Insider Trading Alert - UNM, CMCSA And SMTC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 5, 2014, 146 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $51.84 to $26,546,700.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Unum Group (UNM) - FREE Research Report

McGarry John F who is EVP, Pres&CEO, Closed Blk Ops at Unum Group sold 2,000 shares at $32.08 on Feb. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Pres&CEO, Closed Blk Ops owned 57,269 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.37% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.17, up $0.09, or 0.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Unum Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,655
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,655
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 72,291

The average volume for Unum Group has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Unum Group has a market cap of $8.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 9.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Unum Group, together with its subsidiaries, provides group and individual disability insurance products primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.85%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.7. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Unum Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Unum Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, notable return on equity and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Unum Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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