NASDAQ:UFCS - United Fire Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $42.58 +0.27 (+0.64 %) (As of 04/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$42.31Today's Range$42.19 - $43.0452-Week Range$42.65 - $61.56Volume29,905 shsAverage Volume55,924 shsMarket Capitalization$1.07 billionP/E Ratio63.79Dividend Yield2.90%Beta-0.02 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email 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, as well as assumed reinsurance products. Its commercial policies include fire and allied lines, other liability, automobile, workers' compensation, 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. Receive UFCS News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for UFCS and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:UFCS Previous Symbol CUSIP91034010 CIK101199 Webwww.ufginsurance.com Phone319-399-5700Debt Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A Current Ratio0.27 Quick Ratio0.27Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio63.79 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.07 billion Price / Sales1.00 Cash Flow$0.8858 per share Price / Cash Flow48.07 Book Value$35.43 per share Price / Book1.20Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$27.65 million Net Margins2.58% Return on Equity1.85% Return on Assets0.60%Miscellaneous Employees1,183 Outstanding Shares25,170,000Market Cap$1.07 billion Next Earnings Date5/8/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) Frequently Asked Questions 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 15th. Investors of record on Friday, March 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.31 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $1.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.91%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 28th. View United Fire Group's Dividend History. How will United Fire Group's stock buyback program work? United Fire Group declared that its Board of Directors has approved a share buyback plan on Thursday, November 9th 2017, which allows the company to buyback 2,240,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are typically a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued. How were United Fire Group's earnings last quarter? United Fire Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFCS) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 20th. The insurance provider reported ($0.30) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.23 by $0.53. The insurance provider earned $279.65 million during the quarter. United Fire Group had a net margin of 2.58% and a return on equity of 1.85%. View United Fire Group's Earnings History. When is United Fire Group's next earnings date? United Fire Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 8th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for United Fire Group. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for United Fire Group? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Fire Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for United Fire Group. Has United Fire Group been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about UFCS stock have been trending positive this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. United Fire Group earned a news impact score of 2.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the insurance provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of United Fire Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to United Fire Group include Selective Insurance Group (SIGI), Enstar Group (ESGR), RLI (RLI), White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM), AmTrust Financial Services (AFSI), Mercury General (MCY), National General (NGHC), ASPEN INS HOLDI/SH (AHL), Navigators Group (NAVG), ProAssurance (PRA), Horace Mann Educators (HMN), Kinsale Capital Group (KNSL), State Auto Financial (STFC), Safety Insurance Group (SAFT) and Employers (EIG). 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 Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bull 3X (SPXL), Store Capital (STOR), Booking (BKNG), Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX), Hain Celestial Group (HAIN), Multi-Color (LABL), Micron Technology (MU), Novavax (NVAX), PepsiCo (PEP) and Progenics Pharmaceuticals (PGNX). Who are United Fire Group's key executives? United Fire Group's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Randy Allen Ramlo, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 58)Ms. Dawn Michele Jaffray, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)Mr. Michael Todd Wilkins, Exec. VP & COO (Age 56)Mr. Barrie Willian Ernst, VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 65)Mr. Neal Richard Scharmer, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 63) Who are United Fire Group's major shareholders? United Fire Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.07%), Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV (0.06%) and 6 Meridian (0.05%). Company insiders that own United Fire Group stock include Barrie W Ernst, David E Conner, Dawn M Jaffray, Dee Ann Mcintyre, James Noyce, Mary K Quass, Michael J Sheeley, Michael T Wilkins, Neal R Scharmer and Scott L Carlton. View Institutional Ownership Trends for United Fire Group. Which major investors are buying United Fire Group stock? UFCS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, 6 Meridian and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for United Fire Group. 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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is United Fire Group's stock price today? One share of UFCS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $42.58. How big of a company is United Fire Group? United Fire Group has a market capitalization of $1.07 billion and generates $1.07 billion in revenue each year. United Fire Group employs 1,183 workers across the globe. What is United Fire Group's official website? The official website for United Fire Group is http://www.ufginsurance.com. 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 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for United Fire Group (NASDAQ UFCS)Community Ranking: 2.4 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 168 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 185 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 353MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about United Fire Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UFCS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UFCS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are convertible shares?