United Fire Group Company Profile (NASDAQ:UFCS)

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: $42.88
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $42.72
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $42.56
  • 52-Week Range: $33.70 - $45.75
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.12
  • P/E Growth: 2.09
  • Market Cap: $1.07B
  • Outstanding Shares: 25,396,000
  • Beta: 0.29
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 7.00%
  • Return on Equity: 8.08%
  • Return on Assets: 1.84%
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.19%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.19%
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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 TargetDetails
11/5/2014Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$31.50 -> $33.00View Rating Details
11/5/2014Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/3/2016        
5/4/2016Q1$0.88$0.88ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q4$0.53$1.21ViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q3$0.20$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.22$0.57$247.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.91$0.92$248.15 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 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)
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:2.37%
Payout Ratio:33.56% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)

Dividend History for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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 History for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 5.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 60.34%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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

Latest Headlines for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)
DateHeadline
4-traders.com logoUnited Fire : UFCS) VP Sells 2,020 Shares of Stock (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.4-traders.com - September 28 at 8:44 AM
capitalcube.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UFCS-US : September 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.capitalcube.com - September 27 at 10:49 AM
News IconVP/General Counsel/Corp Sec of United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS), Scharmer Neal R, sells 300 shares worth $12,750 (NASDAQ:UFCS)
empowerednews.net - September 22 at 7:30 PM
fidaily.com logoInsider Activity – United Fire Group, Inc (NASDAQ:UFCS) (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.fidaily.com - September 22 at 7:30 PM
News IconUFG Named a Top Workplace for 2016 (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.ssuchronicle.com - September 20 at 7:35 AM
4-traders.com logoUnited Fire : UFG Named to Forbes 2016 List of Americas 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.4-traders.com - September 20 at 7:35 AM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to United Fire Group, Inc. : September 16, 2016 (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.capitalcube.com - September 16 at 7:33 PM
capitalcube.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UFCS-US : September 12, 2016 (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.capitalcube.com - September 12 at 7:22 PM
News IconUnited Fire Group (UFG) Enters Kentucky Insurance Market (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.busbyway.com - September 7 at 7:59 PM
4-traders.com logoUnited Fire : Declares a Common Stock Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.25 per Share (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.4-traders.com - August 23 at 8:07 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events (NASDAQ:UFCS)
biz.yahoo.com - August 19 at 7:50 PM
publicnow.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Declares a Common Stock Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.25 per Share (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.publicnow.com - August 19 at 7:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUNITED FIRE GROUP INC Financials (NASDAQ:UFCS)
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 8:38 PM
capitalcube.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. :UFCS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.capitalcube.com - August 9 at 8:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUFG Named to Forbes’® 2016 List of “America’s 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies” (NASDAQ:UFCS)
finance.yahoo.com - August 9 at 8:22 PM
capitalcube.com logoETF’s with exposure to United Fire Group, Inc. : August 9, 2016 (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.capitalcube.com - August 9 at 8:22 PM
capitalcube.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : UFCS-US : August 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.capitalcube.com - August 8 at 8:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of UFCS earnings conference call or presentation 3-Aug-16 2:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:UFCS)
finance.yahoo.com - August 4 at 11:17 AM
globenewswire.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:UFCS)
globenewswire.com - August 3 at 11:21 AM
cnbc.com logoUnited Fire posts 2Q profit (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.cnbc.com - August 3 at 11:21 AM
nasdaq.com logoUnited Fire Group Inc. Bottom Line Declines 86% In Q2 (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.nasdaq.com - August 3 at 11:21 AM
publicnow.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Reports Estimate for Second Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.publicnow.com - July 27 at 5:18 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure (NASDAQ:UFCS)
biz.yahoo.com - July 27 at 5:03 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Temporary Suspension of Trading Under Registrant's Employee Benefit Plans (NASDAQ:UFCS)
biz.yahoo.com - July 19 at 2:03 PM
4-traders.com logoUNITED FIRE GROUP INC : Other Events (form 8-K) (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.4-traders.com - July 8 at 7:55 PM
publicnow.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Announces Its 2016 Second Quarter Earnings Call (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.publicnow.com - July 8 at 12:11 PM
capitalcube.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UFCS-US : July 8, 2016 (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.capitalcube.com - July 8 at 8:27 AM
4-traders.com logoUnited Fire : Check out renderings of United Fire Group's new Cedar Rapids building (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.4-traders.com - June 27 at 7:49 PM
capitalcube.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UFCS-US : June 27, 2016 (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.capitalcube.com - June 27 at 9:04 AM
4-traders.com logoUNITED FIRE GROUP, INC. : ex-dividend day (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.4-traders.com - May 27 at 3:04 PM
publicnow.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Reports on Annual Shareholders’ Meeting (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.publicnow.com - May 20 at 3:53 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoUNITED FIRE GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders, Regulation FD Disclosu (NASDAQ:UFCS)
biz.yahoo.com - May 20 at 3:41 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Fire Group Rewards Shareholders with Dividend Hike (NASDAQ:UFCS)
finance.yahoo.com - May 20 at 9:34 AM
publicnow.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Approves a Dividend Increase and Declares a Common Stock Quarterly Cash Dividend of $0.25 per Share (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.publicnow.com - May 18 at 12:42 PM
capitalcube.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. :UFCS-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2016 By the Numbers (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.capitalcube.com - May 5 at 12:46 PM
capitalcube.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : UFCS-US : May 5, 2016 (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.capitalcube.com - May 5 at 8:47 AM
seekingalpha.com logoUnited Fire Group's (UFCS) CEO Randy Ramlo on Q1 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript (NASDAQ:UFCS)
seekingalpha.com - May 4 at 3:00 PM
nasdaq.com logoUnited Fire Group Inc. Q1 Profit Falls 9% (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.nasdaq.com - May 4 at 3:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of UFCS earnings conference call or presentation 4-May-16 2:00pm GMT (NASDAQ:UFCS)
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 2:51 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Fire posts 1Q profit (NASDAQ:UFCS)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 8:53 AM
publicnow.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2016 Results (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.publicnow.com - May 4 at 7:20 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2016 United Fire Group Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open (NASDAQ:UFCS)
biz.yahoo.com - May 4 at 7:07 AM
publicnow.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: UFCS) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.publicnow.com - April 22 at 10:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Announces Management Will Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell (NASDAQ:UFCS)
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 11:00 AM
publicnow.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc. Announces Its 2016 First Quarter Earnings Call (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.publicnow.com - April 6 at 4:27 PM
nasdaq.com logoUnited Fire Group (UFCS) Passes Through 2% Yield Mark (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.nasdaq.com - April 2 at 2:56 PM
fidaily.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc (UFCS) Hits a 52-Week High (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.fidaily.com - March 23 at 2:20 PM
fidaily.com logoUnited Fire Group, Inc (UFCS) Reaches 52-Week High (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.fidaily.com - March 16 at 2:55 PM
News IconFitch: Competitive Underwriting Drives U.S. Regional P/C Insurer Returns (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.claimsjournal.com - March 7 at 1:50 PM
businesswire.com logoFitch: Underwriting Drives US Regional P/C Insurer Returns (NASDAQ:UFCS)
www.businesswire.com - March 4 at 1:36 PM

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Last Updated on 9/30/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff