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.
Aflac Inc.'s (AFL) first-quarter 2017 earnings of $1.67 per share surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 3.09% but decreased 3.5% year over year.
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%.
Unum Group (UNM) is set to report first-quarter 2017 results on Apr 26, after the market closes.
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Unum Group (UNM) and its units recently received rating from credit rating giant, A.M. Best.
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Shares of Unum Group (UNM) gained 31.96% in 2016, significantly outperforming the Zacks categorized Accident & Health industry's growth of 20.43%.
Unum Group's fourth-quarter 2016 operating net income of $1.00 per share beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 98 cents by 2%.