NASDAQ:UFCS - United Fire Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

$47.26
-0.16 (-0.34 %)
(As of 06/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$47.02
Now: $47.26
$47.78
50-Day Range
$42.89
MA: $46.60
$48.17
52-Week Range
$40.86
Now: $47.26
$61.56
Volume57,400 shs
Average Volume67,026 shs
Market Capitalization$1.19 billion
P/E Ratio82.17
Dividend Yield2.78%
Beta-0.11
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:UFCS
CUSIP91034010
Phone319-399-5700

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.07 billion
Cash Flow$0.8817 per share
Book Value$35.43 per share

Profitability

Net Income$27.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,183
Market Cap$1.19 billion
Next Earnings Date8/14/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, May 15th. Investors of record on Friday, May 31st will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Friday, June 14th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, May 30th. This is a positive change from United Fire Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.31. View United Fire Group's Dividend History.

How will United Fire Group's stock buyback program work?

United Fire Group announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Thursday, November 9th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase 2,240,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are often an indication that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

How were United Fire Group's earnings last quarter?

United Fire Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFCS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 8th. The insurance provider reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.38. The insurance provider had revenue of $332.25 million for the quarter. United Fire Group had a net margin of 2.35% and a return on equity of 1.63%. 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, August 14th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for United Fire Group.

Has United Fire Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about UFCS stock have been trending positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. United Fire Group earned a daily sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the insurance provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for United Fire Group.

Are investors shorting United Fire Group?

United Fire Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 340,500 shares, an increase of 12.7% from the April 15th total of 302,200 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 68,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.9 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View United Fire Group's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of United Fire Group's key competitors?

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), Multi-Color (LABL), Progenics Pharmaceuticals (PGNX), Ford Motor (F), Store Capital (STOR), Rogers Communications (RCI.B), Booking (BKNG), Blueprint Medicines (BPMC), EMC Insurance Group (EMCI) and FOX (FOX).

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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Systematic Financial Management LP (1.95%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.62%), Martingale Asset Management L P (0.41%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.27%), Rhumbline Advisers (0.26%) and Comerica Bank (0.25%). 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 selling United Fire Group stock?

UFCS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Comerica Bank, IndexIQ Advisors LLC, Brinker Capital Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc., American International Group Inc. and Morgan Dempsey Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold United Fire Group company stock in the last year include Barrie W Ernst, David E Conner, James Noyce, Neal R Scharmer and Scott L Carlton. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 Martingale Asset Management L P, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, Mercer Global Advisors Inc. ADV, 6 Meridian, GYL Financial Synergies LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, SG Americas Securities LLC and Systematic Financial Management LP. 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 $47.26.

How big of a company is United Fire Group?

United Fire Group has a market capitalization of $1.19 billion and generates $1.07 billion in revenue each year. United Fire Group employs 1,183 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About United Fire Group.

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 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  170 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  189 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  359
MarketBeat'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 6/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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