Humana Inc. (HUM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 27, 2014

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Humana Inc. ( HUM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 27, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 25, 2014. Shareholders who purchased HUM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that HUM has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of HUM was $114.2, representing a -4.78% decrease from the 52 week high of $119.93 and a 71.88% increase over the 52 week low of $66.44.

HUM is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) and WellPoint Inc. ( WLP ). HUM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.7. Zacks Investment Research reports HUM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -10.4%, compared to an industry average of 2.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HUM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to HUM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have HUM as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF ( IHF )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IHF with an increase of 11.09% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HUM at 4.28%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: HUM , UNH , WLP , IHF , JKI

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