Lakeway, NY -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/14/2013 -- ThePennyStockProfiler.com, an investment community with a special focus on updating investors with recent news on the U.S. stock market, issues news alert on the following stocks:-
Unum Group (NYSE:UNM) shares jumped 1.67% and closed at $27.44. The company announced that Kevin McCarthy, executive vice president and chief operating officer, will be representing the company at the Barclays Select Series Insurance Forum, March 18, 2013, in New York City.
Additionally, Fitch Ratings last month has affirmed Unum Group Inc.'s holding company ratings, including the senior debt rating at 'BBB', as well as the Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings of all domestic operating subsidiaries at 'A'. The Rating Outlook is Stable.
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American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO) shares gained 1.66% and closed at $20.84. The company, on Mar. 6, said it will close approximately 15-20 stores in 2013 * Exec says early spring mall traffic "not been as robust as we would like" * Exec says opening new mainline stores in underserved markets including Miami and New York, and "aggressively" expanding factory store growth.
Additionally, the company, on Mar. 6, said it said it earned $94.8 million, or 47 cents per share, last quarter, as compared with a profit of $51.3 million, or 26 cents a share, a year earlier. Excluding one-time items, it earned 55 cents a share, trailing consensus estimates from analysts by a penny. Net revenue rose 9% to $1.12 billion, matching the Street’s view. Same-store sales gained 4%, compared with an 11% jump in the year-earlier period.
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The Progressive Corporation(NYSE:PGR) shares gained 1.65% to $25.31 in the last trading session. The company, on Mar. 13, reported results for February 2013.
Additionally, PGR‘s stock had its “outperform” rating restated by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein in a research report issued to clients and investors on Mar. 5. They currently have a $24.00 price target on the stock.
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