UBS Group AG (NYSE:UBS) major shareholder Group Ag Ubs sold 25,010 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, January 4th. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.09, for a total value of $302,370.90. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Major shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s shares are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Group Ag Ubs also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Monday, January 7th, Group Ag Ubs bought 2,518 shares of UBS Group stock. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $13.03 per share, with a total value of $32,809.54.
  • On Wednesday, January 2nd, Group Ag Ubs sold 94,595 shares of UBS Group stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $11.87, for a total value of $1,122,842.65.

Shares of UBS Group stock opened at $13.10 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.62, a current ratio of 0.92 and a quick ratio of 0.92. The stock has a market capitalization of $49.49 billion, a P/E ratio of 12.24 and a beta of 1.22. UBS Group AG has a one year low of $11.60 and a one year high of $20.89.

UBS Group (NYSE:UBS) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October 25th. The bank reported $0.33 EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $6.55 billion during the quarter. UBS Group had a return on equity of 10.19% and a net margin of 5.02%. Analysts expect that UBS Group AG will post 1.37 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised UBS Group from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 5th. ValuEngine raised UBS Group from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 2nd. Finally, Societe Generale lowered UBS Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $22.00.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of UBS. Private Advisor Group LLC bought a new stake in UBS Group during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $270,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its holdings in UBS Group by 24.4% during the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 3,459,664 shares of the bank’s stock worth $53,071,000 after purchasing an additional 678,491 shares in the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. increased its holdings in UBS Group by 5.8% during the 2nd quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 68,800 shares of the bank’s stock worth $1,055,000 after purchasing an additional 3,771 shares in the last quarter. Stephens Inc. AR bought a new stake in UBS Group during the 2nd quarter worth approximately $231,000. Finally, Lido Advisors LLC increased its holdings in UBS Group by 24.1% during the 2nd quarter. Lido Advisors LLC now owns 16,746 shares of the bank’s stock worth $256,000 after purchasing an additional 3,255 shares in the last quarter. 35.03% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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UBS Group Company Profile

UBS Group AG, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial advice and solutions worldwide. It operates through five divisions: Wealth Management, Wealth Management Americas, Personal & Corporate Banking, Asset Management, and Investment Bank. The Wealth Management division offers advisory and financial services to wealthy private clients.

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