Unum Group (UNM) EPS Estimated At $1.24

March 23, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

 Unum Group (UNM) EPS Estimated At $1.24
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.
Engineers Gate Manager L P stated it has 30,408 shares or 0.13% of all its holdings. Regions Finance Corporation invested 0.01% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Fmr Ltd Liability Company holds 0.13% or 20.29 million shares in its portfolio. Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky accumulated 26,075 shares. Sei Investments Com holds 0.03% or 160,305 shares in its portfolio. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board holds 0.05% of its portfolio in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) for 21,262 shares. Minnesota-based Us Bank & Trust De has invested 0.02% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Huntington National Bank owns 3,417 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Manufacturers Life Co The holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) for 255,580 shares. Profund Advisors Limited Liability Company accumulated 0.01% or 5,338 shares. Montecito Bancshares & Tru owns 7,082 shares for 0.13% of their portfolio. Bank Of Montreal Can invested in 0.18% or 3.95M shares. Charter Trust has 0.03% invested in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). 28,171 were reported by Investec Asset Mngmt North America. Mitsubishi Ufj Tru And Corp holds 0.04% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) or 466,697 shares.

Since December 14, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $1.52 million activity. Simonds Michael Q had sold 5,000 shares worth $260,450. IGLESIAS LISA G had sold 8,459 shares worth $463,807. Another trade for 4,588 shares valued at $266,976 was made by McGarry John F on Tuesday, January 16. 1,435 shares valued at $75,134 were sold by Waxenberg Daniel Jason on Friday, February 23. $55,070 worth of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) was sold by Arnold Timothy Gerald on Thursday, December 14.

Analysts expect Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) to report $1.24 EPS on April, 25.They anticipate $0.22 EPS change or 21.57 % from last quarter’s $1.02 EPS. UNM’s profit would be $274.35 million giving it 9.57 P/E if the $1.24 EPS is correct. After having $1.13 EPS previously, Unum Group’s analysts see 9.73 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.34% or $1.14 during the last trading session, reaching $47.48. About 693,010 shares traded. Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) has risen 29.60% since March 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.90% the S&P500.

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Ratings Coverage

Among 16 analysts covering Unum Group (NYSE:UNM), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 8 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Unum Group had 40 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 31 by Deutsche Bank. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Perform” rating in Friday, December 9 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $43 target in Tuesday, November 15 report. As per Friday, July 28, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was downgraded by Bank of America on Thursday, December 3 to “Neutral”. Barclays Capital maintained the shares of UNM in report on Friday, August 11 with “Overweight” rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) on Thursday, December 21 with “Hold” rating. FBR Capital upgraded the shares of UNM in report on Monday, November 6 to “Hold” rating. The rating was initiated by Citigroup with “Buy” on Thursday, January 26. The stock of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, February 1.

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 $10.51 billion. It operates through Unum US, Unum UK, Colonial Life, and Closed Block divisions. It has a 10.86 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.

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