SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
January 23, 2017
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||(Commission file number)||(IRS Employer|
|of incorporation or organization)||Identification No.)|
1110 W. Commercial Boulevard, 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 January 23, 2017, Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (Company) announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend on the Companys common stock of $0.14 per share, payable on March 2, 2017 to shareholders of record on February 17, 2017. The Company also announced that it expects to declare and pay a proposed regular quarterly dividend during fiscal year 2017 of $0.14 per share of the Companys 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|
|99.1||Press Release dated January 23, 2017|
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: January 23, 2017||UNIVERSAL INSURANCE HOLDINGS, INC.|
|/s/ Sean P. Downes|
Sean P. Downes
Chief Executive Officer