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NYSE:AFL - AFLAC Stock Price, Forecast & News

$51.53
+0.04 (+0.08 %)
(As of 02/21/2020 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$51.12
Now: $51.53
$51.72
50-Day Range
$51.49
MA: $52.55
$53.42
52-Week Range
$48.14
Now: $51.53
$57.18
Volume2.98 million shs
Average Volume2.66 million shs
Market Capitalization$37.82 billion
P/E Ratio11.66
Dividend Yield2.18%
Beta0.67
Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, 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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Accident & health insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP00105510
CIK4977
Phone706-323-3431

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$22.31 billion
Cash Flow$5.88 per share
Book Value$39.45 per share

Profitability

Net Income$3.30 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees6,121
Market Cap$37.82 billion
Next Earnings Date4/23/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, February 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 19th will be paid a dividend of $0.28 per share on Monday, March 2nd. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.17%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 18th. This is a positive change from AFLAC's previous quarterly dividend of $0.27. 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 minted shares were issued 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.

How were AFLAC's earnings last quarter?

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, February, 4th. The financial services provider reported $1.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.02 by $0.01. The financial services provider earned $5.60 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.52 billion. AFLAC had a net margin of 14.81% and a return on equity of 11.76%. AFLAC's revenue was up 9.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.02 earnings per share. View AFLAC's Earnings History.

When is AFLAC's next earnings date?

AFLAC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, April 23rd 2020. View Earnings Estimates for AFLAC.

What guidance has AFLAC issued on next quarter's earnings?

AFLAC updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 4th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.32-4.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.44.

What price target have analysts set for AFL?

7 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for AFLAC's shares. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate AFLAC's share price to reach $54.76 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 6.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for AFLAC.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for AFLAC?

7 Wall Street 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, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for AFLAC.

Has AFLAC been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AFL stock has trended somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. AFLAC earned a news sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for AFLAC.

Are investors shorting AFLAC?

AFLAC saw a increase in short interest in the month of January. As of January 15th, there was short interest totalling 12,040,000 shares, an increase of 11.0% from the December 31st total of 10,850,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 2,700,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 4.5 days. Approximately 1.8% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View AFLAC's Current Options Chain.

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), Exxon Mobil (XOM), AbbVie (ABBV), Mcdonald's (MCD), Procter & Gamble (PG), PepsiCo (PEP), Cisco Systems (CSCO), General Electric (GE) and Intel (INTC).

Who are AFLAC's key executives?

AFLAC's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Daniel Paul Amos, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 67)
  • Mr. Frederick John Crawford, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Eric Mark Kirsch CFA, Exec. VP, Global Chief Investment Officer & Pres of Aflac Global Investments (Age 58)
  • Ms. Audrey Boone Tillman Esq., Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 54)
  • Mr. Charles Ditmars Lake II, Pres of Aflac International & Chairman of Aflac Life Insurance Japan (Age 57)

Who are AFLAC's major shareholders?

AFLAC's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Japan Post Holdings Co. Ltd. (6.47%), State Street Corp (5.24%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.49%), FMR LLC (1.23%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.84%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.83%). Company insiders that own AFLAC stock include Albert Riggieri, Audrey B Tillman, Barbara K Rimer, Charles B Knapp, Charles D Lake II, Douglas Wayne Johnson, Eric M Kirsch, James Todd Daniels, Joseph L Moskowitz, June P Howard, Karole Lloyd, Koji Ariyoshi, Masatoshi Koide, Richard Williams Jr, Teresa L White and Toshihiko Fukuzawa. 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 AQR Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Investec Asset Management LTD, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Prudential Financial Inc., PGGM Investments and Conning Inc.. Company insiders that have sold AFLAC company stock in the last year include Albert Riggieri, Audrey B Tillman, Barbara K Rimer, Charles D Lake II, Douglas Wayne Johnson, James Todd Daniels, Joseph L Moskowitz, June P Howard, Koji Ariyoshi, Masatoshi Koide, Richard Williams Jr, Teresa L White and Toshihiko Fukuzawa. View Insider Buying and Selling for AFLAC.

Which major investors are buying AFLAC stock?

AFL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Japan Post Holdings Co. Ltd., Rockefeller Capital Management L.P., Schroder Investment Management Group, Wealth Quarterback LLC, Maj Invest Holding A S, Victory Capital Management Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and Victory Capital Management Inc.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is AFLAC's stock price today?

One share of AFL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $51.53.

How big of a company is AFLAC?

AFLAC has a market capitalization of $37.82 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 6,121 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About AFLAC.

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:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  523 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  697 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,220
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 2/22/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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