People’s Utah Bancorp (NASDAQ:PUB) Director Jr. Fred W. Fairclough sold 1,700 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, October 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.19, for a total transaction of $54,723.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Shares of People’s Utah Bancorp (NASDAQ:PUB) traded up 4.42% during trading on Thursday, reaching $33.05. 22,674 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The stock has a market cap of $593.51 million, a PE ratio of 23.44 and a beta of 1.05. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $30.47 and its 200-day moving average price is $30.47. People’s Utah Bancorp has a 52-week low of $19.17 and a 52-week high of $33.60.

People’s Utah Bancorp (NASDAQ:PUB) last posted its earnings results on Friday, July 28th. The bank reported $0.35 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.01. People’s Utah Bancorp had a net margin of 27.79% and a return on equity of 11.13%. The firm had revenue of $23.33 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $22.80 million. On average, equities research analysts forecast that People’s Utah Bancorp will post $1.46 EPS for the current year.

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Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of PUB. Globeflex Capital L P bought a new stake in shares of People’s Utah Bancorp in the 1st quarter valued at $117,000. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of People’s Utah Bancorp in the 2nd quarter valued at $163,000. American International Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of People’s Utah Bancorp by 7.1% in the 1st quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 8,003 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $212,000 after purchasing an additional 533 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors boosted its stake in shares of People’s Utah Bancorp by 2.8% in the 1st quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 8,422 shares of the bank’s stock valued at $223,000 after purchasing an additional 232 shares during the last quarter. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System bought a new stake in shares of People’s Utah Bancorp in the 1st quarter valued at $243,000. 31.14% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of People’s Utah Bancorp from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of People’s Utah Bancorp from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. ValuEngine cut shares of People’s Utah Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of People’s Utah Bancorp from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Monday, June 12th.

About People’s Utah Bancorp

People’s Utah Bancorp is a bank holding company. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had 18 retail banking locations, two residential mortgage offices and other support facilities operated through its banking subsidiary, People’s Intermountain Bank (PIB or the Bank). The Company provides full-service retail banking in the state of Utah, including a range of banking and related services to locally owned businesses, professional firms, real-estate developers, residential home builders, high net-worth individuals, investors and other customers.

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