UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 12, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 25,
2014. Shareholders who purchased UNH stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
33.93% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $79.81, the dividend yield is 1.88%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UNH was $79.81,
representing a -4.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.32 and
a 27.29% increase over the 52 week low of $62.70.
UNH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes
companies such as WellPoint Inc. (
) and Aetna Inc. (
). UNH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.44. Zacks Investment Research reports UNH's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .44%, compared to an industry
average of .1%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to UNH through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UNH as a top-10 holding:
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care (
- First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund (
- Vanguard Health Care ETF (
- WisdomTree Low P/E Fund (
- iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is IHF with an increase of
7.89% over the last 100 days. XLV has the highest percent weighting
of UNH at 3.47%.