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Insurance Stocks on Investors' Radar -- Aflac, Unum, CNO Financial, and Assurant

NEW YORK, March 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

On Friday, benchmark US indices were in mixed colors as the NASDAQ Composite closed the trading session flat at 5,901; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.10% lower; and the S&P 500 was down 0.13%. US markets made broad based gains with five out of nine sectors finishing the day in green. Pre-market today, reviews these four Accident & Health Insurance stocks: Aflac Inc. (NYSE: AFL), Unum Group (NYSE: UNM), CNO Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: CNO), and Assurant Inc. (NYSE: AIZ). Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free research reports at:


On Friday, shares in Columbus, Georgia headquartered Aflac Inc. recorded a trading volume of 3.08 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 2.08 million shares. The stock ended the day 0.18% higher at $72.53. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, provides supplemental health and life insurance products, are trading at a PE ratio of 11.29. Aflac's stock has advanced 2.15% in the last one month and 4.67% in the previous three months. Furthermore, the stock has gained 17.16% in the past one year. The Company is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.01% and 3.05%, respectively. Furthermore, Aflac's shares have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 62.33. Free research report on AFL is available at:


Chattanooga, Tennessee-based Unum Group's stock finished Friday's session 1.14% lower at $47.77 with a total volume of 2.07 million shares traded. Over the last three months and the previous one year, Unum Group's shares have surged 10.07% and 51.88%, respectively. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.82% and 22.85%, respectively. 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, are trading at a PE ratio of 12.09. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 47.27.

On March 13th, 2017, research firm Citigroup downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Neutral'. The complimentary research report on UNM can be downloaded at:

CNO Financial

Carmel, Indiana headquartered CNO Financial Group Inc.'s stock advanced 1.18%, to close the day at $20.59. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.15 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.08 million shares. CNO Financial Group's shares have gained 8.22% in the previous three months and 13.41% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 3.36% and 16.73% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Shares of the Company, 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, are trading at a PE ratio of 10.15. In addition, the stock has an RSI of 54.65. Visit us today and access our complete research report on CNO at:


On Friday, shares in New York headquartered Assurant Inc. ended the session 0.39% higher at $98.97 with a total volume of 806,491 shares traded. Assurant's shares have gained 3.38% in the last one month and 8.01% in the previous three months. Furthermore, the stock has gained 29.02% in the past one year. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, provides risk management solutions for housing and lifestyle markets worldwide, are trading at a PE ratio of 11.06. The stock is trading 2.41% above its 50-day moving average and 11.65% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, the Company's shares have an RSI of 56.00. Get free access to your research report on AIZ at:


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