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UNH Unitedhealth Group Inc Dividend

Unitedhealth Group's most recent quarterly dividend of $1.45 per share was on Sep 10, 2021 (ex-date). At an annualized rate of $5.4 per share, the stock yields 1.2%.

UNH next dividend date: Not announced

UNH
DPS
$5.4
Dividend yield
1.2%
Payout ratio
35.2%
Healthcare sector
Dividend yield
1.83%
Payout ratio
41.8%

Dividend yield

UNH has a dividend yield of 1.2% which is below the Healthcare sector and the industry average.

Dividend history

Unitedhealth Group has a dividend history dating as far as 1996, but when it comes to recent years the company has recorded 20 consecutive years of dividend payments. Our records of UNH show that the company has issued four quarterly dividends in the last twelve months. The annualized DPS has increased by 16% for the last year. However since the stock price has gone up by 38% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 16%.

Recent dividends

Declared on Ex-date Payment date Amount Type
Aug 11, 2021 Sep 10, 2021 Sep 21, 2021 $1.45 normal
Jun 9, 2021 Jun 18, 2021 Jun 29, 2021 $1.45 normal
Feb 24, 2021 Mar 12, 2021 Mar 23, 2021 $1.25 normal
Nov 4, 2020 Dec 4, 2020 Dec 15, 2020 $1.25 normal
Aug 5, 2020 Sep 11, 2020 Sep 22, 2020 $1.25 normal
Jun 2, 2020 Jun 19, 2020 Jun 30, 2020 $1.25 normal
Feb 17, 2020 Mar 13, 2020 Mar 24, 2020 $1.08 normal
Nov 8, 2019 Dec 6, 2019 Dec 17, 2019 $1.08 normal
Aug 13, 2019 Sep 13, 2019 Sep 24, 2019 $1.08 normal
Jun 5, 2019 Jun 14, 2019 Jun 25, 2019 $1.08 normal
Feb 27, 2019 Mar 8, 2019 Mar 19, 2019 $0.9 normal
Nov 9, 2018 Nov 30, 2018 Dec 13, 2018 $0.9 normal
Aug 8, 2018 Sep 6, 2018 Sep 18, 2018 $0.9 normal
Jun 5, 2018 Jun 15, 2018 Jun 26, 2018 $0.9 normal
Feb 14, 2018 Mar 8, 2018 Mar 20, 2018 $0.75 normal
Nov 8, 2017 Nov 30, 2017 Dec 12, 2017 $0.75 normal
Aug 16, 2017 Sep 7, 2017 Sep 19, 2017 $0.75 normal
Jun 7, 2017 Jun 15, 2017 Jun 27, 2017 $0.75 normal
Feb 9, 2017 Mar 8, 2017 Mar 21, 2017 $0.625 normal
Nov 9, 2016 Nov 30, 2016 Dec 13, 2016 $0.625 normal
Aug 3, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 Sep 20, 2016 $0.625 normal
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 $0.625 normal
Feb 10, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 $0.5 normal
Dec 2, 2015 Dec 15, 2015 $0.5 normal
Sep 9, 2015 Sep 22, 2015 $0.5 normal
Jun 3, 2015 Jun 11, 2015 Jun 24, 2015 $0.5 normal

Dividend payouts

Payout ratio

UNH has a payout ratio of 35.2% which is higher than the industry average but lower than the Healthcare sector average.

Total amount of dividends paid per year (from cash flow)