Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Shorts Decreased By 19.03% As Of Jun 27, 2018

June 27, 2018 - By Sarah Holford

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Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.94 in 2018 Q1. It has change of 0.12, from 2017Q4’s 1.06. The ratio turned negative due to Unum Group positioning: 39 sold and 169 reduced. 53 funds acquired positions and 142 increased positions. Investors holded 197.64 million in 2017Q4 but now own 196.58 million shares or 0.54% less.
Canada Pension Plan Board invested in 59,505 shs or 0% of the stock. Kentucky Retirement System holds 0.05% of its capital in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) for 11,547 shs. Campbell Invest Adviser has 0.58% invested in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). World Asset Management, Michigan-based fund reported 13,567 shs. Quantbot Technology Lp has 72,789 shs for 0.3% of their capital. Amer Century invested in 723,821 shs or 0.04% of the stock. Vident Inv Advisory Ltd Liability, Georgia-based fund reported 62,480 shs. At Natl Bank has 31,625 shs for 0.16% of their capital. State Treasurer State Of Michigan holds 0.02% of its capital in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) for 65,169 shs. 7,440 were accumulated by Raymond James Financial Services Advsr. Los Angeles Capital Mgmt & Equity Rech Inc has invested 0.12% in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Mackay Shields Ltd Co reported 0.05% of its capital in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Natixis holds 540,714 shs. Tarbox Family Office stated it has 0% of its capital in Unum Group (NYSE:UNM). Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas has 14,000 shs for 0.01% of their capital.

Unum Group had 5 selling transactions and 0 insider purchases since January 16, 2018. This’s net activity of $1.24 million. On Monday, April 30 Shares for $244,700 were sold by Simonds Michael Q. On Friday, February 23 a trade for 1,435 shs valued at $75,134 was made by Waxenberg Daniel Jason. 4,588 shs were sold by McGarry John F, worth $266,976.

Change of 19.03% for Unum Group (NYSE:UNM)’s short interest was reported. FINRA issued short interest of UNM’s total 4.78 million shares. The down change of 19.03% from 5.90 million shares was reported. With Average volume 1.37M, UNM’s previous position will take 4 days to recover. Unum Group’s short interest float is 2.14%.

Ticker’s shares touched $37.9 during the last trading session after 0.05% change.Currently Unum Group is downtrending after 14.78% change in last June 27, 2017. UNM has 146,953 shares volume. UNM underperformed by 27.35% the S&P500.

Unum Group, together with its subsidiaries, provides group and individual disability insurance services and products primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom.The firm is worth $8.38 billion. It operates through Unum US, Unum UK, Colonial Life, and Closed Block divisions.8.67 is the P/E ratio. The firm offers group long-term and short-term disability, group life, and accidental death and dismemberment products; supplemental and voluntary products, such as individual disability, voluntary benefits, and dental and vision products; and accident, sickness, disability, life, and cancer and critical illness products.

Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) Ratings Coverage

A total of 10 analysts rate Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) as follows: 3 “Buy”, 6 “Hold” and 1 “Sell”. Тherefore 30% are bullish. (NYSE:UNM) has 12 ratings reports on Jun 27, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Monday, February 12 the rating was upgraded by FBR Capital to “Buy”. On Thursday, February 1 the stock of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) earned “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets. On Thursday, May 3 the stock of Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) earned “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank. On Thursday, April 5 the firm has “Equal-Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley given. On Wednesday, May 2 Morgan Stanley maintained Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) with “Equal-Weight” rating. On Tuesday, February 13 the rating was upgraded by B. Riley & Co to “Buy”. On Thursday, January 11 the firm has “Buy” rating by SunTrust given. In Thursday, April 12 report SunTrust maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, April 11 the firm has “Hold” rating given by Keefe Bruyette & Woods.

A couple more Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) news were released by: Globenewswire.com which released on June 18, 2018 “SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Brower Piven Notifies Investors of Class Action Lawsuit And Encourages Those Who Have …”, also Globenewswire.com on June 20, 2018 released “UPCOMING DEADLINES: The Klein Law Firm Reminds Investors of Class Actions on Behalf of Shareholders of SYMC …”, the next Seekingalpha.com is “Unum Group: This 6.25% Baby Bond Has Begun Trading On The NYSE” on June 21, 2018. Businesswire.com has article titled “Robbins Arroyo LLP: Unum Group (UNM) Misled Shareholders According to a Recently Filed Class Action”.

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