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Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are currently covering the company, Stock Ratings Network reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is $38.10.

A number of research firms have recently commented on UNM. Analysts at Bank of America upgraded shares of Unum Group from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 4th. They now have a $42.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $39.00. Separately, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Unum Group in a research note on Friday, August 1st. They now have a $36.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of Unum Group from $32.00 to $33.00 in a research note on Thursday, July 31st.

In other Unum Group news, Director Ronald E. Goldsberry sold 5,702 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 18th. The stock was sold at an average price of $35.12, for a total transaction of $200,254.24. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Shares of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) opened at 35.19 on Friday. Unum Group has a 1-year low of $29.14 and a 1-year high of $36.30. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $34.75 and a 200-day moving average of $34.35. The company has a market cap of $8.966 billion and a P/E ratio of 10.23.

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) last released its earnings data on Wednesday, July 30th. The company reported $0.91 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.87 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $2.64 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.61 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.82 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.3% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that Unum Group will post $3.59 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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