United Community Financial Corp. ( UCFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 29, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.025 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 13, 2015. Shareholders who purchased UCFC prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 150% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $5.61, the dividend yield is 1.78%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UCFC was $5.61, representing a -1.75% decrease from the 52 week high of $5.71 and a 56.7% increase over the 52 week low of $3.58.
UCFC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as New York Community Bancorp, Inc. ( NYCB ) and Hudson City Bancorp, Inc. ( HCBK ). UCFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $.3. Zacks Investment Research reports UCFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 78.95%, compared to an industry average of 9.4%.