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  • 8/26/16 11:30 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Rick McKenney, president and chief executive officer, will be representing the company at the 2016 KBW Insurance Conference, Wednesday, September 7, 2016, in New York City. McKenney is scheduled to speak at 9:30 a.m. Eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth prospects. There will be a live audio webcast of the presentation available on the Investors section ofmore...
  • 8/1/16 4:15 pm EDT

    Company sets ambitious growth plans for dental and vision business

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) has completed its purchase of H&J Capital, LLC, parent of Starmount Life Insurance Company and AlwaysCare Benefits (“Starmount”), a leading independent dental and vision benefits company that will support Unum’s long-term growth plans for workplace financial protection products. “We are excited to welcome Starmount to the Unum family and to establish Baton Rouge as our center of excellence for the dental and visionmore...
  • 7/27/16 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $236.8 million ($1.00 per diluted common share) for the second quarter of 2016, compared to net income of $224.3 million ($0.90 per diluted common share) for the second quarter of 2015. After-tax operating income, which excludes after-tax realized investment gains and losses on the Company’s investment portfolio and the amortization of prior period actuarial losses on the Company’smore...
  • 7/15/16 2:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective July 15, 2016, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share on its common stock to be paid on Aug. 19, 2016, to stockholders of record on July 29, 2016. ABOUT UNUM GROUP Unum Group (www.unum.com) 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. Unummore...
  • 6/28/16 2:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its second quarter 2016 results Wednesday, July 27, at approximately 4:15 p.m. Eastern. The earnings news release and the financial supplement will be available in the Investors section of the company’s website, which can be directly accessed at www.investors.unum.com. Members of Unum Group senior management will host a conference call on Thursday, July 28, at 9 a.m. Eastern to discuss the results ofmore...
  • 5/27/16 10:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Rick McKenney, president and chief executive officer, will be representing the company at the Deutsche Bank Global Financial Services Investor Conference, Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in New York City. McKenney is scheduled to speak at 1:20 p.m. Eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth prospects. There will be a live audio webcast of the presentation available onmore...
  • 5/26/16 10:50 am EDT

    Says demand for employee benefits has never been greater

    PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At his first annual meeting as Unum’s CEO, Richard P. McKenney told shareholders that he sees increasing demand for the company’s products and services, and that the company is well-positioned to capitalize on these opportunities and expand its reach. “We look to the future with optimism because the need for what we do has never been greater and we see a tremendous opportunity to continue to grow the market,” said McKenneymore...
  • 5/26/16 9:30 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that its board of directors has authorized the repurchase of up to $750 million of the company’s outstanding common stock through Nov. 26, 2017. This new authorization replaces the previous authorization of $750 million that was scheduled to expire on Nov. 21, 2016. “This authorization reflects the board’s confidence in the consistent execution of our strategy, as well as the ability of our coremore...
  • 5/26/16 9:29 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that its board of directors has authorized an increase of 8 percent in the quarterly dividend paid on its common stock. The new rate of 20 cents per common share, or 80 cents per share on an annual basis, will be effective with the dividend expected to be paid in the third quarter of 2016. “We are pleased to again increase our dividend payout, which is representative not only of our consistentmore...
  • 5/17/16 10:41 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum employees from across the U.S., U.K. and Ireland share their commitments to social causes, education and the arts and the communities they call home in the company’s annual Corporate Responsibility Report that was released today. Their stories illustrate Unum’s focus on social responsibility through a culture that strives to make a positive difference. “When I joined Unum, the thing that struck me most was the dedicationmore...