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Aflac Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.33 (-0.72 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $45.28
50-Day Range
MA: $38.98
52-Week Range
Now: $45.28
Volume2.07 million shs
Average Volume4.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$31.81 billion
P/E Ratio7.08
Dividend Yield2.46%
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, income support, and whole and term life insurance products, as well as WAYS and child endowment plans under saving type insurance products. The Aflac U.S. segment provides cancer, accident, short-term disability, critical illness, hospital indemnity, dental, vision, 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 headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 1.1Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.02 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Accident & health insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.31 billion
Cash Flow$6.14 per share
Book Value$46.24 per share


Net Income$3.30 billion


Market Cap$31.81 billion
Next Earnings Date2/2/2021 (Estimated)
-0.33 (-0.72 %)
(As of 11/27/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Aflac (NYSE:AFL) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Aflac's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Aflac's stock was trading at $36.94 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AFL stock has increased by 22.6% and is now trading at $45.28.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Aflac?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Aflac in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 winning trading ideas this year 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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When is Aflac's next earnings date?

Aflac is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 2nd 2021.
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How were Aflac's earnings last quarter?

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) posted its quarterly earnings results on Sunday, November, 1st. The financial services provider reported $1.39 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.14 by $0.25. Aflac had a net margin of 21.11% and a return on equity of 12.12%. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.16 earnings per share.
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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. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 17th will be given a dividend of $0.33 per share on Monday, March 1st. This represents a $1.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.92%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 16th. This is a positive change from Aflac's previous quarterly dividend of $0.28.
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When did Aflac's stock split? How did Aflac's stock split work?

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 issued shares were issued 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?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1-year target prices for Aflac's stock. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $56.00. On average, they expect Aflac's share price to reach $44.57 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.6%.
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Are investors shorting Aflac?

Aflac saw a decline in short interest during the month of October. As of October 30th, there was short interest totaling 8,590,000 shares, a decline of 13.5% from the October 15th total of 9,930,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,750,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.3 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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).

Who are Aflac's key executives?

Aflac's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Daniel Paul Amos, Chairman & CEO (Age 68, Pay $5.84M)
  • Mr. Frederick John Crawford, Pres & COO (Age 56, Pay $2.15M)
  • Mr. Eric Mark Kirsch CFA, Exec. VP, Global Chief Investment Officer & Pres of Aflac Asset Management LLC (Age 59, Pay $2.97M)
  • Mr. Charles Ditmars Lake II, Pres of Aflac International & Chairman of Aflac Life Insurance Japan (Age 58, Pay $2.17M)
  • Mr. Masatoshi Koide, Pres, Representative Director & COO of Aflac Japan (Age 59, Pay $1.72M)
  • Mr. Max Kristian Brodén, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 41)
  • Ms. June Posey Howard CPA, CFA, CGMA, Sr. VP of Financial Services & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 53)
  • Mr. J. Peter Kelso, Sr. VP and Chief Information & Technology Officer
  • Mr. David A. Young, VP of Investor & Rating Agency Relations
  • Ms. Audrey Boone Tillman Esq., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 55)

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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (6.73%), State Street Corp (4.84%), Boston Partners (1.20%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.92%), LSV Asset Management (0.67%) and Morgan Stanley (0.68%). Company insiders that own Aflac stock include Albert Riggieri, Audrey B Tillman, Barbara K Rimer, Charles D Lake II, Douglas Wayne Johnson, 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.
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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 State Street Corp, Acadian Asset Management LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, BlackRock Inc., Connor Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd., Boston Partners, and Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold Aflac company stock in the last year include Audrey B Tillman, Barbara K Rimer, Charles D Lake II, and Richard Williams Jr.
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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 Morgan Stanley, Cannell Peter B & Co. Inc., LSV Asset Management, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, ProShare Advisors LLC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, and Xponance Inc.. 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 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 $45.28.

How big of a company is Aflac?

Aflac has a market capitalization of $31.81 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 11/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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