Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) can pay dividend of $0.2 per share. Following the PR, record date is 2017-01-30, the payment date is 2017-02-17, and the ex-dividend date is 2017-01-26. This dividend update was given on 2017-01-17.
Volatility is a key constituent to be measured in portfolio administration. Principally, it cannot be evaded, but it can be diminished with dividends. Equity prices behavior is volatile and they keep on fluctuating, on day-to-day and intra-day basis, following the deviation in financial performance, or after change in analysts calls. Payout, however, remain steady over a year, showing the actual accomplishment of an entity, which doesn’t vary continuously. Disbursements don’t get all near to unpredictability in shares price, and dividend-paying establishments are usually less unstable too.
One of the most recurrently used volatility features is ‘beta’, which gives an indication of how correctly an investment moves laterally with a specified index. Stocks that sport a beta of ‘1’ are stated to follow index smoothly. When beta value crosses 1, it reveals that the investment volatility is higher against the index volatility. Contrariwise, beta below ‘1’ imply that the investment is less volatile against the index performance.
In 2015 Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) paid dividend of $0.2 a share versus payment of $0.2 a share in analogous period, confirming a difference of 10%.
The experts are predicting EPS of $1. Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) has a price target of $44.555 in short-range. This is mean call issued by 9 forecasters. Its target range varies from $40 to $54. The standard deviation is $4.186 seeing the price valuations. Having the quarterly earnings arrangement in place, the struggle of analysts’ computations for profits and sales varies with change in time.
For the period closed on 2016-12-31, Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) reported EPS of $1. And for the quarter closing on 2017-03-31 EPS can be posted around 2017-04-26.
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