Universal Insurance Holdings Inc. (UVE)

28.53
0.42 1.45
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 28.95
Open 29.08
Day Low/High 28.51 / 29.19
52 Wk Low/High 27.53 / 50.50
Volume 152.12K
Avg Volume 238.80K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 34.65M
Market Cap 1.02B
EPS 3.40
P/E Ratio 8.91
Div & Yield 0.64 (2.21%)
Insiders Bullish on Certain Holdings of FDM

Insiders Bullish on Certain Holdings of FDM

A look at the weighted underlying holdings of the First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index Fund (FDM) shows an impressive 15.0% of holdings on a weighted basis have experienced insider buying within the past six months. START SLIDESHOW:10 ETFs With Stocks That Insiders Are Buying » Universal Insurance Holdings Inc , which makes up 0.59% of the First Trust Dow Jones Select MicroCap Index Fund (FDM), has seen 2 directors and officers purchase shares in the past six months, according to the recent Form 4 data.

3 Stocks Pushing The Insurance Industry Lower

3 Stocks Pushing The Insurance Industry Lower

TheStreet highlights 3 stocks pushing the Insurance industry lower today.

Activist Fund Targets Ebix to Boost Board Oversight and Unlock Value

Activist Fund Targets Ebix to Boost Board Oversight and Unlock Value

Barington Capital sent Ebix a letter to call for improved board oversight. Could this be the catalyst the market needs to realize Ebix's value?

See How Universal Insurance Holdings Ranks Among Analysts' Top Picks With Strong Buyback Activity

See How Universal Insurance Holdings Ranks Among Analysts' Top Picks With Strong Buyback Activity

A study of analyst recommendations at the major brokerages shows that Universal Insurance Holdings Inc is the #60 broker analyst pick among those stocks screened by The Online Investor for strong stock buyback activity. To make that list, a stock must have repurchased at least 5% of its outstanding shares over the trailing twelve month period.

Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) Flagged As Strong On High Volume

Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) Flagged As Strong On High Volume

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) as a strong on high relative volume candidate

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Lots of Ways to Win With Molson Coors

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Lots of Ways to Win With Molson Coors

Cramer is avoiding SeaDrill and Silicon Graphics but likes Gilead and Mettler-Toledo.

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Here's Next Week's Game Plan

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Here's Next Week's Game Plan

Cramer is focusing on earnings next week from many companies including Apple, Yahoo!, 3M and Procter & Gamble.

Commit To Buy Universal Insurance Holdings At $10, Earn 7.9% Annualized Using Options

Commit To Buy Universal Insurance Holdings At $10, Earn 7.9% Annualized Using Options

Investors eyeing a purchase of Universal Insurance Holdings Inc shares, but tentative about paying the going market price of $12.68/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting put contract in particular, is the May 2015 put at the $10 strike, which has a bid at the time of this writing of 50 cents.

Reminder - Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Reminder - Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 9/19/14, Universal Insurance Holdings Inc will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 10/1/14. As a percentage of UVE's recent stock price of $13.13, this dividend works out to approximately 0.76%, so look for shares of Universal Insurance Holdings Inc to trade 0.76% lower — all else being equal — when UVE shares open for trading on 9/19/14.

Universal Insurance Holdings Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 3.10% Yield (UVE)

Universal Insurance Holdings Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 3.10% Yield (UVE)

In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel ''DividendRank'' report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider's view of the business, and presumably the only reason an insider would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that they expect to make money — maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both.

UVE Ex-Dividend Reminder - 6/17/14

UVE Ex-Dividend Reminder - 6/17/14

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 6/17/14, Universal Insurance Holdings Inc will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 7/3/14. As a percentage of UVE's recent stock price of $13.09, this dividend works out to approximately 0.76%, so look for shares of Universal Insurance Holdings Inc to trade 0.76% lower — all else being equal — when UVE shares open for trading on 6/17/14.

Short Interest Declines 12% For UVE

Short Interest Declines 12% For UVE

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 05/15/2014 settlement date, which shows a 314,295 share decrease in total short interest for Universal Insurance Holdings Inc , to 2,331,139, a decrease of 11.88% since 04/30/2014. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Cedar Fair Is Fabulous

'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Cedar Fair Is Fabulous

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Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Running With the Bull Market

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Running With the Bull Market

High-profile bulls are getting cautious, which will shake out the weaker ones and leave only true believers to push things ever upward, Cramer says.

Why Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) Stock Is Tanking Today

Why Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) Stock Is Tanking Today

Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) stock is tanking Friday after the company posted first-quarter earnings below analysts' estimates.

Intriguing but Risky Action

Be cautious and keep your powder dry until we get a few narrow-range days or well-defined trading ranges.

Interesting UVE Put And Call Options For November 22nd

Interesting UVE Put And Call Options For November 22nd

Investors in Universal Insurance Holdings Inc saw new options begin trading this week, for the November 22nd expiration. One of the key inputs that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 241 days until expiration the newly trading contracts represent a potential opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.

Universal Insurance Holdings Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 2.85% Yield (UVE)

Universal Insurance Holdings Named Top Dividend Stock With Insider Buying and 2.85% Yield (UVE)

In this series, we look through the most recent Dividend Channel ''DividendRank'' report, and then we cherry pick only those companies that have experienced insider buying within the past six months. The officers and directors of a company tend to have a unique insider's view of the business, and presumably the only reason an insider would choose to take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock in the open market, is that they expect to make money — maybe they find the stock very undervalued, or maybe they see exciting progress within the company, or maybe both.

Today's Perilous Reversal Stock: Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE)

Today's Perilous Reversal Stock: Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE)

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) as a "perilous reversal" (up big yesterday but down big today) candidate

4 Stocks Breaking Out on Big Volume

4 Stocks Breaking Out on Big Volume

These stocks rising on unusual volume are within range of triggering breakout trades.

Universal Insurance Holdings About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (UVE)

Universal Insurance Holdings About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (UVE)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 2/14/14, Universal Insurance Holdings Inc will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 3/3/14. As a percentage of UVE's recent stock price of $11.17, this dividend works out to approximately 0.90%, so look for shares of Universal Insurance Holdings Inc to trade 0.90% lower — all else being equal — when UVE shares open for trading on 2/14/14.

Universal Insurance Holdings Enters Oversold Territory

Universal Insurance Holdings Enters Oversold Territory

The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. Universal Insurance Holdings Inc presently has an excellent rank, in the top 25% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.

Ex-Div Reminder For Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE)

Ex-Div Reminder For Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/11/13, Universal Insurance Holdings Inc will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.08, payable on 12/23/13. As a percentage of UVE's recent stock price of $12.93, this dividend works out to approximately 0.62%, so look for shares of Universal Insurance Holdings Inc to trade 0.62% lower — all else being equal — when UVE shares open for trading on 12/11/13.

Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) Is Today's Dead Cat Bounce Stock

Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) Is Today's Dead Cat Bounce Stock

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) as a "dead cat bounce" (down big yesterday but up big today) candidate

New Lifetime High Reached By Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE)

New Lifetime High Reached By Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE)

Trade-Ideas LLC identified Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) as a new lifetime high candidate

Dividend Channel Identifies Oversold Conditions For Top 10th Percentile Ranked Dividend Stock UVE

Dividend Channel Identifies Oversold Conditions For Top 10th Percentile Ranked Dividend Stock UVE

The DividendRank formula at Dividend Channel ranks a coverage universe of thousands of dividend stocks, according to a proprietary formula designed to identify those stocks that combine two important characteristics — strong fundamentals and a valuation that looks inexpensive. Universal Insurance Holdings Inc presently has a stellar rank, in the top 10% of the coverage universe, which suggests it is among the top most "interesting" ideas that merit further research by investors.

An Odd and Uncomfortable Day

While it would be a mistake to read too much into the low-volume price action today, the tape might not get better into the weekend.

4 Stocks Under $10 Making Big Moves

4 Stocks Under $10 Making Big Moves

Regardless of the reason behind it, when a stock makes a large-percentage move, it is often just the start of a new major trend -- a trend that can lead to huge profits.

Ideas for the Income Portfolio

Combining Ben Graham's investing formula with equity-income needs.

Interesting UVE Put For July

Interesting UVE Put For July

Investors in Universal Insurance Holdings Inc saw new options become available today, for the July expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the UVE options chain for the new July contracts and identified the following put contract of particular interest.

TheStreet Quant Rating: B- (Buy)