UBS (NYSE:UBS) was upgraded by research analysts at TheStreet from a “d” rating to a “c” rating in a research note issued on Monday.

A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on UBS. BidaskClub lowered UBS from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 3rd. ValuEngine lowered UBS from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded UBS from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, September 18th. Instinet lowered UBS from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Sunday, October 1st. Finally, Societe Generale restated a “hold” rating on shares of UBS in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $19.00.

Shares of UBS (NYSE:UBS) traded down $0.03 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $17.28. The stock had a trading volume of 3,889,500 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,008,175. UBS has a 1-year low of $15.10 and a 1-year high of $18.31. The stock has a market capitalization of $66,640.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.14. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.46, a current ratio of 1.21 and a quick ratio of 1.21.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in UBS. US Bancorp DE lifted its holdings in shares of UBS by 43.7% during the second quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 33,605 shares of the bank’s stock worth $570,000 after purchasing an additional 10,217 shares during the period. Loeb Partners Corp lifted its holdings in shares of UBS by 50.0% during the second quarter. Loeb Partners Corp now owns 30,000 shares of the bank’s stock worth $509,000 after purchasing an additional 10,000 shares during the period. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC lifted its holdings in shares of UBS by 12.3% during the second quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 47,149 shares of the bank’s stock worth $801,000 after purchasing an additional 5,162 shares during the period. Cardinal Capital Management lifted its holdings in shares of UBS by 25.5% during the second quarter. Cardinal Capital Management now owns 82,957 shares of the bank’s stock worth $1,409,000 after purchasing an additional 16,833 shares during the period. Finally, CAPROCK Group Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of UBS during the second quarter worth about $307,000. 32.00% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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UBS Company Profile

UBS Group AG is a holding company and conducts its operations through UBS AG and its subsidiaries. The Company comprises Corporate Center and five business divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management and the Investment Bank. Wealth Management division provides advice and tailored financial services to wealthy private clients around the world, except those served by Wealth Management Americas.

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