Press Release /
September 23, 2020

Universal Insurance Holdings Announces Third Quarter-to-Date Estimated Catastrophe Losses

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., September 23, 2020 – Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UVE) (the “Company”) today announced third quarter-to-date estimated catastrophe losses resulting in full retention events for Hurricane Isaias ($15 million, pre-tax, Other States program) and Hurricane Sally ($43 million, pre-tax, All States program). These events resulted in a total net impact of approximately $58 million, pre-tax (approximately $44 million, after-tax).

About Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc.

Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) is a holding company offering property and casualty insurance and value-added insurance services. We develop, market, and write insurance products for consumers predominantly in the personal residential homeowners lines of business and perform substantially all other insurance-related services for our primary insurance entities, including risk management, claims management and distribution. We sell insurance products through both our appointed independent agents and through our direct online distribution channels in the United States across 18 states (primarily Florida). Learn more at

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