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Unum Group Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %

: 15.31% (As of Jun. 2022)
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Unum Group's Enterprise Value for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was $10,103 Mil. Unum Group's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 was $1,546 Mil. Unum Group's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 15.31%.

The historical rank and industry rank for Unum Group's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % or its related term are showing as below:

UNM' s Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.59   Med: 12.32   Max: 27.55
Current: 13.73

During the past 13 years, the highest Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) of Unum Group was 27.55%. The lowest was 4.59%. And the median was 12.32%.

UNM's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked better than
68.17% of 355 companies
in the Insurance industry
Industry Median: 8.45 vs UNM: 13.73

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

A better indicator of the attractiveness of an investment which takes growth into account is the Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) %. Unum Group's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % for the quarter that ended in Jun. 2022 was 18.03%. The Forward Rate of Return uses the normalized Free Cash Flow of the past seven years, and considers growth. The forward rate of return can be thought of as the return that investors buying the stock today can expect from it in the future.


Unum Group Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Historical Data

The historical data trend for Unum Group's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Unum Group Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 10.37 8.66 17.04 14.73 14.95

Unum Group Quarterly Data
Sep17 Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22
Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 11.74 13.93 14.95 14.06 15.31

Competitive Comparison

For the Insurance - Life subindustry, Unum Group's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) %, along with its competitors' market caps and Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Unum Group Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Distribution

For the Insurance industry and Financial Services sector, Unum Group's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Unum Group's Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % falls into.



Unum Group Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Calculation

In his book, The Little That Beat the Market, hedge fund manager Joel Greenblatt defines Earnings Yield as operating income divided by enterprise value.

Unum Groups Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt)=EBIT/Enterprise Value
=1248/8342.96898
=14.96 %

Unum Group's EBIT for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $1,546 Mil.



Unum Group  (NYSE:UNM) Earnings Yield (Joel Greenblatt) % Explanation

Joel Greenblatt defines the earnings yield using the above equation because it more accurately reflects the company's profitability relative to its stock price. Items like interest payment and tax etc. are not directly related to the company's operational profitability.

Enterprise Value instead of market cap (share price) is used in the calculation because it is the real price stock and bond investors together pay for the company.


Be Aware

Joel Greenblatt's definition of earnings yield has the same problems the regular earnings yield does. It does not consider the growth of the company. It only looks at one-year's business operation. For cyclical companies, the earnings yield is usually highest at the peak of the business cycle. But these earnings are rarely sustainable.

Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % based on Don Yacktman's definition is a better measure of the expected rate of return for a stock.


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Unum Group Business Description

Unum Group logo
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Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
1 Fountain Square, Chattanooga, TN, USA, 37402
Unum Group is a provider of group and individual income protection insurance products in the United States, the United Kingdom, Poland, and other countries. It is the largest domestic disability insurer, with the majority of premiums generated from employer plans. The company also offers a complementary portfolio of other insurance products, including long-term care insurance, life insurance, and employer- and employee-paid group benefits. It has the following operating business segments: Unum US, Unum International, and Colonial Life. The majority of the revenue is earned from the Unum US segment. The firm markets its products primarily through brokers.
Executives
King Gale V. director 123 SOUTH FRONT STREET MEMPHIS TN 38103
Till Mark Paul officer: EVP & CEO Designate, Unum Intl 1 FOUNTAIN SQUARE LAW DEPARTMENT (E7N200) CHATTANOOGA TN 37402
Pashley Cherie officer: SVP, Chief Accounting Officer 1 FOUNTAIN SQUARE LAW DEPT. 7N200 CHATTANOOGA TN 37402
Pyne Christopher W officer: EVP, Group Benefits 1 FOUNTAIN SQUARE LAW DEPT. (7N200) CHATTANOOGA TN 37402
Leiper Martha officer: EVP, Chief Investment Officer 9800 FREDERICKSBURG ROAD SAN ANTONIO TX 78288
Zabel Steven Andrew officer: EVP & Chief Financial Officer 1 FOUNTAIN SQUARE LAW DEPT. (7N200) CHATTANOOGA TN 37402
Keaney Timothy F director 1 FOUNTAIN SQUARE LAW DEPT. 7S730 CHATTANOOGA TN 37402
Devore Susan D. director C/O PREMIER, INC. 13034 BALLANTYNE CORPORATE PLACE CHARLOTTE NC 28277
Egan Cynthia director 7117 BELLONA AVENUE BALTIMORE MD 21212
Bunting Theodore H Jr director P. O. BOX 61000 NEW ORLEANS LA 70161
Shammo Francis director 1 FOUNTAIN SQUARE CHATTANOOGA TN 37402
Echevarria Joseph director 225 LIBERTY STREET NEW YORK NY 10286
O Hanley Ronald P director C/O UNUM GROUP, 1 FOUNTAIN SQUARE LAW DEPT. 7S730 CHATTANOOGA TN 37402
Bhasin Puneet officer: Chief Info & Digital Officer 1001 FANNIN, SUITE 4000 HOUSTON TX 77002
Cross Susan Lee director XL HOUSE ONE BERMUDIANA ROAD HAMILTON D0 HM 11

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