United Insurance Holdings Corp (UIHC) Jumps 17.65% on February 18

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United Insurance Holdings Corp (UIHC) was among the biggest gainers on the Russell 2000 for Thursday February 18 as the stock popped 17.65% to $16.77, representing a gain of $2.515 per share. Some 346,664 shares traded hands on 2,979 trades, compared with an average daily volume of 123,413 shares out of a total float of 21.53 million. The stock opened at $16.00 and traded with an intraday range of $18.00 to $16.00.

After today's gains, United Insurance Holdings Corp reached a market cap of $360.91 million. United Insurance Holdings Corp has had a trading range between $27.64 and $12.12 over the last year, and it had a 50-day SMA of $16.34 and a 200-day SMA of $15.57.

The stock has a P/E Ratio of 12.

United Insurance Holdings Corp along with its subsidiaries is engaged in the property and casualty insurance business in Florida, South Carolina, and Massachusetts, among others. The Company also offers reinsurance services.

United Insurance Holdings Corp is based out of St. Petersburg, FL and has some 120 employees. Its CEO is John Forney.

For a complete fundamental analysis analysis of United Insurance Holdings Corp, check out Equities.com’s Stock Valuation Analysis report for UIHC. To see the latest independent stock recommendations from Equities.com’s analysts, visit our Research section.

The Russell 2000 is one of the leading indices tracking small-cap companies in the United States. It's maintained by Russell Investments, an industry leader in creating and maintaining indices, and consists of the smallest 2000 stocks from the broader Russell 3000 index.

Russell's indices differ from traditional indices like the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) or S&P 500, whose members are selected by committee, because they base membership entirely on an objective, rules based methodology. The 3,000 largest companies by market cap make up the Russell 3000, with the 2,000 smaller companies making up the Russell 2000. It's a simple approach that gives a broad, unbiased look at the small-cap market as a whole.

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