UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 12, 2014


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UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) 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. ( WLP ) and Aetna Inc. ( AET ). 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%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UNH Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 ( XLV )
  • First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund ( FMK )
  • Vanguard Health Care ETF ( VHT )
  • WisdomTree Low P/E Fund ( EZY )
  • iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF ( IHF ).

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%.

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