Humana Inc. (HUM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 26, 2013

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Humana Inc. ( HUM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HUM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 3.85% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $84.6, the dividend yield is 1.28%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HUM was $84.6, representing a -1.51% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.90 and a 41.19% 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 $8.92. Zacks Investment Research reports HUM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 24.14%, compared to an industry average of 14.9%.

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 )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Heathcare ( PTH )
  • First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX ( FXH )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI )
  • First Trust Large Cap Value AlphaDEX Fund (based onthe Defined ( FTA ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IHF with an increase of 13.89% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HUM at 4.62%.



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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