Shares of United Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:UBCP) gapped down prior to trading on Monday . The stock had previously closed at $12.52, but opened at $12.00. United Bancorp shares last traded at $12.45, with a volume of 1,500 shares traded.

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on UBCP shares. TheStreet upgraded United Bancorp from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 30th. ValuEngine raised United Bancorp from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, July 30th.

The stock has a market capitalization of $69.86 million, a P/E ratio of 9.90 and a beta of 0.33. The stock’s fifty day moving average price is $11.27 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $10.99. The company has a current ratio of 0.79, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.50.

United Bancorp (NASDAQ:UBCP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July 29th. The financial services provider reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.31 by ($0.02). United Bancorp had a return on equity of 10.93% and a net margin of 20.29%. The business had revenue of $7.68 million during the quarter.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 10th will be paid a $0.1425 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 9th. This represents a $0.57 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 4.84%.

An institutional investor recently raised its position in United Bancorp stock. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. raised its position in shares of United Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:UBCP) by 21.1% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 82,696 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after buying an additional 14,399 shares during the period. Advisor Group Holdings Inc. owned about 1.44% of United Bancorp worth $953,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 10.75% of the company’s stock.

About United Bancorp (NASDAQ:UBCP)

United Bancorp, Inc operates as the bank holding company for Unified Bank that provides commercial and retail banking services in Ohio. It accepts demand, savings, and time deposits, as well as grants commercial, real estate, and consumer loans. The company also offers brokerage services. As of April 24, 2019, it operated through a network of 19 banking offices in the Ohio counties of Athens, Belmont, Carroll, Fairfield, Harrison, Jefferson, and Tuscarawas; and a loan production office in Wheeling, West Virginia.

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