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Stock-Callers.com has selected four equities for assessment today which are: CNO Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: CNO), American Capital Ltd (NASDAQ: ACAS), Aflac Inc. (NYSE: AFL), and Unum Group (NYSE: UNM). These companies belong to the Financials sector which was broadly higher in late trade on Monday, November 07, 2016, with the NYSE Financial Sector Index climbing over 2.2%, and financial companies in the S&P 500 Index rising 2.2%. Today's research reports on the aforementioned stocks are downloadable for free upon registration at:
On Monday, shares in Carmel, Indiana headquartered CNO Financial Group Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.94 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 1.80 million shares. The stock ended the day at $16.06, climbing 1.71%. The Company's shares have gained 2.75% in the last one month and 6.18% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 3.04%. Furthermore, 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 57.92.
On November 1st, 2016, CNO Financial announced net income for Q3 2016 of $18.6 million, or $0.11 per diluted share, compared to $33.8 million, or $0.18 per diluted share, in Q3 2015. CNO Financial reported Q3 2016 operating earnings of $64.3 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, compared to $56.8 million, or $0.30 per diluted share, in Q3 2015. Total collected premiums: $900.0 million, up 2% from Q3 2015. Visit us today and access our complete research report on CNO at:
Bethesda, Maryland-based American Capital Ltd's stock finished yesterday's session 0.12% lower at $16.96 with a total trading volume of 1.88 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 2.60% over the previous three months and 22.99% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.10% and 7.64%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of American Capital, which seeks to invest in senior debt mezzanine, unitranche, and equity financing for buyouts of private equity firms and direct in private and public companies, have an RSI of 50.34.
On November 3rd, 2016, American Capital announced consolidated net operating income ("NOI") before income taxes for Q3 2016 of $52 million, or $0.23 per diluted share, a 5% annualized return on equity. Consolidated NOI for Q3 2016 was $34 million, or $0.15 per diluted share. As of September 30th, 2016, net asset value ("NAV") per share was $21.40, a $0.63 per share increase from the June 30th, 2016, NAV per share of $20.77. The complimentary report on ACAS can be downloaded at:
At the closing bell on Monday, shares in Columbus, Georgia headquartered Aflac Inc. rose 1.50%, ending the day at $69.59. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.67 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.63 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 18.38% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 2.96% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, 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 46.62.
On October 31st, 2016, Aflac announced the expansion of its Group Life portfolio, which will now include a new Universal Life Plan with Long-Term Care benefits and an enhanced Group Whole Life Plan. The new insurance offerings help brokers serve as a true one-stop resource for affordable voluntary benefits. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest research report on AFL at:
Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Unum Group's stock ended the day 2.04% higher at $36.52. A total volume of 2.14 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.55 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 1.10% in the last month, 6.95% over the previous three months, and 12.36% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 3.04% above its 50-day moving average and 11.83% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Unum, 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 57.18.
On October 26th, 2016, Unum Group reported net income of $236.0 million ($1.01 per diluted common share) for Q3 2016 compared to net income of $203.8 million ($0.83 per diluted common share) for Q3 2015. The company's Book value per common share as of September 30th, 2016 was $40.33 compared to $35.25 at September 30th, 2015. Get free access to your research report on UNM at:
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