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NASDAQ:UFCS

United Fire Group - UFCS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$28.33
-0.28 (-0.98%)
(As of 12/9/2022 02:09 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$28.23
$28.63
50-Day Range
$26.09
$33.70
52-Week Range
$21.64
$37.26
Volume
346 shs
Average Volume
61,771 shs
Market Capitalization
$713.92 million
P/E Ratio
13.69
Dividend Yield
2.25%
Price Target
$31.00

United Fire Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
9.2% Upside
$31.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.98% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.81mentions of United Fire Group in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$50,958 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.24%
From $1.27 to $1.40 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.53 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

332nd out of 862 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

16th out of 45 stocks

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About United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) Stock

United Fire Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance for individuals and businesses in the United States. The company offers commercial and personal lines of property and casualty insurance; and commercial multiple peril and inland marine insurance, as well as assumed reinsurance products. Its commercial policies include fire and allied lines, other liability, automobile, workers' compensation, and fidelity and surety coverage; and personal lines comprise automobile, and fire and allied lines coverage, including homeowners. The company sells its products through a network of independent agencies. United Fire Group, Inc. was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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UFCS Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 9/16 Dividend
9/01/2022
Dividend Payable
9/16/2022
Last Earnings
11/02/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/16 Dividend
12/01/2022
Today
12/09/2022
Dividend Payable
12/16/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/21/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-Industry
Property & Casualty Insurance
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:UFCS
CUSIP
91034010
Employees
1,086
Year Founded
1937

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$31.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$31.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$31.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+9.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$80.59 million
Pretax Margin
6.35%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.07 billion
Cash Flow
$1.98 per share
Book Value
$35.05 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
23,758,000
Market Cap
$713.92 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.05

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Robert Francis Cataldo (Age 51)
    VP and Chief Investment & Strategy Officer
    Comp: $600.88k
  • Mr. Micah Grant WoolstenhulmeMr. Micah Grant Woolstenhulme (Age 46)
    Chief Risk Officer & VP
    Comp: $419.86k
  • Mr. Kevin James Leidwinger (Age 58)
    Pres, CEO & Director
  • Mr. Eric John Martin
    Sr. VP & CFO
  • Mr. Brian Joseph Frese
    CTO & VP
  • Ms. Sarah Emily Madsen
    Chief Legal Officer, VP & Corp. Sec.
  • Mr. Michael John Sheeley (Age 61)
    VP & Chief Marketing Officer
  • Ms. Tracy L. Bastian
    VP of HR
  • Ms. Jolene Grow
    Assistant VP & Underwriting Mang.
  • Mr. Patrick P. Kane C.P.C.U.
    Asst. VP & Region Marketing Mang.













UFCS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell United Fire Group stock right now?

1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Fire Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" UFCS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in UFCS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is United Fire Group's stock price forecast for 2023?

1 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for United Fire Group's shares. Their UFCS share price forecasts range from $31.00 to $31.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $31.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.4% from the stock's current price.
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How have UFCS shares performed in 2022?

United Fire Group's stock was trading at $23.19 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, UFCS shares have increased by 23.4% and is now trading at $28.61.
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When is United Fire Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 21st 2023.
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How were United Fire Group's earnings last quarter?

United Fire Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFCS) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, November, 2nd. The insurance provider reported ($0.47) earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of ($0.48) by $0.01. The insurance provider earned $235.57 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $234.40 million. United Fire Group had a net margin of 5.41% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.22%.

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, November 18th. Investors of record on Friday, December 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, December 16th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 1st.
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Is United Fire Group a good dividend stock?

United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) pays an annual dividend of $0.64 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.25%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 30.92%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UFCS will have a dividend payout ratio of 45.71% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has United Fire Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

United Fire Group issued an update on its third quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Friday, November, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of -$0.49--$0.45 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of -$0.06. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Randy A. Ramlo's approval rating as United Fire Group's CEO?

52 employees have rated United Fire Group Chief Executive Officer Randy A. Ramlo on Glassdoor.com. Randy A. Ramlo has an approval rating of 87% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of United Fire Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other United Fire Group investors own include STORE Capital (STOR), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Dominion Energy (D), Ford Motor (F), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Moelis & Company (MC), PepsiCo (PEP), Progenics Pharmaceuticals (PGNX), RLI (RLI) and SEI Investments (SEIC).

What is United Fire Group's stock symbol?

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

Who are United Fire Group's major shareholders?

United Fire Group's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (14.36%), Vanguard Group Inc. (10.06%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.52%), State Street Corp (3.16%), Systematic Financial Management LP (1.28%) and New York State Common Retirement Fund (1.11%). Insiders that own company stock include Dawn M Jaffray, Eric J Martin, George D Milligan, James Noyce, Lura E Mcbride, Mark A Green, Mary K Quass, Micah G Woolstenhulme, Micah G Woolstenhulme, Michael T Wilkins, Randy A Ramlo, Robert Francis Cataldo and Scott L Carlton.
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How do I buy shares of United Fire Group?

Shares of UFCS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is United Fire Group's stock price today?

One share of UFCS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.61.

How much money does United Fire Group make?

United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) has a market capitalization of $720.97 million and generates $1.07 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $80.59 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.07 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does United Fire Group have?

The company employs 1,086 workers across the globe.

How can I contact United Fire Group?

United Fire Group's mailing address is 118 SECOND AVE SE, CEDAR RAPIDS IA, 52407. The official website for the company is www.ufginsurance.com. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at (319) 399-5700, via email at ir@unitedfiregroup.com, or via fax at 319-399-5499.

This page (NASDAQ:UFCS) was last updated on 12/9/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff