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  • 10/1/13 10:30 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its third quarter results on Monday, Nov. 4 at approximately 4 p.m. Eastern time. 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 Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 9 a.m. Eastern time tomore...
  • 9/18/13 2:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Tom Watjen, president and chief executive officer, will be representing the company at the Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Insurance Conference, Sept. 25, 2013, in New York City. Watjen is scheduled to speak at 9:30 a.m. Eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth opportunities. There will be a live audio webcast of the presentation available on the “Investors” pagemore...
  • 9/9/13 12:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Mike Simonds, president and chief executive officer, Unum US, will be representing the company at the RBC Capital Markets Financial Institutions Conference, Sept. 17, 2013, in Boston. Simonds is scheduled to speak at 9 a.m. Eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth opportunities. There will be a live audio webcast available on the Investors page of the company’more...
  • 8/5/13 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $218.6 million ($0.82 per diluted common share) for the second quarter of 2013, compared to net income of $216.4 million ($0.76 per diluted common share) for the second quarter of 2012. Included in the results for the second quarter of 2013 is a net after-tax gain of $0.1 million (less than a penny per diluted common share) resulting from the combined impact of realized investmentmore...
  • 7/15/13 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective July 15, 2013, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.145 per share on its common stock to be paid on Aug. 16, 2013, to stockholders of record on July 29, 2013. ABOUT UNUM Unum Group (www.unum.com) is a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the United States and the United Kingdom. Unum’s portfolio includes disability, life, accident and critical illnessmore...
  • 5/23/13 11:40 am EDT

    Shareholders re-elect directors, approve executive compensation plan at annual meeting held today

    PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE:UNM) is succeeding at providing both valuable financial protection benefits to millions of working people and strong returns to stakeholders in what continues to be a challenging economic environment, according to President and CEO Thomas R. Watjen. Watjen made his comments to shareholders at the company’s annual meeting today in Portland, Maine. “We grew the businesses we targeted for growth, generated strongmore...
  • 5/23/13 8:15 am EDT
    PORTLAND, Maine--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today at its annual meeting of shareholders that its board of directors has authorized an increase of 11.5 percent in the quarterly dividend paid on its common stock. The new quarterly dividend rate of 14.5 cents per common share, or 58 cents per share on an annual basis, will be effective with the dividend expected to be paid in the third quarter of 2013. “Our consistent operating performance and strongmore...
  • 5/1/13 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $212.6 million ($0.79 per diluted common share) for the first quarter of 2013, compared to net income of $213.9 million ($0.73 per diluted common share) for the first quarter of 2012.Included in the results for the first quarter of 2013 is a net after-tax loss of $3.0 million ($0.01 per diluted common share) resulting from the combined impact of net realized investment gains and the amortization of prior period actuarial losses on the Companymore...
  • 4/17/13 10:00 am EDT

    Unum customer shares his story of recovery after debilitating stroke at age 39

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the father of two young children and his family’s main source of financial support, Ray Topper knew it was a good idea to sign up for short term and long term disability benefits at work. But he never imagined how soon and how critically he would need them. In 2009, Ray suffered a devastating stroke at the age of 39, leaving him limited use of his left side and unable to work and unable to drive. “One of the doctors said hemore...
  • 4/15/13 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective April 15, 2013, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share on its common stock to be paid on May 17, 2013, to stockholders of record on April 29, 2013. ABOUT UNUM Unum Group (www.unum.com) is a leading provider of financial protection benefits in the United States and the United Kingdom. Unum’s portfolio includes disability, life, accident and criticalmore...