Media coverage about United Insurance (NASDAQ:UIHC) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. United Insurance earned a news sentiment score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.5196855715415 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on UIHC shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered United Insurance from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, January 20th. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods set a $21.00 price objective on United Insurance and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, January 15th. BidaskClub upgraded United Insurance from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, January 19th. Finally, Wells Fargo set a $21.00 price objective on United Insurance and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, April 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. United Insurance presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $21.33.

United Insurance stock opened at $19.21 on Friday. United Insurance has a 12 month low of $13.60 and a 12 month high of $20.40. The company has a market capitalization of $821.15, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.66, a P/E/G ratio of 0.45 and a beta of 1.58.

United Insurance (NASDAQ:UIHC) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 21st. The insurance provider reported $0.77 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.57 by $0.20. United Insurance had a return on equity of 7.67% and a net margin of 1.55%. The business had revenue of $181.97 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $174.08 million. sell-side analysts forecast that United Insurance will post 2.13 earnings per share for the current year.

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About United Insurance

United Insurance Holdings Corp. operates as a property and casualty insurance holding company that sources, writes, and services residential and commercial property, and casualty insurance policies in the United States. The company offers structure, content, and liability coverage for standard single-family homeowners, renters, and condominium unit owners, as well as dwelling fire policies.

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