United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) is scheduled to announce its Q316 earnings results on Tuesday, October 18th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.11 per share and revenue of $30.82 million for the quarter.

United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 19th. The company reported $0.11 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.01. United Community Financial Corp. had a net margin of 19.31% and a return on equity of 6.89%. On average, analysts expect United Community Financial Corp. to post $0.41 EPS for the current fiscal year and $0.52 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Earnings History for United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC)

United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) opened at 7.07 on Friday. United Community Financial Corp. has a 12-month low of $4.98 and a 12-month high of $7.38. The stock has a 50 day moving average of $6.96 and a 200-day moving average of $6.33. The company has a market capitalization of $328.75 million, a PE ratio of 19.64 and a beta of 0.39.

UCFC has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded United Community Financial Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 22nd. Seaport Global Securities reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $22.00 price objective on shares of United Community Financial Corp. in a research report on Saturday, June 25th. Boenning Scattergood upgraded United Community Financial Corp. from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $7.50 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, September 12th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods increased their price objective on United Community Financial Corp. from $7.25 to $8.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, September 12th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a hold rating, five have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $11.25.

In other news, CEO Gary M. Small sold 5,500 shares of United Community Financial Corp. stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, September 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $6.91, for a total value of $38,005.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 115,774 shares in the company, valued at approximately $799,998.34. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 3.88% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. HBK Sorce Advisory LLC raised its position in shares of United Community Financial Corp. by 9.9% in the second quarter. HBK Sorce Advisory LLC now owns 33,397 shares of the company’s stock valued at $203,000 after buying an additional 2,997 shares during the last quarter. Ancora Advisors LLC raised its position in shares of United Community Financial Corp. by 189.7% in the second quarter. Ancora Advisors LLC now owns 86,921 shares of the company’s stock valued at $528,000 after buying an additional 56,921 shares during the last quarter. Martingale Asset Management L P purchased a new position in shares of United Community Financial Corp. during the second quarter valued at approximately $102,000. BlackRock Investment Management LLC raised its position in shares of United Community Financial Corp. by 4.5% in the second quarter. BlackRock Investment Management LLC now owns 197,889 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,203,000 after buying an additional 8,443 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in shares of United Community Financial Corp. by 1.6% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,756,753 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,681,000 after buying an additional 27,341 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 60.12% of the company’s stock.

United Community Financial Corp. Company Profile

United Community Financial Corp. is a unitary thrift holding company for The Home Savings and Loan Company of Youngstown, Ohio (the Bank). The Bank operates through banking services segment. The Bank conducts its business through over 30 retail banking offices and loan production centers located throughout Ohio and western Pennsylvania.

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