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NYSE:AFLAFLAC Stock Price, Forecast & News

$36.97
+0.50 (+1.37 %)
(As of 06/1/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$36.25
Now: $36.97
$37.24
50-Day Range
$31.99
MA: $35.74
$39.19
52-Week Range
$23.07
Now: $36.97
$57.18
Volume5.02 million shs
Average Volume4.54 million shs
Market Capitalization$26.53 billion
P/E Ratio9.31
Dividend Yield3.07%
Beta0.89
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

3.53 out of 5 stars


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$6.35 per share
Book Value$39.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.30 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees6,178
Market Cap$26.53 billion
Next Earnings Date7/23/2020 (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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AFL shares have increased by 0.1% and is now trading at $36.97. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of AFLAC?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AFLAC in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 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, July 23rd 2020. View our earnings forecast for AFLAC.

How were AFLAC's earnings last quarter?

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, April, 29th. The financial services provider reported $1.21 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.10 by $0.11. The financial services provider had revenue of $5.16 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.49 billion. AFLAC had a net margin of 13.49% and a return on equity of 11.84%. The firm's revenue was down 8.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.12 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 Wednesday, April 29th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 20th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Monday, June 1st. This represents a $1.12 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.03%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 19th. 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.

What price target have analysts set for AFL?

11 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for AFLAC's stock. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $56.57. On average, they anticipate AFLAC's share price to reach $46.36 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 25.4% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for AFLAC.

Has AFLAC been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AFL stock have been trending very positive recently, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AFLAC earned a daily sentiment score of 3.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View the latest news aboutAFLAC.

Are investors shorting AFLAC?

AFLAC saw a decrease in short interest in April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 10,290,000 shares, a decrease of 5.8% from the April 15th total of 10,920,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 4,820,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.1 days. Currently, 1.6% 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), Medtronic (MDT), PepsiCo (PEP), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE) and Procter & Gamble (PG).

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 BlackRock Inc. (7.75%), Japan Post Holdings Co. Ltd. (7.24%), State Street Corp (5.05%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.50%), APG Asset Management N.V. (1.36%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.03%). 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 APG Asset Management N.V., AQR Capital Management LLC, State Street Corp, Morgan Stanley, Morgan Stanley, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Hexavest Inc., and Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB publ . 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, June P Howard, Richard Williams Jr, and Toshihiko Fukuzawa. View insider buying and selling activity for AFLAC.

Which institutional investors are buying AFLAC stock?

AFL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Japan Post Holdings Co. Ltd., Victory Capital Management Inc., Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., Maj Invest Holding A S, APG Asset Management N.V., Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, and Swiss National Bank. 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 $36.97.

How big of a company is AFLAC?

AFLAC has a market capitalization of $26.53 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.

What is AFLAC's official website?

The official website for AFLAC is 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]

This page was last updated on 6/2/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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