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S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
A man escaped Sudan's bloody civil war. His mysterious death in Missisippi has sparked suspicion
Morning sickness? Prenatal check-ups? What to know about new rights for pregnant workers
Record Store Day celebrates indie retail music sellers as they ride vinyl's popularity wave
S&P 500   4,967.23
DOW   37,986.40
QQQ   414.65
How major US stock indexes fared Friday, 4/19/2024
Biden signs bill extending a key US surveillance program after divisions nearly forced it to lapse
MarketBeat Week in Review – 4/15 - 4/19
The drug war devastated Black and other minority communities. Is marijuana legalization helping?
A man escaped Sudan's bloody civil war. His mysterious death in Missisippi has sparked suspicion
Morning sickness? Prenatal check-ups? What to know about new rights for pregnant workers
Record Store Day celebrates indie retail music sellers as they ride vinyl's popularity wave
NASDAQ:UFCS

United Fire Group (UFCS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$22.80
+0.77 (+3.50%)
(As of 04/19/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$22.03
$22.81
50-Day Range
$21.39
$24.96
52-Week Range
$18.41
$27.72
Volume
111,193 shs
Average Volume
69,487 shs
Market Capitalization
$576.38 million
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
2.81%
Price Target
$21.00

United Fire Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Sell
1.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.9% Downside
$21.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.59% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$110,125 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
36.36%
From $1.10 to $1.50 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.79 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

660th out of 839 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

38th out of 49 stocks

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About United Fire Group Stock (NASDAQ:UFCS)

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 reinsurance coverage for property and casualty insurance. Its commercial lines include fire and allied lines, other liability, automobile, workers' compensation, fidelity and surety coverage, and other insurance products; and personal lines comprise automobile, and fire and allied lines coverage, including homeowners, as well as provides assumed reinsurance products. The company sells its products through a network of independent agencies. United Fire Group, Inc. was incorporated in 1946 and is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

UFCS Stock Price History

UFCS Stock News Headlines

Biden’s $374B Giveaway Into This Sector
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Piper Sandler Keeps Their Sell Rating on United Fire Group (UFCS)
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Q4 2023 United Fire Group Inc Earnings Call
United Fire Group, Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2023 Results
UFG Appoints Kelly Walsh Chief Underwriting Officer
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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
2/13/2024
Ex-Dividend for 3/22 Dividend
3/07/2024
Dividend Payable
3/22/2024
Today
4/20/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/13/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-Industry
Property & Casualty Insurance
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:UFCS
CUSIP
91034010
Employees
852
Year Founded
1937

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$21.00
High Stock Price Target
$21.00
Low Stock Price Target
$21.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-7.9%
Consensus Rating
Sell
Rating Score (0-4)
1.00
Research Coverage
1 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$-29,700,000.00
Pretax Margin
-3.63%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.10 billion
Book Value
$29.04 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
23,766,000
Market Cap
$576.38 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.35

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Kevin James Leidwinger (Age 60)
    President, CEO, Principal Executive Officer & Director
    Comp: $1.09M
  • Mr. Eric John Martin (Age 60)
    Executive VP, CFO & Principal Financial Officer
    Comp: $732.13k
  • Mr. Robert Francis Cataldo (Age 53)
    VP and Chief Investment & Strategy Officer
    Comp: $569.98k
  • Mr. Jeremy Joseph Bahl (Age 46)
    Chief Underwriting Officer & VP
    Comp: $418.33k
  • Mr. Micah Grant WoolstenhulmeMr. Micah Grant Woolstenhulme (Age 48)
    Chief Risk Officer & VP
    Comp: $455.4k
  • Ms. Julie Anne Stephenson (Age 56)
    Executive VP & COO
  • Ms. Lindsay E. Lovvorn
    VP & Chief Administrative Officer
  • Ms. Sarah Emily Madsen (Age 45)
    Chief Legal Officer, VP & Corporate Secretary
  • Mr. Michael John Sheeley (Age 63)
    VP & Chief Marketing Officer
  • Mr. Patrick P. Kane C.P.C.U.
    Asst. VP & Region Marketing Manager

UFCS Stock Analysis - 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 sell rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "sell" UFCS shares.
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What is United Fire Group's stock price target for 2024?

1 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for United Fire Group's shares. Their UFCS share price targets range from $21.00 to $21.00. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach $21.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.9%.
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How have UFCS shares performed in 2024?

United Fire Group's stock was trading at $20.12 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, UFCS stock has increased by 13.3% and is now trading at $22.80.
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Are investors shorting United Fire Group?

United Fire Group saw a decrease in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 124,600 shares, a decrease of 27.6% from the March 15th total of 172,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 89,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.4 days. Currently, 0.6% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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 Monday, May 13th 2024.
View our UFCS earnings forecast
.

How were United Fire Group's earnings last quarter?

United Fire Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFCS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 13th. The insurance provider reported $0.65 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.12. The insurance provider had revenue of $287.32 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $278.70 million. United Fire Group had a negative net margin of 2.71% and a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 4.38%.

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, February 23rd. Shareholders of record on Friday, March 8th will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, March 22nd. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, March 7th.
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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 2.91%.
Read our dividend analysis for UFCS.

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).

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 Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:UFCS) was last updated on 4/20/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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