Unum Groups in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 11.38% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 36.41% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 88.5% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Unum Group has a positive value of 42.08 compared to overall market. Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) has climbed 1.13% in the past week and advanced 5.8% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.32% and the outperformance has advanced to 3.91% for the last 4 weeks period.
Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) stock ended Friday session in the red zone in a volatile trading. The stock closed down 0.03 points or 0.06% at $47.39 with 1,361,892 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $47.64, the shares hit an intraday low of $47.39 and an intraday high of $47.75 and the price was in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $10,891 million and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 229,822,900 shares. The 52-week high of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) is $47.75 and the 52-week low is $23.99.
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.
Several 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 shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Nov 15, 2016 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 43 from a previous price target of $36 .
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.
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