Dow Component UnitedHealth Group (UNH) To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading down 72.0 points (-0.4%) at 17,039 as of Tuesday, Sep 9, 2014, 10:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 58.5 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 296.1 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 706 issues advancing vs. 2,158 declining with 176 unchanged.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 is the ex-dividend date for Dow component UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH). Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 38 cents per share. At a price of $88 as of 10:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.7% compared to the average Dow component yield of 2.6%.

The average volume for UnitedHealth Group has been 3.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. UnitedHealth Group has a market cap of $85.26 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 16.8% year-to-date as of Monday's close.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated operates as a diversified health and well-being company in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.1, equal to the average health services industry P/E ratio.
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