Unum Group (UNM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for October 26, 2018

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Unum Group ( UNM ) will begin trading ex-dividend on October 26, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share is scheduled to be paid on November 16, 2018. Shareholders who purchased UNM prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 13.04% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $34, the dividend yield is 3.06%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UNM was $34, representing a -42.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $58.73 and a 0.35% increase over the 52 week low of $33.88.

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 $2.41. Zacks Investment Research reports UNM's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 19.5%, compared to an industry average of 7.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the UNM Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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 )
  • Invesco Exchange-Traded Fund Trust II ( SPVM )
  • Invesco S&P 500 Equal Weight Financial ETF ( RYF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SPVM with an decrease of -5.35% over the last 100 days. KIE has the highest percent weighting of UNM at 2.42%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: UNM , AFL , PFG , KIE , RYF

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