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United Fire Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$20.68
+0.91 (+4.60 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$19.98
Now: $20.68
$20.91
50-Day Range
$19.47
MA: $24.15
$28.18
52-Week Range
$19.17
Now: $20.68
$47.67
Volume76,406 shs
Average Volume77,272 shs
Market Capitalization$517.64 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield6.68%
BetaN/A
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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.61 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.20 billion
Book Value$36.37 per share

Profitability

Net Income$14.82 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,185
Market Cap$517.64 million
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$20.68
+0.91 (+4.60 %)
(As of 09/28/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) Frequently Asked Questions

How has United Fire Group's stock been impacted by Coronavirus?

United Fire Group's stock was trading at $33.75 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, UFCS shares have decreased by 38.7% and is now trading at $20.68.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of United Fire Group?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for United Fire Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is United Fire Group's next earnings date?

United Fire Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, November 4th 2020.
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How were United Fire Group's earnings last quarter?

United Fire Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFCS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 5th. The insurance provider reported ($0.26) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.27) by $0.01. The insurance provider had revenue of $297.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $285.10 million. United Fire Group had a negative net margin of 8.63% and a negative return on equity of 4.64%.
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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 Monday, August 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 4th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Friday, September 18th. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 6.38%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 3rd.
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What guidance has United Fire Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

United Fire Group updated its second quarter 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Wednesday, July, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of -0.28--0.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $-1.22.

What price target have analysts set for UFCS?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for United Fire Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect United Fire Group's share price to reach $28.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 35.4% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting United Fire Group?

United Fire Group saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 217,800 shares, an increase of 14.0% from the August 31st total of 191,100 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 82,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 days. Currently, 1.0% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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 Store Capital (STOR), Wells Fargo & Company (WFC), Dominion Energy (D), Ford Motor (F), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Moelis & Co (MC), PepsiCo (PEP), Progenics Pharmaceuticals (PGNX), RLI (RLI) and SEI Investments (SEIC).

Who are United Fire Group's key executives?

United Fire Group's management team includes the following 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)

What is United Fire Group's stock symbol?

United Fire Group trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "UFCS."

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, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is United Fire Group's stock price today?

One share of UFCS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.68.

How big of a company is United Fire Group?

United Fire Group has a market capitalization of $517.64 million and generates $1.20 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $14.82 million in net income (profit) each year or ($1.08) on an earnings per share basis. United Fire Group employs 1,185 workers across the globe.

What is United Fire Group's official website?

The official website for United Fire Group is 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]

This page was last updated on 9/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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