Aflac Stock Forecast, Price & News

$53.99
-0.57 (-1.04 %)
(As of 09/17/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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$53.95
$54.91
50-Day Range
$51.71
$57.52
52-Week Range
$33.37
$57.64
Volume7.98 million shs
Average Volume3.34 million shs
Market Capitalization$36.21 billion
P/E Ratio6.52
Dividend Yield2.42%
Beta1.01
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About Aflac

Aflac, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the provision financial protection services. It operates through the Aflac Japan and Aflac United States (U.S.) segments. 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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2.42 out of 5 stars

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277th out of 1,330 stocks

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3rd out of 5 stocks

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Aflac (NYSE:AFL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Aflac a buy right now?

7 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aflac in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 5 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" Aflac stock. 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 stocks does MarketBeat like better than Aflac?

Wall Street analysts have given Aflac a "Hold" rating, but there may be better buying opportunities in the stock market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new stock ideas, but Aflac wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five companies may be even better buys.
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When is Aflac's next earnings date?

Aflac is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 27th 2021.
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How can I listen to Aflac's earnings call?

Aflac will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 28th at 9:00 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) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 27th. The financial services provider reported $1.59 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.27 by $0.32. The financial services provider earned $5.56 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.32 billion. Aflac had a net margin of 25.23% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.79%.
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How has Aflac's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Aflac's stock was trading at $36.94 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AFL stock has increased by 46.2% and is now trading at $53.99.
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How often does Aflac pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Aflac?

Aflac announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, July 28th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 18th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Wednesday, September 1st. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, August 17th.
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Is Aflac a good dividend stock?

Aflac pays an annual dividend of $1.32 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.42%. The dividend payout ratio of Aflac is 26.61%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Aflac will have a dividend payout ratio of 25.43% next year. This indicates that Aflac will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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When did Aflac's stock split? How did Aflac's stock split work?

Shares of Aflac split before market open on Monday, March 19th 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Tuesday, February 13th 2018. The newly created shares were distributed to shareholders after the closing bell 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?

7 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for Aflac's stock. Their forecasts range from $43.00 to $61.00. On average, they anticipate Aflac's share price to reach $51.90 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 3.9%.
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Who are Aflac's key executives?

Aflac's management team includes the following people:
  • Dan Amos, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
  • Frederick John Crawford, President & Chief Operating Officer
  • Max K. Brodén, Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
  • J. Peter Kelso, Senior VP, Chief Information & Technology Officer
  • Julia K. Davis, Chief Information Officer & Senior Vice President

What is Dan Amos' approval rating as Aflac's CEO?

435 employees have rated Aflac CEO Dan Amos on Glassdoor.com. Dan Amos has an approval rating of 93% among Aflac'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.

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), 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 a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.54%), BlackRock Inc. (7.04%), State Street Corp (5.16%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (2.25%), FMR LLC (1.95%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.79%). Company insiders that own Aflac stock include 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, Karole Lloyd, Richard Williams Jr, Teresa L White, Thomas J Kenny and Toshihiko Fukuzawa.
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Which major investors are selling Aflac stock?

AFL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., Bank of America Corp DE, Franklin Resources Inc., Ruffer LLP, New York State Common Retirement Fund, Boston Partners, and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold Aflac company stock in the last year include Audrey B Tillman, Barbara K Rimer, Charles D Lake II, Eric M Kirsch, James Todd Daniels, Joseph L Moskowitz, Teresa L White, Thomas J Kenny, and Toshihiko Fukuzawa.
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Which major investors are buying Aflac stock?

AFL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Geode Capital Management LLC, Amundi, Assetmark Inc., Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and First Trust Advisors LP. Company insiders that have bought Aflac stock in the last two years include Frederick John Crawford, Georgette D Kiser, and Karole Lloyd.
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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 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 $53.99.

How much money does Aflac make?

Aflac has a market capitalization of $36.21 billion and generates $22.15 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $4.78 billion in net income (profit) each year or $4.96 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Aflac have?

Aflac employs 12,003 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..

When was Aflac founded?

Aflac was founded in 1955.

What is Aflac's official website?

The official website for Aflac is www.aflac.com.

Where are Aflac's headquarters?

Aflac is headquartered at 1932 WYNNTON ROAD, COLUMBUS GA, 31999.

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 9/19/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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