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NASDAQ:UFCS

United Fire Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$21.28
-0.16 (-0.75%)
(As of 11/29/2021 12:38 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$21.00
$21.55
50-Day Range
$20.43
$23.64
52-Week Range
$19.85
$36.40
Volume
916 shs
Average Volume
76,576 shs
Market Capitalization
$533.72 million
P/E Ratio
39.41
Dividend Yield
2.80%
Beta
0.09
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About United Fire Group

United Fire Group, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the business of writing property, casualty insurance, life insurance, and selling annuities through a network of independent agencies. The firm operates through the following segments: Property and Casualty Insurance and Life Insurance. The Property and Casualty Insurance segment includes commercial lines insurance, personal lines insurance, and assumed reinsurance. The Life Insurance segment includes deferred and immediate annuities, universal life products and traditional life insurance products. The company was founded in January 1946 and is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, IA.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-Industry
Property & Casualty Insurance
Sector
Finance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:UFCS
CUSIP
91034010
Employees
1,165
Year Founded
1937

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.07 billion
Book Value
$32.48 per share

Profitability

Net Income
$-112.71 million
Pretax Margin
1.00%

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Miscellaneous

Free Float
23,353,000
Market Cap
$533.72 million
Optionable
Optionable

Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend
9/02/2021
Dividend Payable
9/17/2021
Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Today
11/29/2021
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2021
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/16/2022

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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.95 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

58th out of 1,340 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

9th out of 77 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 3.3Community Rank: 4.0Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -












United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is United Fire Group a buy right now?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Fire Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" United Fire Group stock.
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How has United Fire Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

United Fire Group's stock was trading at $33.75 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, UFCS shares have decreased by 36.9% and is now trading at $21.28.
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When is United Fire Group's next earnings date?

United Fire Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 16th 2022.
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How were United Fire Group's earnings last quarter?

United Fire Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFCS) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 4th. The insurance provider reported ($0.31) EPS for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.31). The insurance provider earned $248.54 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $254.90 million. United Fire Group had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 3.88% and a net margin of 1.26%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted ($1.37) earnings per share.
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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 19th. Investors of record on Friday, December 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Friday, December 17th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 2nd.
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Is United Fire Group a good dividend stock?

United Fire Group pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.80%. The dividend payout ratio of United Fire Group is 111.11%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable. Based on earnings estimates, United Fire Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 66.67% next year. This indicates that United Fire Group 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 updated its third quarter 2021 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $-0.330-$-0.290 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $0.100. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for UFCS?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for United Fire Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $28.00 to $38.00. On average, they expect United Fire Group's stock price to reach $33.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 55.1% from the stock's current price.
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Who are United Fire Group's key executives?

United Fire Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Randy A. Ramlo, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Michael Todd Wilkins, Chief Operating Officer & Executive Vice President
  • Kevin W. Helbing, Co-Chief Financial Officer
  • Randy L. Patten, Co-Chief Financial Officer & Controller
  • Brian Joseph Frese, Chief Technology Officer & Vice President

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

52 employees have rated United Fire Group CEO Randy A. Ramlo on Glassdoor.com. Randy A. Ramlo has an approval rating of 87% among United Fire Group'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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.90%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.42%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.41%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (1.32%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.95%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.59%). Company insiders that own United Fire Group stock include Dawn M Jaffray, George D Milligan, Mary K Quass, Micah G Woolstenhulme, Michael T Wilkins, Randy A Ramlo, Robert Francis Cataldo and Scott L Carlton.
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Which institutional investors are selling United Fire Group stock?

UFCS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, BlackRock Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Tudor Investment Corp Et Al, Invesco Ltd., Geode Capital Management LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, and New York State Common Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold United Fire Group company stock in the last year include Michael T Wilkins, Randy A Ramlo, and Scott L Carlton.
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Which institutional investors are buying United Fire Group stock?

UFCS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, SG Americas Securities LLC, Comerica Bank, Citadel Advisors LLC, Martingale Asset Management L P, and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. Company insiders that have bought United Fire Group stock in the last two years include Dawn M Jaffray, George D Milligan, Micah G Woolstenhulme, and Robert Francis Cataldo.
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How do I buy shares of United Fire Group?

Shares of UFCS 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 $21.28.

How much money does United Fire Group make?

United Fire Group has a market capitalization of $533.72 million and generates $1.07 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $-112.71 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.54 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does United Fire Group have?

United Fire Group employs 1,165 workers across the globe.

When was United Fire Group founded?

United Fire Group was founded in 1937.

What is United Fire Group's official website?

The official website for United Fire Group is www.ufginsurance.com.

Where are United Fire Group's headquarters?

United Fire Group is headquartered at 118 SECOND AVE SE, CEDAR RAPIDS IA, 52407.

How can I contact United Fire Group?

United Fire Group's mailing address is 118 SECOND AVE SE, CEDAR RAPIDS IA, 52407. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at (319) 399-5700, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 319-399-5499.


This page was last updated on 11/29/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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