United Community Banks (UCBI) in Focus: Stock Adds 5.0% in Session - Tale of the Tape

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United Community Banks, Inc. ( UCBI ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise more than 5% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This breaks the recent trend of the company as the stock is now trading above the volatile price range of $17.35-$18.01 in the past one-month time frame.

The company has seen a mixed track record when it comes to estimate revisions. One estimate moved up over the past 30 days, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate remained unchanged over the same time frame.

United Community Bank sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), while its Earnings ESP is 0.00%.

Other banking stocks, which look attractive at the current levels, include First Bancorp ( FBNC ), State Bank Financial Corporation ( STBZ ) and Bank of the Ozarks, Inc. ( OZRK ). While First Bancorp and State Bank Financial Corporation sport a Zacks Rank #1, Bank of the Ozarks carries a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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Referenced Stocks: FBNC , OZRK , STBZ , UCBI

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