Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

April 13, 2016

Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)



Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-33251   65-0231984
(State or other jurisdiction   (Commission file number)   (IRS Employer
of incorporation or organization)     Identification No.)

1110 W. Commercial Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (954) 958-1200



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ITEM 8.01 Other Events

On April 13, 2016, Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (“Company”) announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend on the Company’s common stock of $0.14 per share, payable on July 5, 2016 to shareholders of record on June 15, 2016. The Company previously announced that it expects to declare and pay a proposed regular quarterly dividend during fiscal year 2016 of $0.14 per share of the Company’s common stock.

The announcement, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, is incorporated herein by reference.


ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d) Exhibits:


99.1 Press Release dated April 13, 2016


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: April 13, 2016       Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc.
      /s/ Sean P. Downes
        Sean P. Downes
        Chief Executive Officer