Impact of Brokerage Rating on Unum Group(UNM)

Many Unum Group(UNM) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Unum Group was Initiated by Citigroup to Buy on Jan 26, 2017. Unum Group was Downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts on Dec 9, 2016 to Sector Perform, Price Target of the shares are set at $43.Company shares were Reiterated by FBR & Co. on Nov 28, 2016 to Underperform, Raises Price Target to $ 40 from a previous price target of $31 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 8, 2017, Gloria C Larson (director) sold 6,566 shares at 46.86 per share price.On Feb 8, 2017, Pamela H Godwin (director) sold 10,000 shares at 46.86 per share price.On Feb 7, 2017, Thomas R Watjen (director) sold 25,000 shares at 46.91 per share price.

Unum Group Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 1, 2017. The company reported $1.00 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03. Analyst had a consensus of $0.97. The company had revenue of $2796.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2759.86 million. The companys revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.95 EPS.

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) has received a short term rating of buy from experts at Zacks with a rank of 2. The stock has been rated an average of 2.91 by 11 Brokerage Firm. 2 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 7 Brokerage Firms have advised hold. 1 Analysts have rated it as strong sell. A sell rating was given by 1 analyst.

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM): The mean estimate for the short term price target for Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) stands at $44.56 according to 9 Analysts. The higher price target estimate for the stock has been calculated at $54 while the lower price target estimate is at $40.

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) rose 0.6% or 0.29 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $48.15 the stock was seen hitting $48.7024 as a peak level and $48.09 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $48.5. The daily volume was measured at 1,249,442 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $48.7024 and the 52-week low is $25.14. The company has a market cap of $11,146 million.

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