United Community Banks Company Profile (NASDAQ:UCBI)

About United Community Banks (UCBI)

United Community Banks logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. (United) is a bank holding company. United conducts its operations through a community-focused operating model of separate community banks, which, as of December 31, 2016, operated at 139 locations throughout the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, Georgia, and Gainesville, Georgia metropolitan statistical areas, upstate and coastal South Carolina, north and coastal Georgia, western North Carolina, and east Tennessee. The community banks offer a range of retail and corporate banking services, including checking, savings and time deposit accounts, secured and unsecured loans, wire transfers, brokerage services and other financial services. The Company operates through its subsidiary, United Community Bank, Blairsville, Georgia (the Bank). The Bank owns an insurance agency, United Community Insurance Services, Inc., known as United Community Advisory Services, which is a subsidiary of the Bank.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Regional - Mid-Atlantic Banks
  • Sub-Industry: Regional Banks
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: UCBI
  • CUSIP: 90984P30
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $28.22
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $27.28
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $27.00
  • 52-Week Range: $17.07 - $30.47
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.55
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.86
  • P/E Growth: 17.42
  • Market Cap: $1.94B
  • Outstanding Shares: 70,960,000

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $29.25 (6.95% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/10/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsSet Price TargetHold$30.00LowView Rating Details
1/4/2017FIG PartnersDowngradeOutperform -> Market-PerformN/AView Rating Details
12/22/2016Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> Outperform$27.00 -> $32.00N/AView Rating Details
12/15/2016Citigroup IncDowngradeOutperform$32.00N/AView Rating Details
10/27/2016Hovde GroupDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$22.00 -> $23.00N/AView Rating Details
1/21/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$25.00 -> $20.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/29/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI)
Earnings by Quarter for United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI)
Earnings History by Quarter for United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/2017        
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.38$0.39$104.30 million$104.83 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/25/2017Q416$0.39$0.40$105.20 million$106.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.37$0.39$105.13 million$105.35 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.35$0.36$96.07 million$98.42 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.32$0.33$94.03 million$93.56 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/20/2016Q415$0.33$0.33$92.47 million$95.05 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.33$0.33$84.03 million$83.72 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/22/2015Q215$0.31$0.32$76.93 million$78.58 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/22/2015Q1$0.29$0.29$72.57 million$72.92 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/21/2015Q414$0.30$0.30$72.47 million$72.76 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.29$0.29$70.65 million$71.38 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.27$0.27$67.87 million$69.09 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.25$0.25$68.93 million$65.99 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/23/2014Q4 13$0.22$0.22$68.75 million$66.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.19$0.21$66.42 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013($0.04)$3.90$67.43 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.17$0.15$69.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/24/2013Q4 2012$0.12$0.11$68.43 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012$0.12$0.13ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.17$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.14$0.15ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.61
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.83
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.36$0.40$0.38
Q2 20172$0.40$0.41$0.41
Q3 20172$0.40$0.41$0.41
Q4 20172$0.42$0.42$0.42
Q1 20182$0.41$0.43$0.42
Q2 20182$0.45$0.45$0.45
Q3 20182$0.47$0.47$0.47
Q4 20182$0.48$0.50$0.49
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/17/2017quarterly$0.081.1%3/13/20173/15/20174/5/2017
11/7/2016Quarterly$0.0812/13/201612/15/20161/5/2017
7/27/2016Quarterly$0.089/13/20169/15/201610/5/2016
5/16/2016Quarterly$0.076/13/20166/15/20167/1/2016
2/8/2016Quarterly$0.073/11/20163/15/20164/1/2016
11/4/2015Quarterly$0.0612/11/201512/15/20151/4/2016
8/13/2015$0.069/11/20159/15/201510/1/2015
5/28/2015quarterly$0.051.05%6/11/20156/15/20157/1/2015
2/13/2015quarterly$0.051.04%3/11/20153/15/20154/1/2015
10/16/2014quarterly$0.051.26%12/12/201412/15/20141/2/2015
8/25/2014quarterly$0.030.7%9/12/20149/16/201410/1/2014
5/14/2014quarterly$0.036/12/20146/16/20147/1/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI)
Insider Trades by Quarter for United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI)
Insider Trades by Quarter for United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/6/2016Nicholas B PaumgartenDirectorSell7,300,047$19.66$143,518,924.02View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015Nicholas B PaumgartenDirectorSell3,000,000$20.15$60,450,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Bradley J MillerEVPSell1,500$19.55$29,325.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2015W C Nelson JrDirectorBuy5,000$18.80$94,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/18/2015Tim WallisDirectorBuy10,000$18.75$187,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/8/2014Michael J BurkeSVPSell1,138$18.75$21,337.50View SEC Filing  
11/24/2014Michael J BurkeSVPSell1,000$18.35$18,350.00View SEC Filing  
9/12/2014Michael J BurkeSVPSell1,200$18.17$21,804.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2014Thomas RichlovskyDirectorBuy5,000$15.25$76,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/25/2013Thomas A RichlovskyDirectorBuy3,000$11.25$33,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2012Glenn S WhiteInsiderSell7,000$8.37$58,590.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI)
Latest Headlines for United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Community Banks (UCBI) Given News Sentiment Score of 0.10
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 2:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. Forecasted to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.40 Per Share (UCBI)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 8:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of UCBI earnings conference call or presentation 26-Apr-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 11:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : UCBI-US : April 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 11:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI) Posts Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.01 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 3:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect United Community Banks (UCBI) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 4:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Community Banks (UCBI) Given Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.24
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 21 at 9:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Brokerages Anticipate United Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI) to Announce $0.38 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 4:32 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. and HCSB Financial Corporation (Horry County State Bank) Announce Merger Agreement
feeds.benzinga.com - April 20 at 7:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo​United Community Banks names Harralson CFO
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 7:34 PM
streetinsider.com logoUnited Community Banks (UCBI) Name Jefferson Harralson to CFO Position
www.streetinsider.com - April 18 at 8:34 AM
seekingalpha.com logoUnited Community Banks Names Jefferson Harralson as CFO and EVP
seekingalpha.com - April 17 at 11:43 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 9:06 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. Announces Appointment of Jefferson Harralson as CFO
feeds.benzinga.com - April 17 at 6:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Community Banks (UCBI) Getting Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 10:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI) Sees Large Growth in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 11:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Community Banks (UCBI) Given News Impact Score of 0.21
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 2:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI) PT Set at $30.00 by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 11 at 3:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. Announces Annual Meeting of Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 1:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. : UCBI-US: Dividend Analysis : March 15th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 1:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. Announces Annual Meeting of Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - April 1 at 8:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI) Upgraded by Zacks Investment Research to Buy
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 29 at 10:17 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. Announces Date for First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Conference Call
feeds.benzinga.com - March 27 at 11:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. (UCBI) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 12:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUNITED COMMUNITY BANKS INC Financials
finance.yahoo.com - March 4 at 3:04 AM
prnewswire.com logoResearch Reports Initiation on Financial Stocks -- United Community Banks, Signature Bank, First Midwest Bancorp, and Commerce Bancshares
www.prnewswire.com - March 2 at 12:46 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. to Participate in the Raymond James 38th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
finance.yahoo.com - February 28 at 8:02 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED COMMUNITY BANKS INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - February 27 at 5:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Community Bank Named to Forbes List of Best 100 Banks in America
finance.yahoo.com - February 8 at 8:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of UCBI earnings conference call or presentation 25-Jan-17 4:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - January 26 at 2:01 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter Earnings
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 25 at 8:05 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo5:35 am United Comm Banks beats by $0.02, reports revs in-line
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 25 at 8:05 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ4 2016 United Community Banks Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - January 25 at 8:05 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. Announces Chief Financial Officer’s Retirement in 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 20 at 5:32 PM
publicnow.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. Announces Chief Financial Officer's Retirement in 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - December 20 at 5:32 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUnited Comm Banks downgraded by Keefe Bruyette
us.rd.yahoo.com - November 29 at 12:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. to Participate in the 2016 Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. East Coast Financial Services Conference
finance.yahoo.com - November 15 at 11:52 AM
seekingalpha.com logoUnited Community Banks declares $0.08 dividend
seekingalpha.com - November 4 at 2:26 PM
globenewswire.com logoUnited Community Banks, Inc. Announces Third Quarter Earnings
globenewswire.com - October 27 at 11:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Comm Banks upgraded by Raymond James
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 7:35 PM
forbes.com logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Redwood Trust, Digital Realty Trust and United Community Banks
www.forbes.com - September 9 at 10:42 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED COMMUNITY BANKS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Ex
biz.yahoo.com - August 10 at 11:12 AM

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Frequently Asked Questions for United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI)

What is United Community Banks' stock symbol?

United Community Banks trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "UCBI."

How often does United Community Banks pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for United Community Banks?

United Community Banks declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 17th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.08 per share on Wednesday, April 5th. This represents a $0.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, March 13th.

How were United Community Banks' earnings last quarter?

United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.39 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.38 by $0.01. The business had revenue of $104.83 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $104.30 million. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 11.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.33 earnings per share.

When will United Community Banks make its next earnings announcement?

United Community Banks is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 26th 2017.

Where is United Community Banks' stock going? Where will United Community Banks' stock price be in 2017?

4 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for United Community Banks' shares. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate United Community Banks' stock price to reach $29.25 in the next year.

Are investors shorting United Community Banks?

United Community Banks saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,114,653 shares, an increase of 45.5% from the March 15th total of 765,941 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 672,341 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.7 days. Approximately 1.7% of the shares of the stock are sold short.

Who owns United Community Banks stock?

United Community Banks' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.84%), Nationwide Fund Advisors (0.36%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.31%), Emerald Mutual Fund Advisers Trust (0.14%), Sippican Capital Advisors (0.11%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.10%). Company insiders that own United Community Banks stock include Bradley J Miller, Nicholas B Paumgarten, Tim Wallis and W C Nelson Jr.

Who sold United Community Banks stock? Who is selling United Community Banks stock?

United Community Banks' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Nationwide Fund Advisors, Sippican Capital Advisors, Hennessy Advisors Inc., First Citizens Bank & Trust Co., ProShare Advisors LLC and Bank of Montreal Can.

Who bought United Community Banks stock? Who is buying United Community Banks stock?

United Community Banks' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including TNB Financial, DUPONT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT Corp, Strs Ohio, Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC, Cypress Capital Management LLC WY, GW&K Investment Management LLC, Adams Diversified Equity Fund Inc. and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have bought United Community Banks stock in the last two years include Tim Wallis and W C Nelson Jr.

How do I buy United Community Banks stock?

Shares of United Community Banks can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of United Community Banks stock cost?

One share of United Community Banks stock can currently be purchased for approximately $27.35.

United Community Banks (UCBI) Chart for Saturday, April, 29, 2017

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