Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFBI)’s Vp Credit Administration A. Scot Kelley acquired 2,000 shares of PFBI Common Stock, at a Price of $6.95 per share. The transaction was made pursuant to Rule 16b-3. Mr. Kelley currently owns 4,215 shares at the company, in a direct form.

This $119.09 million Market Cap multi-bank holding Company hadn’t witnessed any insider acquisition this year. Prior to Mr. Kelley’s buy, Director Maxwell Harry Hatfield purchased during Q4 2013, 2,266 shares, at prices ranging from $ 14.00 to $ 13.91 per share.

Sales have been more frequent at Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFBI) over the course of this year. Senior Vp J Dennis Klingensmith sold 2,667 shares, at a price of $14.46 per share, during last reported quarter, and Ray Michael Mineer, Senior Vp as well, sold another 10,400 shares, at a price of $14.70 per share, during June 2014.

Furthermore, Matthew Lindenbaum’s Basswood Capital has increased its activity by 13% over the last reported quarter, currently holding 327,249 shares, worth about $4 million. Arbiter Partners Capital Management, Paul J. Isaac’s hedge fund, has recently started investing at Premier Financial Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:PFBI). It holds 12,314 shares, worth $177,000, accounting for 0.01% of the fund’s Equity Portfolio.

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