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UnitedHealth increases dividend by 31 percent
Los Angeles Business Journal

UnitedHealth Group Inc. said Wednesday it was increasing its quarterly dividend by 31 percent and authorizing the repurchase of 110 million shares. UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), the parent of Cypress’ PacifiCare Health Systems, said in a news release that it will pay a cash dividend of 21.25 cents per share on June 22 to all shareholders of record as of June 15. That’s up from the 16.25 cents paid last quarter.