SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
May 14, 2014
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)
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1110 W. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (954) 958-1200
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|ITEM 8.01||Other Events.|
On May 14, 2014, Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (Company) announced that it repurchased in the open market 83,100 shares of the Companys common stock at an average price of $11.99 per share using cash on hand. On the same day, the Company also announced that its Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $2,000,000 of outstanding common stock in the open market through June 14, 2014.
On May 19, 2014, the Company announced that, pursuant to its previously announced repurchase program, it repurchased in the open market 163,466 shares of common stock at an average price of $12.19 per share using cash on hand.
The May 14, 2014 and May 19, 2014 press releases are attached to this report as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, respectively, and are incorporated herein by reference.
|ITEM 9.01||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|99.1||Press release dated May 14, 2014|
|99.2||Press release dated May 19, 2014|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.
|Date: May 19, 2014||UNIVERSAL INSURANCE HOLDINGS, INC.|
|/s/ Frank W. Wilcox|
|Frank W. Wilcox|
|Chief Financial Officer|