updated 3/18/2011 7:15:54 AM ET 2011-03-18T11:15:54

DALLAS, March 18, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MicroStockProfit.com announces an investment report featuring United Community Banks Inc. (Nasdaq:UCBI). The report includes financial, comparative and investment analyses, and industry information you need to know to make an educated investment decision.

The full report is available at: www . microstockprofit . com / lp / UCBI

United Community Banks (UCBI) is a bank holding company with assets of $7.4 billion, operating 27 community banks with 106 banking offices throughout north Georgia, the Atlanta region, coastal Georgia, western North Carolina and east Tennessee. The Company specializes in providing personalized community banking services to individuals and small to mid-size businesses. UCBI also offers the convenience of 24-hour access through a network of ATMs, telephone and online banking.

In the report, the analyst notes:

"UCBI, the third-largest traditional bank holding company in Georgia, recently said it will sell almost a quarter of its stock to raise $380 million in capital and sell off $435 million in classified assets to help strengthen its balance sheet."

"Shares of UCBI extended gains on Thursday, jumping 29.41% to close the session at $1.98. About 11.95 million shares changed hands during the session, well above the stock's average daily volume of 904,400. UCBI is currently trading above its 50-day moving average of $1.57 and 200-day moving average of $1.94. Market capitalization currently stands at $187.48 million and it has 94.68 million outstanding shares."

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