Union Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Union Bank that provides retail, commercial, and municipal banking products and services in northern Vermont and New Hampshire. More Details
Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer.
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 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: UNB's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: UNB exceeded the US Banks industry which returned 59.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UNB exceeded the US Market which returned 35.9% over the past year.
Long-Term 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?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: UNB ($32.39) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($30.06)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UNB is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UNB's PE Ratio (10.8x) is in line with the US Banks industry average.
PE vs Market: UNB is good value based on its PE Ratio (10.8x) compared to the US market (18.2x).
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 (1.8x) compared to the US Banks industry average (1.1x).
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 a high level of non-cash earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: UNB's current net profit margins (29%) are higher than last year (25.5%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UNB's earnings have grown by 8.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: UNB's earnings growth over the past year (31.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (8.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: UNB earnings growth over the past year (31.9%) underperformed the Banks industry 35%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: UNB's Return on Equity (16.9%) 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 (13.8x) is moderate.
Allowance for Bad Loans: UNB has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (137%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 98% 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 (72%).
Low Risk Deposits: UNB's Loans to Deposits ratio (79%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: UNB has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.8%).
What is Union Bankshares's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: UNB's dividend (4.08%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).
High Dividend: UNB's dividend (4.08%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.55%)
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 reasonably low payout ratio (42.8%), UNB's dividend payments are well 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 (60 yo)
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 ($USD734.07K) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD551.32K).
Compensation vs Earnings: David's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: UNB's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: UNB's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: UNB 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$145.141m
- Shares outstanding: 4.48m
- Website: https://www.ublocal.com
Number of Employees
- Union Bankshares, Inc.
- 20 Lower Main Street
- PO Box 667
- United States
Union Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Union Bank that provides retail, commercial, and municipal banking products and services in northern Vermont and New Hampshire. It offers ret...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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