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NASDAQ:UFCS

United Fire Group - UFCS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$31.78
-0.35 (-1.09%)
(As of 02/8/2023 11:58 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$31.67
$32.40
50-Day Range
$26.07
$32.13
52-Week Range
$23.05
$37.26
Volume
24,447 shs
Average Volume
51,425 shs
Market Capitalization
$800.86 million
P/E Ratio
15.35
Dividend Yield
2.00%
Price Target
$30.00

United Fire Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
5.7% Downside
$30.00 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.96% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
N/A
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$13,270 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.

2.12 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

346th out of 861 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

17th out of 46 stocks

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About United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) Stock

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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UFCS Stock News Headlines

UFCS United Fire Group, Inc.
The Biggest "Missing Ingredient" in the $7 Trillion EV Market
China has owned the graphite market for decades. But the U.S. just added graphite to a list of super-critical minerals... "essential for America's National Defense." Perfect timing for a "made in America" graphite company looking to mine, manufacture, and recycle graphite for the booming electric car market.
UFCS.C - | Stock Price & Latest News | Reuters
The Biggest "Missing Ingredient" in the $7 Trillion EV Market
China has owned the graphite market for decades. But the U.S. just added graphite to a list of super-critical minerals... "essential for America's National Defense." Perfect timing for a "made in America" graphite company looking to mine, manufacture, and recycle graphite for the booming electric car market.
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United Fire Group: Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
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UFCS Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/04/2021
Ex-Dividend for 12/16 Dividend
12/01/2022
Dividend Payable
12/16/2022
Today
2/08/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/15/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

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
$30.00
High Stock Price Forecast
$30.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$30.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-5.6%
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
$1.97 per share
Book Value
$35.05 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
23,758,000
Market Cap
$800.86 million
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.14

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Key Executives

  • Kevin James Leidwinger
    President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Eric J. Martin
    Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President
  • Brian Joseph Frese
    Chief Technology Officer & Vice President
  • Michael J. Sheeley
    Chief Marketing Officer & Vice President
  • Corey Lynn Ruehle
    Chief Claims Officer & Vice President













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 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for United Fire Group's stock. Their UFCS share price forecasts range from $30.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect the company's share price to reach $30.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 6.6%.
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How have UFCS shares performed in 2023?

United Fire Group's stock was trading at $27.36 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, UFCS shares have increased by 17.4% and is now trading at $32.13.
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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 Wednesday, February 15th 2023.
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How can I listen to United Fire Group's earnings call?

United Fire Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 16th at 10:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 412-317-0088 with passcode "8764312".

How were United Fire Group's earnings last quarter?

United Fire Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFCS) posted its earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The insurance provider reported ($0.31) earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the 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 trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.22% and a net margin of 5.41%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($1.37) earnings per share.

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. Stockholders 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 1.99%. 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 2.00%. 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 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 investors include New York State Common Retirement Fund (1.10%), Allspring Global Investments Holdings LLC (0.67%), Foundry Partners LLC (0.47%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.32%), Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. (0.07%) and Texas Permanent School Fund (0.06%). 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 $32.13.

How much money does United Fire Group make?

United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) has a market capitalization of $809.68 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 2/8/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff