Unum Group: This Stock is Ticking Every Box for Top Investors

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Unum Group kicked off the trading day on 09/10/19 with a price increase of 3.40%, equivalent to $0.94 relative change for the day. Taking a more long-term approach, UNM had a 52-week range of $24.71 to $40.76. At the time of this article’s publishing, this stock is trading at $28.61 after starting the trading session at $27.87. At the time of writing, this stock’s 50-day Moving Average stands at $29.74, while the 200-day Moving Average of this stock is currently $33.09.

Currently, this company’s share volume is sitting at $3,280,300, but has maintained average daily volume of $2.09M. This stock has generated an average Year to Date volume of $2.01 million, alongside an average 20-day volume of $2.43 million. This publicly-traded company’s shares outstanding now amounts to $211.07 million, simultaneously with a float of $207.56 million. The organization now has a market capitalization sitting at $6.04 billion.

Unum Group(UNM) Ownership Data

Now let’s turn our focus to how large-scale investors are behaving with this stock. Unum Group’s current insider ownership accounts for 0.20%, in contrast to 97.11% institutional ownership. According to the most recent latest insider trade that took place on May 28 this organization’s Director sold 1,602 at the rate of 33.55, making the entire transaction hit 53,742 in total value, affecting insider ownership by 82,645. Preceding that transaction, on May 21 Company’s EVP & CEO, Unum International exercised an option 971 at a price of 23.55, making the whole transaction’s value amount to 22,867. This particular insider is now the holder of 45,758 in total.

If we take a glance at the Ownership summary of Unum Group’s stock, Institutional holders make up 97.11% of its total stock ownership. All together, they are the legal holders of 211.07M shares. If we focus on the top 3 stockholders for this publicly-traded organization, The Vanguard Group, Inc. owns 23,648,854 shares, with Fidelity Management & Research Co. in 2nd place owning 18,780,795 shares and BlackRock Fund Advisors in third place with total ownership of 12,111,443 shares.

Unum Group (UNM) Earnings and Revenue Data

In the latest quarterly report that this company released, which was put into the public domain on 6/29/2019, the organization reported $1.36 earnings per share (EPS) for the three-month period, surpassing the consensus estimate (set at $1.35) by $0.01.

This company achieved a net margin of 4.46 while generating a return on equity of 5.84. Unum Group’s full-quarter revenue increased by 3.77%, when compared against the year-ago quarter. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 1.4 per share during the current fiscal year.

Unum Group’s EPS decrease for this current 12-month fiscal period is -43.80%, and is forecasted to reach 6.65% in the upcoming year. Looking at the long run, market analysts have predicted that Company’s EPS will increase by 6.02% through the next 5 years, which can be compared against the -5.70% growth it accomplished over the previous five years trading on the market.

Additional Trading Performance Indicators

The company has managed to achieve an average true range (ATR) of 0.88. Alongside those, its PE Ratio stands at $11.50, and its Beta score is 1.54.

Another valuable indicator worth considering is a publicly-traded company’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months, which is currently 0.51 for this organization. Similarly, its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is now 4.28. Plus, this company’s price to book ratio for the last three-month fiscal period reported is 0.64, whereas its price to cash per share for the last quarter landed at 0.29.

In the same vein, UNM’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) trailing twelve months was posted at 2.49, a figure that is expected to reach 1.38 in the next reported quarter, and analysts expect it will be 6.65% at the market close of one year from today’s date.