Headlines about Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.0971198844967 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.
A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on UVSP shares. ValuEngine upgraded Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd. BidaskClub cut Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $33.00 price target on shares of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania in a research report on Thursday, July 27th.
Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ UVSP) traded down 0.17% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $29.70. The company had a trading volume of 98,568 shares. Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania has a 12-month low of $21.71 and a 12-month high of $31.50. The stock has a market capitalization of $791.92 million, a PE ratio of 26.78 and a beta of 0.69. The company has a 50-day moving average of $30.00 and a 200-day moving average of $28.63.
Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) last released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 28th. The financial services provider reported $0.44 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $51.31 million during the quarter. Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania had a return on equity of 8.04% and a net margin of 13.95%. On average, analysts predict that Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania will post $1.77 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In related news, Director Michael L. Turner sold 2,000 shares of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $29.80, for a total value of $59,600.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. 3.62% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania Company Profile
Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania is the bank holding company of Univest Bank and Trust Co (the Bank). The Bank is a Pennsylvania state-chartered bank and trust company. The Company’s business segments include Banking, Wealth Management and Insurance. The Banking segment provides financial services, such as deposit taking, loan origination and servicing, mortgage banking, other general banking services and equipment lease financing.
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