Unum Group (UNM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 24, 2014


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Unum Group ( UNM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 24, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.165 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2014. Shareholders who purchased UNM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.79% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $34.8, the dividend yield is 1.9%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UNM was $34.8, representing a -4.13% decrease from the 52 week high of $36.30 and a 19.44% increase over the 52 week low of $29.14.

UNM is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Aflac Incorporated ( AFL ) and Principal Financial Group Inc ( PFG ). UNM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $3.32. Zacks Investment Research reports UNM's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 6.84%, compared to an industry average of 4.3%.

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

Interested in gaining exposure to UNM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UNM as a top-10 holding:

  • Columbia Select Large Cap Value ETF ( GVT ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is GVT with an increase of 9.59% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UNM at 3.61%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines Stocks
Referenced Stocks: UNM , AFL , PFG , GVT

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