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  • 5/24/18 9:08 am EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) announced today that its board of directors has authorized an increase of 13 percent in the quarterly dividend paid on its common stock. The new rate of 26 cents per common share, or $1.04 per share on an annual basis, will be effective with the dividend expected to be paid in the third quarter of 2018. “We are pleased to again increase our dividend payout. This is representative of our consistent performance andmore...
  • 5/24/18 9:06 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. 24, 2019. This new authorization replaces the previous authorization of $750 million that was scheduled to expire on Nov. 25, 2018. “This authorization is representative of not only the board’s confidence in the consistent execution of our strategy, but also in themore...
  • 5/16/18 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) announced today that Jack McGarry, EVP and CFO, will be representing the company at the Deutsche Bank 8th Annual Global Financial Services Conference, Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in New York City. McGarry is scheduled to speak at 10:35 a.m. eastern and will discuss the company’s business strategy and future growth prospects. There will be a live audio webcast of the presentation available on the Investorsmore...
  • 5/10/18 8:53 am EDT

    This influential generation is growing their careers, their families, and their need for benefits

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In 2017, Millennial moms accounted for 77 percent of short term disability maternity claims for Unum (NYSE: UNM), the leading provider of disability benefits in the U.S. “Millennials make up more than a third of the workforce and many of them have recently started or plan on starting a family soon,” said Greg Breter, senior vice president of benefits at Unum. “We anticipate seeing these numbers hold steady or even rise in the years tomore...
  • 5/3/18 2:47 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A 10-year review of disability claims shows the effects of an aging workforce, medical advances and the power of early intervention, according to data from Unum (NYSE: UNM), a leading provider of disability benefits. Unum tracks reasons behind workplace absence in its disability data and shares results each May during Disability Insurance Awareness Month. Key findings include: Short and long termmore...
  • 5/1/18 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) today reported net income of $273.5 million ($1.23 per diluted common share) for the first quarter of 2018, compared to net income of $229.9 million ($1.00 per diluted common share) for the first quarter of 2017. Included in net income are net after-tax realized investment gains and losses on the Company’s investment portfolio. Excluding net after-tax realized investment gains and losses, after-tax adjustedmore...
  • 4/26/18 2:13 pm EDT

    New research sheds light on important health concern during Stress Awareness Month

    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Unum (NYSE: UNM), a leading provider of employee benefits, finds younger workers experience stress more frequently than their older peers and is shedding light on the negative health effects of stress during Stress Awareness Month. Key findings from a survey commissioned by Unum in January 2018 among 1,232 U.S. adults include: Thirty-nine percent of workers ages 18-34 experience stress daily tomore...
  • 4/23/18 3:17 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (April 23, 2018) - Unum (NYSE:UNM), a leading provider of employee benefits and income protection insurance, will offer employer-paid group hospital insurance beginning May 1. Insured employees receive a lump-sum benefit if they are hospitalized, which can be used to cover deductibles, coinsurance and other out-of-pocket costs. Plans are scalable and can provide employees from $500 to $5,000 to help defray unexpected hospital costs. “For employers, offering group hospitalmore...
  • 4/16/18 4:15 pm EDT
    CHATTANOOGA, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Effective April 16, 2018, the Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.23 per share on its common stock to be paid on May 18, 2018, to stockholders of record on April 30, 2018. 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...
  • 4/16/18 1:40 pm EDT

    Unum, Crawford Technologies win 2018 Xplor Application of the Year Award

    Unum (NYSE: UNM), an industry leader in financial protection benefits, announced today it is the recipient of the 2018 Xplor Application of the Year Award in partnership with Crawford Technologies for its innovation in disability management processes.The Xplor award, presented annually by the worldwide electronic documents association Xplor International, recognizes a company demonstrating outstanding achievement in the imaginative application of current technology or unique implementation ofmore...