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Unum Group (UNM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 24, 2013
By: NASDAQ.com News
Unum Group ( UNM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 24, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.145 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 15, 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 same period a year ago. At the current stock price of $31.69, the dividend yield is 1.83%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UNM was $31.69, representing a -3.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $32.94 and a 66.44% increase over the 52 week low of $19.04.
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 $3.29. Zacks Investment Research reports UNM's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 3.51%, compared to an industry average of 9.9%.