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NYSE:AFL

Aflac - AFL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$73.50
+0.46 (+0.63%)
(As of 01/31/2023 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$72.29
$73.57
50-Day Range
$68.92
$73.84
52-Week Range
$52.07
$74.01
Volume
4.72 million shs
Average Volume
3.05 million shs
Market Capitalization
$45.70 billion
P/E Ratio
9.38
Dividend Yield
2.19%
Price Target
$70.75

Aflac MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.43 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
3.7% Downside
$70.75 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.74% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.15
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.27mentions of Aflac in the last 14 days
Based on 16 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$4.07 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
3.43%
From $5.25 to $5.43 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.47 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

137th out of 897 stocks

Accident & Health Insurance Industry

1st out of 4 stocks


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About Aflac (NYSE:AFL) Stock

Aflac, Inc. is a holding company. engages in the provision of financial protection services. It operates through the followings segments: Aflac Japan and Aflac United States (U.S.). The Aflac Japan segment offers life insurance, death benefits, and cash surrender values. The Aflac U.S. segment sells voluntary supplemental insurance products for people who already have major medical or primary insurance coverage. The company was founded by John Amos, Daniel Paul Amos, and William Amos on November 17, 1955 and is headquartered in Columbus, GA.

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AFL Company Calendar

Last Earnings
10/26/2021
Ex-Dividend for 12/1 Dividend
11/15/2022
Dividend Payable
12/01/2022
Today
1/31/2023
Next Earnings (Confirmed)
2/01/2023
Ex-Dividend for 3/1 Dividend
2/14/2023
Dividend Payable
3/01/2023
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2023

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
$70.75
High Stock Price Forecast
$80.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$63.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
-3.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.43
Research Coverage
7 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$4.33 billion
Pretax Margin
25.39%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$22.11 billion
Cash Flow
$7.90 per share
Book Value
$50.27 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
614,949,000
Market Cap
$45.70 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.92

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Key Executives

  • Dan Amos
    Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Virgil R. Miller
    President
  • Frederick John CrawfordFrederick John Crawford
    President & Chief Operating Officer
  • Max K. Brodén
    Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • J. Peter Kelso
    Senior VP, Chief Information & Technology Officer













AFL Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Aflac stock right now?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aflac in the last year. There are currently 4 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?

7 Wall Street research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Aflac's stock. Their AFL share price forecasts range from $63.00 to $80.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $70.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.7%.
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How have AFL shares performed in 2023?

Aflac's stock was trading at $71.94 at the beginning of 2023. Since then, AFL stock has increased by 2.2% and is now trading at $73.50.
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Are investors shorting Aflac?

Aflac saw a increase in short interest in December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totaling 10,450,000 shares, an increase of 11.8% from the November 30th total of 9,350,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,690,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.9 days. Currently, 1.9% of the company's stock are sold short.
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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.
View our AFL earnings forecast
.

How can I listen to Aflac's earnings call?

Aflac will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 2nd at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

How were Aflac's earnings last quarter?

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 26th. The financial services provider reported $1.53 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.32 by $0.21. The financial services provider earned $5.24 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.36 billion. Aflac had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.53% and a net margin of 24.16%. Aflac's revenue for the quarter was down 7.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.39 EPS.
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How often does Aflac pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Aflac?

Aflac announced a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, November 8th. Investors 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 2.29%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 14th. This is a boost from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.40.
Read our dividend analysis for AFL
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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 2.19%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 40 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 29.47% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for AFL.

When did Aflac's stock split?

Aflac's stock split on the morning of 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 stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

How will Aflac's stock buyback program work?

Aflac declared that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, November 8th 2022, which allows the company to buyback 100,000,000 outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership 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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd Zurich (0.43%), Maj Invest Holding A S (0.36%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.31%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.14%), New York State Teachers Retirement System (0.10%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.10%). 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, Teresa L White, Thomas J Kenny and Toshihiko Fukuzawa.
View institutional ownership trends
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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 $73.50.

How much money does Aflac make?

Aflac (NYSE:AFL) has a market capitalization of $45.70 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 2/1/2023 by MarketBeat.com Staff