Media coverage about UCP (NYSE:UCP) has trended somewhat positive this week, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm, a unit of Accern, scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. AlphaOne ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. UCP earned a media sentiment score of 0.18 on AlphaOne’s scale. AlphaOne also assigned media stories about the construction company an impact score of 94 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of UCP (NYSE UCP) remained flat at $11.20 during mid-day trading on Monday. The company had a trading volume of 53,523 shares. UCP has a 52 week low of $7.32 and a 52 week high of $12.75. The stock has a market cap of $89.13 million, a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.76 and a beta of 1.37. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $11.27 and a 200-day moving average price of $11.10.
UCP (NYSE:UCP) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, May 4th. The construction company reported $0.14 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.12 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $94.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $94.60 million. UCP had a return on equity of 3.06% and a net margin of 3.31%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 38.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.01 EPS. On average, equities analysts anticipate that UCP will post $0.65 earnings per share for the current year.
UCP, Inc is a homebuilder and land developer with a focus on residential land acquisition, development and entitlement, as well as home design, construction and sales. The Company operates in two segments: homebuilding and land development. The homebuilding and land segments include two geographic regions: West and Southeast.
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