Winthrop Resources Corp Sentiment Increases on Better Stock Potential

April 17, 2018 - By Dolores Ford

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Sentiment for Winthrop Resources Corp (NASDAQ:UBSH)

Winthrop Resources Corp (NASDAQ:UBSH) institutional sentiment increased to 1.6 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.55, from 1.05 in 2017Q3. The ratio has improved, as 80 institutional investors started new and increased stock positions, while 50 sold and reduced holdings in Winthrop Resources Corp. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now hold: 30.13 million shares, up from 28.06 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Winthrop Resources Corp in their top 10 stock positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 7 Reduced: 43 Increased: 48 New Position: 32.

Union Bankshares Corporation operates as the bank holding firm for Union Bank & Trust that provides banking and related financial services to clients and businesses. The company has market cap of $2.40 billion. The firm operates in two divisions, Community Bank and Mortgage. It has a 21.81 P/E ratio. It accepts various deposit products, including checking, savings, NOW, time deposit, and money market accounts, as well as certificates of deposit and other depository services.

The stock decreased 0.08% or $0.03 during the last trading session, reaching $36.4. About 76,962 shares traded. Union Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ:UBSH) has risen 7.77% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 3.78% the S&P500.

Analysts await Union Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ:UBSH) to report earnings on April, 18. They expect $0.54 earnings per share, up 22.73 % or $0.10 from last year’s $0.44 per share. UBSH’s profit will be $35.56 million for 16.85 P/E if the $0.54 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.52 actual earnings per share reported by Union Bankshares Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 3.85 % EPS growth.

Tributary Capital Management Llc holds 1.32% of its portfolio in Union Bankshares Corporation for 419,880 shares. Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc owns 557,799 shares or 1% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Martin & Co Inc Tn has 1% invested in the company for 87,476 shares. The Texas-based Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. has invested 0.9% in the stock. Union Bankshares Corp, a Virginia-based fund reported 76,148 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 1 buy, and 1 sale for $1.22 million activity.

Union Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ:UBSH) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 50% of Union First Market Bankshares Corp’s analysts are positive. Out of 6 Wall Street analysts rating Union First Market Bankshares Corp, 3 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $38.0 while the high is $47. The stock’s average target of $42.60 is 17.03% above today’s ($36.4) share price. UBSH was included in 18 notes of analysts from October 23, 2017. Robert W. Baird maintained Union Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ:UBSH) rating on Wednesday, January 24. Robert W. Baird has “Hold” rating and $41.0 target. The rating was maintained by Brean Capital on Monday, February 5 with “Hold”. The stock of Union Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ:UBSH) earned “Hold” rating by Brean Capital on Thursday, April 5. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Union Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ:UBSH) rating on Thursday, December 21. Keefe Bruyette & Woods has “Buy” rating and $43.0 target. Brean Capital maintained Union Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ:UBSH) on Monday, April 16 with “Hold” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Tuesday, December 12 report. As per Thursday, January 4, the company rating was maintained by Sandler O’Neill. Sandler O’Neill maintained Union Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ:UBSH) rating on Wednesday, January 24. Sandler O’Neill has “Hold” rating and $40.0 target. On Monday, October 23 the stock rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Hold”. The stock of Union Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ:UBSH) earned “Hold” rating by Brean Capital on Monday, January 29.

Union Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ:UBSH) Institutional Positions Chart

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