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Should You Be Holding United Community Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UCFC)?

Scott Perkins

Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I’ve chosen to put the spotlight on United Community Financial Corp (NASDAQ:UCFC) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. UCFC is a company with great financial health as well as a a great track record of performance. Below is a brief commentary on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on United Community Financial here.

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record

In the previous year, UCFC has ramped up its bottom line by 69.09%, with its latest earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. Not only did UCFC outperformed its past performance, its growth also surpassed the Mortgage industry expansion, which generated a 8.88% earnings growth. This is what investors like to see!

NasdaqGS:UCFC Income Statement June 21st 18

Next Steps:

For United Community Financial, I’ve compiled three fundamental factors you should further research:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for UCFC’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for UCFC’s outlook.
  2. Valuation: What is UCFC worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether UCFC is currently mispriced by the market.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of UCFC? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!


To help readers see pass the short term volatility of the financial market, we aim to bring you a long-term focused research analysis purely driven by fundamental data. Note that our analysis does not factor in the latest price sensitive company announcements.

The author is an independent contributor and at the time of publication had no position in the stocks mentioned.