The ex-dividend date for Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) is tomorrow, April 25, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $27.10 as of 9:31 a.m., the dividend yield is 2%.
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, April 25, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 13 cents per share. At a price of $27.10 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%. The average volume for Unum Group has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Unum Group has a market cap of $7.07 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 30% 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 8.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Unum Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Unum Group Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. Exclusive Offer: Jim Cramer's 'go-to' small/mid-cap guru Bryan Ashenberg only buys stocks he thinks could return 50-100% See his top picks for 14-days FREE.