Unum Group (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 25, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.145 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 16,
2013. Shareholders who purchased UNM stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an
11.54% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price
of $31.77, the dividend yield is 1.83%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UNM was $31.77,
representing a -0.66% decrease from the 52 week high of $31.98 and
a 73.8% 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 $3.23. Zacks Investment Research reports UNM's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 2.79%, compared to an
industry average of 11.5%.
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 (
- TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF (
- PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio (
- Madrona Domestic ETF (
The top-performing ETF of this group is FWDD with an increase of
21.88% over the last 100 days. KIE has the highest percent
weighting of UNM at 2.29%.