What Unum (UNM) Investors Need to Know Today

Shares of Finance sector company Unum moved 4.8% today, and are now trading at a price of $44.87. The mid-cap stock's daily volume was 1,950,422 compared to its average volume of 1,386,900. The S&P 500 index returned a 0.0% performance.

Unum Group, together with its subsidiaries, provides financial protection benefit solutions primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, Poland, and internationally. The company is based in Chattanooga and has 10,665 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $8,751,714,304. Unum currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 3.2% per year.

11 analysts are following Unum and have set target prices ranging from $45.0 to $61.0 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of buy. At today's prices, UNM is trading -17.18% away from its average analyst target price of $54.18 per share.

Over the last year, UNM's share price has increased by 6.7%, which represents a difference of -8.7% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $52.15 per share whereas its 52 week low is $36.27. Unum's average free cash flow over the last 6 years has been $1.15 Billion, but they have been decreasing at an average rate of -3.3%. This may prove a challenge to the long term sustainability of the stock's upwards trend.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023 1,216,200 120,500 1,095,700 -16.77
2022 1,418,700 102,200 1,316,500 3.08
2021 1,387,500 110,300 1,277,200 264.71
2020 469,300 119,100 350,200 -75.94
2019 1,606,600 150,900 1,455,700 4.55
2018 1,536,500 144,100 1,392,400
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