UnitedHealth Group Raises Dividend To 75 Cents Per Share

By Emma Court Markets MarketWatch Pulse

UnitedHealth Group said Wednesday that it is raising its quarterly dividend to 75 cents per share, a 20% increase. The new dividend will be paid on June 27 to shareholders of record as of June 19. UnitedHealth shares were not active in premarket trade. Shares have risen 7.4% over the last three months, compared with a 2.6% rise in the S&P 500 .

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