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Humana Inc. (HUM) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

Humana Inc. ( HUM ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.26 per share scheduled for January 25, 2013. Shareholders who purchased HUM stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that HUM has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $68.39, the dividend yield is 1.52%.

The previous trading day's last sale of HUM was $68.39, representing a -29.1% decrease from the 52 week high of $96.46 and a 14.14% increase over the 52 week low of $59.92.

HUM is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) and WellPoint Inc. ( WLP ). HUM's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $7.47. Zacks Investment Research reports HUM's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -3.72%, compared to an industry average of -8.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the HUM Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to HUM through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?

The following ETF(s) have HUM as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Health Care Providers Index ( IHF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IHF with an increase of 8.65% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of HUM at 4.48%.

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


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

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