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Universal Insurance Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.38 (-2.61 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.18
50-Day Range
MA: $18.35
52-Week Range
Now: $14.18
Volume233,084 shs
Average Volume224,810 shs
Market Capitalization$451.68 million
P/E Ratio52.52
Dividend Yield4.40%
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated insurance holding company in the United States. The company develops, markets, and underwrites insurance products for personal residential homeowner's insurance. It also provides personal residential insurance, such as homeowners, renters/tenants, condo unit owners, and dwelling/fire, and commercial residential multi-peril; and allied lines, coverage for other structures, and personal property, as well as liability and personal articles coverages. In addition, the company offers policy and claims administration, and reinsurance intermediary services, as well as operates Universal Direct, a direct-to-consumer online platform, which enables homeowners to directly purchase, pay for, and bind homeowners' policies. It provides its products through a network of independent agents. The company was formerly known as Universal Heights, Inc. and changed its name to Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. in January 2001. Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.8Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.27 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$939.35 million
Cash Flow$1.17 per share
Book Value$14.87 per share


Net Income$46.51 million


Market Cap$451.68 million
Next Earnings Date11/4/2020 (Estimated)
-0.38 (-2.61 %)
(As of 09/25/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Universal Insurance (NYSE:UVE) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Universal Insurance's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Universal Insurance's stock was trading at $21.49 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, UVE stock has decreased by 34.0% and is now trading at $14.18.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Universal Insurance?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Universal Insurance in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating and 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Universal Insurance's next earnings date?

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

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, July, 29th. The insurance provider reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.02. The insurance provider had revenue of $252.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $249.16 million. Universal Insurance had a net margin of 0.94% and a return on equity of 2.23%.
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How often does Universal Insurance pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Universal Insurance?

Universal Insurance announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 6th. Shareholders of record on Friday, July 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.16 per share on Friday, August 7th. This represents a $0.64 annualized dividend and a yield of 4.51%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 30th.
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What price target have analysts set for UVE?

2 analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Universal Insurance's stock. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect Universal Insurance's stock price to reach $21.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 51.6% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Universal Insurance?

Universal Insurance saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 1,070,000 shares, an increase of 12.2% from the August 15th total of 953,400 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 217,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.9 days. Currently, 3.7% of the company's shares are sold short.
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Who are some of Universal Insurance's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Universal Insurance own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Universal Insurance investors own include Evolent Health (EVH), Starbucks (SBUX), AT&T (T), Netflix (NFLX), Twitter (TWTR), Verizon Communications (VZ), Broadcom (AVGO), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Gilead Sciences (GILD) and Skyworks Solutions (SWKS).

Who are Universal Insurance's key executives?

Universal Insurance's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Sean Patrick Downes, Chairman & CEO (Age 49)
  • Mr. Jon William Springer, Pres, Chief Risk Officer & Director (Age 49)
  • Mr. Frank Crawford Wilcox, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. Stephen Joseph Donaghy, COO & Sec. (Age 54)
  • Ms. Kimberly Denice Campos, Chief Information Officer, Chief Admin. Officer & Director (Age 41)

What is Universal Insurance's stock symbol?

Universal Insurance trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UVE."

Who are Universal Insurance's major shareholders?

Universal Insurance's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.18%), LSV Asset Management (4.23%), Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (2.09%), Nuveen Asset Management LLC (1.56%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.33%) and Nordea Investment Management AB (1.13%). Company insiders that own Universal Insurance stock include Frank Wilcox, Jon Springer, Kimberly D Campos, Michael Pietrangelo, Sean P Downes and Stephen Donaghy.
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Which institutional investors are selling Universal Insurance stock?

UVE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including UBS Group AG, WINTON GROUP Ltd, AQR Capital Management LLC, 6 Meridian, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., and Principal Financial Group Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying Universal Insurance stock?

UVE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nordea Investment Management AB, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Prudential Financial Inc., Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo & Co. LLC, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, and Alberta Investment Management Corp. Company insiders that have bought Universal Insurance stock in the last two years include Frank Wilcox, Kimberly D Campos, Michael Pietrangelo, Sean P Downes, and Stephen Donaghy.
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How do I buy shares of Universal Insurance?

Shares of UVE 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 Universal Insurance's stock price today?

One share of UVE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $14.18.

How big of a company is Universal Insurance?

Universal Insurance has a market capitalization of $451.68 million and generates $939.35 million in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $46.51 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.18 on an earnings per share basis. Universal Insurance employs 734 workers across the globe.

What is Universal Insurance's official website?

The official website for Universal Insurance is www.universalinsuranceholdings.com.

How can I contact Universal Insurance?

Universal Insurance's mailing address is 1110 WEST COMMERCIAL BOULEVARD SUITE 100, FORT LAUDERDALE FL, 33309. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 954-958-1200 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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