Unum Group (UNM) EPS Estimated At $1.06

January 16, 2018 - By Richard Conner

 Unum Group (UNM) EPS Estimated At $1.06
Investors sentiment increased to 0.85 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.84 in 2017Q2. It improved, 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.
Pnc Fincl Svcs Gp accumulated 33,939 shares. Nordea Management reported 0.13% stake. Rhumbline Advisers has 429,587 shares. Highvista Strategies Limited Liability Corp has 6,200 shares for 0.07% of their portfolio. Wetherby Asset Incorporated owns 4,130 shares. Hugh Johnson Advisors Ltd Co invested in 0.77% or 50,040 shares. Magnetar Financial Ltd Liability Co has invested 0.01% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). First Midwest Savings Bank Division owns 14,040 shares or 0.09% of their US portfolio. Investec Asset Mngmt has 1.89M shares. Paradigm Asset Management Lc, New York-based fund reported 35,820 shares. Moreover, Nuveen Asset Limited Liability Com has 0.04% invested in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) for 109,802 shares. State Teachers Retirement Sys reported 0.06% stake. Fmr Limited Liability Com holds 20.29 million shares or 0.13% of its portfolio. The Ohio-based Strs Ohio has invested 0.01% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Creative Planning reported 12,455 shares stake.

Since August 1, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 4 sales for $769,213 activity. On Tuesday, August 1 the insider LARSON GLORIA C sold $123,566. IGLESIAS LISA G had sold 8,459 shares worth $463,807. Another trade for 1,000 shares valued at $55,070 was sold by Arnold Timothy Gerald.

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 16, 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 has $69.0 highest and $30 lowest target. $49.73’s average target is -15.12% below currents $58.59 stock price. Unum Group had 36 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Friday, November 10. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Monday, July 10. The stock has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 28. The stock of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) earned “Hold” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, December 21. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Thursday, April 28 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, March 13. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Thursday, January 11 with “Buy”. B. Riley & Co upgraded the shares of UNM in report on Monday, November 6 to “Neutral” rating. As per Friday, July 15, the company rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs. The rating was initiated by Citigroup on Thursday, January 26 with “Buy”.

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: Streetinsider.com which released: “Deutsche Bank Starts Unum Group (UNM) at Hold” on January 02, 2018, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “Unum Group to release fourth quarter 2017 results and host conference call”, Nasdaq.com published: “Unum Group Reaches Analyst Target Price” on December 20, 2017. More interesting news about Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) was released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “Is Unum Group (UNM) a Great Stock for Value Investors?” with publication date: December 29, 2017.

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