United Community Banks (UCBI) Competitors

$27.04
+0.08 (+0.30%)
(As of 10:39 AM ET)

UCBI vs. FBP, ABCB, TCBI, FIBK, SFBS, CATY, IBOC, CVBF, BOH, and INDB

Should you be buying United Community Banks stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of United Community Banks include First BanCorp. (FBP), Ameris Bancorp (ABCB), Texas Capital Bancshares (TCBI), First Interstate BancSystem (FIBK), ServisFirst Bancshares (SFBS), Cathay General Bancorp (CATY), International Bancshares (IBOC), CVB Financial (CVBF), Bank of Hawaii (BOH), and Independent Bank (INDB). These companies are all part of the "state commercial banks" industry.

United Community Banks vs.

United Community Banks (NASDAQ:UCBI) and First BanCorp. (NYSE:FBP) are both mid-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, earnings, community ranking, risk, valuation, analyst recommendations, profitability, institutional ownership and media sentiment.

United Community Banks currently has a consensus price target of $30.60, suggesting a potential upside of 13.17%. First BanCorp. has a consensus price target of $18.00, suggesting a potential downside of 0.22%. Given United Community Banks' higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe United Community Banks is more favorable than First BanCorp..

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
United Community Banks
0 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.40
First BanCorp.
0 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
1 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

In the previous week, United Community Banks had 1 more articles in the media than First BanCorp.. MarketBeat recorded 4 mentions for United Community Banks and 3 mentions for First BanCorp.. United Community Banks' average media sentiment score of 1.02 beat First BanCorp.'s score of 0.83 indicating that United Community Banks is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
United Community Banks
2 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
First BanCorp.
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

First BanCorp. has lower revenue, but higher earnings than United Community Banks. First BanCorp. is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than United Community Banks, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
United Community Banks$1.31B2.45$187.54M$1.5417.56
First BanCorp.$1.16B2.65$302.86M$1.7510.33

First BanCorp. has a net margin of 25.82% compared to United Community Banks' net margin of 13.62%. First BanCorp.'s return on equity of 21.58% beat United Community Banks' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
United Community Banks13.62% 8.02% 0.93%
First BanCorp. 25.82%21.58%1.62%

82.3% of United Community Banks shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 97.9% of First BanCorp. shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.5% of United Community Banks shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 2.5% of First BanCorp. shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

United Community Banks pays an annual dividend of $0.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.4%. First BanCorp. pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.5%. United Community Banks pays out 59.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. First BanCorp. pays out 36.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. First BanCorp. is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

United Community Banks has a beta of 0.92, meaning that its share price is 8% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, First BanCorp. has a beta of 1.16, meaning that its share price is 16% more volatile than the S&P 500.

United Community Banks received 24 more outperform votes than First BanCorp. when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 61.26% of users gave First BanCorp. an outperform vote while only 56.43% of users gave United Community Banks an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
United Community BanksOutperform Votes
307
56.43%
Underperform Votes
237
43.57%
First BanCorp.Outperform Votes
283
61.26%
Underperform Votes
179
38.74%

Summary

First BanCorp. beats United Community Banks on 13 of the 20 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding UCBI and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NASDAQ and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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UCBI vs. The Competition

MetricUnited Community BanksState commercial banks IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$3.22B$2.33B$9.06B$7.98B
Dividend Yield3.41%4.16%10.62%3.91%
P/E Ratio17.5611.8451.7814.20
Price / Sales2.451.973,507.2273.56
Price / Cash10.708.7927.9129.27
Price / Book1.011.052.514.68
Net Income$187.54M$403.09M$992.52M$212.10M
7 Day Performance1.88%2.83%2.80%5.45%
1 Month Performance7.09%6.02%5.69%9.83%
1 Year Performance20.66%31.86%20.82%11.25%

United Community Banks Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
FBP
First BanCorp.
2.753 of 5 stars
$18.33
+1.7%
$18.00
-1.8%
+59.4%$3.10B$1.16B10.473,168Positive News
ABCB
Ameris Bancorp
3.435 of 5 stars
$49.91
+0.7%
$52.00
+4.2%
+62.5%$3.45B$1.52B12.142,765Positive News
TCBI
Texas Capital Bancshares
3.6127 of 5 stars
$62.18
+1.1%
$63.58
+2.2%
+27.1%$2.90B$1.79B18.841,987Positive News
FIBK
First Interstate BancSystem
4.9655 of 5 stars
$27.58
+0.3%
$30.20
+9.5%
+22.1%$2.88B$1.43B10.993,585Positive News
SFBS
ServisFirst Bancshares
2.8098 of 5 stars
$66.41
+2.7%
$64.00
-3.6%
+49.9%$3.52B$423.19M18.19605Positive News
CATY
Cathay General Bancorp
3.3703 of 5 stars
$37.71
+1.1%
$39.00
+3.4%
+25.3%$2.75B$1.31B8.341,246Dividend Announcement
IBOC
International Bancshares
3.4824 of 5 stars
$60.34
+1.1%
N/A+39.9%$3.75B$970.10M9.212,200Positive News
CVBF
CVB Financial
2.132 of 5 stars
$17.41
+1.9%
$19.00
+9.1%
+51.4%$2.43B$665.66M11.451,107Positive News
BOH
Bank of Hawaii
2.9331 of 5 stars
$60.06
+1.1%
$52.20
-13.1%
+58.5%$2.38B$986.98M15.481,899Positive News
INDB
Independent Bank
4.2069 of 5 stars
$52.65
+1.3%
$60.00
+14.0%
+12.3%$2.24B$920.34M10.161,787News Coverage
Positive News

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This page (NASDAQ:UCBI) was last updated on 5/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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