TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Homeowners Choice, Inc. (Nasdaq:HCII), a Florida-based insurance holding company, today announced that Paresh Patel, its chief executive officer, is scheduled to present a corporate overview at Sidoti & Company's Semi-Annual NY Micro Cap Conference on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012 at The Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.
The Homeowners Choice presentation is scheduled for 2:40 p.m. ET time followed by a question and answer session. One-on-one meetings will occur throughout the day.
Homeowners Choice recently acquired approximately 70,000 policies representing approximately $100 million in annualized premium in an assumption transaction with another insurance carrier, nearly doubling the size of the company. Mr. Patel will discuss the impact of the acquisition on the company in his presentation.
Homeowners Choice, Inc. is a Florida-based insurance holding company headquartered in Tampa. Through its subsidiary corporations, Homeowners Choice provides property and casualty homeowners' insurance, condominium owners' insurance and tenants' insurance. Founded in 2006, Homeowners Choice serves approximately 125,000 policyholders throughout Florida representing approximately $235 million in annualized premiums. The company's common shares trade on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol HCII and are included in the Russell Microcap Index. Its warrants trade on the same market under the ticker symbol HCIIW. It's Series A, Cumulative Redeemable Preferred shares trade on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the ticker symbol HCIIP. More information about Homeowners Choice, Inc. is available at www.hcpci.com.
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