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Universal Insurance Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.25 (+1.76 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $14.46
50-Day Range
MA: $13.70
52-Week Range
Now: $14.46
Volume208,756 shs
Average Volume233,538 shs
Market Capitalization$453.09 million
P/E Ratio53.56
Dividend Yield4.50%
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 offers 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 provides 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 offers 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: 2.0Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.55 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$1.48 per share
Book Value$14.87 per share


Net Income$46.51 million


Market Cap$453.09 million
Next Earnings Date3/1/2021 (Estimated)
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Universal Insurance (NYSE:UVE) Frequently Asked Questions

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

Universal Insurance's stock was trading at $21.49 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, UVE stock has decreased by 32.7% and is now trading at $14.46.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of 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."
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Universal Insurance?

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When is Universal Insurance's next earnings date?

Universal Insurance is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, March 1st 2021.
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How were Universal Insurance's earnings last quarter?

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:UVE) issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 27th. The insurance provider reported ($1.43) EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.23) by $1.20. 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 declared a None dividend on Monday, November 16th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 11th will be given a dividend of $0.29 per share on Friday, December 18th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.5%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 10th.
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What guidance has Universal Insurance issued on next quarter's earnings?

Universal Insurance issued an update on its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 27th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of 0.55-0.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $1.59.

What price target have analysts set for UVE?

1 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Universal Insurance's shares. Their forecasts range from $16.00 to $16.00. On average, they anticipate Universal Insurance's share price to reach $16.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.7% from the stock's current price.
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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, Exec. Chairman (Age 50, Pay $2.06M)
  • Mr. Stephen Joseph Donaghy, CEO & Director (Age 55, Pay $1.52M)
  • Mr. Jon William Springer, Pres, Chief Risk Officer & Director (Age 50, Pay $1.02M)
  • Mr. Frank Crawford Wilcox, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer (Age 54, Pay $858.82k)
  • Ms. Kimberly Denice Campos, Chief Information Officer, Chief Admin. Officer & Director (Age 42, Pay $414.59k)
  • Mr. Michael J. Poloskey, Chief Operating Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Rob Luther, VP of Corp. Devel., Strategy & Investor Relations
  • Mr. Darryl Lamont Lewis, Chief Legal Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. Gary Lloyd Ropiecki, Sec.
  • Mr. James Michael Lynch CPA, Director of Financial Analysis (Age 65)

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (13.61%), LSV Asset Management (4.17%), State Street Corp (3.03%), Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (2.20%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (1.45%) and Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.03%). Company insiders that own Universal Insurance stock include Frank Wilcox, Joel Wilentz, Jon Springer, Kimberly D Campos, Michael Pietrangelo, Sean P Downes and Stephen Donaghy.
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Which major investors are selling Universal Insurance stock?

UVE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, LSV Asset Management, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Morgan Stanley, and Principal Financial Group Inc..
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Which major investors are buying Universal Insurance stock?

UVE stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Mackay Shields LLC, Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Avantax Advisory Services Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc., and ExodusPoint Capital Management LP. Company insiders that have bought Universal Insurance stock in the last two years include Frank Wilcox, Joel Wilentz, Jon Springer, 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 $14.46.

How big of a company is Universal Insurance?

Universal Insurance has a market capitalization of $453.09 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 805 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 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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