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|July 4, 2013 08:01 AM EDT||
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Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL), Unum Group (NYSE: UNM), Assurant, Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO), and StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: SFG). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Aflac Incorporated Research Report
On July 1, 2013, Aflac Incorporated (Aflac) introduced a new Cancer Care insurance plan in New Jersey. According to Aflac, the new Cancer Care policy offers four plan options to best fit employees' personal and financial needs. These plans pay cash benefits to policyholders diagnosed with cancer, including some blood disorders and melanoma. "Our Cancer Care policies are designed to help alleviate the financial stress associated with a cancer diagnosis and treatment, so that patients can focus fully on their recovery," said John Harmeling, Senior Vice President of Worksite Marketing at Aflac. The Company claims that the Cancer Care plans are designed to help with out-of-pocket expenses that typically are not covered by major medical insurance. The Full Research Report on Aflac Incorporated - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/8641_AFL]
Unum Group Research Report
On July 1, 2013, Unum Group (Unum Group) announced that it would release its Q2 2013 financial results on August 5, 2013, 4:00 PM Eastern Time. Further, members of Unum Group Senior Management will host a conference call on August 6, 2013, 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time, to discuss the results of operations for Q2 2013. In the Company's Q1 2013 financial results report, Thomas R. Watjen, President and CEO of Unum Group, stated that, "We continue to benefit from the disciplined approach we have taken in our business, which has enabled us to generate solid returns in our businesses and continue to return capital to our shareholders. We are, however, maintaining a cautious outlook for 2013, and expect little near-term improvement in either employment growth, interest rates, or in general business confidence." The Full Research Report on Unum Group - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/539e_UNM]
Assurant, Inc. Research Report
On July 1, 2013, Assurant, Inc. (Assurant) announced that it has finalized the structure of the Company's 2013 Property Catastrophe Reinsurance Program, including $185 million of newly issued three-year, fully collateralized catastrophe bonds. "Assurant's reinsurance program supports the protection we provide for more than 2.2 million policyholders," said Gene Mergelmeyer, President and CEO of Assurant Specialty Property. "Assurant diversified and expanded our reinsurance coverage by nearly 20% this year, leveraging traditional catastrophe reinsurance and catastrophe bonds at lower rates." Assurant informed that the 2013 Property Catastrophe Reinsurance Program broadly includes the following: per-occurrence catastrophe coverage; catastrophe bonds; multiple storm protection coverage; Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund (FHCF) coverage; and multi-year traditional and collateralized capacity. The Full Research Report on Assurant, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/8209_AIZ]
CNO Financial Group, Inc. Research Report
On July 1, 2013, CNO Financial Group, Inc. (CNO) announced the appointment of Bradley Bodell to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer, to be effective from July 15, 2013. CNO stated that Bodell will be reporting to Bruce Baude, EVP and Chief Operations and Technology Officer of CNO. "Brad is a proven leader who brings a business focus to technology solutions, said Baude. "He has a wealth of experience in strategy, application development, system architecture, and offshore development." Prior to joining CNO, Bodell was the Vice President of Global Technology & Operations at MetLife. The Full Research Report on CNO Financial Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/4ac3_CNO]
StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. Research Report
On June 25, 2013, The Standard, the marketing name for StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. (StanCorp), launched a new retirement plan consulting tool for plan advisors, the RetireReady Tracker. Available with The Standard's retirement plans, the RetireReady Tracker allows advisors to determine how well a retirement plan is helping a client's workforce prepare for retirement. "RetireReady Tracker can help generate a strategic discussion around plan design, including appropriate solutions to help improve employee retirement readiness. Once implemented, the report can help track the progress of these solutions over time," said Dan Hall, Vice President of Retirement Plan Sales at The Standard. "It's the perfect vehicle to introduce retirement readiness solution to clients that will help relieve their administrative burdens, reduce their fiduciary risk, and save them money in the long run." The Full Research Report on StanCorp Financial Group, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/d46c_SFG]
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