News headlines about United Security Bancshares (NASDAQ:UBFO) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. United Security Bancshares earned a media sentiment score of 0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.5252071208233 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of United Security Bancshares (UBFO) opened at 9.20 on Friday. United Security Bancshares has a 12-month low of $5.87 and a 12-month high of $9.95. The firm has a market cap of $155.25 million, a P/E ratio of 19.74 and a beta of 0.63. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $9.28 and a 200-day moving average price of $8.64.

United Security Bancshares (NASDAQ:UBFO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 18th. The financial services provider reported $0.15 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. United Security Bancshares had a return on equity of 8.05% and a net margin of 22.59%. The company had revenue of $8.74 million during the quarter.

Separately, ValuEngine raised United Security Bancshares from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, June 2nd.

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In other news, Director Michael T. Woolf acquired 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 14th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $8.85 per share, for a total transaction of $88,500.00. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Robert Michele Mochizuki acquired 175,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 21st. The stock was purchased at an average price of $8.75 per share, with a total value of $1,531,250.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Corporate insiders own 23.70% of the company’s stock.

United Security Bancshares Company Profile

United Security Bancshares is the bank holding company for United Security Bank (the Bank). The Bank is a California state-chartered bank. The Bank operates in the segment of providing banking services to commercial establishments and individuals primarily in the San Joaquin Valley of California. The Bank offers a range of services for commercial customers and account holders, including online banking, mobile banking, safe deposit boxes, automated teller machine (ATM) services, payroll direct deposit, cashier’s checks, traveler’s checks, money orders and foreign drafts.

Insider Buying and Selling by Quarter for United Security Bancshares (NASDAQ:UBFO)

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