Unum Group (UNM): Price and Financial Metrics

Unum Group (UNM): $27.72

-0.08 (-0.29%)

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  • Value is the dimension where UNM ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 89.44% of US stocks.
  • UNM's strongest trending metric is Quality; it's been moving down over the last 31 weeks.
  • UNM ranks lowest in Growth; there it ranks in the 8th percentile.

UNM Stock Summary

  • Unum Group's stock had its IPO on November 6, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.16% of US equities in our set.
  • With a price/earnings ratio of 7.23, Unum Group P/E ratio is greater than that of about merely 9.78% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • With a price/sales ratio of 0.42, Unum Group has a higher such ratio than only 7.74% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to UNM, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are UBSI, M, HTH, UIHC, and FFIN.
  • Visit UNM's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.unum.com.

UNM Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, UNM's price/sales ratio is 87.88% lower, now standing at 0.4.
  • UNM's EV/EBIT ratio has moved down 0.8 over the prior 243 months.
  • UNM's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.3 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for UNM.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
UNM 2020-10-29 0.3 0.3 3.6 4.8
UNM 2020-10-16 0.3 0.4 3.9 5.3
UNM 2019-04-08 0.7 0.9 14.5 13.1
UNM 2015-08-17 0.8 1.0 23.5 18.3
UNM 2011-02-08 0.8 0.9 9.7 7.8
UNM 2003-07-03 0.3 0.5 36.5 18.1

UNM Growth Metrics

  • The 2 year net cashflow from operations growth rate now stands at 26.58%.
  • The 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate now stands at 208.51%.
  • Its 4 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at 21.88%.
UNM's revenue has moved up $2,718,400,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows UNM's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 13,363 215.6 785
2020-12-31 13,162.1 597.5 793
2020-09-30 11,923.2 1,763.6 953.8
2020-06-30 11,886.9 1,651.3 964.7
2020-03-31 11,882.4 1,444.7 980.4
2019-12-31 11,998.9 1,741.6 1,100.3

UNM Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of UNM, see our UNM price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $30.20 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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UNM Price/Volume Stats

Current price $27.72 52-week high $31.98
Prev. close $27.80 52-week low $15.79
Day low $27.26 Volume 1,410,700
Day high $28.06 Avg. volume 2,133,106
50-day MA $29.03 Dividend yield 4.1%
200-day MA $25.77 Market Cap 5.66B

Unum Group (UNM) Company Bio

Unum Group is a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the United States and the United Kingdom. Its primary businesses are Unum US, Colonial Life and Unum UK. Unum's portfolio includes disability, life, accident and critical illness coverage. The company was founded in 1848 and is based in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

UNM Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$27.72$0.55 -98%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for UNM, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Unum Group ranked in the 5th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that the most conservative analysis suggests this stock will yield negative results -- and thus may be a potential short opportunity. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for UNM, they are:

  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.77 years, is -0.33% -- higher than just 3.74% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • Unum Group's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than only 6% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Financial Services), Unum Group has a reliance on debt greater than 67.3% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Financial Services that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as UNM, try EQH, SPNT, CG, EIG, and TIG.

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Latest UNM News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about Unum Group that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate UNM as an investment opportunity.

Unum Group declares quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share of its common stock

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., July 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Effective July 16, 2021, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share on its common stock to be paid August 20, 2021, to stockholders of record as of July 30, 2021. ABOUT UNUM Unum Group

PR Newswire | July 16, 2021

Did Unum Group's (NYSE:UNM) Share Price Deserve to Gain 71%?

It might be of some concern to shareholders to see the Unum Group ( NYSE:UNM ) share price down 12% in the last month...

Yahoo | July 7, 2021

Hedge Funds Are Buying Unum Group (UNM)

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Insider Monkey | July 6, 2021

Unum Group to release second quarter 2021 results and host conference call

Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its second quarter 2021 results August 3, at approximately 4:15 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. The earnings release and financial supplement will be available in the Investors section of the company's website, which can be directly accessed at www.investors.unum.com.

Yahoo | July 6, 2021

Is Unum (UNM) a Suitable Value Investor Stock Now?

Let's see if Unum (UNM) stock is a good choice for value-oriented investors right now from multiple angles.

Yahoo | July 1, 2021

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UNM Price Returns

1-mo -2.43%
3-mo -4.02%
6-mo 20.52%
1-year 64.20%
3-year -19.01%
5-year -2.19%
YTD 23.46%
2020 -16.22%
2019 2.63%
2018 -45.22%
2017 27.19%
2016 35.16%

UNM Dividends

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Continue Researching UNM

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