Analysts See $0.19 EPS for United Community Financial Corp. (UCFC)

September 15, 2018 - By Kristin Houston

Investors sentiment increased to 2.28 in Q2 2018. Its up 1.33, from 0.95 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 5 investors sold United Community Financial Corp. shares while 24 reduced holdings. 26 funds opened positions while 40 raised stakes. 29.74 million shares or 0.74% more from 29.52 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
First Manhattan holds 0% or 5,000 shares. Cullen Management Ltd Liability Corporation holds 14,280 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Rhumbline Advisers owns 51,592 shares. Spark Investment Mngmt Limited Liability Corp holds 0.01% or 23,200 shares in its portfolio. North Carolina-based Piedmont Inv Advsrs Ltd has invested 0% in United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC). Bowling Mngmt Lc accumulated 118,059 shares. Ajo L P holds 408,396 shares. National Bank & Trust Of America De holds 392,534 shares. Voya Invest Mgmt Ltd Co invested in 31,759 shares. Alliancebernstein L P reported 35,700 shares. Willingdon Wealth Mgmt invested 0.02% of its portfolio in United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC). Schwab Charles Inv Mgmt Inc owns 112,257 shares. Deutsche Natl Bank Ag holds 0% or 341,032 shares in its portfolio. Brandywine Invest Mngmt Llc has invested 0% in United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC). Moreover, Perritt Cap Mngmt Inc has 0.04% invested in United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC).

Since May 9, 2018, it had 0 buys, and 7 insider sales for $5.46 million activity. Garrity Matthew T. also sold $56,619 worth of United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) shares. $155,141 worth of stock was sold by BEVACK PATRICK W on Friday, June 29. ADAMS MARTY E sold 301,081 shares worth $3.42 million.

Analysts expect United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) to report $0.19 EPS on October, 16.They anticipate $0.04 EPS change or 26.67 % from last quarter’s $0.15 EPS. UCFC’s profit would be $9.49 million giving it 13.43 P/E if the $0.19 EPS is correct. After having $0.19 EPS previously, United Community Financial Corp.’s analysts see 0.00 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.59% or $0.06 during the last trading session, reaching $10.21. About 75,902 shares traded. United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) has risen 13.56% since September 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 2.06% the S&P500.

United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) Ratings Coverage

Among 3 analysts covering United Community Financial (NASDAQ:UCFC), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. United Community Financial had 3 analyst reports since April 18, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, April 18 by Sandler O’Neill. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, April 18 with “Buy”.

United Community Financial Corp. operates as the holding firm for The Home Savings and Loan Company of Youngstown that provides consumer and business banking services. The company has market cap of $509.78 million. The firm offers various deposit instruments, including regular savings accounts, demand deposits, individual retirement accounts, checking accounts, money market accounts, and certificates of deposit. It has a 17.02 P/E ratio. 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.

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