As of Friday close, Unum Group’s (NYSE:UNM) stock was down -$1.76, moving down -4.58 percent to $36.65. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 4,053,460 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$3.72 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 2,394,535, while in the previous 50 days, it was 1,793,790.
Since last month, UNM stock retreated -13.60%. Shares of the company fell to $36.27 on 03/17/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $46.64 was reached on 03/07/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $28.68. Since the beginning of this year, UNM’s stock price has dropped by -10.68% or -$4.38, and marked a new high 10 times. However, the stock has declined by -21.42% since its 52-week high.
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UNM stock investors should be aware that Unum Group (UNM) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 4 days ago on Mar 14. LARSON GLORIA C, the Director of the company, purchased of 3,270 shares for $39.78 on Mar 14. It resulted in a $130,081 investment by the insider. IGLESIAS LISA G sold 10,028 shares at an average price of $45.28 on Mar 03. The insider now owns 53,305 shares following the transaction. On Mar 02, EVP, General Counsel IGLESIAS LISA G sold 14,972 shares at $45.02 apiece. The transaction was valued at $674,005.
Right now, Unum Group (UNM) has a P/E ratio of about 5.63. The stock’s beta is 1.07. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 0.63, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 0.79, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 7.16 may also be considered.
The latest dividend of $0.33 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.33. On Friday July 15 2022, a $0.03 dividend increase was announced.
According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending December 30 was 0.37, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.37. In the year ended December 30, operating margins totaled 15.20%.
A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 11.90%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 13.80%.
In Unum Group’s quarter-end financial report for December 30, it reported total debt of $3.43 billion. UNM’s revenue rose 0.88% to $2.96 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $3.01 billion. While analysts expected Unum Group to report $1.47 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $1.43 per share, beating the consensus estimate by -2.70%. The value of shareholders’ equity is $197.29 million.
This quick technical analysis looks at Unum Group’s (UNM) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 74.84%, the RSI 9-day stood at 30.95% on 17 March.
With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Unum Group price is down by -9.21% percent or -$3.72. At present, UNM shares trade -14.41% below its 20-day simple moving average and -15.92% percent below its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -9.71% below its SMA50 and +0.55% above its SMA200.
Stochastic coefficient K was 12.60% and Stochastic coefficient D was 17.26%, while ATR was 2.01. Given the Stochastic reading of 3.91% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 34.33%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -2.52, while the 14-day reading stands at -4.29.
Citigroup upgraded its rating on Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) to a Buy in a note to investors on March 15, 2023. The analysts firm previously had a Neutral rating on the stock.Unum Group (UNM) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, UNM is a sell, and 11 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate Unum Group stock as buy, with 4 recommending it as overweight.
With a median target price of $48.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $40.00 – $55.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict Unum Group (UNM) will achieve an average price target of $48.64.