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NYSE:UNM

Unum Group (UNM) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$49.12
+0.14 (+0.29%)
(As of 10:03 AM ET)
Today's Range
$48.88
$49.19
50-Day Range
$43.55
$49.23
52-Week Range
$36.27
$52.15
Volume
60,831 shs
Average Volume
1.39 million shs
Market Capitalization
$9.58 billion
P/E Ratio
7.57
Dividend Yield
2.97%
Price Target
$55.44

Unum Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.67 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
13.2% Upside
$55.44 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.54% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.10
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
1.04mentions of Unum Group in the last 14 days
Based on 8 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$347,089 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
6.21%
From $8.21 to $8.72 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.98 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

9th out of 848 stocks

Accident & Health Insurance Industry

1st out of 4 stocks


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About Unum Group Stock (NYSE:UNM)

Unum Group, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial protection benefit solutions primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, Poland, and internationally. It operates through Unum US, Unum International, Colonial Life, and Closed Block and Corporate segments. The company offers group long-term and short-term disability, group life, and accidental death and dismemberment products; supplemental and voluntary products, such as individual disability, voluntary benefits, and dental and vision products; and accident, sickness, disability, life, and cancer and critical illness products. It also provides group pension, individual life and corporate-owned life insurance, reinsurance pools and management operations, and other miscellaneous products. The company sells its products primarily to employers for the benefit of employees. Unum Group sells its products through field sales personnel, independent brokers, consultants, and independent contractor agency sales force. Unum Group was founded in 1848 and is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

UNM Stock Price History

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Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Q4 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 2/16 Dividend
1/25/2024
Last Earnings
1/30/2024
Dividend Payable
2/16/2024
Today
2/22/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
5/07/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Accident & health insurance
Sub-Industry
Life & Health Insurance
CUSIP
91529Y10
CIK
5513
Employees
10,937
Year Founded
1848

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$55.44
High Stock Price Target
$64.00
Low Stock Price Target
$52.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+13.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.67
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.28 billion
Pretax Margin
13.24%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$12.39 billion
Cash Flow
$7.31 per share
Book Value
$49.48 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
193,213,000
Market Cap
$9.55 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.87

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UNM Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Unum Group stock right now?

9 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Unum Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" UNM shares.
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What is Unum Group's stock price target for 2024?

9 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for Unum Group's stock. Their UNM share price targets range from $52.00 to $64.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $55.44 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have UNM shares performed in 2024?

Unum Group's stock was trading at $45.22 at the beginning of 2024. Since then, UNM stock has increased by 8.3% and is now trading at $48.98.
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Are investors shorting Unum Group?

Unum Group saw a decline in short interest in January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,970,000 shares, a decline of 14.9% from the January 15th total of 3,490,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,520,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.0 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the stock are sold short.
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When is Unum Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May 7th 2024.
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How were Unum Group's earnings last quarter?

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) released its earnings results on Tuesday, January, 30th. The financial services provider reported $1.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.86 by $0.07. The financial services provider earned $3.15 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.14 billion. Unum Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.03% and a net margin of 10.36%. The firm's revenue was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.43 EPS.
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How often does Unum Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Unum Group?

Unum Group declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, January 26th will be given a dividend of $0.365 per share on Friday, February 16th. This represents a $1.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.98%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, January 25th.
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Is Unum Group a good dividend stock?

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) pays an annual dividend of $1.46 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.97%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 15 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 22.50%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UNM will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.74% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Unum Group's stock buyback program work?

Unum Group announced that its board has initiated a share repurchase program on Tuesday, October 31st 2023, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to buy up to 5.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

What guidance has Unum Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

Unum Group issued an update on its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 8.200-8.350 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 7.820. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Rick McKenney's approval rating as Unum Group's CEO?

37 employees have rated Unum Group Chief Executive Officer Rick McKenney on Glassdoor.com. Rick McKenney has an approval rating of 72% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Unum Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Unum Group investors own include AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE), Verizon Communications (VZ), Enterprise Products Partners (EPD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), International Business Machines (IBM), Altria Group (MO), Cisco Systems (CSCO) and Iron Mountain (IRM).

Who are Unum Group's major shareholders?

Unum Group's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.56%), Norges Bank (6.69%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.76%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (2.13%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (1.89%) and LSV Asset Management (1.50%). Insiders that own company stock include Cherie Pashley, Christopher W Pyne, Christopher W Pyne, Gloria C Larson, Lisa G Iglesias, Michael Q Simonds, Puneet Bhasin, Richard P Mckenney, Richard P Mckenney, Timothy F Keaney, Timothy Gerald Arnold and Walter Lynn Rice Jr.
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How do I buy shares of Unum Group?

Shares of UNM stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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Does Unum Group have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Unum Group: AlwaysCare Benefits Inc., Claims Services International Limited, Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company, Duncanson & Holt Canada Ltd., Duncanson & Holt Europe Ltd., Duncanson & Holt Inc., Fairwind Insurance Company, First Look Vision Network L.L.C., First Unum Life Insurance Company, H&J Capital, H&J Capital L.L.C., Jaimini Health, LeaveLogic, LeaveLogic Inc., National Dental Plan Limited, National Dental Plan Limited., Northwind Holdings LLC, Northwind Reinsurance Company, Paul Revere Corp., Pramerica Życie TUiR SA, Provident Investment Management LLC, Provident Life and Accident Insurance Company, Provident Life and Casualty Insurance Company, Starmount Insurance Agency Inc., Starmount Life Insurance Company, Starmount Managed Dental of California Inc. dba Unum Dental HMO Plan, The Paul Revere Life Insurance Company, UDVAS LLC, Unum European Holding Company Limited, Unum Insurance Company, Unum Ireland Limited, Unum Life Insurance Company of America, Unum Limited, Unum Select Limited, Unum Zycie Towarzystwo Ubezpieczen i Reasekuracji Spolka Akcyjna, and UnumProvident Finance Company Limited.
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This page (NYSE:UNM) was last updated on 2/22/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff