Homeowners Choice Announces Release Date for Fourth Quarter and Year 2012 Earnings; Schedules Earnings Conference Call and Webcast

Thu Feb 28, 2013 8:30am EST

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Earnings Release: Tuesday, March 5, 2013, After Market Closes

Earnings Conference Call and Webcast: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 4:30 p.m. ET

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 28, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Homeowners Choice, Inc. (NYSE:HCI), a Florida-based
provider of homeowner's insurance, today announced that it will release results for its fourth
quarter and year ended Dec. 31, 2012 after the market closes on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. That same
day at 4:30 p.m. ET, the company's management will host an earnings conference call to discuss its
results.

Conference Call Details

Interested parties are invited to listen to the call live over the Internet at
http://www.ir-site.com/hcpci/events.asp
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/ctr?d=10023528&l=5&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ir-site.com%2Fhcpci%2Fevents.asp
. The call is also available by dialing (877) 407-9210 (toll-free). International participants
should instead call (201) 689-8049. Participants should dial into the conference call
approximately 10 minutes before the scheduled start time. Replays of the webcast will be available
until June 6, 2013.

Investors wishing to participate in the call should contact Jay Madhu, Vice-President - Investor
Relations at: jmadhu@hcpci.com
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/ctr?d=10023528&l=6&a=jmadhu%40hcpci.com&u=mailto%3Ajmadhu%40hcpci.com
 or (813) 405-3660.  

About Homeowners Choice

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. The company's common shares and
8% Senior Notes trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbols "HCI" and "HCJ." Its
common shares are also included in the Russell 2000 Index. Its Series A, cumulative redeemable
preferred shares trade on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the ticker symbol "HCIIP." More
information about Homeowners Choice is available at www.hcpci.com
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/ctr?d=10023528&l=8&a=www.hcpci.com&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.hcpci.com%2F
.

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CONTACT: Company Contact:
         Jay Madhu, V.P. of Investor Relations
         Homeowners Choice, Inc.
         Tel (813) 405-3660
         jmadhu@hcpci.com
         
         Investor Relations Contact:
         Matt Glover or Michael Koehler
         Liolios Group, Inc.
         Tel (949) 574-3860
         hci@liolios.com