Humana Inc. (
) 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 (
) and WellPoint Inc. (
). 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%.
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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 (
- First Trust Health Care AlphaDEX (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Equal Weight Healthcare ETF (
- Guggenheim S&P 500 Pure Value ETF (
- iShares Morningstar Mid Value Index Fund (
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%.