United Fire Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:UFCS)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
11/5/2014Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$31.50 -> $33.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/5/2014Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/26/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/2/2016        
5/4/2016Q1$0.88$0.88ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/18/2016Q4$0.53$1.21ViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2015Q3$0.20$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/4/2015Q215$0.22$0.57$247.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2015Q115$0.91$0.92$248.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/17/2015Q414$0.56$1.34$238.80 million$250.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/4/2014Q314($0.01)($0.10)$236.40 million$235.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2014Q214$0.31$0.35$229.90 million$232.67 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/6/2014Q114$0.65$0.47$228.44 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/18/2014Q413$0.62$1.04$222.36 million$228.99 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2013Q313$0.37$0.42$217.10 million$223.02 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.24$0.50$210.47 million$219.72 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.66$0.84$213.60 million$205.31 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/19/2013Q4 2012($0.10)$191.55 million$213.32 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/5/2012Q312$0.32$0.31$205.30 million$176.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:2.33%
Payout Ratio:28.99% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
40.82% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
43.48% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/18/2016quarterly$0.252.42%5/27/20166/1/20166/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/19/2016quarterly$0.222.15%2/26/20163/1/20163/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/20/2015quarterly$0.222.21%11/27/201512/1/201512/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/21/2015quarterly$0.222.66%8/28/20159/1/20159/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/20/2015quarterly$0.222.9%5/28/20156/1/20156/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/20/2015quarterly$0.202.76%2/26/20153/2/20153/16/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/21/2014quarterly$0.202.79%11/26/201412/1/201412/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/15/2014quarterly$0.202.67%8/28/20149/2/20149/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/21/2014quarterly$0.202.87%5/29/20146/2/20146/16/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/21/2014quarterly$0.182.43%2/27/20143/3/20143/17/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/15/2013quarterly$0.182.64%11/27/201312/2/201312/16/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/16/2013quarterly$0.182.25%8/29/20139/3/20139/16/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/15/2013quarterly$0.182.51%5/29/20135/31/20136/14/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/19/2013quarterly$0.152.42%2/27/20133/1/20133/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
6/15/2016Christopher R DrahozalDirectorSell5,000$42.04$210,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/10/2016Kyle D SkogmanDirectorSell1,333$40.69$54,239.77View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/9/2016Sarah Fisher GardialDirectorBuy100$40.74$4,074.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/11/2015Scott L. CarltonDirectorSell12,500$40.05$500,625.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/20/2014John A RifeDirectorSell3,501$29.31$102,614.31View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/11/2014Scott L CarltonDirectorSell9,000$28.51$256,590.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/6/2014Scott L CarltonDirectorSell2,000$28.01$56,020.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/14/2014John Paul BesongDirectorBuy1,000$27.25$27,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/21/2014John RifeDirectorSell6,000$27.07$162,420.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/11/2013Michael Wayne PhillipsDirectorBuy1,100$29.95$32,945.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/24/2013Randy RamloCEOSell3,469$31.00$107,539.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/22/2013Dianne LyonsCFOSell5,282$30.44$160,784.08View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/21/2013Barrie ErnstVPSell2,000$31.37$62,740.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/21/2013Michael WilkinsEVPSell1,346$31.43$42,304.78View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/20/2013Dianne LyonsCFOSell2,400$32.05$76,920.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/19/2013Scott CarltonDirectorSell15,000$32.01$480,150.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/16/2013Neal ScharmerVPSell2,000$30.00$60,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/16/2013Michael J SheeleyCOOSell1,500$28.58$42,870.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/4/2013Dee Ann McintyreMajor ShareholderBuy20,000$23.64$472,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/27/2012David E ConnerVPSell1,000$21.34$21,340.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
12/12/2012Kyle D SkogmanDirectorBuy2,000$20.90$41,800.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/16/2012Jack EvansDirectorBuy4,000$19.46$77,840.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/15/2012George D MilliganDirectorBuy2,000$19.20$38,400.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
DateHeadline
07/19/16 01:03 PMUNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Temporary Suspension of Trading Under Registrant's Employee Benefit Plans -
07/08/16 06:55 PMUNITED FIRE GROUP INC : Other Events (form 8-K)
07/08/16 11:11 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc. Announces Its 2016 Second Quarter Earnings Call - [at noodls] - United Fire Group, Inc. Announces Its 2016 Second Quarter Earnings Call The text version of this document is not available at the moment. The original content was posted at original link . United Fire ...
07/08/16 07:27 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UFCS-US : July 8, 2016 -
06/27/16 06:49 PMUnited Fire : Check out renderings of United Fire Group's new Cedar Rapids building
06/27/16 08:04 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UFCS-US : June 27, 2016 -
05/27/16 02:04 PMUNITED FIRE GROUP, INC. : ex-dividend day - Inc. Reports First Quarter 2016 Results 04/22 UNITED FIRE GROUP, INC. (NASDAQ: UFCS) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening .. Please enable JavaScript in your browser's settings to use dynamic charts.
05/20/16 02:53 PMUnited Fire Group, Inc. Reports on Annual Shareholders’ Meeting - [at noodls] - United Fire Group, Inc. Reports on Annual Shareholders’ Meeting
05/20/16 02:41 PMUNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Regulation FD Disclosu -
05/20/16 08:34 AMUnited Fire Group Rewards Shareholders with Dividend Hike -
05/18/16 11:42 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc. Approves a Dividend Increase and Declares a Common Stock Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.25 per Share - [at noodls] - United Fire Group, Inc. Approves a Dividend Increase and Declares a Common Stock Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.25 per Share
05/05/16 11:46 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc. :UFCS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers -
05/05/16 07:47 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UFCS-US : May 5, 2016 -
05/04/16 02:00 PMUnited Fire Group's (UFCS) CEO Randy Ramlo on Q1 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Good morning. My name is Denise, and I will be your conference operator today. At this time, I would like to welcome everyone to the United Fire Group First Quarter 2016 Financial Results Conference Call. All participants will be in a listen-only mode.
05/04/16 02:00 PMUnited Fire Group Inc. Q1 Profit Falls 9% - (RTTNews.com) - United Fire Group Inc. ( UFCS) released earnings for first quarter that retreated from last year. The company said its bottom line declined to $21.09 million, or $0.83 per share. This was lower than $23.10 million, or $0.92 per share ...
05/04/16 01:51 PMEdited Transcript of UFCS earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-16 2:00pm GMT -
05/04/16 07:53 AMUnited Fire posts 1Q profit -
05/04/16 06:20 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2016 Results - [at noodls] - CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, May 04, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United Fire Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:UFCS) Consolidated Financial Results - Highlights: Three Months Ended March 31, 2016 Operating income per diluted share ...
05/04/16 06:07 AMQ1 2016 United Fire Group Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open -
04/22/16 09:28 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: UFCS) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell - [at noodls] - ADVISORY, April 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: United Fire Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:UFCS), the parent organization of United Fire & Casualty Company, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. In ...
04/20/16 10:00 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc. Announces Management Will Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell - [GlobeNewswire] - CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, April 20, 2016-- United Fire Group, Inc. announced today that Randy Ramlo, President and Chief Executive Officer of United Fire Group, Inc. and members of management of United Fire ...
04/06/16 03:27 PMUnited Fire Group, Inc. Announces Its 2016 First Quarter Earnings Call - [at noodls] - United Fire Group, Inc. Announces Its 2016 First Quarter Earnings Call
04/02/16 01:56 PMUnited Fire Group (UFCS) Passes Through 2% Yield Mark - Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, in trading on Thursday, shares of United Fire Group, Inc. (Symbol: UFCS) were yielding above the 2% mark based on its quarterly dividend (annualized to $0.88), with the stock changing hands as ...
03/23/16 01:20 PMUnited Fire Group, Inc (UFCS) Hits a 52-Week High - Stock prices of United Fire Group, Inc (NASDAQ:UFCS) experienced a 52 week high point of $43.24 in trading on Tuesday. Shares traded up $0.31 ending the day at $42.78. Volume came in at 55,751 and the stock hit an intraday low of $42.47. Additionally the ...
03/16/16 01:55 PMUnited Fire Group, Inc (UFCS) Reaches 52-Week High - United Fire Group, Inc (NASDAQ:UFCS) hit a new 52 week high point at $42.30 as trading wrapped up on Tuesday. The company traded up by $0.39 when the last trade came in at $41.77. 123,469 shares were bought and sold and the stock hit $41.06 at its low.
03/07/16 12:50 PMFitch: Competitive Underwriting Drives U.S. Regional P/C Insurer Returns - and United Fire Group, Inc. (UFCS). Each of the companies in this group reported an improved calendar-year combined ratio in 2015, although SAFC stands out as the company continues to report underwriting losses with a 101.5 percent combined ratio.
03/04/16 12:36 PMFitch: Underwriting Drives US Regional P/C Insurer Returns - and United Fire Group, Inc. (UFCS). Each of the companies in this group reported an improved calendar-year combined ratio in 2015, although SAFC stands out as the company continues to report underwriting losses with a 101.5% combined ratio. This group ...
02/26/16 12:28 PMUnited Fire Group, Inc (UFCS) Sees 52-Week High - Stock prices of United Fire Group, Inc (NASDAQ:UFCS) hit a new one year high at $42.00 on Thursday. Shares ended down 0.76%. Volume came in at 88,268 and the stock hit $40.95 at its intraday low. Additionally United Fire Group, Inc announced a dividend ...
02/26/16 10:38 AMUNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report -
02/22/16 10:19 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc. Earnings Analysis: 2015 By the Numbers -
02/19/16 12:35 PMUnited Fire Group's (UFCS) CEO Randy Ramlo on Q4 2015 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Good day and welcome to the United Fire Group 2015 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast. [Operator Instructions] Please note this event is being recorded. I'd now like to turn the conference call over to Mr. Randy ...
02/19/16 12:35 PMUnited Fire Group (UFCS) Declares $0.22 Quarterly Dividend; 2.1% Yield - Get inside Wall Street with StreetInsider Premium. Claim your 2-week free trial here. United Fire Group (NASDAQ: UFCS) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share, or $0.88 annualized. The dividend will be payable on March 15, 2016, to stockholders of ...
02/19/16 07:09 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : February 19, 2016 -
02/18/16 01:32 PMEdited Transcript of UFCS earnings conference call or presentation 18-Feb-16 3:00pm GMT -
02/18/16 09:39 AMUnited Fire posts 4Q profit -
02/18/16 06:07 AMQ4 2015 United Fire Group Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open -
02/18/16 05:42 AM6:42 am United Fire & Casualty reported Q4 consolidated net operating income per share of $1.21 vs $1.34 year ago; revs +10% y/y to $275.96 mln -
02/18/16 05:30 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2015 Results - [GlobeNewswire] - CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Feb. 18, 2016-- United Fire Group, Inc.. United Fire Group, Inc. today reported consolidated net operating income of $1.21 per diluted share for the three-month period ended December ...
02/17/16 12:16 PMHotchkis & Wiley Capital Management Llc Increased Cummins Inc (NYSE:CMI) by $167.23 Million as Shares Declined - They now own 152.29 million shares or 8.43% more from 140.45 million shares in 2015Q2. United Fire Group Inc holds 3.31% of its portfolio in CMI for 67,630 shares. Marshfield Associates owns 381,998 shares or 3.2% of their US portfolio. Moreover ...
02/05/16 10:36 AMUNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Financial Statements and Exhibi -
02/01/16 07:14 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : February 1, 2016 -
01/17/16 11:12 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc (UFCS) - 4-Aug-15 UNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition 16-Jul-15 UNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events 26-May-15 UNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K/A, Submission of Matters to a Vote of ...
01/15/16 03:05 PMUnited Fire Group, Inc. Announces Its 2015 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings Call - [at noodls] - United Fire Group, Inc. Announces Its 2015 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings Call
11/26/15 05:12 AMWhat do Hedge Funds Think of Global Eagle Acquisition Corp (ENT)? -
11/20/15 02:23 PMUNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events -
11/20/15 09:00 AMUnited Fire Group, Inc. Declares a Common Stock Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.22 Per Share - [GlobeNewswire] - CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, Nov. 20, 2015-- Today, the Board of Directors of United Fire Group, Inc. declared a common stock quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share. This dividend will be payable December 15, ...
11/05/15 03:48 PMEdited Transcript of UFCS earnings conference call or presentation 5-Nov-15 3:00pm GMT -
11/05/15 09:45 AMUnited Fire posts 3Q profit -
11/05/15 07:13 AMUNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition -
11/05/15 06:07 AMQ3 2015 United Fire Group Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open -

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About United Fire Group

United Fire Group logoUnited Fire Group, Inc., formerly United Fire & Casualty Company, is engaged in the business of writing property and casualty insurance and life insurance and selling annuities. The Company operates in two segments: property and casualty insurance, and life insurance. The Company's property and casualty insurance segment consists of commercial lines insurance, including surety bonds, personal lines insurance and assumed insurance. Its life insurance segment consists of deferred and immediate annuities, universal life insurance products and traditional life insurance products. Its life insurance segment consists solely of the operations of United Life Insurance Company. On February 1, 2012, the Company completed a holding company reorganization of United Fire Group, Inc., United Fire & Casualty Company and UFC MergeCo, Inc. On March 28, 2011, the Company acquired Mercer Insurance Group, Inc. (Mercer Insurance Group).

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: UFCS
  • CUSIP: 91034010
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $42.85
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $41.86
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $41.23
  • P/E Ratio: 12.35
  • P/E Growth: 1.72
  • Market Cap: $1.09B
  • Beta: 0.26
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.45 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.30 EPS
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