Wall Street analysts expect Univest Co. of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) to announce $0.42 earnings per share for the current quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Zero analysts have issued estimates for Univest Co. of Pennsylvania’s earnings. Univest Co. of Pennsylvania reported earnings per share of $0.41 during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 2.4%. The company is expected to announce its next quarterly earnings report on Wednesday, April 25th.
According to Zacks, analysts expect that Univest Co. of Pennsylvania will report full-year earnings of $1.85 per share for the current fiscal year. For the next financial year, analysts forecast that the business will post earnings of $2.12 per share. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS averages are an average based on a survey of sell-side research analysts that follow Univest Co. of Pennsylvania.
Univest Co. of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41. Univest Co. of Pennsylvania had a return on equity of 8.35% and a net margin of 19.84%. The company had revenue of $50.86 million during the quarter.
Univest Co. of Pennsylvania stock opened at $27.75 on Monday. Univest Co. of Pennsylvania has a 1 year low of $25.95 and a 1 year high of $32.35. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.16, a current ratio of 0.96 and a quick ratio of 0.96. The company has a market capitalization of $814.13, a PE ratio of 16.52 and a beta of 0.56.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, April 2nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, March 14th were given a dividend of $0.20 per share. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Tuesday, March 13th. Univest Co. of Pennsylvania’s dividend payout ratio is presently 47.62%.
In other news, Director Robert C. Wonderling bought 1,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 22nd. The stock was acquired at an average price of $28.00 per share, with a total value of $42,000.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 2.82% of the company’s stock.
Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in shares of Univest Co. of Pennsylvania during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $122,000. Strs Ohio bought a new position in shares of Univest Co. of Pennsylvania during the 4th quarter worth approximately $224,000. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Univest Co. of Pennsylvania by 30.9% during the 4th quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 9,168 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $257,000 after buying an additional 2,166 shares in the last quarter. Teacher Retirement System of Texas bought a new position in shares of Univest Co. of Pennsylvania during the 4th quarter worth approximately $276,000. Finally, Two Sigma Advisers LP bought a new position in shares of Univest Co. of Pennsylvania during the 4th quarter worth approximately $308,000. 66.93% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
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Univest Co. of Pennsylvania Company Profile
Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania operates as the holding company 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. It operates through three segments: Banking, Wealth Management, and Insurance.
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