Unum Group (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 25, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.13 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 17, 2013.
Shareholders who purchased UNM stock prior to the ex-dividend date
are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that UNM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $27.06, the dividend yield is 1.92%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UNM was $27.06,
representing a -4.55% decrease from the 52 week high of $28.35 and
a 48.03% increase over the 52 week low of $18.28.
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 $3.17. Zacks Investment Research reports UNM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.88%, compared to an
industry average of 5.6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to UNM through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UNM as a top-10 holding:
- SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio (
- Madrona Domestic ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is KIE with an increase of
23.63% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of UNM at 2.57%.