United Fire Group, Inc (UFCS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2013


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United Fire Group, Inc ( UFCS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on August 29, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UFCS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 20% increase over the same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $29.11, the dividend yield is 2.47%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UFCS was $29.11, representing a -11.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.94 and a 57.48% increase over the 52 week low of $18.49.

UFCS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). UFCS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.73. Zacks Investment Research reports UFCS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 49.31%, compared to an industry average of 14%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UFCS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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Referenced Stocks: ACE , AIG , UFCS

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