Investor Information

Dividend History & Stock Basis.

Find a history of UnitedHealth Group dividend payments and stock exchange ratio information for acquisitions.

 

 

 

Dividend History

UnitedHealth Group began paying annual dividends in 1990, and moved to a quarterly dividend in June 2010. 

AnnouncementRecord DatePayment DatePer Share AmountAdjusted for Stock Splits*
Feb. 20203/16/203/24/2020$1.08 
Nov. 201912/9/201912/17/2019$1.08 
Aug. 20199/16/20199/24/2019$1.08 
June 20196/17/20196/25/2019$1.08 
Feb. 20193/11/20193/19/2019$0.90 
Nov. 201812/3/201812/13/2018$0.90 
Aug. 20189/7/20189/18/2018$0.90 
June 20186/18/20186/26/2018$0.90 
Feb. 20183/9/20183/20/2018$0.75 
Nov. 201712/1/201712/12/2017$0.75 
Aug. 20179/8/20179/19/2017$0.75 
June 20176/19/20176/27/2017$0.75 
Feb. 20173/10/20173/21/2017$0.625 
Nov. 201612/2/201612/13/2016$0.625 
Aug. 20169/9/20169/20/2016$0.625 
June 20166/17/20166/28/2016$0.625 
Feb. 20163/11/20163/22/2016$0.50 
Nov. 201512/4/201512/15/2015$0.50 
Sept. 20159/11/20159/22/2015$0.50 
June 20156/15/20156/24/2015$0.50 
Feb. 20153/13/20153/24/2015$0.375 
Nov. 201412/5/201412/16/2014$0.375 
Sept. 20149/12/20149/23/2014$0.375 
June 20146/16/20146/25/2014$0.375 
Feb. 20143/14/20143/25/2014$0.28 
Nov. 201312/6/201312/17/2013$0.28 
Sept. 20139/13/20139/24/2013$0.28 
June 20136/17/20136/26/2013$0.28 
Feb. 20133/15/20133/26/2013$0.2125 
Oct. 201212/11/201212/21/2012$0.2125 
Aug. 20129/14/20129/21/2012$0.2125 
June 20126/15/20126/22/2012$0.2125 
Feb. 20123/5/20123/19/2012$0.1625 
Nov. 201112/7/201112/21/2011$0.1625 
Aug. 20119/7/20119/21/2011$0.1625 
May 20116/7/20116/21/2011$0.1625 
Feb. 20113/7/20113/21/2011$0.125 
Nov. 201012/7/201012/21/2010$0.125 
Aug. 20109/14/20109/28/2010$0.125 
May 20106/7/20106/21/2010$0.125 
Feb. 20104/6/20104/20/2010$0.03 
Feb. 20094/2/20094/16/2009$0.03 
Feb. 20084/2/20084/16/2008$0.03 
Jan. 20074/2/20074/16/2007$0.03 
Feb. 20064/3/20064/17/2006$0.03 
Feb. 20054/1/20054/18/2005$0.030.015
Feb. 20044/1/20044/16/2004$0.030.015
Feb. 20034/1/20034/17/2003$0.030.0075
Feb. 20024/1/20024/17/2002$0.030.0075
Feb. 20014/2/20014/18/2001$0.030.0075
Feb. 20004/3/20004/19/2000$0.030.00375
April 19994/1/19994/15/1999$0.030.00375
Feb. 19984/1/19984/15/1998$0.030.00375
Feb. 19974/3/19974/15/1997$0.030.00375
Feb. 19964/3/19964/15/1996$0.030.00375
Feb. 19954/3/19954/15/1995$0.030.00375
Feb. 19944/1/19944/15/1994$0.030.00375
Feb. 19934/1/19934/16/1993$0.030.001875
Feb. 19924/16/19924/30/1992$0.030.0009375
March 19916/1/19916/15/1991$0.030.0009375
Aug. 19909/1/19909/30/1990$0.030.0009375


 

 

UnitedHealth Group Stock Split History

*Note: The following stock splits occurred on the following dates (used to calculate the "Adjusted for Stock Splits" column):

Ownership Record Date Stock Split Ratio
5/31/20052:1 stock split
6/19/20032:1 stock split
12/26/20002:1 stock split
3/11/19942:1 stock split
9/16/19922:1 stock split

 

Stock Basis: Acquisitions & Splits

Some UnitedHealth Group shareholders were shareholders in predecessor companies that we acquired in tax-free stock-for-stock exchange transactions. In these cases, the shareholder's cost basis in the predecessor company generally carries forward to their UnitedHealth Group shares. We have provided the following stock exchange ratio information to assist in the calculation of cost basis for these situations. For questions relating to tax issues, please consult a professional tax advisor.

Acquisition Date Closing Date Stock Price Stock Exchange Ratio

Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc.

3/24/2017

$165.00 

0.269154 UnitedHealth Group plus $11.40 cash to 1 Surgical Care Affiliates, Inc.

 IRS Form 8937

PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc.

12/20/2005

$63.06 

1.10 UnitedHealth Group plus $21.50 cash to 1 PacifiCare Health Systems, Inc.

 Tax Treatment Examples

 Material U.S. Federal Income Tax Consequences of Merger

Oxford Health Plans, Inc.

7/29/2004

$32.00 

.6357 UnitedHealth Group plus $16.17 cash to 1 Oxford Health Plans, Inc.

 Tax Treatment Examples

 Material U.S. Federal Income Tax Consequences of Merger

Mid Atlantic Medical Services, Inc

2/10/2004

$30.00 

.82 UnitedHealth Group plus $18.00 cash to 1 Mid Atlantic Medical Services, Inc.
Tax Treatment Examples

Virginia's Physician Network Inc.

3/7/2001

$15.12*

.13916 UnitedHealth Group to 1 Virginia's Physician Network Inc.**

Lifemark Corporation

2/9/2001

$15.47*

.18672 UnitedHealth Group to 1 Lifemark Corporation.**

FHP International

2/14/1997

Class A:
$79.00 

0.056 PacifiCare Class A common stock plus 0.176 PacifiCare Class B common stock to 1 FHP International.

 

 

Class B:
$83.75 

PacifiCare later combined its two classes of common stock into one, and the shares then subsequently split two for one.

Healthwise of America Inc.

4/12/1996

$7.57*

.6475 UnitedHealth Group to 1 Healthwise of America Inc.**

HMO America

8/31/1993

$3.70*

.64 UnitedHealth Group to 1 HMO America for both common and preferred.**

*Split adjusted.
**Original ratio at time of acquisition. Subsequent UNH stock splits could change the number of UNH shares held.