Sec Form 4 Filing - Wilkins Michael T @ UNITED FIRE GROUP INC - 2020-02-21

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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Wilkins Michael T
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
UNITED FIRE GROUP INC [ UFCS]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
X __ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
EVP & COO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
118 2ND AVE SE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
02/21/2020
(Street)
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA52401-1212
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
02/25/2020
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
__ X __ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_____ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 02/21/2020 F( 1 ) 1,305 D $ 0 36,815 D
Common Stock 02/21/2020 A 2,224 A $ 0 39,039 D
Common Stock 02/21/2020 A( 2 ) 3,195 A $ 0 42,234 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YY)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (right to buy) $ 44.96 02/21/2020 A 14,254 ( 3 ) 02/21/2030 Common Stock 14,254 $ 0 14,254 D
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Wilkins Michael T
118 2ND AVE SE
CEDAR RAPIDS, IA52401-1212
EVP & COO
Signatures
/s/ Michael T. Wilkins 03/05/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )Represents payment of tax liability by withholding shares incident to the vesting of restricted stock units ("RSU").
( 2 )This performance stock unit ("PSU") award was granted on 3/24/2017 and remains subject to vesting on 3/24/2020. On 2/21/2020, the Board of Directors certified performance for the 3/24/2017 grant of PSUs. The number presented is the actual number of PSUs that will vest on 3/24/2020. This amendment is filed to reflect these additional PSUs.
( 3 )This option grant vests one-third on each of the first three anniversaries of the 2/21/2020 grant date.

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