UnitedHealth Group Raises Dividend To 75 Cents Per Share

By Emma CourtMarketsMarketWatch 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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