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NASDAQ:UVSP

Univest Financial (UVSP) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$20.00
+0.24 (+1.21%)
(As of 02/27/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$19.79
$20.20
50-Day Range
$19.30
$22.32
52-Week Range
$16.10
$28.51
Volume
126,152 shs
Average Volume
127,673 shs
Market Capitalization
$590.20 million
P/E Ratio
8.30
Dividend Yield
4.20%
Price Target
$19.50

Univest Financial MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
2.5% Downside
$19.50 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.91% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$21,076 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-0.98%
From $2.04 to $2.02 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.

1.81 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

663rd out of 826 stocks

State Commercial Banks Industry

161st out of 174 stocks


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About Univest Financial Stock (NASDAQ:UVSP)

Univest Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Univest Bank and Trust Co. that provides banking products and services primarily in Pennsylvania. It operates through three segments: Banking, Wealth Management, and Insurance. The Banking segment offers a range of banking services, such as deposit taking, loan origination and servicing, mortgage banking, other general banking, and equipment lease financing services for individuals, businesses, municipalities, and nonprofit organizations. The Wealth Management segment provides investment advisory, financial planning, and trust and brokerage services for private families and individuals, municipal pension plans, retirement plans, and trusts and guardianships. The Insurance segment offers commercial property and casualty insurance, employee benefits solutions, personal insurance lines, and human resources consulting services. The company was formerly known as Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania and changed its name to Univest Financial Corporation in January 2019. Univest Financial Corporation was founded in 1876 and is headquartered in Souderton, Pennsylvania.

UVSP Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/24/2024
Ex-Dividend for 2/21 Dividend
2/06/2024
Dividend Payable
2/21/2024
Today
2/27/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
4/24/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
State commercial banks
Sub-Industry
Regional Banks
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:UVSP
CUSIP
91527110
Employees
973
Year Founded
1876

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$19.50
High Stock Price Target
$20.00
Low Stock Price Target
$19.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-2.5%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$71.10 million
Pretax Margin
22.95%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$448.55 million
Cash Flow
$2.88 per share
Book Value
$26.55 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
28,888,000
Market Cap
$590.20 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.92

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Jeffrey M. Schweitzer CPA (Age 50)
    Chairman, President & CEO
    Comp: $1.38M
  • Mr. Brian J. Richardson (Age 41)
    Senior Executive VP & CFO
    Comp: $631.21k
  • Mr. Michael S. Keim CPAMr. Michael S. Keim CPA (Age 56)
    Chief Operating Officer
    Comp: $793.65k
  • Ms. Megan Duryea Santana Esq. (Age 48)
    Senior EVP, Chief Risk Officer, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
    Comp: $541.05k
  • Mr. Patrick C. McCormick (Age 46)
    Executive VP & Chief Credit Officer of Univest Bank and Trust Co.
    Comp: $493.52k
  • Mr. Eric W. Conner (Age 53)
    Senior EVP & Chief Information Officer
    Comp: $325.15k
  • Nicole Heverly
    Senior VP of Corporate Communications
  • Ms. M. Theresa Fosko
    Executive VP & Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Ms. Karen Elizabeth Tejkl
    Senior Vice President
  • Ms. Annette D. Szygiel
    Chief Experience Officer & Executive VP














UVSP Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Univest Financial stock right now?

2 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Univest Financial in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" UVSP shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in UVSP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Univest Financial's stock price target for 2024?

2 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Univest Financial's stock. Their UVSP share price targets range from $19.00 to $20.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $19.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.5%.
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How have UVSP shares performed in 2024?

Univest Financial's stock was trading at $22.03 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, UVSP stock has decreased by 9.2% and is now trading at $20.00.
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When is Univest Financial's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 24th 2024.
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How were Univest Financial's earnings last quarter?

Univest Financial Co. (NASDAQ:UVSP) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, January, 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.45 by $0.10. The financial services provider earned $71.38 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $70.32 million. Univest Financial had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.98% and a net margin of 15.85%.

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

Univest Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 24th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 7th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Wednesday, February 21st. This represents a $0.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.20%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 6th.
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Is Univest Financial a good dividend stock?

Univest Financial (NASDAQ:UVSP) pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.24%. UVSP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 34.85%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UVSP will have a dividend payout ratio of 41.58% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Jeffrey M. Schweitzer's approval rating as Univest Financial's CEO?

17 employees have rated Univest Financial Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey M. Schweitzer on Glassdoor.com. Jeffrey M. Schweitzer has an approval rating of 94% among the company's employees. This puts Jeffrey M. Schweitzer in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Univest Financial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Univest Financial investors own include Marathon Petroleum (MPC), AbbVie (ABBV), British American Tobacco (BTI), Carnival Co. & (CCL), General Mills (GIS), Invesco (IVZ), Las Vegas Sands (LVS), PacWest Bancorp (PACW), Shaw Communications (SJR) and Southern (SO).

Who are Univest Financial's major shareholders?

Univest Financial's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.63%), Vanguard Group Inc. (5.26%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (4.94%), The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company (4.06%), Boston Partners (1.49%) and UNIVEST FINANCIAL Corp (1.47%). Insiders that own company stock include Jeffrey M Schweitzer, K Leon Moyer, Martin P Connor, Michael S Keim, Natalye Paquin, Robert C Wonderling, Roger H Ballou, Thomas M Petro, Todd S Benning and William S Aichele.
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How do I buy shares of Univest Financial?

Shares of UVSP 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:UVSP) was last updated on 2/28/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff