Union Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Union Bank that provides retail, commercial, and municipal banking services in northern Vermont and New Hampshire.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record and pays a dividend.
Share Price & News
How has Union Bankshares's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: UNB's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: UNB underperformed the US Banks industry which returned -15.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UNB underperformed the US Market which returned 8.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Union Bankshares's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is Union Bankshares undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: UNB ($20.06) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($22.05)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UNB is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UNB is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.8x) compared to the Banks industry average (9.8x).
PE vs Market: UNB is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.8x) compared to the US market (16.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate UNB's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UNB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Banks industry average (0.8x).
How is Union Bankshares forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Banks industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Union Bankshares has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
How has Union Bankshares performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UNB has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: UNB's current net profit margins (25.5%) are higher than last year (18.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UNB's earnings have grown by 2.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: UNB's earnings growth over the past year (47.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (2.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: UNB earnings growth over the past year (47.2%) exceeded the Banks industry 2.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: UNB's Return on Equity (13.9%) is considered low.
How is Union Bankshares's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: UNB's Assets to Equity ratio (12x) is moderate.
Allowance for Bad Loans: UNB has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (163%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 91% of UNB's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: UNB has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (76%).
Low Risk Deposits: UNB's Loans to Deposits ratio (91%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: UNB has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.6%).
What is Union Bankshares's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: UNB's dividend (6.38%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.62%).
High Dividend: UNB's dividend (6.38%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.32%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: UNB's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: UNB's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (54.7%), UNB's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
David Silverman (58yo)
Mr. David Scott Silverman has been Chief Executive Officer of Union Bankshares, Inc., since May 16, 2012 and also serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of its subsidiary Union Bank. Mr. Silverman ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: David's total compensation ($USD608.75K) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD577.87K).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|VP, Treasurer & CFO||6.17yrs||US$271.98k||0.045% $40.8k|
|Independent Director & Secretary||18.42yrs||US$51.77k||0.19% $168.6k|
|Vice President||no data||US$216.14k||0.17% $153.6k|
|Assistant Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP & Senior Risk Officer||no data||no data||0.058% $51.8k|
Experienced Management: UNB's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.1 years average tenure).
|Independent Director & Secretary||18.42yrs||US$51.77k||0.19% $168.6k|
|Independent Director||15.08yrs||US$57.05k||0.054% $48.3k|
|Independent Director||4.08yrs||US$50.18k||0.032% $28.9k|
|Independent Director||6.08yrs||US$51.64k||0.034% $30.2k|
|Independent Chairman||1.08yrs||US$56.54k||0.062% $55.8k|
|Independent Vice Chairman||1.08yrs||US$48.50k||0.052% $46.4k|
|Independent Director||1.08yrs||US$36.33k||0.012% $11.0k|
|Independent Director||2.08yrs||US$49.03k||0.043% $38.3k|
Experienced Board: UNB's board of directors are considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Union Bankshares, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Union Bankshares, Inc.
- Ticker: UNB
- Exchange: NasdaqGM
- Founded: 1891
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$89.733m
- Shares outstanding: 4.47m
- Website: https://www.ublocal.com
Number of Employees
- Union Bankshares, Inc.
- 20 Lower Main Street
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|UNB||NasdaqGM (Nasdaq Global Market)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 1998|
Union Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Union Bank that provides retail, commercial, and municipal banking services in northern Vermont and New Hampshire. It offers retail depository services, such as personal checking, savings, money market, IRA/SEP/KEOGH, and health savings accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. The company also provides and commercial real estate loans; consumer loans; and municipal loans; commercial loans for plant and equipment, working capital, real estate renovation, and other business purposes to business owners and investors; and residential real estate loans. In addition, it offers small business administration guaranteed, and residential construction and mortgage loans; online cash management services, including account reconciliation, credit card depository, automated clearing house origination, wire transfers, and night depository services; merchant credit card services; remote deposit capture services; and online mortgage application services. Further, the company provides business checking accounts; standby letters of credit, bank checks or money orders, and safe deposit boxes; ATM services and cards; debit cards; and telephone, Internet, and mobile banking services; home improvement loans and overdraft checking facility against preauthorized lines of credit; customer repurchase agreement sweeps; and asset management, fiduciary, and trust services. The company offers retail banking services to individuals; and commercial banking services to small and medium sized corporations, partnerships, and sole proprietorships, as well as nonprofit organizations, local municipalities, and school districts. The company operates 18 banking offices, 2 loan centers, and various ATMs. Union Bankshares, Inc. was founded in 1891 and is headquartered in Morrisville, Vermont.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/05 00:00|
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