United Fire Group, Inc (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 29, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.18 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 14,
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 prior quarter. At the current
stock price of $28.15, the dividend yield is 2.56%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UFCS was $28.15,
representing a -4.87% decrease from the 52 week high of $29.59 and
a 52.29% 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 The Travelers Companies, Inc. (
). UFCS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $1.7. Zacks Investment Research reports UFCS's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 47.57%, compared to an
industry average of 14.8%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to UFCS through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UFCS as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Zacks Micro Cap (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PZI with an increase of
19.02% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of UFCS at 0.28%.