Unum Group (UNM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 25, 2013

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Unum Group ( UNM ) 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 ( AFL ) and Principal Financial Group Inc ( PFG ). 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 UNM Dividend History page.

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 ( KIE )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV )
  • Madrona Domestic ETF ( FWDD ).

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%.



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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Referenced Stocks: AFL , FWDD , KIE , PFG , PXMV , UNM

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