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Washington, D.C. 20549



Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the

Securities Exchange Act of 1934

November 28, 2012

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)

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

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):


¨ Written communication pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425).


¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12).


¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b)).


¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c)).




ITEM 8.01 Other Events.

On November 28, 2012, Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc. (“Company”) announced that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend on the Company’s common stock of $0.20 per share, payable on December 28, 2012, to shareholders of record on December 14, 2012. The announcement, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1, is incorporated herein by reference.

The information in this Form 8-K and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing.


ITEM 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits


(d) Exhibits:


99.1         Press Release dated November 28, 2012.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.


Date: November 28, 2012     UNIVERSAL INSURANCE HOLDINGS, INC.
    By:   /s/ George R. De Heer        
      George R. De Heer
      Chief Financial Officer