Press coverage about United Security Bancshares (NASDAQ:FUSB) has trended somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing 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 Security Bancshares earned a daily sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 47.4219756021897 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.

Shares of United Security Bancshares (NASDAQ FUSB) traded up 0.26% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $11.47. The company had a trading volume of 1,347 shares. United Security Bancshares has a 12 month low of $8.82 and a 12 month high of $15.14. The firm has a market capitalization of $69.65 million, a PE ratio of 57.35 and a beta of 0.36. The company has a 50-day moving average of $11.31 and a 200 day moving average of $11.93.

United Security Bancshares (NASDAQ:FUSB) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, July 27th. The financial services provider reported $0.06 earnings per share for the quarter. The company had revenue of $7.99 million during the quarter. United Security Bancshares had a return on equity of 1.63% and a net margin of 3.56%.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.02 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. This represents a $0.08 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.70%. United Security Bancshares’s dividend payout ratio is presently 42.11%.

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About United Security Bancshares

First US Bancshares, Inc, formerly United Security Bancshares, Inc, incorporated on June 4, 1999, is the bank holding company for First US Bank (the Bank or FUSB). The Bank operates a finance company, Acceptance Loan Company, Inc (ALC). The Bank operates through two segments: FUSB and ALC. As of December 31, 2015, the Bank operated and served its customers through 19 banking offices located in Brent, Bucksville, Butler, Calera, Centreville, Coffeeville, Columbiana, Fulton, Gilbertown, Grove Hill, Harpersville, Jackson, Thomasville, Tuscaloosa and Woodstock, Alabama.

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