Somewhat Favorable Media Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect United Bancorp (UBCP) Stock Price

Headlines about United Bancorp (NASDAQ:UBCP) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. United Bancorp earned a news sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.7989981114629 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded United Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th.

United Bancorp (UBCP) remained flat at $$12.15 during midday trading on Friday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 6,018 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,935. The company has a quick ratio of 0.96, a current ratio of 0.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.21. United Bancorp has a fifty-two week low of $10.20 and a fifty-two week high of $13.50. The stock has a market capitalization of $66.04, a P/E ratio of 16.64 and a beta of 0.02.

United Bancorp (NASDAQ:UBCP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October 16th. The financial services provider reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter. United Bancorp had a return on equity of 8.45% and a net margin of 17.67%. The company had revenue of $5.03 million during the quarter.

The company also recently declared a special dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 29th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 8th will be paid a $0.05 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 3.84%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 7th. United Bancorp’s payout ratio is 65.75%.

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About United Bancorp

United Bancorp, Inc is a bank holding company. The Company has one subsidiary bank, The Citizens Savings Bank, Martins Ferry, Ohio (the Bank). The Bank operates two divisions for marketing purposes, The Community Bank, a division of The Citizens Savings Bank and The Citizens Bank, a division of The Citizens Savings Bank.

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