Univest Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Univest Bank and Trust Co. More Details
Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Univest Financial's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: UVSP is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: UVSP's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: UVSP exceeded the US Banks industry which returned 56.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UVSP exceeded the US Market which returned 56.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Univest Financial's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Sold Univest Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UVSP) Shares Recently?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StJoseph Beebe Just Bought A Sprinkling of Shares In Univest Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UVSP)
2 months ago | Simply Wall StIs It Smart To Buy Univest Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:UVSP) Before It Goes Ex-Dividend?
Is Univest Financial 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: UVSP ($28.18) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($35.48)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UVSP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UVSP is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.6x) compared to the US Banks industry average (13.3x).
PE vs Market: UVSP is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.6x) compared to the US market (22.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: UVSP is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UVSP's PB Ratio (1.2x) is in line with the US Banks industry average.
How is Univest Financial forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: UVSP's forecast earnings growth (14.5% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).
Earnings vs Market: UVSP's earnings (14.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (18.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: UVSP's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: UVSP's revenue (10.4% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (9.9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: UVSP's revenue (10.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: UVSP's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9.2%).
How has Univest Financial performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UVSP has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: UVSP's current net profit margins (22.1%) are lower than last year (29%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UVSP's earnings have grown by 15.9% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: UVSP's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: UVSP had negative earnings growth (-28.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Banks industry average (1.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: UVSP's Return on Equity (6.8%) is considered low.
How is Univest Financial'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: UVSP's Assets to Equity ratio (9.2x) is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: UVSP has a sufficient allowance for bad loans (251%).
Low Risk Liabilities: 93% of UVSP's liabilities are made up of primarily low risk sources of funding.
Loan Level: UVSP has an appropriate level of Loans to Assets ratio (82%).
Low Risk Deposits: UVSP's Loans to Deposits ratio (100%) is appropriate.
Level of Bad Loans: UVSP has an appropriate level of bad loans (0.6%).
What is Univest Financial current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: UVSP's dividend (2.84%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.26%).
High Dividend: UVSP's dividend (2.84%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.5%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: UVSP's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: UVSP's dividend payments have not increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (49.9%), UVSP's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: UVSP's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (37.1% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jeff Schweitzer (46 yo)
Mr. Jeffrey M. Schweitzer, also known as Jeff, CPA, has been the Chief Executive Officer at Univest Bank and Trust Co., since January 01, 2014. Mr. Schweitzer serves as the Chief Executive Officer and Pres...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jeff's total compensation ($USD1.71M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD2.16M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Jeff's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: UVSP's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.2 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: UVSP's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: UVSP insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Univest Financial Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Univest Financial Corporation
- Ticker: UVSP
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Founded: 1876
- Industry: Regional Banks
- Sector: Banks
- Market Cap: US$826.169m
- Shares outstanding: 29.32m
- Website: https://www.univest.net
Number of Employees
- Univest Financial Corporation
- 14 North Main Street
- United States
Univest Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Univest Bank and Trust Co. that provides banking products and services primarily in Pennsylvania. It operates through three segments: ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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