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

$47.08
-0.36 (-0.76 %)
(As of 09/20/2019 04:35 AM ET)
Today's Range
$47.01
Now: $47.08
$47.94
50-Day Range
$44.62
MA: $46.92
$53.28
52-Week Range
$40.86
Now: $47.08
$56.21
Volume50,011 shs
Average Volume69,605 shs
Market Capitalization$1.19 billion
P/E Ratio2,364.50
Dividend Yield2.78%
Beta-0.07
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$0.8851 per share
Book Value$35.43 per share

Profitability

Net Income$27.65 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,183
Market Cap$1.19 billion
Next Earnings Date11/6/2019 (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 Friday, August 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 30th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Friday, September 13th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.80%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 29th. 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 stock buyback program 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 programs are usually an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

How were United Fire Group's earnings last quarter?

United Fire Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:UFCS) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 7th. The insurance provider reported ($0.59) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.60. The insurance provider earned $304.20 million during the quarter. United Fire Group had a return on equity of 0.11% and a net margin of 1.91%. 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, November 6th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for United Fire Group.

Has United Fire Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about UFCS stock have been trending negative on Friday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. United Fire Group earned a news impact score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for United Fire Group.

Are investors shorting United Fire Group?

United Fire Group saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 282,700 shares, an increase of 6.6% from the July 31st total of 265,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 74,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.8 days. Currently, 1.3% of the company's shares are short sold. 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 many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (12.40%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.68%), Earnest Partners LLC (5.77%), Northern Trust Corp (2.36%), Systematic Financial Management LP (1.95%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.19%). 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 Invesco Ltd., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd and KBC Group NV. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Morgan Stanley, BlackRock Inc., Atria Investments LLC, Atria Investments LLC, Chicago Equity Partners LLC, Earnest Partners LLC and Citadel 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, 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 $47.08.

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:  178 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  199 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  377
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 9/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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