SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
June 17, 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)
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 June 17, 2014, Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (Company) announced that its Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of up to $10,000,000 of the Companys outstanding common stock in the open market through August 1, 2015.
The related press release is attached to this report as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release dated June 17, 2014|
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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: June 17, 2014||UNIVERSAL INSURANCE HOLDINGS, INC.|
/s/ Sean P. Downes
Sean P. Downes
|Chief Executive Officer|
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