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NYSE:AFL - AFLAC Stock Price, Forecast & News

$52.81
+0.35 (+0.67 %)
(As of 02/16/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$52.40
Now: $52.81
$52.82
50-Day Range
$51.57
MA: $52.60
$53.42
52-Week Range
$48.14
Now: $52.81
$57.18
Volume2.07 million shs
Average VolumeN/A
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E Ratio11.95
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
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 N/A
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance
SectorN/A
CUSIP00105510
CIK4977
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PhoneN/A

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Miscellaneous

Employees6,121
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. Investors of record on Wednesday, February 19th will be given a dividend of $0.28 per share on Monday, March 2nd. This represents a $1.12 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.12%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, February 18th. This is a boost 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 shares split on the morning of 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 were AFLAC's earnings last quarter?

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 4th. The financial services provider reported $1.03 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate 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's quarterly revenue was up 9.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm 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 EPS guidance of $4.32-4.52 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $4.44.

What price target have analysts set for AFL?

7 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for AFLAC's stock. Their forecasts range from $49.00 to $60.00. On average, they expect AFLAC's stock price to reach $54.76 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.7% 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?

Media stories about AFL stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. AFLAC earned a daily sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for AFLAC.

Are investors shorting AFLAC?

AFLAC saw a increase in short interest during 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 currently 4.5 days. Approximately 1.8% of the company's 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 a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Japan Post Holdings Co. Ltd. (6.47%), State Street Corp (5.24%), FMR LLC (1.23%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.84%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.83%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.81%). Company insiders that own AFLAC stock include Albert Riggieri, Audrey B Tillman, Barbara K Rimer, Charles B Knapp, Charles D Lake II, Daniel P Amos, 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, Investec Asset Management LTD, Great West Life Assurance Co. Can, Prudential Financial Inc., PGGM Investments, Conning Inc. and Sabal Trust CO. 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, Maj Invest Holding A S, Victory Capital Management Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Victory Capital Management Inc. and Assetmark Inc.. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is AFLAC's stock price today?

One share of AFL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $52.81.


MarketBeat Community Rating for AFLAC (NYSE AFL)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  522 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  696 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,218
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 2/16/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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