United Fire Group Inc (UFCS): Sarah Fisher Gardial , director of United Fire Group Inc purchased 100 shares on May 9, 2016. The Insider buying transaction was reported by the company on May 11, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were purchased at $40.74 per share for a total value of $4,074.00 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Nov 12, 2015, Scott L Carlton (director) sold 12,500 shares at $40.03 per share price.On Sep 21, 2015, Dawn M Jaffray (CFO) purchased 500 shares at $32.95 per share price.Also, On Aug 13, 2015, Kyle D. Skogman (director) purchased 540 shares at $36.44 per share price.
United Fire Group: On Tuesday, May 10, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in United Fire Group which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $40.79 and hit $40.95 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $40.74, with a gain of 0.27% or 0.11 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 74,145 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $45.75 and the company has a market cap of $1,033 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $29.8201.
United Fire Group Inc. (United Fire) provides insurance protection for individuals and businesses through several regional companies. The Company operates through two segments: property and casualty insurance and life insurance. The Company’s property and casualty insurance segment consists of commercial lines insurance including surety bonds personal lines insurance and assumed reinsurance. The Company’s life insurance segment consists of deferred and immediate fixed annuities universal life insurance products and traditional life insurance products. The Company’s property and casualty insurance company subsidiaries are licensed in 43 states plus the District of Columbia and are represented by approximately 1200 independent agencies. Its life insurance subsidiary is licensed in 37 states and is represented by approximately 1000 independent agencies.