United Community Financial Corp. Ranks 11th in Bank Director Magazine’s 2015 Performance Scorecard

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio--()--United Community Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: UCFC), holding company of the Home Savings and Loan Company of Youngstown, Ohio ranked 11th in Bank Director Magazine’s 2015 Performance Scorecard among banks between $1 billion and $5 billion which consists of 130 financial institutions.

“Our high ranking on Bank Director’s Performance Scorecard is proof that our focused strategy is working. We are very pleased with the recognition and we will continue to build on the momentum of our success,” said Gary Small, President and CEO of UCFC and Home Savings.

Bank Director is a leading periodical for executive management and directors of financial institutions. Each year Bank Director publishes a performance scorecard which is based on the prior calendar year. The Bank Performance Scorecard ranks banks traded on NASDAQ OMX and NYSE exchanges, dividing them into three categories. Five key metrics are used to evaluate performance in order to gauge profitability, capital strength, and credit quality.

As a wholly-owned subsidiary of United Community Financial Corp., Home Savings operates 32 full-service banking offices and nine loan production offices located throughout Ohio and western Pennsylvania. Additional information on UCFC and Home Savings may be found at www.ucfconline.com.

Contacts

United Community Financial Corp.
Media Contact:
Colleen Scott , VP, Marketing, 330-742-0638
cscott@homesavings.com
or
Investor Contact:
Gary Small, President and CEO, 330-742-0472

Contacts

United Community Financial Corp.
Media Contact:
Colleen Scott , VP, Marketing, 330-742-0638
cscott@homesavings.com
or
Investor Contact:
Gary Small, President and CEO, 330-742-0472