NASDAQ:UCBI - United Community Banks Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$22.23 -0.38 (-1.68 %)
(As of 12/16/2018 02:42 PM ET)
Previous Close$22.23
Today's Range$21.8099 - $22.8968
52-Week Range$21.81 - $34.18
Volume344,473 shs
Average Volume369,564 shs
Market Capitalization$1.76 billion
P/E Ratio13.64
Dividend Yield2.88%
United Community Banks, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for United Community Bank that provides retail and corporate banking services to individuals and businesses. It offers various deposit accounts, such as checking accounts, savings and time deposits accounts, NOW accounts, money market deposits, and certificates of deposit. The company also provides secured and unsecured loans that include commercial real estate, commercial and industrial, commercial construction, residential construction and mortgage, and indirect auto loans, as well as home equity lines of credits and fixed and adjustable-rate home mortgage loans. It also offers wire transfers, brokerage services, and other financial services, as well as risk management, payment processing, and merchant services. In addition, the company owns an insurance agency. As of December 31, 2017, it operated 156 locations in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. United Community Banks, Inc. was founded in 1950 and is based in Blairsville, Georgia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry State commercial banks
Sub-IndustryRegional Banks
Current SymbolNASDAQ:UCBI
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.42
Current Ratio0.82
Quick Ratio0.82


Trailing P/E Ratio13.64
Forward P/E Ratio10.44
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$477.98 million
Price / Sales3.68
Cash Flow$1.8903 per share
Price / Cash Flow11.76
Book Value$16.67 per share
Price / Book1.33


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.63
Net Income$67.82 million
Net Margins19.16%
Return on Equity11.64%
Return on Assets1.29%


Outstanding Shares79,210,000
Market Cap$1.76 billion

United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI) Frequently Asked Questions

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, November 9th. Shareholders of record on Saturday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Monday, January 7th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 13th. This is an increase from United Community Banks's previous quarterly dividend of $0.15. View United Community Banks' Dividend History.

How were United Community Banks' earnings last quarter?

United Community Banks, Inc. (NASDAQ:UCBI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 23rd. The financial services provider reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.55. The financial services provider earned $134.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $136.53 million. United Community Banks had a net margin of 19.16% and a return on equity of 11.64%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 23.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.41 EPS. View United Community Banks' Earnings History.

When is United Community Banks' next earnings date?

United Community Banks is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, January 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for United Community Banks.

What price target have analysts set for UCBI?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for United Community Banks' shares. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect United Community Banks' stock price to reach $27.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for United Community Banks.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for United Community Banks?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Community Banks in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for United Community Banks.

Has United Community Banks been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about UCBI stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. United Community Banks earned a media sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term.

Are investors shorting United Community Banks?

United Community Banks saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,507,255 shares, an increase of 54.9% from the October 31st total of 972,875 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 455,881 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 1.9% of the company's stock are sold short. View United Community Banks' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of United Community Banks' key competitors?

Who are United Community Banks' key executives?

United Community Banks' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Jimmy Carl Tallent, Exec. Chairman (Age 65)
  • Mr. Herbert Lynn Harton, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 56)
  • Mr. Jefferson Lee Harralson CFA, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. William M. Gilbert, Pres of Community Banking (Age 65)
  • Mr. Alan H. Kumler, Chief Accounting Officer, Sr. VP & Controller

Who are United Community Banks' major shareholders?

United Community Banks' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.58%), Vanguard Group Inc (9.50%), Vanguard Group Inc. (9.50%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.80%), Schroder Investment Management Group (3.15%) and Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (2.94%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for United Community Banks.

Which major investors are selling United Community Banks stock?

UCBI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Systematic Financial Management LP, FMR LLC, BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., ClariVest Asset Management LLC, Nordea Investment Management AB and Banc Funds Co. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Community Banks.

Which major investors are buying United Community Banks stock?

UCBI stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morgan Stanley, Vanguard Group Inc, Vanguard Group Inc., Allianz Asset Management GmbH, EJF Capital LLC, Piermont Capital Management Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp and Trexquant Investment LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Community Banks.

How do I buy shares of United Community Banks?

Shares of UCBI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is United Community Banks' stock price today?

One share of UCBI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $22.23.

How big of a company is United Community Banks?

United Community Banks has a market capitalization of $1.76 billion and generates $477.98 million in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $67.82 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.63 on an earnings per share basis. United Community Banks employs 2,137 workers across the globe.

What is United Community Banks' official website?

The official website for United Community Banks is

How can I contact United Community Banks?

United Community Banks' mailing address is 125 HIGHWAY 515 EAST, BLAIRSVILLE GA, 30512. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 706-781-2265.

MarketBeat Community Rating for United Community Banks (NASDAQ UCBI)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  215 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  231 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  446
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about United Community Banks and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UCBI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UCBI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2018 by Staff

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