United Fire Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:UFCS)

About United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)

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
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:UFCS
  • CUSIP: 91034010
  • Web: www.unitedfiregroup.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $1.1751 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,028,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $44.35
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $43.70
  • 52 Week Range: $37.54 - $50.75
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.68
  • P/E Growth: 2.93
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $1.16 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.01
  • Book Value: $38.46 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.22
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.12
  • Dividend Yield: 2.4%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $59.36 million
  • Net Margins: 4.07%
  • Return on Equity: 4.33%
  • Return on Assets: 1.01%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.20%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.20%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 60,695 shs.
  • Beta: 0.75
  • Short Ratio: 2
 

Frequently Asked Questions for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)

What is United Fire Group's stock symbol?

United Fire Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "UFCS."

How often does United Fire Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for United Fire Group?

United Fire Group announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 18th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.40%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 30th. View United Fire Group's Dividend History.

How were United Fire Group's earnings last quarter?

United Fire Group, Inc (NASDAQ:UFCS) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 2nd. The company reported $0.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $284.30 million for the quarter. United Fire Group had a net margin of 4.07% and a return on equity of 4.33%. View United Fire Group's Earnings History.

When will United Fire Group make its next earnings announcement?

United Fire Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November, 8th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for United Fire Group.

Where is United Fire Group's stock going? Where will United Fire Group's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for United Fire Group's shares. Their predictions range from $44.00 to $48.00. On average, they expect United Fire Group's share price to reach $46.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for United Fire Group.

Who are some of United Fire Group's key competitors?

How do I buy United Fire Group stock?

Shares of United Fire Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is United Fire Group's stock price today?

One share of United Fire Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $46.76.


MarketBeat Community Rating for United Fire Group (NASDAQ UFCS)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  43 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  72 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  115
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about United Fire Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.33)
Consensus Price Target: $46.33 (0.91% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
Price Target History for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
Analysts' Ratings History for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/22/2017Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold -> Buy$46.00 -> $47.00HighView Rating Details
6/9/2017SidotiInitiated CoverageNeutral -> Neutral$48.00LowView Rating Details
3/27/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsSet Price TargetHold$44.00LowView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
Earnings by Quarter for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
Earnings History by Quarter for United Fire Group (NASDAQ UFCS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/8/2017$0.14N/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2017Q2 2017$0.11$0.05$284.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2017Q1 2017$0.83$0.67$279.11 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q1$0.88$0.88$264.26 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q4$0.53$1.21$275.73 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q3$0.20$0.75$263.59 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.22$0.57$247.40 million$255.15 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.91$0.92$248.15 million$237.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/17/2015Q414$0.56$1.34$238.80 million$250.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q314($0.01)($0.10)$236.40 million$235.90 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2014Q214$0.31$0.35$229.90 million$232.67 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.65$0.47$228.44 million$220.71 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2014Q413$0.62$1.04$222.36 million$228.99 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.37$0.42$217.10 million$223.02 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.24$0.50$210.47 million$219.72 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013$0.66$0.84$213.60 million$205.31 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/19/2013Q4 2012($0.10)$191.55 million$213.32 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$0.32$0.31$205.30 million$176.53 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)

No earnings estimates for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
Most Recent Dividend:9/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.12
Dividend Yield:2.40%
Payout Ratio:61.20% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)

Dividend History by Quarter for United Fire Group (NASDAQ UFCS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/18/2017quarterly$0.282.66%8/30/20179/1/20179/15/2017
5/17/2017quarterly$0.282.59%5/30/20176/1/20176/15/2017
2/17/2017quarterly$0.252.41%2/27/20173/1/20173/15/2017
11/18/2016quarterly$0.252.2%11/29/201612/1/201612/15/2016
8/19/2016quarterly$0.252.35%8/30/20169/1/20169/15/2016
5/18/2016quarterly$0.252.42%5/27/20166/1/20166/15/2016
2/19/2016quarterly$0.222.15%2/26/20163/1/20163/15/2016
11/20/2015quarterly$0.222.21%11/27/201512/1/201512/15/2015
8/21/2015quarterly$0.222.66%8/28/20159/1/20159/15/2015
5/20/2015quarterly$0.222.9%5/28/20156/1/20156/15/2015
2/20/2015quarterly$0.202.76%2/26/20153/2/20153/16/2015
11/21/2014quarterly$0.202.79%11/26/201412/1/201412/15/2014
8/15/2014quarterly$0.202.67%8/28/20149/2/20149/15/2014
5/21/2014quarterly$0.202.87%5/29/20146/2/20146/16/2014
2/21/2014quarterly$0.182.43%2/27/20143/3/20143/17/2014
11/15/2013quarterly$0.182.64%11/27/201312/2/201312/16/2013
8/16/2013quarterly$0.182.25%8/29/20139/3/20139/16/2013
5/15/2013quarterly$0.182.51%5/29/20135/31/20136/14/2013
2/19/2013quarterly$0.152.42%2/27/20133/1/20133/15/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.83%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 58.23%
Insider Trades by Quarter for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/22/2017Dawn M JaffrayCFOBuy500$41.00$20,500.00View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017Barrie W ErnstVPSell6,849$49.00$335,601.00View SEC Filing  
1/3/2017Kyle D SkogmanDirectorSell1,727$48.85$84,363.95View SEC Filing  
12/20/2016Scott L CarltonDirectorSell7,500$50.07$375,525.00View SEC Filing  
12/16/2016Scott L CarltonDirectorSell780$49.91$38,929.80View SEC Filing  
12/14/2016Randy A RamloCEOSell14,340$48.82$700,078.80View SEC Filing  
12/13/2016Casey D MahonDirectorSell2,000$49.92$99,840.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016David E ConnerVPSell3,500$48.85$170,975.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2016Neal R ScharmerVPSell4,639$44.95$208,523.05View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Michael J SheeleyCOOSell21$43.45$912.45View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Michael J SheeleyCOOSell925$38.81$35,899.25View SEC Filing  
9/21/2016Neal R ScharmerVPSell2,020$42.50$85,850.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2016David E ConnerVPSell199$44.00$8,756.00View SEC Filing  
6/15/2016Christopher R DrahozalDirectorSell5,000$42.04$210,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Kyle D SkogmanDirectorSell1,333$40.69$54,239.77View SEC Filing  
5/9/2016Sarah Fisher GardialDirectorBuy100$40.74$4,074.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2015Scott L. CarltonDirectorSell12,500$40.05$500,625.00View SEC Filing  
6/20/2014John A RifeDirectorSell3,501$29.31$102,614.31View SEC Filing  
6/11/2014Scott L CarltonDirectorSell9,000$28.51$256,590.00View SEC Filing  
6/6/2014Scott L CarltonDirectorSell2,000$28.01$56,020.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014John Paul BesongDirectorBuy1,000$27.25$27,250.00View SEC Filing  
1/21/2014John RifeDirectorSell6,000$27.07$162,420.00View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013Michael Wayne PhillipsDirectorBuy1,100$29.95$32,945.00View SEC Filing  
9/24/2013Randy RamloCEOSell3,469$31.00$107,539.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2013Dianne LyonsCFOSell5,282$30.44$160,784.08View SEC Filing  
8/21/2013Barrie ErnstVPSell2,000$31.37$62,740.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2013Michael WilkinsEVPSell1,346$31.43$42,304.78View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013Dianne LyonsCFOSell2,400$32.05$76,920.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2013Scott CarltonDirectorSell15,000$32.01$480,150.00View SEC Filing  
8/16/2013Neal ScharmerVPSell2,000$30.00$60,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/16/2013Michael J SheeleyCOOSell1,500$28.58$42,870.00View SEC Filing  
2/4/2013Dee Ann McintyreMajor ShareholderBuy20,000$23.64$472,800.00View SEC Filing  
12/27/2012David E ConnerVPSell1,000$21.34$21,340.00View SEC Filing  
12/12/2012Kyle D SkogmanDirectorBuy2,000$20.90$41,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/16/2012Jack EvansDirectorBuy4,000$19.46$77,840.00View SEC Filing  
11/15/2012George D MilliganDirectorBuy2,000$19.20$38,400.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
Latest Headlines for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
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DateHeadline
reuters.com logoDamages for Grenfell fire victims may total just $5 million: Reuters analysis
www.reuters.com - October 18 at 10:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to United Fire Group, Inc. : October 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 10:03 AM
reuters.com logoWireless upgrade would give Yellowstone a black eye: environmentalists
www.reuters.com - October 13 at 9:39 AM
feeds.benzinga.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Announces Its 2017 Third Quarter Earnings Call
feeds.benzinga.com - October 10 at 11:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoOld Republic International Corporation (ORI) vs. United Fire Group (UFCS) Head to Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 3 at 8:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. :UFCS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : October 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 2:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to United Fire Group, Inc. : October 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 2:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. : UFCS-US: Dividend Analysis : September 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 10:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc (UFCS) Rating Increased to Buy at Sandler O'Neill
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 22 at 11:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Fire Group (UFCS) and Federated National Holding (FNHC) Head-To-Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 12:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Hurricane Irma could mean for stocks
finance.yahoo.com - September 10 at 9:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:UFCS) : August 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 1:14 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAtlas Financial Holdings (AFH) versus United Fire Group (UFCS) Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 22 at 4:08 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 8-K UNITED FIRE GROUP INC For: Aug 18
www.streetinsider.com - August 20 at 11:35 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Declares a Common Stock Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.28 per Share
feeds.benzinga.com - August 18 at 12:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc (UFCS) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.28
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 12:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about United Fire Group Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 3:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UFCS-US : August 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 9:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Survey: Atlas Financial Holdings (AFH) versus United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 8:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Atlas Financial Holdings (AFH) versus United Fire Group (UFCS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 12:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc (UFCS) Issues Quarterly Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 3 at 3:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of UFCS earnings conference call or presentation 2-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2017 Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 8:14 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Fire posts 2Q profit
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 8:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) vs. XL Group (XL) Head to Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 31 at 12:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Contrast: United Fire Group (UFCS) vs. XL Group (XL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 8:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAtlas Financial Holdings (AFH) vs. United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) Head to Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 12:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) and Atlas Financial Holdings (AFH) Head-To-Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 8:11 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc (UFCS) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 26 at 7:45 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) and United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 7:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBerkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) and United Fire Group (UFCS) Head-To-Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 2:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Announces Its 2017 Second Quarter Earnings Call
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 9:03 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UFCS-US : July 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 8 at 3:21 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-UNITED FIRE GROUP SETS QUARTERLY CASH DIVIDEND OF $0.28 PER SHARE
www.reuters.com - May 17 at 9:11 PM
streetinsider.com logoUnited Fire Group (UFCS) Raises Quarterly Dividend 12% to $0.28; 2.6% Yield
www.streetinsider.com - May 17 at 9:11 PM
nasdaq.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Results
www.nasdaq.com - May 3 at 10:02 AM
marketbeat.com logoUnited Fire posts 1Q profit
marketbeat.com - May 3 at 7:46 AM
seekingalpha.com logoUnited Fire: Lacks Specific Catalyst, But Great Long-Term Dividend Growth Potential
seekingalpha.com - April 7 at 6:14 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report
biz.yahoo.com - February 28 at 8:02 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events
biz.yahoo.com - February 18 at 11:35 AM
nasdaq.com logoRSI Alert: United Fire Group Now Oversold
www.nasdaq.com - February 17 at 4:55 PM
rttnews.com logoUnited Fire Group Inc. Announces 61% Retreat In Q4 Profit
www.rttnews.com - February 17 at 4:55 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-United Fire Group Q4 EPS $0.46 including items
www.reuters.com - February 17 at 5:07 AM
globenewswire.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Year End 2016 Results
globenewswire.com - February 17 at 5:07 AM
seekingalpha.com logoUnited Fire Group's (UFCS) CEO Randy Ramlo on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - February 17 at 5:07 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition
biz.yahoo.com - February 17 at 5:07 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Announces Its 2016 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Earnings Call
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 18 at 4:36 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 UNITED FIRE GROUP INC For: Jan 03 Filed by: SCHARMER NEAL R
www.streetinsider.com - January 6 at 6:23 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 UNITED FIRE GROUP INC For: Jan 03 Filed by: ERNST BARRIE W
www.streetinsider.com - January 4 at 7:28 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 4 UNITED FIRE GROUP INC For: Dec 20 Filed by: Carlton Scott L
www.streetinsider.com - December 21 at 3:16 PM

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