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NYSE:AFL - AFLAC Stock Price, Forecast & News

$53.17
-0.73 (-1.35 %)
(As of 12/13/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$52.91
Now: $53.17
$53.98
50-Day Range
$51.73
MA: $53.70
$54.91
52-Week Range
$41.88
Now: $53.17
$57.18
Volume3.90 million shs
Average Volume2.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$39.03 billion
P/E Ratio12.78
Dividend Yield2.04%
Beta0.71
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. Read More…

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$21.76 billion
Cash Flow$5.89 per share
Book Value$30.82 per share

Profitability

Net Income$2.92 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees6,121
Market Cap$39.03 billion
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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AFLAC (NYSE:AFL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is AFLAC's stock symbol?

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

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

AFLAC announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, October 24th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, November 20th will be given a dividend of $0.27 per share on Monday, December 2nd. This represents a $1.08 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.03%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 19th. 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 minted shares were issued 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.

How were AFLAC's earnings last quarter?

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 24th. The financial services provider reported $1.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.07 by $0.09. The financial services provider had revenue of $5.54 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.52 billion. AFLAC had a return on equity of 12.45% and a net margin of 13.96%. The business's quarterly revenue was down .7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.03 EPS. View AFLAC's Earnings History.

When is AFLAC's next earnings date?

AFLAC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 30th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for AFLAC.

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

AFLAC updated its FY 2020 Pre-Market earnings guidance on Monday, December, 2nd. The company provided EPS guidance of 4.30-4.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.48.

What price target have analysts set for AFL?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for AFLAC's shares. Their forecasts range from $48.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate AFLAC's share price to reach $53.32 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AFLAC.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AFLAC?

8 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 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AFLAC.

Has AFLAC been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about AFL stock have trended positive this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. 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 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for AFLAC.

Are investors shorting AFLAC?

AFLAC saw a increase in short interest in the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 9,970,000 shares, an increase of 9.9% from the November 14th total of 9,070,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,900,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.4 days. Approximately 1.4% of the shares of the stock 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), Mcdonald's (MCD), AbbVie (ABBV), 3M (MMM), PepsiCo (PEP), Procter & Gamble (PG), Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and Cisco Systems (CSCO).

Who are AFLAC's key executives?

AFLAC's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are AFLAC's major shareholders?

AFLAC's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (5.27%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.88%), Maj Invest Holding A S (0.54%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.52%), Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.45%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.42%). Company insiders that own AFLAC stock include Albert Riggieri, Audrey B Tillman, Barbara K Rimer, Charles B Knapp, Charles D Lake II, Daniel P Amos, Douglas Wayne Johnson, Eric M Kirsch, 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 major investors are selling AFLAC stock?

AFL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Street Corp, Boston Partners, Marathon Asset Management LLP, Smead Capital Management Inc., Tocqueville Asset Management L.P., QV Investors Inc., Unigestion Holding SA and Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank. 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, Douglas Wayne Johnson, James Todd Daniels, Joseph L Moskowitz, June P Howard, Koji Ariyoshi, Masatoshi Koide, Richard Williams Jr, Teresa L White and Toshihiko Fukuzawa. View Insider Buying and Selling for AFLAC.

Which major investors are buying AFLAC stock?

AFL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, California Public Employees Retirement System, Maj Invest Holding A S, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co, First Trust Advisors LP, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Teacher Retirement System of Texas and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. Company insiders that have bought AFLAC stock in the last two years include Joseph L Moskowitz and Karole Lloyd. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 $53.17.

How big of a company is AFLAC?

AFLAC has a market capitalization of $39.03 billion and generates $21.76 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $2.92 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.16 on an earnings per share basis. AFLAC employs 6,121 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:  502 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  675 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,177
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 12/14/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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