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New Battery Tech to “Eat Lithium’s Lunch”? (Ad)
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US shift away from coal hits tribal community in New Mexico
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DOW   28,725.51
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New Battery Tech to “Eat Lithium’s Lunch”? (Ad)
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Denmark says Nord Stream 1 natural gas pipeline has also stopped leaking
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Ruptured oil pipeline off California approved for repairs
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New Battery Tech to “Eat Lithium’s Lunch”? (Ad)
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NYSE:AFL

Aflac - AFL Stock Forecast, Price & News

$56.20
-0.38 (-0.67%)
(As of 09/30/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$56.07
$57.44
50-Day Range
$55.64
$64.55
52-Week Range
$52.07
$67.20
Volume
2.93 million shs
Average Volume
2.83 million shs
Market Capitalization
$35.51 billion
P/E Ratio
8.48
Dividend Yield
2.83%
Price Target
$62.17

Aflac MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.20 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
10.6% Upside
$62.17 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.68% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.14
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.09mentions of Aflac in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$2.32 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-0.19%
From $5.37 to $5.36 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

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

2.35 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

581st out of 923 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
8/01/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/1 Dividend
8/23/2022
Dividend Payable
9/01/2022
Today
10/02/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

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
$62.17
High Stock Price Forecast
$67.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$52.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+10.6%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.20
Research Coverage
10 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$4.33 billion
Pretax Margin
24.94%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$22.11 billion
Cash Flow
$7.79 per share
Book Value
$50.27 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
624,966,000
Market Cap
$35.51 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.91

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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?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aflac in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 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 2022?

10 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Aflac's shares. Their AFL share price forecasts range from $52.00 to $67.00. On average, they anticipate the company's share price to reach $62.17 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have AFL shares performed in 2022?

Aflac's stock was trading at $58.39 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, AFL stock has decreased by 3.8% and is now trading at $56.20.
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Are investors shorting Aflac?

Aflac saw a increase in short interest in September. As of September 15th, there was short interest totaling 9,620,000 shares, an increase of 9.6% from the August 31st total of 8,780,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,470,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.9 days. Approximately 1.7% of the shares of the 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, October 26th 2022.
View our AFL earnings forecast
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How were Aflac's earnings last quarter?

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August, 1st. The financial services provider reported $1.55 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.28 by $0.27. The financial services provider had revenue of $5.40 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.79 billion. Aflac had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.40% and a net margin of 20.37%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 2.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.59 earnings per share.
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How often does Aflac pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Aflac?

Aflac announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 1st. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 24th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Thursday, September 1st. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.85%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 23rd.
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 2.83%. 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 24.13%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AFL will have a dividend payout ratio of 29.85% 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 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 stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

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."

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 $56.20.

How much money does Aflac make?

Aflac (NYSE:AFL) has a market capitalization of $35.51 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 $6.63 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 10/2/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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