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UNM Unum Group dividend history, payout ratio & dates

Unum Group's latest quarterly dividend of $0.33 per share was on Jul 28, 2022 (ex-date). At an annualized rate of $1.23 per share, the stock yields 3.11%. The latest UNM payment of $0.33 marks a dividend growth of 10%.

Key dates

  • UNM last dividend date: Jul 28, 2022
  • UNM next dividend date: Not announced
UNM dividend stats
DPS
$1.23
Dividend yield
2.98%
Payout ratio
22.4%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.89%
Payout ratio
30.2%

Dividend yield

What is Unum Group current dividend yield

Unum Group's dividend yield of 3.11% is above the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Financial Services sector average of 2.89%, Unum Group's dividend yield is 8% higher. Historically UNM's dividend yield has averaged at 3.9% in the last 5 years, which is above the current yield.

Dividend history

What is UNM dividend payout history and dates

Unum Group has a history of paying dividends since 1994. Our records of UNM show that the company has distributed four quarterly dividends in the past year. The annualized dividend per share has increased by 6% since twelve months ago. However with the price of the stock up by 53% from a year ago, the dividend yield has a decrease of 30%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Jul 28, 2022 Aug 19, 2022 Jul 15, 2022 $0.33 normal
Apr 28, 2022 May 20, 2022 Apr 15, 2022 $0.3 normal
Jan 27, 2022 Feb 18, 2022 Jan 14, 2022 $0.3 normal
Oct 28, 2021 Nov 19, 2021 Oct 15, 2021 $0.3 normal
Jul 29, 2021 Aug 20, 2021 Jul 16, 2021 $0.3 normal
Apr 29, 2021 May 21, 2021 Apr 16, 2021 $0.285 normal
Jan 28, 2021 Feb 19, 2021 Jan 15, 2021 $0.285 normal
Oct 29, 2020 Nov 20, 2020 Oct 16, 2020 $0.285 normal
Jul 30, 2020 Aug 21, 2020 Jul 17, 2020 $0.285 normal
Apr 24, 2020 May 15, 2020 Apr 9, 2020 $0.285 normal
Jan 30, 2020 Feb 21, 2020 Jan 17, 2020 $0.285 normal
Oct 25, 2019 Nov 15, 2019 Oct 15, 2019 $0.285 normal
Jul 26, 2019 Aug 16, 2019 Jul 15, 2019 $0.285 normal
Apr 26, 2019 May 17, 2019 Apr 15, 2019 $0.26 normal
Jan 25, 2019 Feb 15, 2019 Jan 14, 2019 $0.26 normal
Oct 26, 2018 Nov 16, 2018 Oct 15, 2018 $0.26 normal
Jul 27, 2018 Aug 17, 2018 Jul 16, 2018 $0.26 normal
Apr 27, 2018 May 18, 2018 Apr 16, 2018 $0.23 normal
Jan 26, 2018 Feb 16, 2018 Jan 16, 2018 $0.23 normal
Oct 27, 2017 Nov 17, 2017 Oct 16, 2017 $0.23 normal
Jul 27, 2017 Aug 18, 2017 Jul 17, 2017 $0.23 normal
Apr 26, 2017 May 19, 2017 Apr 14, 2017 $0.2 normal
Jan 26, 2017 Feb 17, 2017 Jan 17, 2017 $0.2 normal
Oct 27, 2016 Nov 18, 2016 Oct 14, 2016 $0.2 normal
Jul 27, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 Jul 15, 2016 $0.2 normal
Apr 27, 2016 May 20, 2016 Apr 15, 2016 $0.185 normal
Jan 27, 2016 Feb 19, 2016 Jan 15, 2016 $0.185 normal

Unum Group dividend payout ratio

What is Unum Group dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

Unum Group's payout ratio of 22.4% is above the industry and its peers average but below the Financial Services sector average. Compared to its Financial Services sector average of 30.2%, Unum Group's payout ratio is 26% lower.

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

UNM dividend vs peer dividends

How does UNM dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
PFG Principal Financial Group Inc 3.24% $2.56 15.3%
UNM Unum Group 2.98% $1.23 22.4%
CNO CNO Financial Group Inc 2.8% $0.54 14%
AFL Aflac Inc 2.55% $1.53 22.9%
AIZ Assurant Inc 1.78% $2.72 13.1%
VOYA Voya Financial Inc 1.22% $0.8 13.7%
AAME Atlantic American Corp 0.71% $0.02 16.7%

Frequently asked questions

Does Unum Group pay a dividend?

Yes, Unum Group has been paying dividends for the last 28 years.

When is Unum Group's next dividend?

At this point we don't have a record of UNM's next dividend date, but based on the current dividend schedule we project that it will likely be in October 2022.

When was UNM's last dividend?

Unum Group's last dividend ex-date was on Jul 28, 2022. The dividend amount was $0.33 per share.

How much dividend does Unum Group pay (per share)?

UNM's annualized dividend per share is $1.23.

What is Unum Group's dividend yield?

Currently Unum Group's dividend yield is 3.11%.

How often does Unum Group pay dividends?

Unum Group pays dividends quarterly.

What is Unum Group's dividend payout ratio?

Unum Group's dividend payout ratio is 22.4%.

Does Unum Group pay a good dividend?

Unum Group's dividend yield is above the Financial Services sector average.