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Aflac (AFL) Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.59 (+0.77%)
(As of 09/27/2023 ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
2.35 million shs
Average Volume
2.42 million shs
Market Capitalization
$45.76 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Aflac MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
2.30 Rating Score
0.9% Downside
$76.36 Price Target
Short Interest
2.38% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.42mentions of Aflac in the last 14 days
Based on 25 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.29 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $5.98 to $6.16 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.61 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

308th out of 870 stocks

Accident & Health Insurance Industry

2nd out of 4 stocks

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About Aflac (NYSE:AFL) Stock

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.

AFL Price History

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AFL Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 9/1 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Accident & health insurance
Life & Health Insurance
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
High Stock Price Forecast
Low Stock Price Forecast
Forecasted Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
10 Analysts


Net Income
$4.20 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$19.50 billion
Cash Flow
$7.30 per share
Book Value
$35.97 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$45.53 billion

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Daniel Paul AmosMr. Daniel Paul Amos (Age 71)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $6.28M
  • Mr. Frederick John CrawfordMr. Frederick John Crawford (Age 59)
    Pres & COO
    Comp: $4.14M
  • Mr. Max Kristian Broden (Age 44)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $2.31M
  • Ms. Audrey Boone Tillman Esq. (Age 58)
    Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
    Comp: $1.81M
  • Mr. Bradley Eugene Dyslin C.F.A.
    CFA, Deputy Global CIO, Sr. MD, Global Head of Credit & Strategic Investment Opportunities
  • Ms. June Posey Howard CPA (Age 56)
    CFA, CGMA, Sr. VP of Financial Services & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. James Todd Daniels (Age 52)
    Exec. VP, Director & CFO of Aflac Life Insurance Japan
  • Mr. Bradley L. Knox
    Sr. VP & Counsel of Federal Relations
  • Mr. Steven Kent Beaver (Age 58)
    First Sr. VP & Deputy CFO of Aflac Japan
  • Mr. Timothy L. Callahan CISM
    CISSP, CRISC, Sr. VP & Chief Information Security Officer

AFL Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Aflac stock right now?

10 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aflac in the last year. There are currently 7 hold ratings and 3 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 forecast for 2023?

10 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Aflac's shares. Their AFL share price forecasts range from $66.00 to $86.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $76.36 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.4%.
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How have AFL shares performed in 2023?

Aflac's stock was trading at $71.94 on January 1st, 2023. Since then, AFL shares have increased by 6.5% and is now trading at $76.64.
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Are investors shorting Aflac?

Aflac saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 15th, there was short interest totaling 12,320,000 shares, an increase of 6.4% from the July 31st total of 11,580,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,270,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.4 days. Currently, 2.3% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Aflac's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October 30th 2023.
View our AFL earnings forecast

How were Aflac's earnings last quarter?

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 1st. The financial services provider reported $1.58 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.42 by $0.16. The financial services provider had revenue of $5.17 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $4.52 billion. Aflac had a net margin of 24.48% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.10%.

How often does Aflac pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Aflac?

Aflac announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 31st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, August 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share on Friday, September 1st. This represents a $1.68 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.19%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 22nd.
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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 2.19%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 40 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 22.46%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AFL will have a dividend payout ratio of 27.27% 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 issued shares were issued 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 declared that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, November 8th 2022, which allows the company to buyback 100,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often an indication that the company's board of directors 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).

What is Aflac's stock symbol?

Aflac trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AFL."

Who are Aflac's major shareholders?

Aflac's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd Zurich (279.93%), BlackRock Inc. (6.87%), State Street Corp (4.65%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.76%), Geode Capital Management LLC (2.01%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.17%). 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 and Virgil Raynard Miller.
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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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What is Aflac's stock price today?

One share of AFL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $76.64.

How much money does Aflac make?

Aflac (NYSE:AFL) has a market capitalization of $45.53 billion and generates $19.50 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $4.20 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.48 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Aflac have?

The company employs 12,882 workers across the globe.

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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How can I contact Aflac?

Aflac's mailing address is 1932 WYNNTON ROAD, COLUMBUS GA, 31999. The official website for the company is www.aflac.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (706) 323-3431, via email at rwilkey@aflac.com, or via fax at 706-324-6330.

This page (NYSE:AFL) was last updated on 9/27/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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