NYSE:UNM - Unum Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$33.74 +0.46 (+1.38 %)
(As of 05/24/2019 11:25 AM ET)
Previous Close$33.28
Today's Range$33.31 - $33.8550
52-Week Range$26.76 - $41.28
Volume432,378 shs
Average Volume1.97 million shs
Market Capitalization$7.15 billion
P/E Ratio6.49
Dividend Yield3.01%
Beta1.48
Unum Group, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial protection benefit solutions in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. It operates through Unum US, Unum UK, Colonial Life, and Closed Block 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 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, and consultants, as well as independent contractor agency sales force. The company was founded in 1848 and is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Accident & health insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP91529Y10
CIK5513
Phone423-294-1011

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$11.60 billion
Cash Flow$5.4427 per share
Book Value$42.76 per share

Profitability

Net Income$523.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees9,600
Market Cap$7.15 billion
Next Earnings Date7/29/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Frequently Asked Questions

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 Monday, April 15th. Investors of record on Monday, April 29th will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, May 17th. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.08%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, April 26th. View Unum Group's Dividend History.

How will Unum Group's stock buyback program work?

Unum Group announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Thursday, May 24th 2018, which allows the company to buyback $750,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to purchase up to 8.7% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Unum Group's earnings last quarter?

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 30th. The financial services provider reported $1.31 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.31. The financial services provider earned $2.99 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.99 billion. Unum Group had a return on equity of 12.91% and a net margin of 4.54%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.24 earnings per share. View Unum Group's Earnings History.

When is Unum Group's next earnings date?

Unum Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Unum Group.

What price target have analysts set for UNM?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Unum Group's stock. Their predictions range from $44.00 to $55.00. On average, they expect Unum Group's stock price to reach $49.25 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 45.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Unum Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Unum Group?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Unum Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Unum Group.

Has Unum Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about UNM stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Unum Group earned a media sentiment score of 2.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are some of Unum Group's key competitors?

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 AFLAC (AFL), Intel (INTC), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Ford Motor (F), Gilead Sciences (GILD), Starbucks (SBUX), Seagate Technology (STX), Apache (APA), Target (TGT) and Valero Energy (VLO).

Who are Unum Group's key executives?

Unum Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Richard Paul McKenney, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 50)
  • Mr. John Francis McGarry, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 61)
  • Ms. Breege A. Farrell, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 59)
  • Ms. Lisa Gonzalez Iglesias, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 53)
  • Mr. Michael Quinn Simonds, Exec. VP, Pres & CEO of Unum US (Age 45)

Who are Unum Group's major shareholders?

Unum Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include FMR LLC (9.03%), BlackRock Inc. (8.90%), Wellington Management Group LLP (3.55%), Investec Asset Management LTD (2.64%), LSV Asset Management (2.62%) and Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (2.61%). Company insiders that own Unum Group stock include Breege A Farrell, Christopher J Jerome, Daniel Jason Waxenberg, E Michael Caulfield, Gloria C Larson, John F Mcgarry, Lisa G Iglesias, Michael Q Simonds, Pamela H Godwin and Timothy Gerald Arnold. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Unum Group.

Which major investors are selling Unum Group stock?

UNM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., BlackRock Inc., Man Group plc, Caisse DE Depot ET Placement DU Quebec, Calamos Advisors LLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Donald Smith & CO. Inc. and Strs Ohio. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unum Group.

Which major investors are buying Unum Group stock?

UNM stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Andra AP fonden and Marshall Wace LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unum Group.

How do I buy shares of Unum Group?

Shares of UNM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Unum Group's stock price today?

One share of UNM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.7450.

How big of a company is Unum Group?

Unum Group has a market capitalization of $7.15 billion and generates $11.60 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $523.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.20 on an earnings per share basis. Unum Group employs 9,600 workers across the globe.

What is Unum Group's official website?

The official website for Unum Group is http://www.unum.com/.

How can I contact Unum Group?

Unum Group's mailing address is 1 FOUNTAIN SQUARE, CHATTANOOGA TN, 37402. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 423-294-1011 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Unum Group (NYSE UNM)

Community Ranking:  1.7 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  284 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  562 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  846
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Unum Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UNM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UNM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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