United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) CFO Timothy Esson sold 3,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, September 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $9.30, for a total value of $32,550.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 57,192 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $531,885.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Timothy Esson also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, June 30th, Timothy Esson sold 3,000 shares of United Community Financial Corp. stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $8.35, for a total transaction of $25,050.00.

United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:UCFC) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The savings and loans company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.02. United Community Financial Corp. had a net margin of 18.95% and a return on equity of 8.90%. The firm had revenue of $27.58 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $26.20 million.

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A number of research analysts recently commented on UCFC shares. Boenning Scattergood set a $10.00 price target on shares of United Community Financial Corp. and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $11.00 price objective on shares of United Community Financial Corp. in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of United Community Financial Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $10.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Saturday, July 22nd.

Several hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of the company. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its holdings in United Community Financial Corp. by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,033,082 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $25,205,000 after buying an additional 18,929 shares in the last quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company lifted its holdings in United Community Financial Corp. by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company now owns 2,546,374 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $21,160,000 after buying an additional 46,396 shares in the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its holdings in United Community Financial Corp. by 1.9% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,867,653 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $15,521,000 after buying an additional 35,018 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its holdings in United Community Financial Corp. by 9.4% during the 1st quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,261,304 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $10,519,000 after buying an additional 107,986 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. lifted its holdings in United Community Financial Corp. by 1.1% during the 1st quarter. Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. now owns 884,380 shares of the savings and loans company’s stock worth $7,376,000 after buying an additional 9,568 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 58.20% of the company’s stock.

About United Community Financial Corp.

United Community Financial Corp. is financial services holding company. The Company’s subsidiaries include The Home Savings and Loan Company of Youngstown, Ohio (Home Savings or the Bank), HSB Insurance, LLC and HSB Capital, LLC. The principal business of Home Savings is the origination of mortgage loans, including construction loans, on residential and nonresidential real estate located in Home Savings’ primary market area.

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