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As of Today, the Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Unum Group is 2.14%.
During the past 13 years, the highest Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of Unum Group was 3.70%. The lowest was 1.09%. And the median was 1.65%.
Unum Group's Dividend Payout Ratio for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was 0.19.
During the past 13 years, the highest Dividend Payout Ratio of Unum Group was 0.54. The lowest was 0.09. And the median was 0.19.
As of Today, the Forward Annual Dividend Yield of Unum Group is 2.15%.
Unum Group's Dividends Per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2016 was $0.19.
During the past 12 months, Unum Group's average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 12.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 14.20% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 15.30% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate was 9.60% per year.
During the past 13 years, the highest 3-Year average Dividends Per Share Growth Rate of Unum Group was 16.30% per year. The lowest was -20.20% per year. And the median was 1.50% per year.
The growth rate is calculated with least square regression.
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Dividend Yield measures how much a company pays out in dividends each year relative to its share price.
Unum Group Recent Full-Year Dividend History
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Unum Group's Trailing Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $35.57.
Unum Group's Dividends Per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Today is $0.755.
Unum Group's Forward Annual Dividend Yield (%) for Today is calculated as
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Current Share Price is $35.57.
Unum Group's Dividends Per Share for the forward twelve months is calculated as $0.200 * 4 = $0.8.
Over the long term, the return from dividends has been a significant contributor to the total returns produced by equity securities. Studies by Elroy Dimson, Paul Marsh, and Mike Staunton of Princeton University (2002) found that a market-oriented portfolio, which included reinvested dividends, would have generated nearly 85 times the wealth generated by the same portfolio relying solely on capital gains.
Dividends may also qualify a lower tax rate for investors.
In dividends investing, Payout Ratio and Dividend Growth Rate are the two most important variables for consideration. A lower payout ratio may indicate that the company has more room to increase its dividends.
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