Media coverage about Union Bankshares (NASDAQ:UNB) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Union Bankshares earned a news sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the bank an impact score of 45.6758084461651 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Union Bankshares (UNB) opened at 50.15 on Friday. Union Bankshares has a 12-month low of $32.55 and a 12-month high of $50.30. The company has a market cap of $223.77 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.51 and a beta of 0.33. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $45.10 and a 200-day moving average price of $43.72.

Union Bankshares (NASDAQ:UNB) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 19th. The bank reported $0.50 earnings per share for the quarter. Union Bankshares had a return on equity of 15.30% and a net margin of 23.28%.

Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Union Bankshares from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, September 27th.

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About Union Bankshares

Union Bankshares, Inc is a one-bank holding company whose subsidiary is Union Bank (Union or the Bank). The Company’s business is that of a community bank in the financial services industry. The Company operates through Union Bank segment, which provides retail, commercial, municipal banking, and asset management and trust services throughout its approximately 20 banking offices, over two loan centers, and a range of automated teller machines (ATMs) covering northern Vermont and New Hampshire.

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