Unum Group Company Profile (NYSE:UNM)

About Unum Group

Unum Group logoUnum Group is a provider of disability insurance products in the United States and the United Kingdom. The Company provides a portfolio of other insurance products, including employer and employee paid group benefits, life insurance and other related services. Its segments are Unum US, Unum UK, Colonial Life, Closed Block and Corporate. The Unum US segment includes group long-term and short-term disability insurance, group life and accidental death and dismemberment products, and supplemental and voluntary lines of business. The Unum UK segment includes insurance for group long-term disability, group life, and supplemental lines of business, which include individual disability and critical illness products. The Colonial Life segment includes insurance for accident, sickness, and disability products, life products, and cancer and critical illness products. The Closed Block segment consists of individual disability, group and individual long-term care, and other insurance products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Accident & Health Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Life & Health Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: UNM
  • CUSIP: 91529Y10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $48.48
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $46.38
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $40.25
  • 52-Week Range: $229,229,000.00 - $28.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.27
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 11.07
  • P/E Growth: 1.68
  • Market Cap: $11.11B
  • Outstanding Shares: 229,229,000
  • Beta: 1.54
  • Net Margins: 8.43%
  • Return on Equity: 10.18%
  • Return on Assets: 1.47%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.33%
  • Current Ratio: 0.17%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.16%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.85)
Consensus Price Target: $40.82 (15.80% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Unum Group (NYSE:UNM)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/19/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$56.00View Rating Details
2/2/2017FBR & CoReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
1/26/2017Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$52.00View Rating Details
12/9/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
12/9/2016Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector Perform$43.00View Rating Details
11/28/2016Compass PointDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$42.00View Rating Details
10/7/2016Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageNeutral$42.00View Rating Details
9/23/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Boost Price TargetSell$30.00 -> $33.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016Wells Fargo & CoInitiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
7/28/2016Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$35.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details
7/7/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$38.00 -> $33.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageSell$29.00View Rating Details
6/29/2016Bank of America CorpDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformView Rating Details
2/4/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$46.00 -> $40.00View Rating Details
12/18/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.Lower Price TargetOutperform$40.00 -> $39.00View Rating Details
10/12/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$38.00View Rating Details
7/7/2015J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price Target$39.00 -> $38.00View Rating Details
6/1/2015Piper Jaffray CompaniesInitiated CoverageOverweight$45.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Unum Group (NYSE:UNM)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/1/2017Q416$0.98$1.00$2.76 billion$2.80 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/26/2016Q316$0.95$0.99$2.74 billion$2.76 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2016Q216$0.94$0.99$2.75 billion$2.76 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.91$0.95$2.73 billion$2.73 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q415$0.92$0.95$2.71 billion$2.73 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.90$0.91$2.68 billion$2.66 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q2$0.90$0.89$2.67 billion$2.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q1$0.89$0.89$2.66 billion$2.65 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q414$0.88$0.90$2.70 billion$2.64 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q314$0.90$0.87$2.61 billion$2.61 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2014Q214$0.87$0.91$2.61 billion$2.64 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2014Q114$0.85$0.87$2.61 million$2.61 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413$0.84$0.84$2.60 billion$2.59 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2013Q313$0.82$0.85$2.59 billion$2.54 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2013Q2 2013$0.80$0.82$2.61 billion$2.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/1/2013Q1 2013$0.78$0.80$2.62 billion$2.63 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2013Q4 2012$0.77$0.82$2.63 billion$6.27 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2012$0.76$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2012$0.76$0.79ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.76$0.73ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2012$0.75$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.75$0.74ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011$0.72$0.75ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.70$0.69ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2011$0.69$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Unum Group (NYSE:UNM)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.10 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.38 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20164$0.86$0.93$0.90
Q2 20165$0.92$0.94$0.93
Q3 20163$0.95$0.95$0.95
Q4 20163$0.96$0.98$0.97
Q1 20173$0.98$0.99$0.98
Q2 20173$0.99$1.04$1.02
Q3 20173$1.02$1.03$1.02
Q4 20173$1.05$1.09$1.07
Q1 20182$1.04$1.07$1.06
Q2 20182$1.08$1.11$1.10
Q3 20182$1.08$1.09$1.09
Q4 20182$1.14$1.18$1.16
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Unum Group (NYSE:UNM)
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:1.65%
Dividend Growth:11.90% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:20.20% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
19.51% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
18.26% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:8 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Unum Group (NYSE:UNM)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Unum Group (NYSE:UNM)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.62%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.21%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
2/6/2017Pamela H. GodwinDirectorSell10,000$46.86$468,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017Thomas R. WatjenDirectorSell25,000$46.91$1,172,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016Christopher J. JeromeEVPSell8,000$41.49$331,920.00View SEC Filing  
11/14/2016John F. McgarryCFOSell12,000$41.44$497,280.00View SEC Filing  
10/28/2016Thomas R. WatjenDirectorSell178,927$35.56$6,362,644.12View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Thomas R. WatjenDirectorSell40,000$33.24$1,329,600.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Timothy Gerald ArnoldCEOSell1,600$36.99$59,184.00View SEC Filing  
5/6/2016A S MacmillanDirectorSell327$33.49$10,951.23View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Thomas R WatjenDirectorSell40,000$34.16$1,366,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015E Michael CaulfieldDirectorSell13,890$36.14$501,984.60View SEC Filing  
3/3/2015Richard P MckenneyCFOSell15,000$33.48$502,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2015Thomas R WatjenCEOSell37,767$33.87$1,279,168.29View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Randall C HornCEOSell12,000$34.01$408,120.00View SEC Filing  
11/7/2014Thomas R WatjenCEOSell40,000$33.19$1,327,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2014Randall C HornCEOSell12,000$35.88$430,560.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Ronald E GoldsberryDirectorSell5,702$35.12$200,254.24View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014A S MacmillanDirectorSell1,090$34.41$37,506.90View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Thomas R WatjenCEOSell60,000$34.35$2,061,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/1/2014John F McgarryCEOSell2,000$34.83$69,660.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Richard P MckenneyCFOSell15,000$34.97$524,550.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2014Pamela H GodwinDirectorSell3,000$35.53$106,590.00View SEC Filing  
6/3/2014Randall C HornCEOSell15,000$34.47$517,050.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2014Ronald E GoldsberryDirectorSell12,022$34.05$409,349.10View SEC Filing  
5/1/2014John McgarryCEOSell2,000$33.20$66,400.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2014Kevin MccarthyCOOSell1,610$34.00$54,740.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2014Thomas WatjenCEOSell60,000$32.25$1,935,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2014John McgarryCEOSell2,000$32.08$64,160.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013E. Liston Bishop IIIEVPSell4,679$34.14$159,741.06View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013Kevin MccarthyCOOSell5,976$34.14$204,020.64View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013E. Liston Bishop IIIEVPSell1,060$34.00$36,040.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2013Kevin MccarthyCOOSell3,880$34.00$131,920.00View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013E. Liston Bishop IIIEVPSell7,598$34.01$258,407.98View SEC Filing  
11/26/2013Kevin MccarthyCOOSell31,508$34.01$1,071,587.08View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Gloria C LarsonDirectorSell11,000$31.00$341,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013Thomas KinserDirectorSell1,000$30.33$30,330.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2013Thomas WatjenCEOSell75,000$30.53$2,289,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Kevin MccarthyCOOSell22,854$32.12$734,070.48View SEC Filing  
7/5/2013Kevin P MccarthyCOOSell12,000$30.05$360,600.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2013Kevin P MccarthyCOOSell12,000$28.85$346,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/30/2013Ronald E GoldsberryDirectorSell5,937$28.31$168,076.47View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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What is Unum Group's stock symbol?

Unum Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UNM."

How often does Unum Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Unum Group?

Unum Group announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, January 17th. Shareholders of record on Monday, January 30th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Friday, February 17th. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.65%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 26th.

Where is Unum Group's stock going? Where will Unum Group's stock price be in 2017?

13 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for Unum Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $29.00 to $56.00. On average, they expect Unum Group's share price to reach $40.82 in the next twelve months.

When will Unum Group announce their earnings?

Unum Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, April, 25th 2017.

Who owns Unum Group stock?

Unum Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include VANGUARD GROUP INC Total Shares: 23,346,703 (10.05%), FMR LLC (9.01%), State Street Corp (4.99%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.87%), NWQ Investment Management Company LLC (1.59%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.35%). Company insiders that own Unum Group stock include A S Macmillan, Christopher J Jerome, E Michael Caulfield, John F Mcgarry, Pamela H Godwin, Richard P Mckenney, Thomas R Watjen and Timothy Gerald Arnold.

Who sold Unum Group stock? Who is selling Unum Group stock?

Unum Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC, NWQ Investment Management Company LLC, I.G. Investment Management LTD., FMR LLC, Loomis Sayles & Co. L P, Mcclain Value Management LLC, Putnam Investments LLC and Allianz Asset Management AG. Company insiders that have sold Unum Group stock in the last year include A S Macmillan, Christopher J Jerome, John F Mcgarry, Pamela H Godwin, Thomas R Watjen and Timothy Gerald Arnold.

Who bought Unum Group stock? Who is buying Unum Group stock?

Unum Group's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investec Asset Management LTD, AQR Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Gillson Capital LP, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Systematic Financial Management LP, Barometer Capital Management Inc. and Glenview Trust Co.

How do I buy Unum Group stock?

Shares of Unum Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Unum Group stock cost?

One share of Unum Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.48.

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Last Updated on 2/27/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff