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UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 12, 2014

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 12, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 25, 2014. Shareholders who purchased UNH stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.93% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $79.81, the dividend yield is 1.88%.

The previous trading day's last sale of UNH was $79.81, representing a -4.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $83.32 and a 27.29% increase over the 52 week low of $62.70.

UNH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as WellPoint Inc. ( WLP ) and Aetna Inc. ( AET ). UNH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.44. Zacks Investment Research reports UNH's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as .44%, compared to an industry average of .1%.

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

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

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

  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Health Care ( XLV )
  • First Trust Mega Cap Alphadex Fund ( FMK )
  • Vanguard Health Care ETF ( VHT )
  • WisdomTree Low P/E Fund ( EZY )
  • iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF ( IHF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IHF with an increase of 7.89% over the last 100 days. XLV has the highest percent weighting of UNH at 3.47%.

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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