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Aflac Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:AFL)

$82.61
-0.10 (-0.12%)
(As of 12/1/2023 ET)
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Today's Range
$82.01
$83.09
50-Day Range
$75.43
$82.96
52-Week Range
$60.20
$83.45
Volume
2.02 million shs
Average Volume
2.19 million shs
Market Capitalization
$48.28 billion
P/E Ratio
10.88
Dividend Yield
2.03%
Price Target
$79.63

Aflac MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.25 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.6% Downside
$79.63 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.15% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.15
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.71mentions of Aflac in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$13.16 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
0.48%
From $6.30 to $6.33 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.21 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

436th out of 846 stocks

Accident & Health Insurance Industry

4th out of 4 stocks


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About Aflac Stock (NYSE:AFL)

Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, provides supplemental health and life insurance products. It operates in two segments, Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S. The Aflac Japan segment offers cancer, medical, nursing care, work leave, GIFT, and whole and term life insurance products, as well as WAYS and child endowment plans under saving type insurance products in Japan. The Aflac U.S. segment provides cancer, accident, short-term disability, critical illness, hospital indemnity, dental, vision, long-term care and disability, and term and whole life insurance products in the United States. It sells its products through sales associates, brokers, independent corporate agencies, individual agencies, and affiliated corporate agencies. The company was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/02/2023
Ex-Dividend for 12/1 Dividend
11/14/2023
Dividend Payable
12/01/2023
Today
12/03/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/07/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Accident & health insurance
Sub-Industry
Life & Health Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
00105510
CIK
4977
Employees
12,882
Year Founded
1955

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$79.63
High Stock Price Target
$86.00
Low Stock Price Target
$74.00
Potential Upside/Downside
-3.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.25
Research Coverage
8 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$4.20 billion
Pretax Margin
27.70%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$19.50 billion
Cash Flow
$7.30 per share
Book Value
$38.79 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
579,121,000
Market Cap
$48.28 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.88

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AFL Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Aflac stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aflac in the last twelve months. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" AFL shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in AFL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Aflac's stock price target for 2024?

8 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for Aflac's stock. Their AFL share price targets range from $74.00 to $86.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $79.63 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.6%.
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How have AFL shares performed in 2023?

Aflac's stock was trading at $71.94 at the start of the year. Since then, AFL stock has increased by 14.8% and is now trading at $82.61.
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When is Aflac's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 7th 2024.
View our AFL earnings forecast
.

How were Aflac's earnings last quarter?

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November, 2nd. The financial services provider reported $1.84 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.44 by $0.40. The financial services provider earned $4.95 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.31 billion. Aflac had a net margin of 24.17% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 17.86%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 5.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.23 EPS.
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How often does Aflac pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Aflac?

Aflac declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 1st. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share on Friday, December 1st. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.03%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, November 14th.
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.

Is Aflac a good dividend stock?

Aflac (NYSE:AFL) pays an annual dividend of $1.68 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.03%. The dividend payout ratio is 22.13%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AFL will have a dividend payout ratio of 26.54% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for AFL.

When did Aflac's stock split?

Shares of Aflac split on the morning of Monday, March 19th 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, February 13th 2018. The newly minted shares were payable to shareholders after the closing bell on Friday, March 16th 2018. An investor that had 100 shares of stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How will Aflac's stock buyback program work?

Aflac announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a share buyback program on Tuesday, November 8th 2022, which allows the company to repurchase 100,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's management believes its shares are undervalued.

What is Dan Amos' approval rating as Aflac's CEO?

435 employees have rated Aflac Chief Executive Officer Dan Amos on Glassdoor.com. Dan Amos has an approval rating of 93% among the company's employees. This puts Dan Amos in the top 30% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies. 68.0% of employees surveyed would recommend working at Aflac to a friend.

What other stocks do shareholders of Aflac own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Aflac investors own include AT&T (T), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Pfizer (PFE), McDonald's (MCD), Medtronic (MDT), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Intel (INTC) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

Who are Aflac's major shareholders?

Aflac's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Morgan Stanley (1.65%), Northern Trust Corp (1.25%), Invesco Ltd. (0.82%), LSV Asset Management (0.81%), Legal & General Group Plc (0.82%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (0.70%). Insiders that own company stock include Albert Riggieri, Audrey B Tillman, Barbara K Rimer, Charles D Lake II, Eric M Kirsch, Frederick John Crawford, Georgette D Kiser, James Todd Daniels, Joseph L Moskowitz, June P Howard, Karole Lloyd, Masatoshi Koide, Steven Kent Beaver, Teresa L White, Thomas J Kenny, Toshihiko Fukuzawa, Virgil Raynard Miller and William P Bowers.
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How do I buy shares of Aflac?

Shares of AFL stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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Does Aflac have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Aflac: AGV Management Services Japan KK, Aflac Asset Management Japan Ltd., Aflac Asset Management LLC, Aflac Benefits Advisors, Aflac Corporate Ventures LLC, Aflac Global Ventures LLC, Aflac Heartful Services Co., Aflac Holdings LLC, Aflac InfoSec Services LLC, Aflac Information Technology, Aflac Innovation Partners G.K., Aflac Insurance Services Co., Aflac Insurance Services Co. Ltd., Aflac International, Aflac Life Insurance Japan Ltd., Aflac Northern Ireland Ltd., Aflac Payment Services Co., Aflac Ventures India Fund LLC, Aflac Ventures LLC, Aflac Ventures Labs LLC, Aflac Ventures Seed Fund LLC, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, American Family Life Assurance Company of New York, Apollo AF Loan Trust, Argus Dental & Vision Inc, Argus Holdings LLC, Communicorp, Continental American Group, Continental American Insurance Company, Empowered.Insure LLC, Empoweredbenefits, Empoweredbenefits LLC, Global Alternatives Private Equity Sub-Trust A, Global Investment Fund I, Hatch Healthcare KK, Hatch Insight KK, Lapetus Solutions Inc., Medical Note Inc., NIO Innovative Technologies Ltd., Octagon Delaware Trust, Picwell Inc., SUDACHI Small-amount Short-term Preparation Company Ltd., Sensely Corporation, Simple Technology LLC, Tier One Insurance Company, Tsusan Co. Ltd., Varagon Capital Management MGP LLC, Varagon Capital Partners L.P., Wellthie Inc., and Zurich North America’s U.S..
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