Ex-Div Reminder for Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE)

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel, on 12/3/14, Universal Insurance Holdings Inc (UVE) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.10, payable on 12/15/14. As a percentage of UVE's recent stock price of $19.13, this dividend works out to approximately 0.52%, so look for shares of Universal Insurance Holdings Inc to trade 0.52% lower — all else being equal — when UVE shares open for trading on 12/3/14.

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Below is a dividend history chart for UVE, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.10 declared by Universal Insurance Holdings Inc:

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from UVE is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 2.09% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward.The chart below shows the one year performance of UVE shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Universal Insurance Holdings Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, UVE's low point in its 52 week range is $9.71 per share, with $19.88 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $19.13.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, UVE makes up 1.18% of the First Trust Small Cap Growth AlphaDEX Fund ETF ( FYC) which is trading higher by about 0.2% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Universal Insurance Holdings Inc shares are currently down about 1.4% on the day.

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