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NYSE:AFL - AFLAC Stock Price, Forecast & News

$35.40
-0.37 (-1.03 %)
(As of 03/29/2020 02:36 PM ET)
Today's Range
$33.74
Now: $35.40
$37.16
50-Day Range
$25.27
MA: $42.49
$52.94
52-Week Range
$23.07
Now: $35.40
$57.18
Volume6.08 million shs
Average Volume7.43 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.58 billion
P/E Ratio8.01
Dividend Yield3.13%
Beta0.78
Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, provides voluntary supplemental health and life insurance products. It operates through two segments, Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S. The Aflac Japan segment offers 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 in Japan. The Aflac U.S. segment provides products designed to protect individuals from depletion of assets comprising accident, cancer, critical illness/care, hospital indemnity, fixed-benefit dental, and vision care plans; and loss-of-income products, such as life and short-term disability plans in the United States. The company sells its products through sales associates and brokers, independent corporate agencies, individual agencies, and affiliated corporate agencies. Aflac Incorporated was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Accident & health insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP00105510
CIK4977
Phone706-323-3431

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.31 billion
Cash Flow$6.20 per share
Book Value$39.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.30 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees6,178
Market Cap$25.58 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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AFLAC (NYSE:AFL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has AFLAC's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

AFLAC's stock was trading at $36.94 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AFL shares have decreased by 4.2% and is now trading at $35.40. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of AFLAC?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AFLAC in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for AFLAC.

When is AFLAC's next earnings date?

AFLAC is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for AFLAC.

How were AFLAC's earnings last quarter?

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February, 4th. The financial services provider reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.02 by $0.01. The financial services provider earned $5.60 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.52 billion. AFLAC had a net margin of 14.81% and a return on equity of 11.76%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.02 earnings per share. View AFLAC's earnings history.

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

AFLAC announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 4th. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 19th will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share on Monday, March 2nd. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.16%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 18th. This is a positive change from AFLAC's previous quarterly dividend of $0.27. View AFLAC's dividend history.

When did AFLAC's stock split? How did AFLAC's stock split work?

AFLAC's stock split before market open on Monday, March 19th 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, February 13th 2018. The newly issued shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Friday, March 16th 2018. An investor that had 100 shares of AFLAC stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

What guidance has AFLAC issued on next quarter's earnings?

AFLAC issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of $4.32-4.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.44.

What price target have analysts set for AFL?

9 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for AFLAC's stock. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate AFLAC's share price to reach $49.32 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.3% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for AFLAC.

Has AFLAC been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AFL stock has trended extremely negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AFLAC earned a media sentiment score of -4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutAFLAC.

Are investors shorting AFLAC?

AFLAC saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 15,102,800 shares, an increase of 11.3% from the February 27th total of 13,570,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 3,510,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.3 days. Approximately 2.3% of the company's shares are sold short. View AFLAC's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of AFLAC's key competitors?

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), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AbbVie (ABBV), Mcdonald's (MCD), PepsiCo (PEP), Procter & Gamble (PG), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

Who are AFLAC's key executives?

AFLAC's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Daniel Paul Amos, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 67)
  • Mr. Frederick John Crawford, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Eric Mark Kirsch CFA, Exec. VP, Global Chief Investment Officer & Pres of Aflac Global Investments (Age 58)
  • Ms. Audrey Boone Tillman Esq., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 54)
  • Mr. Charles Ditmars Lake II, Pres of Aflac International & Chairman of Aflac Life Insurance Japan (Age 57)

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 investors include Japan Post Holdings Co. Ltd. (6.47%), State Street Corp (5.24%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.49%), FMR LLC (1.23%), Norges Bank (0.92%) and California Public Employees Retirement System (0.84%). Company insiders that own AFLAC stock include Albert Riggieri, Audrey B Tillman, Barbara K Rimer, Charles D Lake II, Douglas Wayne Johnson, Eric M Kirsch, Frederick John Crawford, James Todd Daniels, Joseph L Moskowitz, June P Howard, Karole Lloyd, Koji Ariyoshi, Masatoshi Koide, Richard Williams Jr, Teresa L White and Toshihiko Fukuzawa. View institutional ownership trends for AFLAC.

Which institutional investors are selling AFLAC stock?

AFL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including AQR Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Prudential Financial Inc., PGGM Investments, and Conning Inc.. Company insiders that have sold AFLAC company stock in the last year include Albert Riggieri, Audrey B Tillman, Barbara K Rimer, Charles D Lake II, James Todd Daniels, Joseph L Moskowitz, June P Howard, Koji Ariyoshi, Richard Williams Jr, Teresa L White, and Toshihiko Fukuzawa. View insider buying and selling activity for AFLAC.

Which institutional investors are buying AFLAC stock?

AFL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Japan Post Holdings Co. Ltd., Norges Bank, Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., Schroder Investment Management Group, Wealth Quarterback LLC, Maj Invest Holding A S, Victory Capital Management Inc., and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. Company insiders that have bought AFLAC stock in the last two years include Frederick John Crawford, and Karole Lloyd. View insider buying and selling activity for AFLAC.

How do I buy shares of AFLAC?

Shares of AFL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is AFLAC's stock price today?

One share of AFL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.40.

How big of a company is AFLAC?

AFLAC has a market capitalization of $25.58 billion and generates $22.31 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $3.30 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.44 on an earnings per share basis. AFLAC employs 6,178 workers across the globe. View additional information about AFLAC.

What is AFLAC's official website?

The official website for AFLAC is http://www.aflac.com/.

How can I contact AFLAC?

AFLAC's mailing address is 1932 WYNNTON ROAD, COLUMBUS GA, 31999. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 706-323-3431 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for AFLAC (NYSE AFL)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  534 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  714 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  1,248
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AFLAC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AFL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AFL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/29/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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