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How to buy United Fire Group stock

Learn how to easily invest in United Fire Group stock.

United Fire Group is an insurance-property & casualty business based in the US. United Fire Group shares (UFCS) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. United Fire Group employs 1,091 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1 billion.

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United Fire Group stock price (NASDAQ: UFCS)

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United Fire Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-09-24.
Latest market close$20.04
52-week range$18.41 - $33.08
50-day moving average $20.78
200-day moving average $25.09
Wall St. target price$19.00
PE ratio N/A
Dividend yield $0.64 (3.26%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $-2.32

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Is it a good time to buy United Fire Group stock?

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United Fire Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $20.04 from 2023-09-27

1 week (2023-09-21) 2.19%
1 month (2023-08-28) -1.38%
3 months (2023-06-28) -9.65%
6 months (2023-03-24) -24.03%
1 year (2022-09-26) -29.36%
2 years (2021-09-28) -13.02%
3 years (2020-09-28) 20.23
5 years (2018-09-28) 46.4414

Is United Fire Group stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing United Fire Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of United Fire Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

United Fire Group's PEG ratio

United Fire Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.9. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into United Fire Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

United Fire Group financials

Revenue TTM $1 billion
Gross profit TTM $15.3 million
Return on assets TTM -1.64%
Return on equity TTM -8.04%
Profit margin -5.58%
Book value $26.77
Market Capitalization $500.7 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

United Fire Group share dividends

We're not expecting United Fire Group to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have United Fire Group's shares ever split?

United Fire Group's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 15 December 2004. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your United Fire Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for United Fire Group shares which in turn could have impacted United Fire Group's share price.

United Fire Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, United Fire Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $18.4101 up to $33.081. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while United Fire Group's is 0.2479. This would suggest that United Fire Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

United Fire Group overview

United Fire Group, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance for individuals and businesses in the United States. The company offers commercial and personal lines of property and casualty insurance; and commercial multiple peril and inland marine insurance, as well as assumed reinsurance products. Its commercial policies include fire and allied lines, other liability, automobile, workers' compensation, and fidelity and surety coverage; and personal lines comprise automobile, and fire and allied lines coverage, including homeowners. The company sells its products through a network of independent agencies. United Fire Group, Inc. was incorporated in 1946 and is headquartered in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of United Fire Group is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 17.972% of United Fire Group shares are held by insiders and 65.951% by institutions.
How many people work for United Fire Group?
Latest data suggests 1,091 work at United Fire Group.
When does the fiscal year end for United Fire Group?
United Fire Group's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is United Fire Group based?
United Fire Group's address is: 118 Second Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids, IA, United States, 52401
What is United Fire Group's ISIN number?
United Fire Group's international securities identification number is: US9103401082
What is United Fire Group's CUSIP number?
United Fire Group's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 910331305

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