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Universal Insurance Holdings (NYSE:UVE) COO Jon Springer sold 2,900 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, May 23rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.06, for a total transaction of $34,974.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief operating officer now directly owns 471,899 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $5,691,102. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Separately, analysts at Sidoti initiated coverage on shares of Universal Insurance Holdings in a research note on Thursday, April 3rd. They set a “buy” rating on the stock.

Shares of Universal Insurance Holdings (NYSE:UVE) traded up 2.99% on Wednesday, hitting $11.885. The stock had a trading volume of 115,823 shares. Universal Insurance Holdings has a 52-week low of $6.36 and a 52-week high of $15.42. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $13.29 and a 200-day moving average of $12.55. The company has a market cap of $397.2 million and a P/E ratio of 6.94.

Universal Insurance Holdings (NYSE:UVE) last released its earnings data on Thursday, May 8th. The company reported $0.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.51 by $0.13. Analysts expect that Universal Insurance Holdings will post $1.68 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Thursday, July 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, June 19th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.47%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, June 17th.

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc (NYSE:UVE) is a vertically integrated insurance company.

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