Peoples Utah Bancorp (NASDAQ:PUB) Director Jr. Fred W. Fairclough sold 2,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 6th. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.41, for a total transaction of $60,820.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.

Shares of Peoples Utah Bancorp (NASDAQ:PUB) traded down $0.10 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $30.35. 12,200 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 26,100. The company has a market capitalization of $548.88, a PE ratio of 21.15, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.65 and a beta of 0.98. Peoples Utah Bancorp has a 52 week low of $23.95 and a 52 week high of $33.60.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 13th. Stockholders of record on Monday, November 6th were given a dividend of $0.09 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, November 3rd. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.19%. Peoples Utah Bancorp’s dividend payout ratio is 25.53%.

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of Peoples Utah Bancorp from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, December 1st. BidaskClub raised shares of Peoples Utah Bancorp from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 21st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Peoples Utah Bancorp from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, September 28th.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in PUB. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new position in shares of Peoples Utah Bancorp during the second quarter worth $163,000. Macquarie Group Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Peoples Utah Bancorp during the third quarter worth $182,000. California Public Employees Retirement System bought a new position in shares of Peoples Utah Bancorp during the first quarter worth $243,000. Alliancebernstein L.P. bought a new position in shares of Peoples Utah Bancorp during the second quarter worth $247,000. Finally, OxFORD Asset Management LLP bought a new position in shares of Peoples Utah Bancorp during the second quarter worth $264,000. 31.82% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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Peoples Utah Bancorp Company Profile

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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