NYSE:AFL - AFLAC Stock Price, Price Target & More Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $43.10 +0.21 (+0.49 %) (As of 07/20/2018 02:37 PM ET)Previous Close$42.74Today's Range$42.61 - $43.1552-Week Range$38.31 - $46.19Volume105,989 shsAverage Volume2.69 million shsMarket Capitalization$33.49 billionP/E Ratio12.62Dividend Yield2.40%Beta0.97 Company ProfileFinancialsAnalyst RatingsDividend HistoryEarnings HistoryInsider TradesHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial MediaChart Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, 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. Receive AFL News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AFL and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Accident & health insurance Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance SectorFinance SymbolNYSE:AFL CUSIP00105510 Webwww.aflac.com Phone706-323-3431 Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.22 Current Ratio0.05 Quick Ratio0.05 Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio12.62 Forward P/E Ratio10.88 P/E Growth1.36 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$21.67 billion Price / Sales1.54 Cash Flow$4.8756 per share Price / Cash8.84 Book Value$31.28 per share Price / Book1.38 Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.40 Net Income$4.60 billion Net Margins20.61% Return on Equity12.39% Return on Assets2.06% Miscellaneous Employees6,081 Outstanding Shares774,170,000Market Cap$33,490.46 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 Wednesday, April 25th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 23rd will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Friday, June 1st. This represents a $1.04 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, May 22nd. View AFLAC's Dividend History. When did AFLAC's stock split? How did AFLAC's stock split work? 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 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. How will AFLAC's stock buyback program work? AFLAC announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase program on Wednesday, August 9th 2017, which permits the company to buyback 40,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are often a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were AFLAC's earnings last quarter? AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 25th. The financial services provider reported $1.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.97 by $0.08. The financial services provider had revenue of $5.46 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.48 billion. AFLAC had a net margin of 20.61% and a return on equity of 12.39%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.47 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, July, 26th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for AFLAC. What guidance has AFLAC issued on next quarter's earnings? AFLAC updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $3.78-3.88 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $3.91. AFLAC also updated its Q2 guidance to $0.91-1.05 EPS. What price target have analysts set for AFL? 14 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for AFLAC's stock. Their forecasts range from $35.50 to $50.00. On average, they expect AFLAC's stock price to reach $46.6250 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for AFLAC. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AFLAC? 14 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AFLAC in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings, 2 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." Who are some of AFLAC's key competitors? Some companies that are related to AFLAC include Unum Group (UNM), Assurant (AIZ), Genworth MI Canada (MIC), CNO Financial Group (CNO), NIB (NHF), Triple-S Management (GTS) and Citizens Financial (CFIN). Who are AFLAC's key executives? AFLAC's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Daniel Paul Amos, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 66)Mr. Frederick John Crawford, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)Mr. Eric Mark Kirsch CFA, Exec. VP & Global Chief Investment Officer (Age 57)Ms. Audrey Boone Tillman Esq., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 53)Mr. Charles Ditmars Lake II, Pres of Aflac International & Chairman of Aflac Japan (Age 56) Has AFLAC been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about AFL stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. AFLAC earned a media sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also gave news articles about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.52 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are AFLAC's major shareholders? AFLAC's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank of Montreal Can (0.18%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.16%), Hexavest Inc. (0.14%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.12%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.09%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.07%). Company insiders that own AFLAC stock include Audrey B Tillman, Barbara K Rimer, Charles B Knapp, Charles D Lake II, Daniel P Amos, Douglas Wayne Johnson, Elizabeth J Hudson, Eric M Kirsch, Hiroshi Yamauchi, James Todd Daniels, Joseph L Moskowitz, June P Howard, Karole Lloyd, Kenneth S Janke Jr, Koji Ariyoshi, Kriss Cloninger III, Masatoshi Koide, Paul S Amos II, Robert B Johnson and Teresa L White. 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 NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Pendal Group Ltd, Hartford Investment Management Co., Cullinan Associates Inc., Pensionfund DSM Netherlands and Clinton Group Inc.. Company insiders that have sold AFLAC company stock in the last year include Audrey B Tillman, Charles B Knapp, Daniel P Amos, Douglas Wayne Johnson, Elizabeth J Hudson, Eric M Kirsch, James Todd Daniels, June P Howard, Kriss Cloninger III and Masatoshi Koide. View Insider Buying and Selling for AFLAC. Which major investors are buying AFLAC stock? AFL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Sabal Trust CO, Bank of Montreal Can, James Investment Research Inc., KAMES CAPITAL plc, Denali Advisors LLC and Municipal Employees Retirement System of Michigan. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is AFLAC's stock price today? One share of AFL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $43.13. How big of a company is AFLAC? AFLAC has a market capitalization of $33.49 billion and generates $21.67 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $4.60 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.40 on an earnings per share basis. AFLAC employs 6,081 workers across the globe. 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 409 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 543 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 952MarketBeat'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 7/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: Should I invest in "strong buy" stocks?