Community Bankers Trust (BTC)
The company’s directors each received 821 shares at no cost as a retainer for their service to the board from September through November. The value of the shares is based on the market value of the company’s stock at the close of business on Aug. 30.
Markel Corp. (MKL)
Vice Chairman Tony Markel sold 57 shares at $516.70 per share for a total of $29,450. The shares were in a trust that still holds more than 3,500 shares of Markel stock.
Star Scientific (STSI)
Neil Chayet, a director, received options for 50,000 shares of the company’s stock with an exercise price of $1.90 per share. The options are good until September of 2023.
Universal Corp. (UVV)
Chester Crocker, a director, sold 925 shares at $49.08 each for a total of $45,400. He still owns more than 13,000 shares of Universal stock.