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NYSE:AFL

Aflac - AFL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$72.34
+0.43 (+0.60%)
(As of 12/2/2022 05:34 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$70.98
$72.39
50-Day Range
$56.20
$72.50
52-Week Range
$52.07
$72.70
Volume
1.89 million shs
Average Volume
2.81 million shs
Market Capitalization
$44.98 billion
P/E Ratio
9.23
Dividend Yield
2.23%
Price Target
$65.58

Aflac MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.20 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
7.6% Downside
$66.82 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.65% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.15
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.22mentions of Aflac in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.72 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
2.48%
From $5.24 to $5.37 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.41 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

403rd out of 910 stocks

Accident & Health Insurance Industry

4th 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 through two segments, Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S. The Aflac Japan segment offers cancer, medical, nursing care income support, 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 based in Columbus, Georgia.

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AFL Company Calendar

Last Earnings
11/01/2022
Ex-Dividend for 12/1 Dividend
11/15/2022
Dividend Payable
12/01/2022
Today
12/02/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
2/01/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Accident & health insurance
Sub-Industry
Life & Health Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
00105510
CIK
4977
Employees
12,447
Year Founded
1955

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$66.82
High Stock Price Forecast
$80.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$60.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-9.3%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.20
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$4.33 billion
Pretax Margin
25.39%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$22.11 billion
Cash Flow
$7.89 per share
Book Value
$38.84 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
614,949,000
Market Cap
$44.98 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.94

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Daniel Paul AmosMr. Daniel Paul Amos (Age 70)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $6.61M
  • Mr. Frederick John CrawfordMr. Frederick John Crawford (Age 58)
    Pres & COO
    Comp: $4.12M
  • Mr. Max Kristian Broden (Age 43)
    Exec. VP & CFO
    Comp: $2.05M
  • Mr. Eric Mark Kirsch CFA (Age 61)
    Exec. VP, Global Chief Investment Officer & Pres of Aflac Asset Management LLC
    Comp: $3.38M
  • Ms. Audrey Boone Tillman Esq. (Age 57)
    Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
    Comp: $1.82M
  • Ms. June Posey Howard CPA (Age 55)
    CFA, CGMA, Sr. VP of Financial Services & Chief Accounting Officer
  • Mr. J. Peter Kelso
    Sr. VP and Chief Information & Technology Officer
  • Mr. Koichiro Yoshizumi (Age 60)
    EVP of Sales & Mrkt. and Director of Sales, Mrkt., Alliance Strategy - Aflac Life Insurance Japan
  • Ms. Teresa Lynne WhiteMs. Teresa Lynne White (Age 55)
    Pres of Aflac US
  • Mr. James Todd Daniels (Age 51)
    Exec. VP, Director & CFO of Aflac Life Insurance Japan













AFL Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Aflac stock right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aflac in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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?

9 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Aflac's shares. Their AFL share price forecasts range from $60.00 to $80.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $66.82 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 7.5%.
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How have AFL shares performed in 2022?

Aflac's stock was trading at $58.39 at the start of the year. Since then, AFL shares have increased by 23.7% and is now trading at $72.24.
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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 1st 2023.
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How were Aflac's earnings last quarter?

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 1st. The financial services provider reported $1.15 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.22 by $0.07. The financial services provider earned $4.82 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.58 billion. Aflac had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.53% and a net margin of 24.16%. Aflac's revenue was down 8.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.53 EPS.
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How often does Aflac pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Aflac?

Aflac declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 8th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 15th will be given a dividend of $0.42 per share on Wednesday, March 1st. This represents a $1.68 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.33%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 14th. This is a positive change from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40.
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Is Aflac a good dividend stock?

Aflac (NYSE:AFL) pays an annual dividend of $1.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.22%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 39 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 20.41%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AFL will have a dividend payout ratio of 29.80% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Aflac's stock split?

Shares of Aflac split on Monday, March 19th 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, February 13th 2018. The newly created 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 announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Tuesday, November 8th 2022, which permits the company to repurchase 100,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans 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).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.87%), BlackRock Inc. (6.62%), State Street Corp (4.92%), LSV Asset Management (0.99%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.95%) and Maj Invest Holding A S (0.80%). 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, Richard Williams Jr, Teresa L White, Thomas J Kenny and Toshihiko Fukuzawa.
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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 $72.24.

How much money does Aflac make?

Aflac (NYSE:AFL) has a market capitalization of $44.92 billion and generates $22.11 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $4.33 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.84 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Aflac have?

The company employs 12,447 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 12/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff