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  • 10/8/08 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective October 7, 2008, the Unum Group Board of Directors (NYSE: UNM) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.075 per share on its common stock to be paid on November 21, 2008, to stockholders of record on October 27, 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 insurancemore...
  • 9/29/08 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its third quarter results on Thursday, Oct. 30, at approximately 4 p.m. Eastern. The earnings news release and the financial supplement will be available in the Investors 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 Friday, Oct. 31 at 9 a.m. Eastern to discuss themore...
  • 8/22/08 9:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Thomas R. Watjen, president and chief executive officer, will be representing the company at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Insurance Conference on Sept. 4, 2008, in New York City. Watjen is scheduled to speak at 8:45 a.m. (Eastern time) and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth opportunities. There will be a live audio webcast of the presentation availablemore...
  • 8/4/08 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced today that it will hold its annual investor meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2008, at The Rainbow Room in New York City. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon, and will be simulcast in a listen-only mode on the “Investors” page of the company’s website at www.unum.com. It is recommended that interested parties log in to the website approximately 15 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.more...
  • 8/1/08 9:00 am EDT

    Completes Board Authorized Repurchase of $700 Million

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that it has entered into an accelerated repurchase agreement with Deutsche Bank, AG London Branch (Deutsche Bank) to repurchase approximately $350 million of its outstanding common stock. This announcement follows the accelerated repurchase of $350 million of the company’s stock executed in the first quarter of 2008 and completes the previously announced authorization by Unum's board of directors tomore...
  • 7/30/08 8:00 pm EDT

    Strong Operating Performance

    Investment Portfolio Quality Remains Sound

    2008 Guidance Revised Upward

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today announced its results for the second quarter of 2008. The Company reported net income of $240.3 million ($0.69 per diluted common share), compared to net income of $153.5 million ($0.43 per diluted common share) for the second quarter of 2007. Included in the results for the second quarter of 2008 are net realized after-tax investment gains of $17.1 million ($0.04 per diluted common share) which include anmore...
  • 7/15/08 12:30 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective July 14, 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 Aug. 15, 2008, to stockholders of record on July 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...
  • 7/2/08 8:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its second quarter results on Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at approximately 4 p.m. (Eastern). 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, July 31,more...
  • 5/18/08 8:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today announced that it has retired the remaining $175 million of its 5.997% senior notes. The notes, issued in May 2003 as a component of the company’s Adjustable Conversion-Rate Equity Security Units (“ACES”), represent the outstanding remarketed portion of the original ACES issuance of $575 million. The company had previously repurchased and retired $400 million of the original issuance at the time ofmore...
  • 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...