United Community Financial (NASDAQ:UCFC) issued its earnings results on Tuesday. The savings and loans company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.19, MarketWatch Earnings reports. United Community Financial had a return on equity of 11.34% and a net margin of 23.92%.

Shares of UCFC opened at $9.14 on Wednesday. United Community Financial has a 12-month low of $8.66 and a 12-month high of $11.98. The company has a current ratio of 1.06, a quick ratio of 1.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.98. The firm has a market capitalization of $482.82 million, a P/E ratio of 16.04 and a beta of 0.39.

UCFC has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. BidaskClub cut United Community Financial from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 11th. ValuEngine upgraded United Community Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 26th. Boenning Scattergood reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of United Community Financial in a report on Wednesday, July 18th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut United Community Financial from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, June 20th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.00.

A hedge fund recently raised its stake in United Community Financial stock. Bank of New York Mellon Corp increased its position in United Community Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UCFC) by 3.4% during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 317,103 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock after purchasing an additional 10,453 shares during the period. Bank of New York Mellon Corp owned approximately 0.64% of United Community Financial worth $3,485,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Institutional investors own 61.32% of the company’s stock.

About United Community Financial

United Community Financial Corp. operates as the holding company for Home Savings Bank that provides consumer and business banking services. The company offers various deposit instruments, including checking accounts, regular savings accounts, money market accounts, individual retirement accounts, and certificates of deposit.

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