Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect United Bancorp (UBCP) Stock Price

Headlines about United Bancorp (NASDAQ:UBCP) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. United Bancorp earned a coverage optimism score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.9511906581319 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

United Bancorp stock traded up $13.49 during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $13.49. The company had a trading volume of 300 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,389. United Bancorp has a 1 year low of $11.33 and a 1 year high of $14.00. The company has a current ratio of 0.96, a quick ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.32. The stock has a market cap of $70.75 million, a PE ratio of 16.86 and a beta of -0.04.

United Bancorp (NASDAQ:UBCP) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, April 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.22 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. United Bancorp had a net margin of 17.80% and a return on equity of 9.25%. The company had revenue of $4.98 million during the quarter.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 20th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 8th will be issued a $0.13 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 7th. This represents a $0.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.85%.

About United Bancorp

United Bancorp, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Unified Bank that provides commercial and retail banking services in Ohio. The company accepts demand, savings, and time deposits, as well as grants commercial, real estate, and consumer loans. It also offers brokerage services. As of February 22, 2018, the company operated 18 banking offices that serve the Ohio Counties of Athens, Belmont, Carroll, Fairfield, Harrison, Jefferson, and Tuscarawas; and a loan production office in Wheeling.

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