Equities research analysts expect Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) to announce earnings per share (EPS) of $0.46 for the current quarter, Zacks reports. Zero analysts have made estimates for Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania’s earnings. Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania posted earnings per share of $0.36 during the same quarter last year, which suggests a positive year over year growth rate of 27.8%. The business is scheduled to announce its next earnings results on Wednesday, January 24th.

On average, analysts expect that Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania will report full-year earnings of $1.74 per share for the current fiscal year. For the next year, analysts anticipate that the business will post earnings of $2.05 per share. Zacks Investment Research’s earnings per share averages are a mean average based on a survey of research analysts that follow Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania.

Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.42 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.44 by ($0.02). Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania had a return on equity of 8.35% and a net margin of 18.71%. The firm had revenue of $51.00 million for the quarter.

Several research firms have recently issued reports on UVSP. ValuEngine cut shares of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. Piper Jaffray Companies reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 price objective on shares of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania in a research report on Friday, October 27th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reiterated a “market perform” rating on shares of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania in a research report on Wednesday, October 4th. Sandler O’Neill cut shares of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $33.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Monday, September 25th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $32.67.

Shares of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ UVSP) opened at $29.10 on Thursday. The stock has a market cap of $784.52, a P/E ratio of 18.04 and a beta of 0.62. The company has a current ratio of 1.00, a quick ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57. Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania has a 1 year low of $25.65 and a 1 year high of $32.35.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. California Public Employees Retirement System raised its position in shares of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania by 4.6% during the third quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 42,577 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $1,362,000 after buying an additional 1,877 shares during the last quarter. Maltese Capital Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania by 3.3% in the third quarter. Maltese Capital Management LLC now owns 225,101 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $7,203,000 after purchasing an additional 7,240 shares in the last quarter. Asset Management One Co. Ltd. purchased a new position in shares of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania in the third quarter valued at $1,652,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP grew its holdings in shares of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania by 4.0% in the third quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,278,172 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $40,902,000 after purchasing an additional 48,684 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania by 10.2% in the third quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 120,181 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $3,846,000 after purchasing an additional 11,140 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 60.77% of the company’s stock.

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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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