SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
February 8, 2013
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)
Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation or organization)
|(Commission file number)|| |
1110 W. Commercial Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (954) 958-1200
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
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|ITEM 8.01||Other Events.|
On February 8, 2013, Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (Company) announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend on the Companys common stock of $0.08 per share, payable on April 5, 2013 to shareholders of record on March 14, 2013. The Board of Directors further indicated that it expects to declare additional quarterly dividends in the same amount to shareholders of record in the second, third and fourth quarters of 2013. If declared and paid as intended, the aggregate annual dividend in 2013 would be $0.32 for each common share. The announcement, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, is incorporated herein by reference.
The information in this Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.
|ITEM 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits|
|99.1||Press Release dated February 8, 2013|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
|Date: February 8, 2013||UNIVERSAL INSURANCE HOLDINGS, INC.|
|/s/ George R. De Heer|
|George R. De Heer|
|Chief Financial Officer|