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Higher revenues, solid segmental performance and a decent expense management drive Unum Group's (UNM) Q3 earnings performance.
The third quarter witnessed a slew of catastrophes, which will weigh on underwriting profitability as well as the bottom line of insurers.
Improved operating results at Unum Group's (UNM) Unum U.S. and Colonial Life segments might be weighed on by soft Unum U.K. results in Q3.
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Sales growth is an important metric in understanding the company's prospects.
MetLife's (MET) business strategies have helped it sharpen its competitive edge and operational efficiency aided it to deliver strong results. It has received favorable ratings from several rating agencies on the back of these positives.
Unum Group (UNM) impresses with operating income growth, solid performance at Unum U.S. and Colonial Life and a robust capital position. Higher expenses are a challenge.
Unum's (UNM) second-quarter results paint a positive picture by reflecting a strong performance at the Unum U.S. as well as Colonial Life segment.
Aflac's (AFL) better-than-expected results were driven by favorable performance in its U.S. segment, partly offset by foreign currency movement.
Insurers second-quarter earnings is likely to see a dent from catastrophe losses, soft pricing, nevertheless, core business growth, geographic expansion must have helped.
Higher expenses and lower operating income at the Unum U.K. business segment might hit Unum Group's (UNM) Q2 earnings performance.
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Shares of Unum Group (UNM) gained 35.43% over last one year, significantly outperforming the Zacks categorized Accident & Health industry's growth of 18.45%.
The board of directors of Unum Group (UNM) recently hiked its quarterly dividend by 15% and approved a new $750 million share buyback program.
Unum Group's (UNM) first-quarter 2017 operating net income of $1.02 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.00 by 2%.