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United Insurance Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:UIHC) Director William H. Hood III purchased 20,000 shares of the company’s stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 4th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $14.80 per share, with a total value of $296,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of United Insurance Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:UIHC) traded down 1.81% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $14.66. The stock had a trading volume of 368,558 shares. United Insurance Holdings Corp. has a 1-year low of $7.35 and a 1-year high of $18.56. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $16.76 and its 200-day moving average is $15.39. The company has a market cap of $304.0 million and a price-to-earnings ratio of 8.15.

United Insurance Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:UIHC) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 29th. The company reported $0.46 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.43 by $0.03. Analysts expect that United Insurance Holdings Corp. will post $1.72 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, August 22nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 15th will be given a dividend of $0.04 per share. This represents a $0.16 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.09%.

Separately, analysts at Zacks upgraded shares of United Insurance Holdings Corp. from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 1st. They now have a $18.90 price target on the stock.

United Insurance Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:UIHC) through the Company’s wholly owned subsidiaries, it writes and service property and casualty insurance policies in Florida, South Carolina and Massachusetts.

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