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  • 4/30/08 4:00 pm EDT

    Consolidated Operating Income Increases 19%;

    Risk Trends Remain Favorable across all Operating Segments;

    Operating EPS Guidance Revised Upward for 2008

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today its results for the first quarter of 2008. The Company reported net income of $163.1 million ($0.46 per diluted common share), compared to net income of $178.3 million ($0.51 per diluted common share) for the first quarter of 2007. Included in the results for the first quarter of 2008 are net realized after-tax investment losses of $44.7 million ($0.13 per diluted common share), compared to netmore...
  • 4/17/08 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective April 17, 2008, the Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.075 per share on its common stock to be paid on May 16, 2008, to stockholders of record on April 28, 2008. ABOUT UNUM Unum (www.unum.com) is one of the leading providers of employee benefits products and services and the largest provider of group and individual disability income protection insurance in the Unitedmore...
  • 4/7/08 1:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its fourth quarter results on Wednesday, April 30, at approximately 4 p.m. Eastern Time (ET). The earnings news release and the financial supplement will be available in the Investor Information section of the company’s website at www.unum.com, which can also be directly accessed at www.investors.unum.com. Members of Unum Group senior management will host a conference call on Thursday, May 1,more...
  • 3/20/08 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Thomas R. Watjen, president and chief executive officer, along with Kevin P. McCarthy, president and chief executive officer of Unum US, will be representing the Company at the Bank of America Smid Cap Conference on March 27, 2008 in Boston, MA. Watjen and McCarthy are scheduled to speak at 9:40 a.m. (ET) and will discuss the Company’s business strategy and future growth opportunities. Theremore...
  • 2/28/08 4:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that two of its executives, Thomas R. Watjen, president and chief executive officer of Unum Group, and Kevin P. McCarthy, president and chief executive officer of Unum US, will present at the annual AIFA Conference on Monday, March 3, 2008. Mr. McCarthy will participate in an industry panel discussion at 3:05 p.m. and Mr. Watjen and Mr. McCarthy will also be presenting at a dinner presentation at 6 p.mmore...
  • 2/22/08 3:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Board of Directors of Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) has set May 22, 2008, as the date for the company’s annual meeting of stockholders. The meeting will be held at its home office at 1 Fountain Square, Chattanooga, Tenn., at 10 a.m. Eastern. The directors also have set March 24, 2008, as the record date for determination of stockholders entitled to vote at the annual meeting. About Unum Unum (www.unum.com)more...
  • 2/8/08 4:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Thomas R. Watjen, president and chief executive officer, along with Kevin P. McCarthy, president and chief executive officer of Unum US, will be representing the Company at the Merrill Lynch Insurance Investor Conference on Feb. 13, 2008 in New York City. Watjen and McCarthy are scheduled to speak at 10:35 a.m. (ET) and will discuss the Company’s business strategy and future growthmore...
  • 1/31/08 4:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that it repurchased approximately $350 million of its outstanding common stock from Morgan Stanley using an accelerated share repurchase agreement. The repurchase follows the previously announced authorization by Unum's board of directors to repurchase up to $700 million of the company's stock and is a component of Unum's overall capital management strategy, as outlined in October 2007. “Wemore...
  • 1/28/08 4:00 pm EST

    Operating Performance Remains Strong Across Core Operating Segments;
    Guidance for 2008 Reaffirmed

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today its results for the fourth quarter of 2007. The Company reported net income of $160.5 million ($0.44 per diluted common share), compared to net income of $276.1 million ($0.80 per diluted common share) for the fourth quarter of 2006. Included in the results for the fourth quarter of 2007 are net realized after-tax investment losses of $16.5 million ($0.05 per diluted common share), compared to amore...
  • 1/18/08 4:00 pm EST
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Thomas R. Watjen, president and chief executive officer, along with Kevin P. McCarthy, president and chief executive officer of Unum US, will be representing the Company at Citigroup’s Financial Services Conference on January 30, 2007 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. Watjen and McCarthy are scheduled to speak at 2:45 p.m. (ET) and will discuss the Company’more...