NYSE:UVE - Universal Insurance Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $36.95 -1.05 (-2.76 %) (As of 01/22/2019 02:44 PM ET)Previous Close$38.00Today's Range$36.95 - $38.1752-Week Range$27.75 - $50.50Volume2,978 shsAverage Volume151,462 shsMarket Capitalization$1.29 billionP/E Ratio8.48Dividend Yield1.68%Beta1.63 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an integrated insurance holding company in the United States. The company primarily offers personal residential homeowner's insurance. It also underwrites homeowner's multi-peril insurance; and fire, commercial multi-peril, and other liability lines of business. 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 based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Receive UVE News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for UVE and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:UVE Previous Symbol CUSIP91359V10 Webwww.universalinsuranceholdings.com Phone954-958-1200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.02 Current Ratio0.64 Quick Ratio0.64Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio8.48 Forward P/E RatioN/A P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$751.92 million Price / Sales1.72 Cash Flow$3.2469 per share Price / Cash Flow11.38 Book Value$12.77 per share Price / Book2.89Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A Net Income$106.93 million Net Margins19.77% Return on Equity33.17% Return on Assets10.34%Miscellaneous Employees558 Outstanding Shares34,940,000Market Cap$1.29 billion OptionableOptionable Universal Insurance (NYSE:UVE) Frequently Asked Questions What is Universal Insurance's stock symbol? Universal Insurance trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UVE." How often does Universal Insurance pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Universal Insurance? Universal Insurance declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, November 19th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, November 27th will be given a dividend of $0.16 per share on Tuesday, December 4th. This represents a $0.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, November 26th. View Universal Insurance's Dividend History. How will Universal Insurance's stock buyback program work? Universal Insurance declared that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Thursday, November 9th 2017, which permits the company to buyback $20,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are usually a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued. How were Universal Insurance's earnings last quarter? Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE) posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 29th. The insurance provider reported $1.04 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.02. The insurance provider earned $206.16 million during the quarter. Universal Insurance had a net margin of 19.77% and a return on equity of 33.17%. View Universal Insurance's Earnings History. When is Universal Insurance's next earnings date? Universal Insurance is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 19th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Universal Insurance. What price target have analysts set for UVE? 1 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Universal Insurance's shares. Their predictions range from $44.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate Universal Insurance's stock price to reach $44.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Universal Insurance. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Universal Insurance? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Universal Insurance in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Universal Insurance. Has Universal Insurance been receiving favorable news coverage? News coverage about UVE stock has trended very positive on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Universal Insurance earned a media sentiment score of 3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the insurance provider a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future. Who are some of Universal Insurance's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Universal Insurance include Kemper (KMPR), Hanover Insurance Group (THG), Axis Capital (AXS), Enstar Group (ESGR), Selective Insurance Group (SIGI), RLI (RLI), Mercury General (MCY), AmTrust Financial Services (AFSI), White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM), National General (NGHC), Aspen Insurance (AHL), ProAssurance (PRA), Navigators Group (NAVG), Horace Mann Educators (HMN) and State Auto Financial (STFC). Who are Universal Insurance's key executives? Universal Insurance's management team includes the folowing 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) Who are Universal Insurance's major shareholders? Universal Insurance's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Bowling Portfolio Management LLC (0.09%), Highland Capital Management LLC (0.05%), PFG Advisors (0.05%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.03%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.03%) and Navellier & Associates Inc (0.02%). Company insiders that own Universal Insurance stock include Frank Wilcox, Jon Springer, Kimberly D Campos, Michael Pietrangelo, Ozzie A Schindler, Ralph J Palmieri, Scott P Callahan, Sean P Downes and Stephen Donaghy. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Universal Insurance. Which major investors are selling Universal Insurance stock? UVE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Bowling Portfolio Management LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, Highland Capital Management LLC and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Universal Insurance company stock in the last year include Frank Wilcox, Jon Springer, Kimberly D Campos, Michael Pietrangelo, Ozzie A Schindler, Ralph J Palmieri, Scott P Callahan, Sean P Downes and Stephen Donaghy. View Insider Buying and Selling for Universal Insurance. Which major investors are buying Universal Insurance stock? UVE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including PFG Advisors, Navellier & Associates Inc and Eukles Asset Management. View Insider Buying and Selling for Universal Insurance. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Universal Insurance's stock price today? One share of UVE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $36.95. How big of a company is Universal Insurance? Universal Insurance has a market capitalization of $1.29 billion and generates $751.92 million in revenue each year. Universal Insurance employs 558 workers across the globe. What is Universal Insurance's official website? The official website for Universal Insurance is http://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] MarketBeat Community Rating for Universal Insurance (NYSE UVE)Community Ranking: 2.5 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 197 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 194 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 391MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Universal Insurance and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UVE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UVE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 1/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the Different Types of Leveraged Buyouts?