Unum Group (
) 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 (
) and Principal Financial Group Inc (
). 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%.
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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 (
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%.