NEW YORK, January 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
The Accident and Health Insurance industry includes companies that provide health insurance protection for disability income losses and medical expense coverage on an indemnity basis. These firms are operated by enterprises that may be owned by stockholders, policyholders, or other carriers. Today, Stock-Callers.com takes note of the performances of some stocks, namely: CNO Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: CNO), Unum Group (NYSE: UNM), Aflac Inc. (NYSE: AFL), and Assurant Inc. (NYSE: AIZ). These stocks research reports can be downloaded now by simply registering for free at:
Carmel, Indiana headquartered CNO Financial Group Inc.'s shares rose 1.09%, finishing last Friday's session at $19.40. A total volume of 943,077 shares was traded. The stock has advanced 5.04% in the past month, 23.32% in the previous three months, and 1.31% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 8.97% and 11.86%, respectively. Additionally, shares of CNO Financial Group, which through its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and administers health insurance, annuity, individual life insurance, and other insurance products for senior and middle-income markets in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 62.32.
On December 13th, 2016, research firm FBR & Co. reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $21 a share to $22 a share. Your complete research report on CNO can be retrieved for free at:
On Friday, shares in Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Unum Group ended the session 0.94% higher at $44.88. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.23 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 4.74% in the last month, 23.39% over the previous three months, and 2.16% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 8.22% and 26.07%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Unum Group, which together with its subsidiaries, provides group and individual disability insurance products and services primarily in the US and the UK, have an RSI of 66.78.
On December 09th, 2016, research firm RBC Capital Markets downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Outperform' to 'Sector Perform', with a target price of $43 per share. On January 03rd, 2017, Unum Group announced that it will release its Q4 2016 results on February 01st, 2017 at approximately 4:15 p.m. ET. Members of Unum Group's senior management will host a conference call on February 02nd, 2017, at 9 a.m. ET to discuss the results of operations for the reported period. UNM free report is just a click away at:
Columbus, Georgia headquartered Aflac Inc.'s stock climbed 0.34%, to close the day at $70.19. A total volume of 2.23 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.97 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 2.35% in the last one month and 0.85% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 0.11% above its 50-day moving average and 0.77% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Aflac, which through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, provides supplemental health and life insurance products, have an RSI of 53.76.
On December 09th, 2016, research firm RBC Capital Markets downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Sector Perform' to 'Underperform' while revising its previous target price from $74 a share to $65 a share.
On January 06th, 2017, Aflac announced the appointment of Karole F. Lloyd to its Board of Directors. Lloyd's term will expire at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders in 2017, at which time she will stand for election along with the other director nominees. Sign up for your complimentary research report on AFL at:
Shares in New York headquartered Assurant Inc. recorded a trading volume of 359,416 shares, and ended at $95.98, up 0.89% from the last trading session. The stock has gained 7.98% in the past month, 7.38% in the previous three months, and 3.36% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 10.11% and 12.50%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Assurant, which through its subsidiaries, provides risk management solutions worldwide, have an RSI of 78.68.
On January 04th, 2017, Assurant announced that it has agreed to acquire Green Tree Insurance Agency, Inc. from a wholly-owned subsidiary of Walter Investment Management Corp. for $125 million in cash with a potential earn-out of up to $25 million, based on future performance. Green Tree Insurance Agency sells housing protection products, including voluntary homeowners' and manufactured housing policies, and other insurance products. Assurant expects the transaction to close in Q1 2017, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions and regulatory approval. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on AIZ at:
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