Union Bankshares Corp. (NASDAQ:UBSH) shares were down 1.3% on Monday . The company traded as low as $25.79 and last traded at $25.87, with a volume of 65,809 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $26.22.

A number of research analysts have weighed in on UBSH shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Union Bankshares Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $28.00 target price on the stock in a research note on Thursday, March 31st. Compass Point cut shares of Union Bankshares Corp. from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $29.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, May 24th. Robert W. Baird upped their price target on shares of Union Bankshares Corp. from $23.00 to $25.00 and gave the company a “neutral” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 21st. Finally, Raymond James Financial Inc. upgraded shares of Union Bankshares Corp. from a “market perform” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $28.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Monday, March 28th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, one has issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $27.17.

The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $25.87 and a 200-day moving average price of $24.63. The stock has a market cap of $1.14 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.15.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Rhumbline Advisers raised its stake in Union Bankshares Corp. by 3.0% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 83,596 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $2,110,000 after buying an additional 2,410 shares in the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors raised its stake in Union Bankshares Corp. by 2.2% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 45,445 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,147,000 after buying an additional 993 shares in the last quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its stake in Union Bankshares Corp. by 16.6% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 58,652 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,480,000 after buying an additional 8,336 shares in the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP raised its stake in Union Bankshares Corp. by 92.4% in the fourth quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 54,543 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,377,000 after buying an additional 26,197 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its stake in Union Bankshares Corp. by 6.5% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,888,256 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $72,901,000 after buying an additional 177,150 shares in the last quarter.

Union Bankshares Corporation, formerly Union First Market Bankshares Corporation, is a financial holding company and a bank holding company. The Company offers financial services through its community bank subsidiary, Union Bank & Trust and three non-bank financial services affiliates. The Company’s non-bank financial services affiliates are Union Mortgage Group, Inc (UMG), Union Investment Services, Inc and Union Insurance Group, LLC.

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