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United Stationers (NASDAQ:USTR) Director Robert Blaine Aiken, Jr. sold 5,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $42.01, for a total value of $210,050.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 10,912 shares in the company, valued at approximately $458,413. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.

United Stationers (NASDAQ:USTR) traded down 0.07% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $41.82. The stock had a trading volume of 67,782 shares. United Stationers has a 1-year low of $31.32 and a 1-year high of $46.86. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $42.71 and a 200-day moving average of $43.06. The company has a market cap of $1.661 billion and a P/E ratio of 13.68.

United Stationers (NASDAQ:USTR) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 19th. The company reported $0.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.81 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $1.22 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.25 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.81 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that United Stationers will post $3.49 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, April 15th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share. This represents a $0.56 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.34%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, March 12th.

United Stationers Inc (NASDAQ:USTR) is a wholesale distributor of business products.

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