NYSE:AFL

Aflac Stock Forecast, Price & News

$52.87
+0.58 (+1.11 %)
(As of 04/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$52.14
Now: $52.87
$52.90
50-Day Range
$47.89
MA: $50.72
$52.44
52-Week Range
$30.32
Now: $52.87
$52.90
Volume2.22 million shs
Average Volume3.72 million shs
Market Capitalization$36.35 billion
P/E Ratio8.26
Dividend Yield2.56%
Beta0.97
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Accident & health insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP00105510
CIK4977
Phone(706) 323-3431
Employees11,729
Year Founded1955

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.31 billion
Cash Flow$7.13 per share
Book Value$39.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.30 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$36.35 billion
Next Earnings Date4/28/2021 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

Headlines

Aflac (NYSE:AFL) Reaches New 1-Year High at $52.79
April 14, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Form 424B2 AFLAC INC - StreetInsider.com
April 13, 2021 |  streetinsider.com
Is AFL Stock A Buy or Sell? - Yahoo Finance
April 10, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Is AFL Stock A Buy or Sell?
April 8, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Form 424B5 AFLAC INC - StreetInsider.com
April 6, 2021 |  streetinsider.com
Aflac (NYSE:AFL) PT Raised to $58.00
April 1, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Aflac (NYSE:AFL) PT Raised to $46.00
March 31, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Aflac Stock Shows Every Sign Of Being Fairly Valued
March 31, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.05 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

163rd out of 1,953 stocks

Accident & Health Insurance Industry

4th out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$52.87
+0.58 (+1.11 %)
(As of 04/14/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Aflac (NYSE:AFL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Aflac a buy right now?

8 Wall Street 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 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street 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 short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Aflac wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Aflac?

Aflac saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 26th, there was short interest totaling 9,570,000 shares, an increase of 35.6% from the February 11th total of 7,060,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,810,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.5 days. Currently, 1.5% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is Aflac's next earnings date?

Aflac is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April 28th 2021.
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How can I listen to Aflac's earnings call?

Aflac will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, April 28th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were Aflac's earnings last quarter?

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) released its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 2nd. The financial services provider reported $1.07 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.05 by $0.02. The financial services provider earned $5.91 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.50 billion. Aflac had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.12% and a net margin of 21.11%. Aflac's revenue for the quarter was up 5.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $1.03 EPS.
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How has Aflac's stock 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 shares have increased by 43.1% and is now trading at $52.87.
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How often does Aflac pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Aflac?

Aflac declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, November 18th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, February 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.33 per share on Monday, March 1st. This represents a $1.32 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.50%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 16th. This is an increase from Aflac's previous quarterly dividend of $0.28.
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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 2.56%. Aflac 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 of Aflac is 29.73%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Aflac will have a dividend payout ratio of 27.22% 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?

Aflac shares 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 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?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Aflac's stock. Their forecasts range from $37.00 to $58.00. On average, they expect Aflac's stock price to reach $47.90 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.4%.
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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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Royal London Asset Management Ltd. (0.10%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.09%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.08%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.06%), Farmers & Merchants Investments Inc. (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). Company insiders that own Aflac stock include Albert Riggieri, Audrey B Tillman, Barbara K Rimer, Charles D Lake II, Frederick John Crawford, James Todd Daniels, Joseph L Moskowitz, June P Howard, Karole Lloyd, Koji Ariyoshi, Richard Williams Jr, Teresa L White, Thomas J Kenny and Toshihiko Fukuzawa.
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Which institutional investors are selling Aflac stock?

AFL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Scout Investments Inc., Smith Shellnut Wilson LLC ADV, Welch & Forbes LLC, Pacer Advisors Inc., Huntington National Bank, Indiana Trust & Investment Management CO, and Legacy Private Trust Co.. Company insiders that have sold Aflac company stock in the last year include Audrey B Tillman, Barbara K Rimer, Charles D Lake II, James Todd Daniels, Joseph L Moskowitz, Teresa L White, Thomas J Kenny, and Toshihiko Fukuzawa.
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Which institutional investors are buying Aflac stock?

AFL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hexavest Inc., Everence Capital Management Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Royal London Asset Management Ltd., First Hawaiian Bank, Farmers Trust Co., Thomasville National Bank, and Calamos Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have bought Aflac stock in the last two years include Frederick John Crawford, 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 $52.87.

How much money does Aflac make?

Aflac has a market capitalization of $36.35 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.

How many employees does Aflac have?

Aflac employs 11,729 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 4/14/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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