Shares of Unum Group
inched 0.36% higher to $30.43 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Unum Group closed $1.55 below its 52-week high ($31.98), which the company reached on June 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as AFLAC Inc.
rose 0.09% to $56.25, Principal Financial Group Inc.
rose 0.76% to $64.87, and Assurant Inc.
rose 0.48% to $162.85. Trading volume (2.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.