NYSE:AFL - AFLAC Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$43.77 -0.51 (-1.15 %)
(As of 10/23/2018 10:01 AM ET)
Previous Close$44.47
Today's Range$43.50 - $43.83
52-Week Range$41.41 - $48.19
Volume10,100 shs
Average Volume3.12 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.14 billion
P/E Ratio12.88
Dividend Yield2.34%
Beta0.92
Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, 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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Accident & health insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
SymbolNYSE:AFL
CUSIP00105510
Phone706-323-3431

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.22
Current Ratio0.05
Quick Ratio0.05

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio12.88
Forward P/E Ratio10.81
P/E Growth1.37

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$21.67 billion
Price / Sales1.55
Cash Flow$4.8152 per share
Price / Cash9.09
Book Value$31.28 per share
Price / Book1.40

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.40
Net Income$4.60 billion
Net Margins21.00%
Return on Equity12.53%
Return on Assets2.11%

Miscellaneous

Employees6,081
Outstanding Shares767,800,000
Market Cap$34.14 billion

AFLAC (NYSE:AFL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is AFLAC's stock symbol?

AFLAC trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AFL."

How often does AFLAC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for AFLAC?

AFLAC announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 26th. Investors of record on Wednesday, August 22nd will be given a dividend of $0.26 per share on Saturday, September 1st. This represents a $1.04 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.35%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 21st. View AFLAC's Dividend History.

When did AFLAC's stock split? How did AFLAC's stock split work?

AFLAC's stock split 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.

How will AFLAC's stock buyback program work?

AFLAC declared that its board has approved a share repurchase program on Wednesday, August 9th 2017, which authorizes the company to repurchase 40,000,000 shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are usually a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were AFLAC's earnings last quarter?

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July, 26th. The financial services provider reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.99 by $0.08. The financial services provider earned $5.59 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.52 billion. AFLAC had a return on equity of 12.53% and a net margin of 21.00%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.92 EPS. View AFLAC's Earnings History.

When is AFLAC's next earnings date?

AFLAC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 24th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for AFLAC.

How can I listen to AFLAC's earnings call?

AFLAC will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, October 25th at 9:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link.

What price target have analysts set for AFL?

13 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for AFLAC's stock. Their predictions range from $45.00 to $52.00. On average, they expect AFLAC's stock price to reach $48.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AFLAC.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AFLAC?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for AFLAC in the last year. There are currently 8 hold ratings, 3 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for AFLAC.

Who are some of AFLAC's key competitors?

Who are AFLAC's key executives?

AFLAC's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Daniel Paul Amos, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 66)
  • Mr. Frederick John Crawford, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Eric Mark Kirsch CFA, Exec. VP & Global Chief Investment Officer (Age 57)
  • Ms. Audrey Boone Tillman Esq., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 53)
  • Mr. Charles Ditmars Lake II, Pres of Aflac International & Chairman of Aflac Japan (Age 56)

Who are AFLAC's major shareholders?

AFLAC's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd (0.60%), Aperio Group LLC (0.21%), Hexavest Inc. (0.13%), QV Investors Inc. (0.10%), Welch & Forbes LLC (0.09%) and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.08%). Company insiders that own AFLAC stock include Audrey B Tillman, Barbara K Rimer, Charles B Knapp, Charles D Lake II, Daniel P Amos, Douglas Wayne Johnson, Elizabeth J Hudson, Eric M Kirsch, Hiroshi Yamauchi, James Todd Daniels, Joseph L Moskowitz, June P Howard, Karole Lloyd, Kenneth S Janke Jr, Kriss Cloninger III, Masatoshi Koide, Paul S Amos II, Robert B Johnson and Teresa L White. View Institutional Ownership Trends for AFLAC.

Which major investors are selling AFLAC stock?

AFL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, MERIAN GLOBAL INVESTORS UK Ltd, Aperio Group LLC, Hexavest Inc., Scout Investments Inc., State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, QV Investors Inc. and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC. Company insiders that have sold AFLAC company stock in the last year include Audrey B Tillman, Charles B Knapp, Daniel P Amos, Douglas Wayne Johnson, Eric M Kirsch, James Todd Daniels, Joseph L Moskowitz, June P Howard, Kriss Cloninger III and Masatoshi Koide. View Insider Buying and Selling for AFLAC.

Which major investors are buying AFLAC stock?

AFL stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Guinness Asset Management Ltd, Legacy Advisors LLC, Smith Shellnut Wilson LLC ADV, Sabal Trust CO, United Capital Management of KS Inc., Denali Advisors LLC, First Hawaiian Bank and Atria Investments LLC. Company insiders that have bought AFLAC stock in the last two years include Joseph L Moskowitz and Karole Lloyd. View Insider Buying and Selling 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is AFLAC's stock price today?

One share of AFL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $44.28.

How big of a company is AFLAC?

AFLAC has a market capitalization of $34.14 billion and generates $21.67 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $4.60 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.40 on an earnings per share basis. AFLAC employs 6,081 workers across the globe.

What is AFLAC's official website?

The official website for AFLAC is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for AFLAC (NYSE AFL)

Community Ranking:  2.2 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  439 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  580 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,019
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about AFLAC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AFL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AFL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 10/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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