NASDAQ:UCFC - United Community Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$9.48 -0.01 (-0.11 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$9.48
Today's Range$9.38 - $9.50
52-Week Range$8.66 - $11.98
Volume62,470 shs
Average Volume118,054 shs
Market Capitalization$471.43 million
P/E Ratio13.35
Dividend Yield2.95%
Beta0.44
United Community Financial Corp. operates as the holding company for Home Savings Bank that provides consumer and business banking services. The company offers various deposit instruments, including checking accounts, regular savings accounts, money market accounts, individual retirement accounts, and certificates of deposit. It provides commercial loans, such as multifamily loans; nonresidential real estate loans comprising retail centers, office buildings, and industrial buildings; land loans; loans for the construction of multifamily properties, nonresidential real estate projects, and to builders; and secured and unsecured loans, including traditional lines of credit, revolving lines of credit, and term loans. The company also offers residential mortgage loans consisting of one-to four-family loans; loans for the construction of one-to four-family residences; and consumer loans, such as home equity loans, home equity lines of credit, recreational vehicle loans, unsecured loans, and cash-secured loans. In addition, it provides insurance products for business and residential customers, including auto, homeowners, life-health, commercial, surety bonds, and aviation. The company offers services through its main office located in Youngstown, Ohio; and 35 retail banking offices, 3 wealth management offices, and 13 residential mortgage loan centers located in Ohio, Western Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. United Community Financial Corp. was founded in 1889 and is based in Youngstown, Ohio.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Savings institutions, except federal
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:UCFC
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone330-742-0500

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.31
Current Ratio0.97
Quick Ratio1.01

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio13.35
Forward P/E Ratio12.64
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$118.75 million
Price / Sales3.97
Cash Flow$0.7155 per share
Price / Cash13.25
Book Value$6.15 per share
Price / Book1.54

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.57
Net Income$21.78 million
Net Margins24.80%
Return on Equity11.87%
Return on Assets1.30%

Miscellaneous

Employees503
Outstanding Shares49,730,000
Market Cap$471.43 million
OptionableOptionable

United Community Financial (NASDAQ:UCFC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is United Community Financial's stock symbol?

United Community Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "UCFC."

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

United Community Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 17th. Investors of record on Friday, October 26th will be given a dividend of $0.07 per share on Friday, November 9th. This represents a $0.28 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.95%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 25th. View United Community Financial's Dividend History.

How were United Community Financial's earnings last quarter?

United Community Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UCFC) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, October, 17th. The savings and loans company reported $0.19 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.00. The savings and loans company earned $27.77 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $28.12 million. United Community Financial had a return on equity of 11.87% and a net margin of 24.80%. View United Community Financial's Earnings History.

When is United Community Financial's next earnings date?

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

What price target have analysts set for UCFC?

2 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for United Community Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $12.00. On average, they expect United Community Financial's stock price to reach $12.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 26.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for United Community Financial.

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

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Community Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for United Community Financial.

Has United Community Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about UCFC stock has been trending very positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. United Community Financial earned a media sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the savings and loans company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting United Community Financial?

United Community Financial saw a drop in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 182,911 shares, a drop of 63.8% from the September 28th total of 505,012 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 199,601 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 0.9 days. Currently, 0.4% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View United Community Financial's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of United Community Financial's key competitors?

Who are United Community Financial's key executives?

United Community Financial's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Gary M. Small, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 57)
  • Mr. Timothy W. Esson, Chief Financial officer (Age 68)
  • Mr. Zahid Afzal, Exec. VP & COO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Jude Joseph Nohra, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. Matthew T. Garrity, Exec. VP of Commercial Lending & Credit Admin. and Director of Home Savings Bank (Age 52)

Who are United Community Financial's major shareholders?

United Community Financial's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.51%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.45%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.45%), Maltese Capital Management LLC (2.48%), Elizabeth Park Capital Advisors Ltd. (2.12%) and Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (1.62%). Company insiders that own United Community Financial stock include Jude J Nohra, Marty E Adams, Matthew T Garrity, Patrick W Bevack, Richard J Schiraldi and Timothy Esson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for United Community Financial.

Which major investors are selling United Community Financial stock?

UCFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Elizabeth Park Capital Advisors Ltd., Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Clover Partners L.P., Citadel Advisors LLC and Wedbush Securities Inc.. Company insiders that have sold United Community Financial company stock in the last year include Jude J Nohra, Marty E Adams, Matthew T Garrity and Patrick W Bevack. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Community Financial.

Which major investors are buying United Community Financial stock?

UCFC stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., BlackRock Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, PNC Financial Services Group Inc., Systematic Financial Management LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bridgeway Capital Management Inc. and Maltese Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought United Community Financial stock in the last two years include Marty E Adams and Richard J Schiraldi. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Community Financial.

How do I buy shares of United Community Financial?

Shares of UCFC 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 Financial's stock price today?

One share of UCFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.48.

How big of a company is United Community Financial?

United Community Financial has a market capitalization of $471.43 million and generates $118.75 million in revenue each year. The savings and loans company earns $21.78 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.57 on an earnings per share basis. United Community Financial employs 503 workers across the globe.

What is United Community Financial's official website?

The official website for United Community Financial is http://www.ucfconline.com.

How can I contact United Community Financial?

United Community Financial's mailing address is 275 WEST FEDERAL STREET, YOUNGSTOWN OH, 44503. The savings and loans company can be reached via phone at 330-742-0500 or via email at www.ucfconline.com.


MarketBeat Community Rating for United Community Financial (NASDAQ UCFC)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  147 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  198 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  345
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about United Community Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UCFC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UCFC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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