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NYSE:UNM

Unum Group - UNM Stock Forecast, Price & News

$39.36
+0.43 (+1.10%)
(As of 08/16/2022 05:17 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$38.90
$39.59
50-Day Range
$31.36
$38.93
52-Week Range
$22.25
$39.59
Volume
1.48 million shs
Average Volume
2.30 million shs
Market Capitalization
$7.87 billion
P/E Ratio
7.21
Dividend Yield
3.39%
Price Target
$32.89

Unum Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
16.4% Downside
$32.89 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.21% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.11
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.33mentions of Unum Group in the last 14 days
Based on 21 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-1.96%
From $6.11 to $5.99 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.75 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

188th out of 924 stocks

Accident & Health Insurance Industry

1st out of 5 stocks

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About Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Stock

Unum Group, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial protection benefit solutions primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Poland. It operates through Unum US, Unum International, 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, consultants, and independent contractor agency sales force. The company was founded in 1848 and is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Analyst Ratings Changes

A number of analysts have recently commented on UNM shares. The Goldman Sachs Group lifted their target price on Unum Group from $36.00 to $40.00 and gave the stock a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, June 6th. Citigroup assumed coverage on shares of Unum Group in a research note on Monday, May 23rd. They set a "neutral" rating and a $36.00 price target on the stock. Barclays upped their price objective on Unum Group from $33.00 to $36.00 and gave the stock an "underweight" rating in a report on Friday, August 5th. Credit Suisse Group increased their target price on shares of Unum Group from $18.00 to $21.00 and gave the company a "neutral" rating in a report on Wednesday, June 29th. Finally, StockNews.com upgraded Unum Group from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Friday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company has an average rating of "Hold" and an average price target of $32.89.

Unum Group Trading Up 0.1 %

UNM traded up $0.04 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $38.93. The company's stock had a trading volume of 1,352,011 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,301,326. Unum Group has a 52-week low of $22.25 and a 52-week high of $39.07. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $33.94 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $32.12. The company has a current ratio of 0.30, a quick ratio of 0.30 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.35. The firm has a market cap of $7.79 billion, a P/E ratio of 7.13, a PEG ratio of 0.51 and a beta of 1.29.

Unum Group Increases Dividend

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, August 19th. Investors of record on Friday, July 29th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share. This is a positive change from Unum Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 28th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.39%. Unum Group's dividend payout ratio is 24.18%.

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UNM Stock News Headlines

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UNM Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/02/2021
Ex-Dividend for 5/20 Dividend
4/28/2022
Dividend Payable
5/20/2022
Ex-Dividend for 8/19 Dividend
7/28/2022
Today
8/16/2022
Dividend Payable
8/19/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Accident & health insurance
Sub-Industry
Life & Health Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
91529Y10
CIK
5513
Employees
10,300
Year Founded
1848

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$32.89
High Stock Price Forecast
$40.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$21.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-16.4%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$824.20 million
Pretax Margin
11.33%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$12.01 billion
Cash Flow
$5.39 per share
Book Value
$55.84 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
198,460,000
Market Cap
$7.87 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.29

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Richard Paul McKenney (Age 53)
    Pres, CEO & Director
    Comp: $5.6M
  • Mr. Steven Andrew Zabel (Age 53)
    Exec. VP, Interim Principal Accounting Officer & CFO
    Comp: $1.96M
  • Mr. Michael Quinn Simonds (Age 48)
    Exec. VP & COO
    Comp: $2.39M
  • Mr. Puneet Bhasin (Age 59)
    Exec. VP, Chief Information & Digital Officer
    Comp: $1.44M
  • Ms. Lisa Gonzalez Iglesias CPA (Age 56)
    J.D., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
    Comp: $1.45M
  • Ms. Martha Davies Leiper C.F.A. (Age 59)
    CFA, Exec. VP & Chief Investment Officer
  • Mr. Thomas A. H. White
    Sr. VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Elizabeth A. Claire Ahmed (Age 47)
    Exec. VP of People & Communications
  • Mr. Joseph Richard Foley (Age 66)
    Sr. VP of Corp. Marketing & PR
  • Mr. Jim Sabourin
    Sr. VP of Corp. Communications













UNM Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Unum Group stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Unum Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" UNM shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in UNM, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Unum Group's stock price forecast for 2022?

8 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Unum Group's stock. Their UNM share price forecasts range from $21.00 to $40.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $32.89 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 16.4%.
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How have UNM shares performed in 2022?

Unum Group's stock was trading at $24.57 at the start of the year. Since then, UNM shares have increased by 60.2% and is now trading at $39.36.
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Are investors shorting Unum Group?

Unum Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,420,000 shares, an increase of 21.4% from the July 15th total of 3,640,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,070,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.1 days.
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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, November 1st 2022.
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How were Unum Group's earnings last quarter?

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 2nd. The financial services provider reported $1.03 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.16 by $0.13. The financial services provider earned $2.97 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.96 billion. Unum Group had a net margin of 9.29% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 9.86%. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.21 earnings per share.
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How often does Unum Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Unum Group?

Unum Group announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 15th. Investors of record on Friday, July 29th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Friday, August 19th. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.35%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 28th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.30.
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Is Unum Group a good dividend stock?

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.39%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 14 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 24.18%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UNM will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.04% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for UNM.

How will Unum Group's stock buyback program work?

Unum Group declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback plan on Monday, October 25th 2021, which allows the company to repurchase $250,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to reacquire up to 4.4% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally 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 2022 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 9th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $6.09-$6.31 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $5.16. 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).

What is Unum Group's stock symbol?

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

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 FMR LLC (9.03%), State Street Corp (3.55%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (2.21%), Northern Trust Corp (0.87%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.63%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (0.55%). Insiders that own company stock include Cherie Pashley, Christopher W Pyne, Christopher W Pyne, Lisa G Iglesias, Michael Q Simonds, Michael Q Simonds, Richard P Mckenney, Richard P Mckenney, Timothy F Keaney and Timothy Gerald Arnold.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Unum Group's stock price today?

One share of UNM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $39.36.

How much money does Unum Group make?

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) has a market capitalization of $7.87 billion and generates $12.01 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $824.20 million in net income (profit) each year or $5.46 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Unum Group have?

The company employs 10,300 workers across the globe.

Does Unum Group have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Unum Group: AlwaysCare Benefits Inc., Claims Assistance (UK) Limited, Claims Services International Limited, Colonial Life & Accident Insurance Company, Duncanson & Holt Canada Ltd., Duncanson & Holt Europe Ltd., Duncanson & Holt Inc., Duncanson & Holt Services Inc., Duncanson & Holt Underwriters Ltd., 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 Inc. dba PrimeCare Dental Plan, LeaveLogic, LeaveLogic Inc., 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, 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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When was Unum Group founded?

Unum Group was founded in 1848.

How can I contact Unum Group?

Unum Group's mailing address is 1 FOUNTAIN SQUARE, CHATTANOOGA TN, 37402. The official website for the company is www.unum.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (423) 294-1011, via email at investorrelations@unum.com, or via fax at 615-238-9898.

This page (NYSE:UNM) was last updated on 8/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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