Unum Group Announces Quarterly Dividend of $0.15 (UNM)
Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, April 14th, Analyst Ratings News reports. Investors of record on Monday, April 28th will be paid a dividend of 0.145 per share on Friday, May 16th. This represents a $0.58 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.75%.
On a related note, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Unum Group in a research note on Thursday, February 6th. They now have a $33.00 price target on the stock. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $33.58.
Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) traded up 0.21% on Monday, hitting $33.16. The stock had a trading volume of 518,374 shares. Unum Group has a 52-week low of $25.73 and a 52-week high of $36.30. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $34.89 and its 200-day moving average is $33.39. The company has a market cap of $8.603 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 10.24.
Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 4th. The company reported $0.84 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.84. The company had revenue of $2.59 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.60 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.85 earnings per share. Unum Group’s revenue was down 2.2% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that Unum Group will post $3.53 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Unum Group is a provider of disability insurance products in the United States and the United Kingdom.
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