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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 0.76
UCBI's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
70% of the 1274 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. UCBI: 0.76 )
UCBI' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.16   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.76

Equity to Asset 0.11
UCBI's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
76% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.10 vs. UCBI: 0.11 )
UCBI' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 0.12
Current: 0.11

0.05
0.12
Interest Coverage 1.26
UCBI's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
69% of the 1350 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. UCBI: 1.26 )
UCBI' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 1.26
Current: 1.26

0.32
1.26
F-Score: 3
Z-Score: 0.05
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 12.72
UCBI's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 1455 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 30.05 vs. UCBI: 12.72 )
UCBI' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -149.27   Max: 38.03
Current: 12.72

-149.27
38.03
Net-margin (%) 99.41
UCBI's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
99% of the 1563 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 20.45 vs. UCBI: 99.41 )
UCBI' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -173.46   Max: 99.41
Current: 99.41

-173.46
99.41
ROE (%) 34.33
UCBI's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
100% of the 1547 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 7.96 vs. UCBI: 34.33 )
UCBI' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -79.05   Max: 34.33
Current: 34.33

-79.05
34.33
ROA (%) 3.68
UCBI's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1556 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. UCBI: 3.68 )
UCBI' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.75   Max: 3.68
Current: 3.68

-6.75
3.68
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 21.37
UCBI's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 78.30 vs. UCBI: 21.37 )
UCBI' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -242.54   Max: 78.31
Current: 21.37

-242.54
78.31
Revenue Growth (%) -32.70
UCBI's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1281 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. UCBI: -32.70 )
UCBI' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -42.1   Max: 15.6
Current: -32.7

-42.1
15.6
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

UCBI Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Steven Cohen 15,939 sh (New)
Jim Simons 152,856 sh (New)
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Q2 2013

UCBI Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Jim Simons 160,404 sh (+4.94%)
Steven Cohen 11,402 sh (-28.46%)
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Q3 2013

UCBI Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 10,400 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 38,294 sh (+235.85%)
Jim Simons 133,004 sh (-17.08%)
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Q4 2013

UCBI Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Jim Simons 392,104 sh (+194.81%)
Paul Tudor Jones 21,482 sh (+106.56%)
Steven Cohen 28,188 sh (-26.39%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with UCBI

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Richard Perry 2012-12-31 Sold Out 0.62%$8.15 - $9.42 $ 18.41112%0
Richard Perry 2012-06-30 New Buy0.68%$7.78 - $9.75 $ 18.41110%1951537
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 4.10
UCBI's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1452 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 13.70 vs. UCBI: 4.10 )
UCBI' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 2.76   Max: 114.43
Current: 4.1

2.76
114.43
P/B 1.62
UCBI's P/B is ranked lower than
54% of the 1477 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. UCBI: 1.62 )
UCBI' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 4.3
Current: 1.62

0.16
4.3
P/S 3.94
UCBI's P/S is ranked lower than
61% of the 1640 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 2.88 vs. UCBI: 3.94 )
UCBI' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 5.59
Current: 3.94

0.4
5.59
PFCF 5.88
UCBI's PFCF is ranked higher than
70% of the 940 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. UCBI: 5.88 )
UCBI' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 0.9   Max: 37.15
Current: 5.88

0.9
37.15
EV-to-EBIT 43.46
UCBI's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
68% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 15.82 vs. UCBI: 43.46 )
UCBI' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 7.4   Max: 651.2
Current: 43.46

7.4
651.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 1.63
UCBI's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
53% of the 1362 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.24 vs. UCBI: 1.63 )
UCBI' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 3.6
Current: 1.63

0.41
3.6
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.55
UCBI's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
71% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.60 vs. UCBI: 0.55 )
UCBI' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 1.61
Current: 0.55

0.13
1.61
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
UCBI's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
68% of the 1478 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. UCBI: 1.60 )
UCBI' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 2.13
Current: 1.6

0.25
2.13
Price/Graham Number 0.50
UCBI's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
85% of the 1341 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. UCBI: 0.50 )
UCBI' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.48   Max: 1.85
Current: 0.5

0.48
1.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.30
UCBI's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1411 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. UCBI: 2.30 )
UCBI' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.2   Max: 13.5
Current: 2.3

0.2
13.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 32.23
UCBI's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1095 Companies
in the Global Banks - Regional - US industry.

( Industry Median: 14.48 vs. UCBI: 32.23 )
UCBI' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 3   Max: 133.6
Current: 32.23

3
133.6

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 MSA, the Gainesville MSA, western North Carolina and east Tennessee and provides a 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 United'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 United 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. United 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. Brintech, Inc., a subsidiary of the bank, is a consulting firm for the financial services industry. 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. United 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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