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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) which is in the industry Accident & Health Insurance, gaining 0.16% today. In the last week its performance is 1.70%, and 7.29% for the past quarter. Currently, Aflac Incorporated, AFL has a target price of 72.18, so today’s gain of 0.16% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.28%.

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), has a market cap of 30255.25, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 71.00%.

At the current price of 73.99, it has a dividend yield of 2.22%, and its target price is 72.18. This is with a profit margin of 12.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.22. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has a P/E of 12.17, as well as a forward P/E of 10.59.

With a current EPS of 6.08, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 1.97%,Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 3.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 9.29%.

Performance for the year is 31.86%. Since its IPO date on 7/19/1984, the total performance to date is 25.86%.

Volume today for Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), is 1184100, while its average volume is 1819.88. Whilst the total gain today was 0.16%, it did have a day high of -0.68%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.18%, and 0.94% for the month. The 52-week low for Aflac Incorporated, AFL has been 38.16%, while the 52-week-high has reached -0.68%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.40%, and its return on assets is 2.00%. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has an operating margin of 19.50%. With a sales growth of 3.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Aflac Incorporated, AFL is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.22, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Aflac Incorporated? Well its PEG is 1.31, and the P/S is 1.41, along with a P/B of 1.35. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.18.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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