News headlines about United Bancorp (NASDAQ:UBCP) have been trending positive this week, Accern reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. United Bancorp earned a news impact score of 0.27 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.4725841219346 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Separately, ValuEngine raised shares of United Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 18th.
United Bancorp (NASDAQ UBCP) remained flat at $11.80 during midday trading on Wednesday. The company had a trading volume of 1,408 shares. United Bancorp has a 52 week low of $10.20 and a 52 week high of $15.25. The stock has a market cap of $57.19 million, a PE ratio of 16.62 and a beta of 0.09. The company’s 50-day moving average is $11.85 and its 200-day moving average is $11.97.
United Bancorp (NASDAQ:UBCP) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.18 EPS for the quarter. United Bancorp had a net margin of 17.54% and a return on equity of 8.35%. The company had revenue of $4.72 million during the quarter.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 20th. Investors of record on Friday, September 8th will be given a dividend of $0.12 per share. This is a boost from United Bancorp’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.11. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 7th. This represents a $0.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.07%. United Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is presently 67.61%.
United Bancorp Company Profile
United Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company has one subsidiary bank, The Citizens Savings Bank, Martins Ferry, Ohio (the Bank). The Bank operates two divisions for marketing purposes, The Community Bank, a division of The Citizens Savings Bank and The Citizens Bank, a division of The Citizens Savings Bank.
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