UnitedHealth Group Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (UNH)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH) is tomorrow, December 7, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 21 cents per share. At a price of $53.75 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%.

The average volume for UnitedHealth Group has been 6.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. UnitedHealth Group has a market cap of $54.69 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 5.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being company in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates UnitedHealth Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full UnitedHealth Group Ratings Report.

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