Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) went up by 4.46% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $30.57. The company’s stock price has collected 10.42% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported 7 hours ago that Unum Group to release fourth quarter 2020 results and host conference call
Is It Worth Investing in Unum Group (NYSE :UNM) Right Now?
Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 5.27 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for UNM is at 1.74. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 1 analysts out of 12 who provided ratings for Unum Group declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 9 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $22.82, which is -$2.59 below the current price. UNM currently public float of 202.13M and currently shorts hold a 3.09% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of UNM was 2.48M shares.
UNM’s Market Performance
UNM stocks went up by 10.42% for the week, with a monthly jump of 3.28% and a quarterly performance of 28.68%, while its annual performance rate touched -15.29%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.17% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.63% for Unum Group. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 9.49% for UNM stocks with a simple moving average of 35.07% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of UNM
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for UNM stocks, with Evercore ISI repeating the rating for UNM by listing it as a “In-line.” The predicted price for UNM in the upcoming period, according to Evercore ISI is $25 based on the research report published on January 08th of the current year 2021.
Barclays, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see UNM reach a price target of $21. The rating they have provided for UNM stocks is “Underweight” according to the report published on November 17th, 2020.
UNM Trading at 12.74% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought UNM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -19.56% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.63%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.17%, as shares surge +5.67% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +44.31% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, UNM rose by +10.42%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +53.98% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $22.52. In addition, Unum Group saw 7.19% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at UNM starting from Pyne Christopher W, who sale 2,550 shares at the price of $19.39 back on Sep 04. After this action, Pyne Christopher W now owns 47,585 shares of Unum Group, valued at $49,447 using the latest closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for UNM
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +13.22 for the present operating margin
The net margin for Unum Group stands at +9.17. The total capital return value is set at 12.69, while invested capital returns managed to touch 8.96. Equity return is now at value 9.30, with 1.40 for asset returns.
Based on Unum Group (UNM), the company’s capital structure generated 34.53 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 25.67. Total debt to assets is 5.41, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 30.26. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 22.49.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.80, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.36.