UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 13, 2013

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UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 13, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 26, 2013. Shareholders who purchased UNH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 31.76% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $63.93, the dividend yield is 1.75%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UNH was $63.93, representing a -1.49% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.90 and a 27.05% increase over the 52 week low of $50.32.

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 $5.13. Zacks Investment Research reports UNH's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.07%, compared to an industry average of 14.7%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UNH Dividend History page.

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 )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Index Fund ( IYH )
  • Vanguard Health Care ETF ( VHT )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Large Growth Portfolio ( PXLG )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Providers Index ( IHF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IHF with an increase of 18.42% over the last 100 days. XLV has the highest percent weighting of UNH at 3.61%.



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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