Analysts See $1.06 EPS for Unum Group (UNM)

January 13, 2018 - By Marguerite Chambers

 Analysts See $1.06 EPS for Unum Group (UNM)
Investors sentiment increased to 0.85 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.01, from 0.84 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 25 investors sold Unum Group shares while 178 reduced holdings. 49 funds opened positions while 123 raised stakes. 200.74 million shares or 2.11% less from 205.07 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Price T Rowe Md holds 0% of its portfolio in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) for 386,625 shares. Dekabank Deutsche Girozentrale reported 875,406 shares stake. Regentatlantic Ltd Llc holds 0.15% or 33,043 shares in its portfolio. Putnam Invs Ltd Llc reported 0.02% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Arrowstreet Ltd Partnership holds 62,600 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Moreover, James Rech has 1.01% invested in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Moreover, Veritable L P has 0.01% invested in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Cambridge Financial Gp has invested 3.27% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Tower Rech Capital Ltd Liability Co (Trc) holds 480 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Srb Corp reported 0.03% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Jpmorgan Chase & stated it has 6.88 million shares or 0.08% of all its holdings. Nationwide Fund Advsrs invested in 225,150 shares. Cipher Capital Limited Partnership owns 24,707 shares for 0.1% of their portfolio. Teacher Retirement Systems Of Texas owns 0.04% invested in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) for 133,743 shares. Retirement Of Alabama invested in 302,229 shares.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 selling transactions for $769,213 activity. The insider Godwin Pamela H sold 2,500 shares worth $126,770. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $55,070 was made by Arnold Timothy Gerald on Thursday, December 14. $463,807 worth of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) was sold by IGLESIAS LISA G on Thursday, December 14.

Analysts expect Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) to report $1.06 EPS on February, 7.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 6.00 % from last quarter’s $1 EPS. UNM’s profit would be $237.85M giving it 13.82 P/E if the $1.06 EPS is correct. After having $1.09 EPS previously, Unum Group’s analysts see -2.75 % EPS growth. The stock increased 0.64% or $0.37 during the last trading session, reaching $58.59. About 997,333 shares traded. Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) has risen 29.60% since January 13, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.90% the S&P500.

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Ratings Coverage

Among 15 analysts covering Unum Group (NYSE:UNM), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Unum Group had 36 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Tuesday, November 15 report. The rating was maintained by Wells Fargo with “Hold” on Thursday, July 27. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, March 13. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Friday, July 28. FBR Capital maintained Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) on Monday, November 28 with “Underperform” rating. The firm has “Underperform” rating given on Wednesday, June 29 by Bank of America. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Friday, December 9 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was initiated by Wells Fargo on Friday, September 23 with “Market Perform”. As per Thursday, July 30, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 28 by Compass Point.

Unum Group, together with its subsidiaries, provides group and individual disability insurance services and products primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company has market cap of $13.15 billion. It operates through Unum US, Unum UK, Colonial Life, and Closed Block divisions. It has a 13.75 P/E ratio. The firm 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.

More important recent Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) news were published by: Nasdaq.com which released: “Is Unum Group (UNM) a Great Stock for Value Investors?” on December 29, 2017, also Nasdaq.com published article titled: “Unum Group Reaches Analyst Target Price”, Streetinsider.com published: “Deutsche Bank Starts Unum Group (UNM) at Hold” on January 02, 2018. More interesting news about Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) was released by: Businesswire.com and their article: “Unum Group to release fourth quarter 2017 results and host conference call” with publication date: January 05, 2018.

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