CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, May 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the Board of Directors of United Fire Group, Inc. (UFCS) ("UFG") approved a dividend increase of 6.5 percent over the previous quarterly dividend and declared a common stock quarterly cash dividend of $0.33 per share. This dividend will be payable June 14, 2019, to shareholders of record as of May 31, 2019.
Founded in 1946 as United Fire & Casualty Company, UFG, through its insurance company subsidiaries, is engaged in the business of writing property and casualty insurance.
Through our subsidiaries, we are licensed as a property and casualty insurer in 46 states, plus the District of Columbia, and we are represented by approximately 1,100 independent agencies. A.M. Best Company assigns a rating of “A” (Excellent) for members of the United Fire & Casualty Group.
For more information about UFG, visit www.ufginsurance.com or contact:
Randy Patten, AVP of Finance and Investor Relations, 319-286-2537 or IR@unitedfiregroup.com