Unum Group stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market

Unum Group stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market

Shares of Unum Group UNM inched 0.70% higher to $41.46 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.03% to 33,743.84 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.02% to 4,016.22. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Unum Group closed $5.18 short of its 52-week high ($46.64), which the company reached on November 2nd. The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, …