Pro-Winthrop Resources Corp Institutional Investors Sentiment Runs High in 2017 Q4

April 17, 2018 - By Hannah Black

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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 increased, as 80 active investment managers increased or started new positions, while 50 decreased and sold holdings in Winthrop Resources Corp. The active investment managers in our partner’s database now own: 30.13 million shares, up from 28.06 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Winthrop Resources Corp in their top 10 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 EPS, 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 EPS 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 buying transaction, 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. The firm has “Buy” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, February 26. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, January 24 by Robert W. Baird. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 23 by Brean Capital. The stock of Union Bankshares Corporation (NASDAQ:UBSH) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, December 12 by Raymond James. As per Friday, December 1, the company rating was maintained by Brean Capital. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Monday, October 30 by Brean Capital. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Hold” on Monday, October 23. On Monday, April 16 the stock rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Hold”. On Monday, January 29 the stock rating was maintained by Brean Capital with “Hold”.

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