UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 04, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on
December 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UNH stock prior to
the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment.
This marks the 3rd quarter that UNH has paid the same dividend. At
the current stock price of $74.16, the dividend yield is 1.51%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UNH was $74.16,
representing a -2.27% decrease from the 52 week high of $75.88 and
a 44.39% increase over the 52 week low of $51.36.
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 $5.29. Zacks Investment Research reports UNH's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.89%, compared to an
industry average of 14.1%.
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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 (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Index Fund (
- Vanguard Health Care ETF (
- iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VHT with an increase of
12.3% over the last 100 days. XLV has the highest percent weighting
of UNH at 3.43%.