State Treasurer State of MI lessened its holdings in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) by 8.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. Quantum Capital Management now owns 15,174 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $708,000 after purchasing an additional 54 shares during the period.
A number of research firms have weighed in on UNM.
A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of UNM. Janus Henderson Group PLC raised its holdings in shares of Unum Group by 8,280.8% in the second quarter. The institutional investor owned 68,469 shares of the financial services provider's stock after selling 6,500 shares during the quarter. Huntington National Bank now owns 3,417 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $160,000 after buying an additional 700 shares during the last quarter. On the opposite side of that transaction from Fmr Llc stood Vanguard Group Inc which added 337531 shares to its existing stake, bringing total stake held in UNM to 24.41 million shares. Moreover, Gilman Hill Asset Management Llc has 1.6% invested in the company for 273,688 shares. The insider now holds 39,015 shares of Unum Group (UNM). Honkamp Krueger Financial Services Inc. now owns 26,338 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $1,228,000 after acquiring an additional 81 shares during the period. Texas-based Employees Retirement Sys Of Texas has invested 0.01% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 4,288 shares of the company's stock valued at $136,000 after buying an additional 384 shares in the last quarter.
In other news, EVP Christopher J. Jerome sold 8,000 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Monday, November 14th. The average 1-year price target for (L) reveals an average price target of $47.33 per share. Credit Agricole S A acquired 23,054 shares as Unum Group (UNM)'s stock declined 6.23%. If you are accessing this report on another publication, it was copied illegally and reposted in violation of USA & worldwide copyright and trademark laws. Legal General Gp Public Llc reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM).
Shares of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) traded down $0.11 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $52.42. 1,728,300 shares of the company's stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,170,460. Unum Group has a 52-week low of $40.90 and a 52-week high of $53.36. The firm has a market cap of $11,762.48, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.60, a P/E/G ratio of 1.77 and a beta of 1.65. Market capitalization is calculated by multiplying a company's shares outstanding by the current market price of one share. RBC Capital Markets reaffirmed a "sector perform" rating on shares of Unum Group in a research report on Friday, December 9th. After $0.09 actual EPS reported by Continental Resources, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 77.78% EPS growth. The Return on Equity (ROE) and Return on Investment values are 10.6 percent and 9.2 percent respectively. The company had revenue of $2.82 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.82 billion. They expect $1.69 EPS, up 103.61% or $0.86 from last year's $0.83 per share. Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) earnings have declined with a quarterly rate of -1.7% over the last 5 years.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 17th. E Caulfield has seen steady activity on the sell side, and on October 30, 2017, executed an option to sell 3814 shares. Dividends are mostly given in terms of cash payments, property or as shares of stock. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, October 7. Unum Group now has $11.85B valuation. SunTrust Banks, Inc. reiterated a "buy" rating and set a $62.00 target price on shares of Unum Group in a report on Friday, October 27th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company set a $48.00 target price on shares of Unum Group and gave the company a "hold" rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th.
Among 15 analysts covering Unum Group (NYSE:UNM), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. Unum Group has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $51.38. The Company's products include disability, life, accident, critical illness, dental and vision, and other related services. Its segments include Unum US, Unum UK, Colonial Life, Closed Block and Corporate.