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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.48
UCBI's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
70% of the 973 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. UCBI: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.37 Max: N/A
Current: 0.48
Equity to Asset 0.10
UCBI's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 1290 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. UCBI: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.09 Max: 0.12
Current: 0.1
0.05
0.12
Interest Coverage 4.19
UCBI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
76% of the 1205 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.69 vs. UCBI: 4.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.76 Max: 4.19
Current: 4.19
0.32
4.19
F-Score: 3
WACC vs ROIC
14.27%
7.68%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 38.79
UCBI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
71% of the 1357 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 29.54 vs. UCBI: 38.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -274.46  Med: 12.50 Max: 38.45
Current: 38.79
-274.46
38.45
Net-margin (%) 24.49
UCBI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 1356 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 21.24 vs. UCBI: 24.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -173.46  Med: 22.16 Max: 120.98
Current: 24.49
-173.46
120.98
ROE (%) 9.53
UCBI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1355 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 8.13 vs. UCBI: 9.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UCBI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -62.88  Med: 12.84 Max: 39.67
Current: 9.53
-62.88
39.67
ROA (%) 0.93
UCBI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. UCBI: 0.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UCBI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.51  Med: 0.96 Max: 3.84
Current: 0.93
-6.51
3.84
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 69.01
UCBI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 74.52 vs. UCBI: 69.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UCBI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -239.98  Med: 16.42 Max: 85.86
Current: 69.01
-239.98
85.86
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -13.30
UCBI's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
89% of the 1149 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. UCBI: -13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -42.1  Med: 8.10 Max: 87.7
Current: -13.3
-42.1
87.7
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Financials


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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

UCBI Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Jim Simons 20,100 sh (-93.86%)
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Q3 2014

UCBI Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 33,141 sh (New)
Jim Simons 52,700 sh (+162.19%)
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Q4 2014

UCBI Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 91,000 sh (+72.68%)
Paul Tudor Jones 13,214 sh (-60.13%)
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Q1 2015

UCBI Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Jim Simons 141,700 sh (+55.71%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.04
UCBI's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
70% of the 1244 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. UCBI: 18.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UCBI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.76  Med: 18.34 Max: 114.43
Current: 18.04
2.76
114.43
Forward P/E 14.49
UCBI's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
73% of the 750 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 12.38 vs. UCBI: 14.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.40
UCBI's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
71% of the 1217 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. UCBI: 18.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UCBI' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 2.76  Med: 18.36 Max: 113
Current: 18.4
2.76
113
P/B 1.64
UCBI's P/B is ranked lower than
81% of the 1351 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. UCBI: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UCBI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.16  Med: 1.35 Max: 2.92
Current: 1.64
0.16
2.92
P/S 4.43
UCBI's P/S is ranked lower than
75% of the 1422 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.99 vs. UCBI: 4.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UCBI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.4  Med: 2.43 Max: 5.59
Current: 4.43
0.4
5.59
PFCF 13.18
UCBI's PFCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 11.60 vs. UCBI: 13.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UCBI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.09  Med: 6.23 Max: 56.73
Current: 13.18
1.09
56.73
POCF 12.37
UCBI's POCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 930 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 10.17 vs. UCBI: 12.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UCBI' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 0.81  Med: 5.14 Max: 31.04
Current: 12.37
0.81
31.04
EV-to-EBIT 13.31
UCBI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
55% of the 1366 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.30 vs. UCBI: 13.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UCBI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -45  Med: 14.50 Max: 651.2
Current: 13.31
-45
651.2
Days Sales Outstanding 25.78
UCBI's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
68% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 35.19 vs. UCBI: 25.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 23.97  Med: 54.82 Max: 418.9
Current: 25.78
23.97
418.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 0.87
UCBI's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
91% of the 2112 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.57 vs. UCBI: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.01 Max: 5.33
Current: 0.87
0.18
5.33
Dividend Payout 0.14
UCBI's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
86% of the 1248 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.24 vs. UCBI: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.19 Max: 1.01
Current: 0.14
0.1
1.01
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.87
UCBI's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
90% of the 2110 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.91 vs. UCBI: 0.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 1.01 Max: 5.33
Current: 0.87
0.18
5.33
Share Buyback Rate -14.90
UCBI's Share Buyback Rate is ranked lower than
84% of the 931 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. UCBI: -14.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: -1.8  Med: -9.75 Max: -68.6
Current: -14.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.64
UCBI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
73% of the 1331 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.18 vs. UCBI: 1.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.41  Med: 1.60 Max: 5.26
Current: 1.64
0.41
5.26
Price/Projected FCF 0.66
UCBI's Price/Projected FCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 775 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. UCBI: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Price/Projected FCF Range
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.54 Max: 2.46
Current: 0.66
0.15
2.46
Price/Median PS Value 1.82
UCBI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
91% of the 1286 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. UCBI: 1.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.34 Max: 33.51
Current: 1.82
0.24
33.51
Price/Graham Number 1.14
UCBI's Price/Graham Number is ranked lower than
73% of the 1154 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.88 vs. UCBI: 1.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.33  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.68
Current: 1.14
0.33
2.68
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 7.62
UCBI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1364 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. UCBI: 7.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 0.2  Med: 5.20 Max: 13.5
Current: 7.62
0.2
13.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 36.67
UCBI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 770 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.43 vs. UCBI: 36.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
UCBI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: 2.5  Med: 25.20 Max: 120.3
Current: 36.67
2.5
120.3

Business Description

Industry: Banks » Banks - Regional - US
Compare:MTB, USB, PNC, PB, CFR » details
Traded in other countries:UCBN.Germany,
United Community Banks Inc was incorporated under the laws of Georgia in 1987. It's a bank holding Company registered under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956. The bank is a commercial bank that serves markets throughout north Georgia, coastal Georgia, the Atlanta, Georgia MSA, the Gainesville, Georgia MSA, western North Carolina, the Greenville, South Carolina MSA and east and central Tennessee and provides range of banking services. The Company has actively expanded its market coverage through organic growth complemented by selective acquisitions, mainly of banks whose managements share it's community banking and customer service philosophies. Although those acquisitions have directly contributed to United's growth over the last ten years, their contribution has mainly been to provide them access to new markets with attractive growth potential. Organic growth in assets includes growth through existing offices as well as growth at de novo locations and post-acquisition growth at acquired banking offices. It conducts all of its operations through a community-focused operating model of separate community banks. The community banks offer a range of retail and corporate banking services, including checking, savings, and time deposit accounts, secured and unsecured loans, wire transfers, brokerage services, and other financial services, and are led by local bank presidents and management with considerable experience in, and ties to, their communities. Each of the community bank presidents has authority to make most credit decisions. The bank, through its full-service retail mortgage lending division, United Community Mortgage Services, is approved as a seller/servicer for Federal National Mortgage Association and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation and provides fixed and adjustable-rate home mortgages. The bank owns an insurance agency, United Community Insurance Services, Inc. The bank makes both secured and unsecured loans to individuals, firms, and corporations. It also makes direct installment loans to consumers on both a secured and unsecured basis. It provides retail brokerage services through an affiliation with a third party broker/dealer. Its competitors include other commercial banks, savings banks, savings and loan associations, credit unions, mortgage companies, and brokerage firms. United is a registered bank holding Company subject to regulation by the Federal Reserve under the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956, as amended (the "BHC Act").
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