The ex-dividend date for Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) is tomorrow, October 25, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $20.55 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.5%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Unum Group (NYSE: UNM) is tomorrow, October 25, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $20.55 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.5%. The average volume for Unum Group has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Unum Group has a market cap of $5.77 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 2.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. 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 24.8, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 25.4 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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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 disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Unum Group Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. FREE from Real Money's Jim Cramer: Winners and Losers Election 2012 - Steps to take NOW so you can profit no matter who is in charge! Free download now.