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UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (UNH) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 09, 2016

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 09, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 22, 2016. Shareholders who purchased UNH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that UNH has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of UNH was $121.76, representing a -3.53% decrease from the 52 week high of $126.21 and a 28.17% increase over the 52 week low of $95.

UNH is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies such as Aetna Inc. ( AET ) and Cigna Corporation ( CI ). UNH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.3. Zacks Investment Research reports UNH's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 19.97%, compared to an industry average of 16.6%.

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:

  • SPDR Select Sector Fund - Health Care ( XLV )
  • iShares U.S. Healthcare ETF ( IYH )
  • Vanguard Health Care ETF - DNQ ( VHT )
  • PowerShares DWA Healthcare Momentum Portfolio ( PTH )
  • iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF ( IHF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is XLV with an decrease of -0.98% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UNH at 4.14%.

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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