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  • 6/29/17 3:21 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) will release its second quarter 2017 results Thursday, 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 Friday, July 28, at 8 a.m. eastern to discuss the results ofmore...
  • 6/14/17 2:30 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Non-profit organizations from communities across the U.S. and U.K. share how partnerships with Unum (NYSE: UNM) make them stronger in Unum’s 2016 Corporate Responsibility Report. Their stories feature Unum’s focus and commitment to social responsibility, particularly in education, health, wellness, arts and culture. “We’re a staff of five employees serving 4,300 athletes and managing events throughout our state,” says Philmore...
  • 5/25/17 10:49 am EDT

    Kevin Kabat becomes board chairman as Tom Watjen retires

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--At the annual meeting of shareholders today, Unum (NYSE: UNM) CEO Richard P. (Rick) McKenney addressed the company’s strong performance, industry leadership, and the growing need for the financial protection Unum provides. “2016 was an excellent year for us, continuing a strong track record of success,” McKenney said. “We delivered on our promises to customers and shareholders, while continuing to build on the strong Unum brand. Themore...
  • 5/25/17 9:15 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced today that its board of directors has authorized an increase of 15 percent in the quarterly dividend paid on its common stock. The new rate of 23 cents per common share, or 92 cents per share on an annual basis, will be effective with the dividend expected to be paid in the third quarter of 2017. “We are pleased to again increase our dividend payout, which is indicative not only of our consistentmore...
  • 5/25/17 9:15 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. 25, 2018. This new authorization replaces the previous authorization of $750 million that was scheduled to expire on Nov. 26, 2017. “This action reflects the board’s confidence in the consistent execution of our strategy, as well as in our ability to generatemore...
  • 5/19/17 8:25 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Second paragraph, first sentence of release dated May 12, 2017 should read: McGarry is scheduled to speak at 3:05 p.m. Eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth prospects. The corrected release reads: UNUM GROUP TO PRESENT AT THE DEUTSCHE BANK GLOBAL FINANCIAL SERVICES CONFERENCE Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Jack McGarry, executive vice president and chiefmore...
  • 5/16/17 10:00 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As the leading provider of disability benefits in the U.S., Unum (NYSE: UNM) tracks the top causes of disability leave and shares results each May during Disability Insurance Awareness Month. Claims data over the last decade shows several long-term trends in the health of America’s workers. Disability claims for joint disorders and musculoskeletal issues have increased significantly over the past 10 years. Unum’s Senior Vicemore...
  • 5/9/17 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Long term disability claims for complicated pregnancies have decreased nearly 50 percent over the last decade in the U.S., according to data from Unum (NYSE: UNM), a leading provider of disability benefits. “There are a few trends driving this particular experience, like fewer C-section deliveries, early detection and intervention in high-risk pregnancies, and access to more resources for new moms,” said Greg Breter, senior vicemore...
  • 4/26/17 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $229.9 million ($1.00 per diluted common share) for the first quarter of 2017, compared to net income of $210.6 million ($0.88 per diluted common share) for the first quarter of 2016. Net income includes net after-tax realized investment gains and losses on the Company’s investment portfolio and also, in the first quarter of 2017, a loss from a guaranty fund assessment related to anmore...
  • 4/14/17 4:00 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective April 14, 2017, 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 May 19, 2017, to stockholders of record on April 28, 2017. 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, Starmount andmore...