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UFCS United Fire Group dividend history, payout ratio & dates

United Fire Group's last quarterly dividend of $0.16 per share was on Sep 1, 2022 (ex-date). The annualized dividend payment of $0.62 per share represents a current dividend yield of 2.07%.

Key dates

  • UFCS last dividend date: Sep 1, 2022
  • UFCS next dividend date: Not announced
UFCS dividend stats
DPS
$0.62
Dividend yield
2.07%
Payout ratio
23.6%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.81%
Payout ratio
30.1%

Dividend yield

What is United Fire Group current dividend yield

United Fire Group's dividend yield of 2.07% is above its peers average but below the Financial Services sector and the industry average. Compared to its Financial Services sector average of 2.81%, United Fire Group's dividend yield is 26% lower. The current dividend yield is below the historical average of 2.9% of the last 5 years.

Dividend history

What is UFCS dividend payout history and dates

United Fire Group has a history of paying dividends since 1994. Our records of UFCS show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has grown by 3.3% since one year ago. But with the stock price up by 29% from a year ago, the dividend yield marks a decrease of 20%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Sep 1, 2022 Sep 16, 2022 Aug 19, 2022 $0.16 normal
Jun 2, 2022 Jun 17, 2022 May 18, 2022 $0.16 normal
Mar 3, 2022 Mar 18, 2022 Feb 18, 2022 $0.15 normal
Dec 2, 2021 Dec 17, 2021 Nov 19, 2021 $0.15 normal
Sep 2, 2021 Sep 17, 2021 Aug 20, 2021 $0.15 normal
Jun 3, 2021 Jun 18, 2021 May 19, 2021 $0.15 normal
Mar 4, 2021 Mar 19, 2021 Feb 19, 2021 $0.15 normal
Dec 3, 2020 Dec 18, 2020 Nov 20, 2020 $0.15 normal
Sep 3, 2020 Sep 18, 2020 Aug 21, 2020 $0.33 normal
Jun 4, 2020 Jun 19, 2020 May 20, 2020 $0.33 normal
Mar 5, 2020 Mar 20, 2020 Feb 21, 2020 $0.33 normal
Nov 27, 2019 Dec 13, 2019 Nov 15, 2019 $0.33 normal
Aug 29, 2019 Sep 13, 2019 Aug 16, 2019 $0.33 normal
May 30, 2019 Jun 14, 2019 May 15, 2019 $0.33 normal
Feb 28, 2019 Mar 15, 2019 Feb 15, 2019 $0.31 normal
Nov 29, 2018 Dec 14, 2018 Nov 16, 2018 $0.31 normal
Aug 30, 2018 Sep 14, 2018 Aug 17, 2018 $0.31 normal
Aug 2, 2018 Aug 20, 2018 Jul 23, 2018 $3 special
May 31, 2018 Jun 15, 2018 May 16, 2018 $0.31 normal
Mar 6, 2018 Mar 22, 2018 Feb 23, 2018 $0.28 normal
Nov 30, 2017 Dec 15, 2017 Nov 17, 2017 $0.28 normal
Aug 30, 2017 Sep 15, 2017 Aug 18, 2017 $0.28 normal
May 30, 2017 Jun 15, 2017 May 17, 2017 $0.28 normal
Feb 27, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 Feb 17, 2017 $0.25 normal
Nov 29, 2016 Dec 15, 2016 Nov 18, 2016 $0.25 normal
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 15, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 $0.25 normal

United Fire Group dividend payout ratio

What is United Fire Group dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

United Fire Group's payout ratio of 23.6% is below the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Financial Services sector average of 30.1%, United Fire Group's payout ratio is 22% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

UFCS dividend vs peer dividends

How does UFCS dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
CNA Cna Financial Corp 4.08% $1.58 41.4%
CINF Cincinnati Financial Corp 2.79% $2.7 81.3%
TRV Travelers Companies Inc 2.25% $3.62 24.9%
THG Hanover Insurance Group Inc 2.24% $3 32.9%
UFCS United Fire Group Inc 2.07% $0.62 23.6%
AFG American Financial Group Inc 1.73% $2.24 18.4%
CB Chubb Ltd 1.71% $3.26 19.5%
RLI Rli Corp 0.97% $1.02 27.1%
L Loews Corp 0.48% $0.25 5.8%
WTM White Mountains Insurance Group Ltd 0.07% $1 N/A

Frequently asked questions

Does United Fire Group pay a dividend?

Yes, United Fire Group has been paying dividends for the last 28 years.

When is United Fire Group's next dividend?

UFCS hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend frequency, it is likely that its next dividend will be in December 2022.

When was UFCS's last dividend?

United Fire Group's last regular dividend was on Sep 1, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.16 per share.

How much dividend does United Fire Group pay (per share)?

UFCS's annualized dividend per share is $0.62.

What is United Fire Group's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of United Fire Group is 2.07%.

How often does United Fire Group pay dividends?

United Fire Group pays four dividends per year.

What is United Fire Group's dividend payout ratio?

The dividend payout ratio of United Fire Group is 23.6%.

Does United Fire Group pay a good dividend?

United Fire Group's dividend yield is below the Financial Services sector average.