Unum Group Stock Hits New 52-Week Low (UNM)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $18.93, below its previous 52-week low of $18.96 with 30,521 shares traded as of 9:35 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.8 million shares over the past 30 days.

Unum Group has a market cap of $5.48 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 8.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Unum Group, together with its subsidiaries, provides group and individual disability insurance products primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company has a P/E ratio of 24, equal to the average insurance industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Unum Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full Unum Group Ratings Report.

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