Univest Corp Of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP): Institutional Investor Sentiment Down to 1.36

June 15, 2018 - By Vivian Park

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Sentiment for Univest Corp Of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP)

Univest Corp Of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.36 in 2018 Q1. Its down -0.03, from 1.39 in 2017Q4. The ratio dropped, as 53 investment professionals started new or increased equity positions, while 39 cut down and sold their positions in Univest Corp Of Pennsylvania. The investment professionals in our partner’s database now hold: 17.52 million shares, up from 16.99 million shares in 2017Q4. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Univest Corp Of Pennsylvania in their top 10 equity positions decreased from 2 to 1 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 12 Reduced: 27 Increased: 38 New Position: 15.

Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania operates as the holding firm for Univest Bank and Trust Co. that provides various commercial and consumer banking, and trust services to individuals, businesses, municipalities, and nonprofit organizations in Pennsylvania. The company has market cap of $824.86 million. It operates through three divisions: Banking, Wealth Management, and Insurance. It has a 17.1 P/E ratio. The firm offers deposit products, including noninterest-bearing deposits, interest-bearing checking deposits, money market savings accounts, regular savings accounts, and time deposits.

The stock decreased 0.18% or $0.05 during the last trading session, reaching $28.05. About 39,439 shares traded. Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) has risen 3.85% since June 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.72% the S&P500.

Analysts await Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) to report earnings on July, 25. They expect $0.47 EPS, up 6.82 % or $0.03 from last year’s $0.44 per share. UVSP’s profit will be $13.82 million for 14.92 P/E if the $0.47 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.44 actual EPS reported by Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 6.82 % EPS growth.

Univest Corp Of Pennsylvania holds 6.99% of its portfolio in Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania for 583,469 shares. Endeavour Capital Advisors Inc owns 670,695 shares or 3.03% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Fj Capital Management Llc has 2.29% invested in the company for 748,500 shares. The Pennsylvania-based Philadelphia Trust Co has invested 0.9% in the stock. Zweig, a Alabama-based fund reported 167,169 shares.

Since January 1, 0001, it had 3 insider buys, and 1 sale for $502,981 activity.

Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 33% of Univest Corporation Of Pennsylvania’s analysts are positive. Out of 3 Wall Street analysts rating Univest Corporation Of Pennsylvania, 1 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 2 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $2900 while the high is $34.0. The stock’s average target of $31 is 10.52% above today’s ($28.05) share price. UVSP was included in 4 notes of analysts from December 21, 2017. The stock of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) earned “Buy” rating by Piper Jaffray on Tuesday, January 30. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. Sandler O’Neill maintained the shares of UVSP in report on Monday, March 26 with “Hold” rating. The stock has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, January 25.

More recent Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Univest Corporation Declares Second Quarter Dividend” on May 21, 2018. Also Globenewswire.com published the news titled: “Report: Exploring Fundamental Drivers Behind Vivint Solar, Peapack-Gladstone Financial, Madrigal Pharmaceuticals …” on May 29, 2018. Equitiesfocus.com‘s news article titled: “Univest Co. of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) Holdings Cut by Neuberger Berman Group LLC” with publication date: June 07, 2018 was also an interesting one.

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