Humana Inc. (HUM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

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Humana Inc. ( HUM ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share scheduled for January 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HUM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HUM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $68.39, the dividend yield is 1.52%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HUM was $68.39, representing a -29.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $96.46 and a 14.14% increase over the 52 week low of $59.92.

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 $7.47. Zacks Investment Research reports HUM's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -3.72%, compared to an industry average of -8.9%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HUM Dividend History page.

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

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Providers Index ( IHF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IHF with an increase of 8.65% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HUM at 4.48%.



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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