Aflac Company Profile (NYSE:AFL)

About Aflac

Aflac logoAflac Incorporated is a business holding company. The Company engaged in is supplemental health and life insurance, which is marketed and administered through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (Aflac). Aflac's insurance business consists of two segments: Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S. Aflac offers insurance policies in Japan and the United States that provide a layer of financial protection against income and asset loss. Aflac Japan sells voluntary supplemental insurance products, including cancer plans, general medical indemnity plans, medical/sickness riders, care plans, living benefit life plans, ordinary life insurance plans and annuities. Aflac U.S. sells supplemental insurance products, including products designed to protect individuals from depletion of assets, such as accident, cancer, critical illness/care, hospital intensive care, hospital indemnity, fixed-benefit dental, and vision care plans and loss-of-income products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Accident & Health Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Life & Health Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AFL
  • CUSIP: 00105510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $72.47
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $72.85
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $69.81
  • 52-Week Range: $54.57 - $74.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 11.79
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.28
  • P/E Growth: 1.34
  • Market Cap: $29.36B
  • Outstanding Shares: 409,575,000
  • Beta: 1.3
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 12.12%
  • Return on Equity: 14.30%
  • Return on Assets: 2.20%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.22%
  • Current Ratio: 0.05%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.05%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Aflac (NYSE:AFL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 12 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.07)
Consensus Price Target: $68.10 (4.84% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Aflac (NYSE:AFL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/23/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageMarket PerformView Rating Details
8/1/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$75.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/6/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageSell$63.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
5/23/2016Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
5/22/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/20/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsDowngradeOutperform -> Market Perform$73.00View Rating Details
4/26/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/27/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$64.00 -> $67.00View Rating Details
4/21/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
4/14/2016MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
2/2/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$65.00 -> $61.00View Rating Details
2/2/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingNeutral$75.00 -> $73.00View Rating Details
1/13/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$64.00 -> $63.00View Rating Details
8/19/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$68.00 -> $66.00View Rating Details
8/12/2015Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetHold$65.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
10/13/2014Sterne Agee CRTSet Price Target$78.00 -> $74.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Aflac (NYSE:AFL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016        
7/28/2016Q216$1.68$1.71$5.45 billion$5.44 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2016Q116$1.63$1.73$5.24 billion$5.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2016Q415$1.47$1.56$5.21 billion$5.30 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$1.48$1.56$5.17 billion$5.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$1.52$1.50$5.24 billion$5.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q115$1.54$1.54$5.30 billion$5.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q414$1.28$1.29$5.48 billion$5.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$1.43$1.51$5.72 billion$5.74 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$1.59$1.66$5.79 billion$5.84 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q114$1.58$1.69$5.79 billion$5.64 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413$1.39$1.45$5.91 billion$5.80 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$1.48$1.47$5.90 billion$5.89 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013$1.51$1.62$5.86 billion$6.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2013Q1 2013$1.62$1.69$6.15 billion$6.21 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/5/2013Q4 2012$1.48$1.48$6.50 billion$6.38 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/23/2012$1.66$1.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2012$1.62$1.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2012$1.52$1.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/26/2011$1.60$1.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$1.54$1.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2011$1.52$1.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2011$1.35$1.33ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Aflac (NYSE:AFL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.85 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $6.96 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$1.56$1.64$1.59
Q2 20164$1.57$1.71$1.63
Q3 20164$1.60$1.76$1.66
Q4 20164$1.49$1.70$1.62
Q1 20173$1.75$1.78$1.77
Q2 20173$1.66$1.77$1.73
Q3 20173$1.74$1.79$1.77
Q4 20173$1.62$1.70$1.67
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Aflac (NYSE:AFL)
Annual Dividend:$1.64
Dividend Yield:2.29%
Dividend Growth:5.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:26.93% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
23.94% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
23.56% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:33 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Aflac (NYSE:AFL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/28/2016quarterly$0.412.27%8/22/20168/24/20169/1/2016
4/26/2016quarterly$0.412.37%5/16/20165/18/20166/1/2016
2/1/2016quarterly$0.412.86%2/11/20162/16/20163/1/2016
10/27/2015quarterly$0.412.56%11/16/201511/18/201512/1/2015
7/28/2015quarterly$0.392.42%8/17/20158/19/20159/1/2015
4/28/2015quarterly$0.392.44%5/18/20155/20/20156/1/2015
2/3/2015quarterly$0.392.56%2/12/20152/17/20153/2/2015
10/28/2014quarterly$0.392.6%11/17/201411/19/201412/1/2014
7/29/2014quarterly$0.372.41%8/18/20148/20/20149/2/2014
4/29/2014quarterly$0.372.36%5/19/20145/21/20146/2/2014
2/4/2014quarterly$0.372.4%2/12/20142/14/20143/3/2014
10/29/2013quarterly$0.372.28%11/18/201311/20/201312/2/2013
7/30/2013quarterly$0.352.27%8/19/20138/21/20139/3/2013
4/24/2013quarterly$0.352.66%5/20/20135/22/20136/3/2013
2/5/2013quarterly$0.352.74%2/13/20132/15/20133/1/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Aflac (NYSE:AFL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 62.90%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/12/2016Audrey B TillmanInsiderSell18,856$73.50$1,385,916.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Teresa L WhiteInsiderSell35,734$74.28$2,654,321.52View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016Audrey B TillmanInsiderSell1,500$73.98$110,970.00View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Barbara K RimerDirectorSell186$73.26$13,626.36View SEC Filing  
8/11/2016Koji AriyoshiVPSell57,413$73.20$4,202,631.60View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016Koji AriyoshiVPSell3,886$73.20$284,455.20View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Barbara K RimerDirectorSell3,650$71.74$261,851.00View SEC Filing  
6/24/2016Robin Y WilkeyVPSell3,065$70.23$215,254.95View SEC Filing  
6/8/2016Teresa L WhiteInsiderSell8,976$69.80$626,524.80View SEC Filing  
6/6/2016Teresa L WhiteInsiderSell171$69.80$11,935.80View SEC Filing  
6/1/2016Douglas Wayne JohnsonDirectorSell3,000$69.33$207,990.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Kenneth S Janke JrEVPSell7,500$69.32$519,900.00View SEC Filing  
5/31/2016Teresa L WhiteInsiderSell2,853$69.80$199,139.40View SEC Filing  
5/4/2016Charles D Lake IIInsiderSell17,791$68.48$1,218,327.68View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016Kriss Cloninger IIIPresidentSell16,000$63.62$1,017,920.00View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Charles B KnappDirectorSell4,000$61.63$246,520.00View SEC Filing  
3/9/2016Hiroshi YamauchiInsiderSell19,250$60.43$1,163,277.50View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Eric M KirschEVPBuy4,130$59.72$246,643.60View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Charles D Lake IIInsiderSell7,730$59.24$457,925.20View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Kenneth S. Janke, Jr.EVPSell1,500$58.00$87,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2016Joseph L MoskowitzDirectorBuy500$56.63$28,315.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016Charles D. Lake IIinsiderSell7,500$55.96$419,700.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2015Elizabeth J HudsonDirectorSell2,644$60.29$159,406.76View SEC Filing  
12/8/2015Kenneth S Janke JrEVPSell60,415$62.11$3,752,375.65View SEC Filing  
12/8/2015Paul S. Amos IIinsiderSell88,000$62.46$5,496,480.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2015Robert B. JohnsonDirectorSell7,513$65.48$491,951.24View SEC Filing  
11/6/2015Robin Y. WilkeyVPSell4,097$64.25$263,232.25View SEC Filing  
10/29/2015Paul S. Amos IIinsiderSell42,635$64.13$2,734,182.55View SEC Filing  
8/19/2015Eric M. KirschEVPSell65,627$62.86$4,125,313.22View SEC Filing  
8/19/2015Teresa L. WhiteinsiderSell2,482$63.48$157,557.36View SEC Filing  
8/17/2015Kriss Cloninger IIITreasurerSell32,563$64.40$2,097,057.20View SEC Filing  
5/11/2015Joseph L MoskowitzDirectorBuy1,000$64.03$64,030.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2015Kenneth S Janke JrEVPSell8,500$64.02$544,170.00View SEC Filing  
3/19/2015Hiroshi YamauchiCOOSell21,433$63.42$1,359,280.86View SEC Filing  
3/17/2015Charles B KnappDirectorSell4,000$62.66$250,640.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2015Robin Y WilkeyVPSell5,805$63.00$365,715.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2015David Gary ThompsonDirectorSell9,000$62.25$560,250.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Susan Rynearson BlanckEVPSell5,920$60.96$360,883.20View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Charles D Lake IIInsiderSell12,018$60.54$727,569.72View SEC Filing  
11/12/2014Paul S Amos IIInsiderSell34,130$59.12$2,017,765.60View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Kenneth S Janke JrEVPSell1,000$59.79$59,790.00View SEC Filing  
9/4/2014David Gary ThompsonDirectorSell6,000$61.35$368,100.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2014Audrey B TillmanEVPSell10,000$60.07$600,700.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2014Teresa L WhiteCOOSell22,698$62.72$1,423,618.56View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Charles KnappDirectorSell3,000$64.11$192,330.00View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Douglas Wayne JohnsonDirectorSell2,000$65.11$130,220.00View SEC Filing  
2/24/2014Barbara RimerDirectorSell4,000$62.69$250,760.00View SEC Filing  
12/27/2013Koji AriyoshiSVPSell26,250$67.20$1,764,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013David Gary ThompsonDirectorSell4,000$67.00$268,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Kenneth Janke, Jr.InsiderSell7,500$66.39$497,925.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2013Robert JohnsonDirectorSell1,250$66.41$83,012.50View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013Hiroshi YamauchiVPSell22,500$65.28$1,468,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Kriss Cloninger IIICFOSell60,000$65.13$3,907,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/25/2013Kriss Cloninger IIICFOSell33,400$62.40$2,084,160.00View SEC Filing  
9/20/2013Kriss Cloninger IIICFOSell16,600$62.61$1,039,326.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013David Gary ThompsonDirectorSell10,000$60.20$602,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013John Shelby Amos IIDirectorSell40,000$62.95$2,518,000.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Kenneth S Janke JrInsiderSell8,500$62.26$529,210.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Robert B JohnsonDirectorSell9,750$62.29$607,327.50View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012E Stephen PurdomDirectorSell6,000$53.76$322,560.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2012Robin Y WilkeyVPSell7,305$53.02$387,311.10View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Aflac (NYSE:AFL)
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