United Fire Group, Inc (
) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 12, 2012 and a cash
dividend payment of $0.15 per share scheduled for December 31,
2012. Shareholders who purchased UFCS stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
marks the 21st quarter that UFCS has paid the same dividend. At the
current stock price of $20.9, the dividend yield is 2.87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UFCS was $20.9,
representing a -20.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.33 and
a 31.45% increase over the 52 week low of $15.90.
UFCS is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies
such as American International Group, Inc. (
) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. (
). UFCS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $2.33. Zacks Investment Research reports UFCS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 934.38%, compared to an
industry average of 6%.
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