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

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United Fire Group, Inc ( UFCS ) 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. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UFCS Dividend History page.

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 ( PZI ).

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%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: AIG , PZI , TRV , UFCS

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