News stories about United Insurance Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:UIHC) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. United Insurance Holdings Corp. earned a daily sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the insurance provider an impact score of 46.2742858570734 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. JMP Securities raised shares of United Insurance Holdings Corp. from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. Wells Fargo & Company reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of United Insurance Holdings Corp. in a research report on Wednesday, August 9th. ValuEngine lowered shares of United Insurance Holdings Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 17th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of United Insurance Holdings Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 5th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of United Insurance Holdings Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 25th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating, two have given a buy rating and two have given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. United Insurance Holdings Corp. currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $18.00.

United Insurance Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ UIHC) traded up $0.14 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $15.67. 78,848 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 88,828. United Insurance Holdings Corp. has a 12 month low of $12.92 and a 12 month high of $17.81.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, November 22nd will be given a $0.06 dividend. This represents a $0.24 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.53%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 21st. United Insurance Holdings Corp.’s dividend payout ratio is -30.00%.

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About United Insurance Holdings Corp.

United Insurance Holdings Corp. is a property and casualty insurance holding company that sources, writes and services residential property and casualty insurance policies using a network of agents and a group of insurance subsidiaries. The Company’s insurance subsidiary is United Property & Casualty Insurance Company.

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