Home Sectors Financial Services Latest Trend: United Insurance Corp. (NASDAQ: UIHC)

Latest Trend: United Insurance Corp. (NASDAQ: UIHC)


United Insurance Corp. is part of the financial services sector and trades as part of the property and casualty insurance industry. The company CEO is John Forney. United Insurance Corp is a holding company primarily engaged in the residential and commercial property and casualty insurance business in the United States.

Previous Intraday Trading Performance:

The UIHC stock showed a previous change of 0.84% with an open at 14.39 and a close of 14.44. It reached an intraday high of 14.49 and a low of 14.28.

Business Wire:  United Insurance Holdings Corp. Announces Renewal of Catastrophe Reinsurance Programs


The stock has a market cap of $623.6m with 43.2m shares outstanding, of which the float is 38.1m shares. Trading volume reached 95,539 shares compared to its average volume of 130,774 shares. Based on the current average volume and close price, the trading liquidity is bad, highly speculative and an investor may want to avoid this stock.

Historical Trading Performance:

Over the last five trading days, United Insurance Corp. shares returned 0.14% and in the past 30 trading days it returned -4.92%. Over three months, it changed -12.02%. In one year it has changed -29.16% and within that year its 52-week high was 22.43 and its 52-week low was 13.21. UIHC stock is 9.31% above its 52 Week Low.

Our calculations show a 200 day moving average of 17.25 and a 50 day moving average of 14.96. Currently UIHC stock is trading -16.27% below its 200 day moving average and may not be a good opportunity to buy as it may continue to trend down.

Business Wire:  United Insurance Holdings Corp. Announces Renewal of Catastrophe Reinsurance Programs


The last annual fiscal EPS for the company was reported at 0.01 that ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 1,444.00. Based on 2 analyst estimates, the consensus EPS for the next quarter is 0.46. The TTM EPS is 0.39, which comes to a TTM PE of 37.03. Historically, the PE high was 1,444.00 and the PE low was 5.90. If the stock reached its PE low, that would represent a price of 2.30, which is a decrease of -84.07%.

Below was the last reported quarterly diluted earnings per share:

1stQtr of 2019 (Reported on 05/07/2019): 0.22
4thQtr of 2018 (Reported on 02/19/2019): -0.26
3rdQtr of 2018 (Reported on 11/01/2018): -0.27
2ndQtr of 2018 (Reported on 08/01/2018): 0.34
1stQtr of 2018 (Reported on 05/08/2018): 0.20

The dividend per share is currently 0.24, which is a dividend yield of 1.66%.

Indicators to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 75.20% of institutional ownership.

The current calculated beta is 1.37.

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Fundamental Indicators:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 0.27%, return on assets is 0.07%, profit margin is 0.24%, price-to-sales is 0.82 and price-to-book is 1.15.

Company Scores:

All scores are out of six:
 1  :Valuation Score
 0  :Past Performance Score
 2  :Financial Strength Score
 4  :Future Growth Score
 3  :Dividend Score
 2  :Overall Score

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