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United Community Banks (UCBI) Stock Price, News & Analysis

-0.22 (-0.82%)
(As of 05/22/2024 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
493,786 shs
Average Volume
595,022 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.17 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

United Community Banks MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.40 Rating Score
15.0% Upside
$30.60 Price Target
Short Interest
1.97% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.22mentions of United Community Banks in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $2.12 to $2.37 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.78 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

67th out of 821 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

11th out of 165 stocks

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About United Community Banks Stock (NASDAQ:UCBI)

United Community Banks, Inc. operates as the financial holding company for United Community Bank that provides financial products and services to commercial, retail, government, education, energy, health care, and real estate sectors. It accepts various deposit products, including checking, savings, money market, and other deposit accounts. The company also offers lending services, including real estate, consumer, and commercial loans, to individuals, small businesses, mid-sized commercial businesses, and non-profit organizations, as well as secured and unsecured, and mortgage loans. In addition, it originates loans partially guaranteed by the SBA and USDA loan programs. Further, the company provides wealth management services comprising financial planning, customized portfolio management, and investment advice; trust services to manage fiduciary assets; non-deposit investment products; and insurance products, including life insurance, long-term care insurance, and tax-deferred annuities, as well as invests in residential and commercial mortgage-backed securities, asset-backed securities, the U.S. treasury, the U.S. agency, and municipal obligations. Additionally, it offers reinsurance on a property insurance contract; insurance agency services; treasury management; credit cards; payment and commerce solution, equipment finance, investment advisory, and other related financial services; brokerage services; and payment processing, merchant, wire transfer, private banking, and other related financial services. The company was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Blairsville, Georgia.

UCBI Stock Price History

UCBI Stock News Headlines

KBW Reaffirms Their Hold Rating on United Community Banks (UCBI)
Q1 2024 United Community Banks Inc Earnings Call
United Community Banks Inc.
UCBI Apr 2024 22.500 call
Banks vs. Credit Unions: Understanding the Differences
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Company Calendar

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Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 7/5 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

State commercial banks
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
5 Analysts


Net Income
$187.54 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$870.01 million
Cash Flow
$2.50 per share
Book Value
$26.97 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$3.17 billion
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UCBI Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell United Community Banks stock right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Community Banks in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" UCBI shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in UCBI, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is United Community Banks' stock price target for 2024?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for United Community Banks' shares. Their UCBI share price targets range from $28.00 to $34.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $30.60 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 15.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have UCBI shares performed in 2024?

United Community Banks' stock was trading at $29.26 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, UCBI shares have decreased by 9.0% and is now trading at $26.62.
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When is United Community Banks' next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 16th 2024.
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How were United Community Banks' earnings last quarter?

United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $225.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $232 million. United Community Banks had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.02% and a net margin of 13.62%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 6.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.58 earnings per share.

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

United Community Banks announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 16th. Shareholders of record on Saturday, June 15th will be given a dividend of $0.23 per share on Friday, July 5th. This represents a $0.92 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.46%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, June 14th.
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Is United Community Banks a good dividend stock?

United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI) pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.41%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 9 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 59.74%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UCBI will have a dividend payout ratio of 38.82% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Lynn Harton's approval rating as United Community Banks' CEO?

11 employees have rated United Community Banks Chief Executive Officer Lynn Harton on Lynn Harton has an approval rating of 82% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of United Community Banks own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other United Community Banks investors own include Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Energy Transfer (ET), Harley-Davidson (HOG), AT&T (T), Enbridge (ENB), Invesco (IVZ), KeyCorp (KEY), Realty Income (O), Royal Bank of Canada (RY) and Southern (SO).

Who are United Community Banks' major shareholders?

United Community Banks' stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.31%), Earnest Partners LLC (2.95%), Janus Henderson Group PLC (1.38%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.52%), BNP PARIBAS ASSET MANAGEMENT Holding S.A. (0.34%) and ProShare Advisors LLC (0.26%). Insiders that own company stock include H Lynn Harton, Kenneth L Daniels, Richard Bradshaw, Robert A Edwards and Robert H Blalock.
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How do I buy shares of United Community Banks?

Shares of UCBI stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:UCBI) was last updated on 5/23/2024 by Staff

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