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Unum Group (UNM) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.12 (+0.24%)
(As of 01:23 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
301,114 shs
Average Volume
1.26 million shs
Market Capitalization
$9.65 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Unum Group MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.71 Rating Score
12.3% Upside
$57.38 Price Target
Short Interest
2.26% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.54mentions of Unum Group in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$656,995 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $8.24 to $8.71 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.

4.52 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

149th out of 830 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 segment. 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. It sells its products through field sales personnel, independent brokers, consultants, and independent contractor agent sales force and brokers. Unum Group was founded in 1848 and is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

UNM Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/17 Dividend
Last Earnings
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Accident & health insurance
Life & Health Insurance
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
7 Analysts


Net Income
$1.28 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$12.39 billion
Cash Flow
$8.40 per share
Book Value
$49.48 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$9.63 billion

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UNM Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Unum Group stock right now?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Unum Group in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" UNM shares.
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What is Unum Group's stock price target for 2024?

7 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Unum Group's stock. Their UNM share price targets range from $52.00 to $66.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $57.38 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.3% 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 start of the year. Since then, UNM stock has increased by 12.9% and is now trading at $51.07.
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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, August 6th 2024.
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How were Unum Group's earnings last quarter?

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, April, 30th. The financial services provider reported $2.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.97 by $0.15. The financial services provider had revenue of $3.20 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.20 billion. Unum Group had a net margin of 10.52% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.02%. Unum Group's revenue was up 5.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.87 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, April 12th. Stockholders of record on Friday, April 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.365 per share on Friday, May 17th. This represents a $1.46 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.86%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 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 2.90%. 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 21.69%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UNM will have a dividend payout ratio of 16.76% 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 declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share repurchase plan on Tuesday, October 31st 2023, which permits the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 5.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are often an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

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

Unum Group updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Tuesday, April, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 8.200-8.350 for the period, compared to the consensus estimate of 8.160. 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 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 variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.74%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (1.93%), Nordea Investment Management AB (1.54%), LSV Asset Management (1.53%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.41%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (0.36%). Insiders that own company stock include Cherie Pashley, Christopher W Pyne, Elizabeth Claire Ahmed, Gloria C Larson, Lisa G Iglesias, Michael Q Simonds, Puneet Bhasin, Richard P Mckenney, Steven Andrew Zabel, 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 6/24/2024 by Staff

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