United Fire Group, Inc (UFCS) Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.28

United Fire Group, Inc (NASDAQ:UFCS) announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 18th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Friday, September 1st will be given a dividend of 0.28 per share by the insurance provider on Friday, September 15th. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.61%.

United Fire Group (NASDAQ UFCS) traded down 1.12% during trading on Friday, hitting $42.49. The stock had a trading volume of 32,433 shares. United Fire Group has a 12 month low of $37.54 and a 12 month high of $50.75. The stock has a market cap of $1.06 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.33 and a beta of 0.79. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $43.99 and a 200-day moving average price of $43.66.

United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August 2nd. The insurance provider reported $0.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.11 by $0.06. United Fire Group had a return on equity of 4.33% and a net margin of 4.07%. The company had revenue of $284.30 million for the quarter. On average, equities analysts predict that United Fire Group will post $1.79 EPS for the current year.

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A number of brokerages recently commented on UFCS. BidaskClub downgraded shares of United Fire Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Sidoti started coverage on shares of United Fire Group in a research report on Friday, June 9th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $48.00 price target for the company.

About United Fire Group

United Fire Group, Inc, formerly United Fire & Casualty Company, is engaged in the business of writing property and casualty insurance and life insurance and selling annuities. The Company operates in two segments: property and casualty insurance, and life insurance. The Company’s property and casualty insurance segment consists of commercial lines insurance, including surety bonds, personal lines insurance and assumed insurance.

Dividend History for United Fire Group (NASDAQ:UFCS)

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