Univest Co. of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) Director Charles H. Zimmerman acquired 500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 12th. The shares were acquired at an average price of $25.50 per share, with a total value of $12,750.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.

Shares of NASDAQ UVSP opened at $23.58 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.00, a current ratio of 1.00 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39. Univest Co. of Pennsylvania has a 12 month low of $22.11 and a 12 month high of $30.15. The company has a market cap of $695.93 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.97 and a beta of 0.55.

Univest Co. of Pennsylvania (NASDAQ:UVSP) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.51 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.01. Univest Co. of Pennsylvania had a net margin of 17.57% and a return on equity of 8.09%. The business had revenue of $55.28 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $54.80 million. As a group, equities research analysts forecast that Univest Co. of Pennsylvania will post 1.61 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, January 2nd. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 18th will be paid a $0.20 dividend. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.39%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 17th. Univest Co. of Pennsylvania’s dividend payout ratio is currently 47.62%.

Several institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of UVSP. SG Americas Securities LLC acquired a new position in shares of Univest Co. of Pennsylvania in the 2nd quarter valued at $101,000. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Univest Co. of Pennsylvania in the 3rd quarter valued at $153,000. First Capital Advisors Group LLC. acquired a new position in shares of Univest Co. of Pennsylvania in the 3rd quarter valued at $209,000. Westbourne Investment Advisors Inc. acquired a new position in shares of Univest Co. of Pennsylvania in the 3rd quarter valued at $254,000. Finally, UBS Group AG lifted its stake in shares of Univest Co. of Pennsylvania by 78.8% in the 1st quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 9,990 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $277,000 after purchasing an additional 4,404 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 66.78% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts have commented on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of Univest Co. of Pennsylvania from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Saturday. ValuEngine cut shares of Univest Co. of Pennsylvania from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 7th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Univest Co. of Pennsylvania from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, October 4th.

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Univest Co. of Pennsylvania Company Profile

Univest Corporation of Pennsylvania operates as the holding company for Univest Bank and Trust Co that provides various commercial and consumer banking, and trust services to individuals, businesses, municipalities, and nonprofit organizations in Pennsylvania. It operates through three segments: Banking, Wealth Management, and Insurance.

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