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Univest Financial Corporation is a banks-regional business based in the US. Univest Financial Corporation shares (UVSP) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Univest Financial Corporation employs 896 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
|Latest market close||$28.30|
|52-week range||$14.51 - $29.72|
|50-day moving average||$27.27|
|200-day moving average||$27.54|
|Wall St. target price||$31.63|
|Dividend yield||$0.8 (2.79%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$3.31|
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|1 week (2021-10-13)||0.39%|
|1 month (2021-09-20)||9.90%|
|3 months (2021-07-20)||5.36%|
|6 months (2021-04-20)||6.43%|
|1 year (2020-10-20)||82.11%|
|2 years (2019-10-18)||13.34%|
|3 years (2018-10-19)||17.92%|
|5 years (2016-10-20)||19.92%|
Valuing Univest Financial Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Univest Financial Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Univest Financial Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 9x. In other words, Univest Financial Corporation shares trade at around 9x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Univest Financial Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.47. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Univest Financial Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
|Revenue TTM||$281.2 million|
|Operating margin TTM||44.6%|
|Gross profit TTM||$211.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||1.56%|
|Return on equity TTM||13.98%|
|Market capitalisation||$834.1 million|
TTM: trailing 12 months
There are currently 290,879 Univest Financial Corporation shares held short by investors – that's known as Univest Financial Corporation's "short interest". This figure is 22.2% down from 374,026 last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Univest Financial Corporation shares can be evaluated.
Univest Financial Corporation's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Univest Financial Corporation shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Univest Financial Corporation shares traded daily (recently around 86058.875739645). Univest Financial Corporation's SIR currently stands at 3.38. In other words for every 100,000 Univest Financial Corporation shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3380 shares are currently held short.
However Univest Financial Corporation's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Univest Financial Corporation shares, or, against the total number of tradable Univest Financial Corporation shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Univest Financial Corporation's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Univest Financial Corporation shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.0103% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Univest Financial Corporation shares, roughly 10 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Univest Financial Corporation.
Find out more about how you can short Univest Financial Corporation stock.
Dividend payout ratio: 18.02% of net profits
Recently Univest Financial Corporation has paid out, on average, around 18.02% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.82% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Univest Financial Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 2.82% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Univest Financial Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $0.8 per share.
While Univest Financial Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Univest Financial Corporation is investing more in its future growth.
Univest Financial Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 24 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 9 August 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Univest Financial Corporation's shares were split on a 3:2 basis on 1 May 2005. So if you had owned 2 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Univest Financial Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 33.3% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Univest Financial Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Univest Financial Corporation's share price.
Over the last 12 months, Univest Financial Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $14.5062 up to $29.7184. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Univest Financial Corporation's is 1.0921. This would suggest that Univest Financial Corporation's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Univest Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Univest Bank and Trust Co. that provides banking products and services primarily in Pennsylvania. It operates through three segments: Banking, Wealth Management, and Insurance. The Banking segment provides a range of banking services, such as deposit taking, loan origination and servicing, mortgage banking, other general banking, and equipment lease financing services for individuals, businesses, municipalities, and nonprofit organizations. The Wealth Management segment offers investment advisory, financial planning, and trust and brokerage services for private families and individuals, municipal pension plans, retirement plans, and trusts and guardianships. The Insurance segment provides commercial property and casualty insurance, employee benefits solutions, personal insurance lines, and human resources consulting services. It serves customers primarily in Bucks, Berks, Chester, Cumberland, Dauphin, Delaware, Lancaster, Lehigh, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, and York counties in Pennsylvania; and Atlantic, Burlington, and Cape May counties in New Jersey through 40 banking offices.
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