Analysts See $0.15 EPS for United Community Financial Corp (UCFC)

September 17, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

 Analysts See $0.15 EPS for United Community Financial Corp (UCFC)
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.38 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.16, from 1.54 in 2016Q3. It fall, as 7 investors sold United Community Financial Corp shares while 30 reduced holdings. 21 funds opened positions while 30 raised stakes. 28.51 million shares or 1.67% more from 28.04 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
State Street holds 729,357 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Gendell Jeffrey L holds 545,867 shares or 0.57% of its portfolio. Gsa Ptnrs Llp reported 19,375 shares. Panagora Asset accumulated 0% or 3,931 shares. Deprince Race & Zollo holds 874,812 shares. California Employees Retirement Sys has 91,439 shares for 0% of their portfolio. Perritt Mngmt, a Illinois-based fund reported 14,600 shares. Cornerstone Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Company reported 20,500 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Strs Ohio has invested 0% in United Community Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UCFC). Maltese Cap Mgmt Lc holds 0.72% or 893,614 shares in its portfolio. 15,253 were reported by Nordea Mgmt Ab. State Common Retirement Fund, a New York-based fund reported 44,800 shares. California State Teachers Retirement Sys owns 0% invested in United Community Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UCFC) for 95,746 shares. Walleye Trading Ltd Liability Company reported 100 shares. Moreover, Royal Financial Bank Of Canada has 0% invested in United Community Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UCFC).

Since March 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 selling transactions for $55,584 activity.

Analysts expect United Community Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UCFC) to report $0.15 EPS on October, 17.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 36.36 % from last quarter’s $0.11 EPS. UCFC’s profit would be $7.46 million giving it 15.08 P/E if the $0.15 EPS is correct. After having $0.16 EPS previously, United Community Financial Corp’s analysts see -6.25 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.33% or $0.03 on September 15, reaching $9.05. About 215,684 shares traded or 299.90% up from the average. United Community Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UCFC) has risen 35.59% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 18.89% the S&P500.

United Community Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UCFC) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering United Comm. Financial (NASDAQ:UCFC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. United Comm. Financial had 8 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy” on Wednesday, July 19. Boenning & Scattergood reinitiated the shares of UCFC in report on Wednesday, July 22 with “Neutral” rating. On Wednesday, August 26 the stock rating was upgraded by Boenning & Scattergood to “Outperform”. The rating was upgraded by Keefe Bruyette & Woods to “Outperform” on Thursday, October 22. The company was upgraded on Thursday, October 22 by Wood. The stock of United Community Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UCFC) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, July 19 by Boenning & Scattergood. As per Thursday, June 1, the company rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

United Community Financial Corp. is financial services holding company. The company has market cap of $450.14 million. The Company’s subsidiaries include The Home Savings and Loan Company of Youngstown, Ohio , HSB Insurance, LLC and HSB Capital, LLC. It has a 22.01 P/E ratio. The principal business of Home Savings is the origination of mortgage loans, including construction loans, on residential and nonresidential real estate located in Home Savings’ primary market area.

More notable recent United Community Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UCFC) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “United Community Financial Corp. Announces Completion of Acquisition of Ohio …” on January 31, 2017, also Businesswire.com with their article: “United Community Financial Corp and Ohio Legacy Corp Merger Shareholder …” published on January 17, 2017, Nasdaq.com published: “3 Reasons to Buy United Community Financial (UCFC) Stock Now” on September 07, 2017. More interesting news about United Community Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UCFC) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “United Community Financial Corp. (UCFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 26 …” published on July 25, 2017 as well as Businesswire.com‘s news article titled: “United Community Financial Corp. to Present at KBW 2017 Community Bank …” with publication date: July 21, 2017.

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