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  • 10/14/16 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective Oct. 14, 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 Nov. 18, 2016, to stockholders of record on Oct. 31, 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.more...
  • 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...
  • 5/26/16 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...
  • 5/9/16 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that it has completed an offering of senior notes. A total of $600 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes was issued today in two tranches: (i) $350 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due in 2021 with an annual coupon rate of 3.00 percent, and (ii) $250 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due in 2042 with an annual coupon rate of 5.75 percent, pursuant to amore...
  • 4/27/16 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $210.6 million ($0.88 per diluted common share) for the first quarter of 2016, compared to net income of $212.9 million ($0.84 per diluted common share) for the first 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...
  • 4/15/16 1:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective April 15, 2016, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.185 per share on its common stock to be paid on May 20, 2016, to stockholders of record on April 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...
  • 4/4/16 4:15 pm EDT

    Dental and vision benefits to boost company’s growth plans

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire H&J Capital, LLC, parent of Starmount Life Insurance Company and AlwaysCare Benefits (“Starmount”), a leading independent dental and vision benefits company that will expand Unum’s growing portfolio of workplace financial protection products. “We are excited to be adding Starmount’s capabilities to our market-leading offerings in the workplace,”more...