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

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Unum Group ( UNM ) 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 ( AFL ) and Principal Financial Group Inc ( PFG ). 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 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 )
  • TrimTabs Float Shrink ETF ( TTFS )
  • PowerShares Fundamental Pure Mid Value Portfolio ( PXMV )
  • Madrona Domestic ETF ( FWDD ).

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%.



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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