United Fire Group, Inc (
) 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. (
) and Ace Limited (
). 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%.
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