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

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Humana Inc. ( HUM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.27 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 25, 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $96, the dividend yield is 1.13%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HUM was $96, representing a -3.86% decrease from the 52 week high of $99.85 and a 50.16% increase over the 52 week low of $63.93.

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 $9.39. Zacks Investment Research reports HUM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 25.73%, compared to an industry average of 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 )
  • First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX ( FXH )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF ( RYH )
  • Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF ( RPV )
  • iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund ( JKI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is RPV with an increase of 12.44% over the last 100 days. IHF has the highest percent weighting of HUM at 4.77%.



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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