  6. State Street Corp — 0.14%
Learn More about top institutional investors of Community West Bancshares stock.

Which institutional investors are selling Community West Bancshares stock?

Within the last quarter, CWBC stock was sold by these institutional investors:
  1. Vanguard Group Inc.
  2. State Street Corp
  3. BHZ Capital Management LP
  4. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP

Which institutional investors are buying Community West Bancshares stock?

Within the last quarter, CWBC stock was bought by institutional investors including:
  1. Renaissance Technologies LLC
  2. Jane Street Group LLC
  3. First Manhattan Co.
Within the previous year, these company insiders have bought Community West Bancshares stock:
  1. William R Peeples (Director)
  2. William R Peeples (Director)
  3. Kirk Stovesand (Director)
  4. Robert Bartlein (Director)
  5. Martin E Plourd (CEO)
  6. Martin E Plourd (CEO)
  7. John D Illgen (Director)
  8. Dana L Boutain (Director)
  9. Suzanne Marie Chadwick (Director)
Learn More investors buying Community West Bancshares stock.
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