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AFL Stock Price Today $85.05
Year To Date
The Year To Date (YTD) return is +21.90%.
52 Week Low
The 52 Week Low stock price is 66.50 set on Thu, Feb 2, 2017 which is 293 days ago.
The current price per share is 27.89% above the 52 week low.
52 Week High
The 52 Week High stock price is $85.70 set on Thu, Oct 26, 2017 which is 27 days ago.
The current price per share is -0.76% below the 52 week high.
All Time High
The All Time High stock price is $85.70 set on Thu, Oct 26, 2017 which is 27 days ago.
The current price per share is -0.76% below the all time high.
Aflac Stock Charts
5 Year Stock Chart
The Aflac 5 year stock chart shows the historical prices over the previous 60 months.
1 Year Stock Chart
The Aflac 1 year stock chart shows the historical prices over the previous 12 months.
50 Day Moving Average
The 50 Day Moving Average is at $79.47 which is 7.02% below the stock price of $85.05.
200 Day Moving Average
The 200 Day Moving Average is at 74.10 which is 14.78% below the stock price of $85.05.
Because both the 50 DMA and 200 DMA are below the current stock price, this can be considered a bullish technical indicator.
AFL Company Profile
Aflac Inc is a Financials stock that trades on the NYSE and has a market capitalization of $33.45 Billion.
Aflac Incorporated is a business holding company. The Company is involved in supplemental health and life insurance, which is marketed and administered through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (Aflac). The Company's insurance business consists of two segments: Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S. The Company designs the United States insurance products to provide supplemental coverage for people having medical or primary insurance coverage. Aflac U.S. offers accident coverage on both an individual and group basis. The Company offers cancer plans, critical illness plans, and critical care and recovery plans. The Company designs the United States insurance products to provide supplemental coverage for people having medical or primary insurance coverage. Aflac U.S. offers accident coverage on both an individual and group basis. The Company offers cancer plans, critical illness plans, and critical care and recovery plans.
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Earnings Per Share
The EPS is $6.89.
Price To Earnings Ratio
The P/E Ratio is 12.35%.
Aflac has a relatively low price to earnings ratio compared to the overal S&P 500 average, which is about 25%.
Some investors look for very low p/e stocks with the hopes of investing in an undervalued stock. Of course, this is just one factor to consider.
The Earnings Release Date was Thu, Jul 27, 2017.
Since this earnings release 118 days ago, the stock price is up by +9.95%.
Many investors know the importance of a companies earnings report. Also, the market reaction to the earnings release can be even more important and can help in making a prediction of a future price forecast of the shares.
A significant post earnings announcement percentage move can continue or reverse an existing trend for several days or weeks after the earnings date.
The most recent Earnings Release Date was on Wed, Oct 25, 2017, which was 28 days ago.
Since this earnings date, the stock price is up by +0.58%.
The Annual Dividend Yield is 2.12%.
Aflac Inc is one of the few S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats stocks.
The Dividend Aristocrats are S&P 500 constituents that have increased their dividend payouts for 25 consecutive years. The companies that make up the Dividend Aristocrats span ten different business sectors with both growth and value holdings. Wikipedia
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Since the Ex-Date on Tue, Nov 14, 2017, 8 days ago, the stock price is up by 0.93%. (The next ex-dividend date will be around Mon, Feb 12, 2018.)
Dividend Pay Date
The Pay Date is Fri, Dec 1, 2017 which is in 9 days.
Investors should understand the dividend history of a company. Dividend history will show the dividend payments disbursed to investors over the years.