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Last $35.92 USD
Change Today -0.10 / -0.28%
Volume 560.1K
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unum group (UNM) Snapshot

Open
$35.63
Previous Close
$36.02
Day High
$36.04
Day Low
$35.51
52 Week High
06/23/15 - $37.17
52 Week Low
01/30/15 - $30.72
Market Cap
9.0B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.5M
EPS TTM
$1.59
Shares Outstanding
249.5M
EX-Date
04/23/15
P/E TM
22.6x
Dividend
$0.66
Dividend Yield
1.84%
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unum group (UNM) Details

Unum Group, together with its subsidiaries, provides group and individual disability insurance products in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates through three segments: Unum US, Unum UK, and Colonial Life. It provides group long-term and short-term disability, group life, accidental death and dismemberment, individual disability, supplemental and voluntary products, and group and individual long-term care insurance products, as well as accident, sickness and disability products, life products, and cancer and critical illness products. The company also offers group pension, individual life and corporate-owned life insurance, reinsurance pools and management operations, and other product lines. In addition, it provides a portfolio of other insurance products, including life insurance, employer- and employee-paid group benefits, and other related services. The company markets its products primarily to employers interested in providing benefits to their employees. It sells its products through field sales personnel, independent brokers, and consultants, as well as independent contractor agency sales force. Unum Group was founded in 1848 and is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

9,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 1848

unum group (UNM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $712.4K
Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $512.0K
Executive Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $512.4K
Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice P...
Total Annual Compensation: $433.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

unum group (UNM) Key Developments

Unum Group Announces Executive Changes

Unum Group appointed president Richard P. McKenney as its new CEO, succeeding Thomas Watjen who announced his resignation as CEO at May 21, 2015 annual shareholders' meeting. The company said Watjen will stay active with the company as he starts a two-year term as board chairman, succeeding William Ryan who was appointed lead independent director.

Unum Group Announces Quarterly Dividend

Unum Group announced that its board of directors has authorized an increase of 12% in the quarterly dividend paid on its common stock. The new rate of 18.5 cents per common share, or 74 cents per share on an annual basis, will be effective with the dividend expected to be paid in the third quarter of 2015. The new quarterly dividend represents a 147% increase from the 7.5 cents per share.

Unum Group Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for 2015

Unum Group reported unaudited earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total revenue of $2,647.4 million compared with $2,614.4 million for the same period last year. Operating income was $321.3 million compared with $324.9 million for the same period last year. Net income was $212.9 million or $0.84 diluted per share compared with $225.8 million or $0.86 diluted per share for the same period last year. Book value per common share as of March 31, 2015 was $34.82, compared to $34.68 at March 31, 2014. The company noted that after-tax operating income, which excludes after-tax realized investment gains and losses on the company's investment portfolio and the amortization of prior period actuarial losses on the company's pension plans, was $224.8 million or $0.89 per diluted common share in the first quarter of 2015, compared to $222.6 million or $0.85 per diluted common share in the first quarter of 2014. The combined impact of realized investment gains and losses and the amortization of prior period actuarial losses resulted in a net after-tax loss of $11.9 million or $0.05 per diluted common share for the first quarter of 2015, compared to a net after-tax gain of $3.2 million or $0.01 per diluted common share in the first quarter of 2014. The company anticipates growth in after-tax operating earnings per share for full-year 2015 to be in the outlook range announced in December 2014 of 2% to 5%.

 

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