Unum Group Dividend yield

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
   USD per share 
 Price  18.48
 Dividend  1.14
 Earnings  5.44
 Cash-flow  8.40
 Book value  46.20
 Equity  45.33

Unum Group is part of Life Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Unum Group is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Unum Group paid a total dividend of 231 million USD last year, for a market value of 3,751 millions (Market Cap 3,744 millions). Dividend per share of Unum Group is 1.14 USD, and his stock market price 18.48 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Unum Group has a dividend yield of 6.17%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Financials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare Unum Group dividend yield with other Life Insurance companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Unum Group

Unum Group Dividend Payout

About the ability of Unum Group to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.14 per share, an amount that accounts for 6.17%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Unum Group payout on ernings is currently 20.96%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 37.71% and 39.01% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Unum Groupcan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Unum Group is USD 8.40 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.14, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Unum Group, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Life Insurance sector companies.

Unum Group payout

Unum Group Stock performance

Finally, last moth Unum Group showed a return of 7.30% compared to a worldwide 4.35% average, and a 3.11% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -27.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 2.14%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Life Insurance firms.

Unum Group stock and market return

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