Union Bankshares (UNB) Receiving Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Report Shows

News coverage about Union Bankshares (NASDAQ:UNB) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Union Bankshares earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the bank an impact score of 47.0816347430208 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

Shares of Union Bankshares (NASDAQ:UNB) traded up $0.35 on Friday, reaching $49.55. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 1,394 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,420. Union Bankshares has a 12 month low of $37.55 and a 12 month high of $50.30. The stock has a market cap of $221.09, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.90 and a beta of 0.33.

Union Bankshares (NASDAQ:UNB) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 18th. The bank reported $0.53 earnings per share for the quarter. Union Bankshares had a return on equity of 15.28% and a net margin of 23.36%.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, November 8th. Shareholders of record on Saturday, October 28th were issued a $0.29 dividend. This represents a $1.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.34%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, October 26th. Union Bankshares’s dividend payout ratio is presently 58.29%.

Separately, ValuEngine lowered Union Bankshares from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday.

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About Union Bankshares

Union Bankshares, Inc is a one-bank holding company whose subsidiary is Union Bank (Union or the Bank). The Company’s business is that of a community bank in the financial services industry. The Company operates through Union Bank segment, which provides retail, commercial, municipal banking, and asset management and trust services throughout its approximately 20 banking offices, over two loan centers, and a range of automated teller machines (ATMs) covering northern Vermont and New Hampshire.

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