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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)?

The company in question is, Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) currently with a stock price of 70.96 (0.50% today). The market cap for Aflac Incorporated is 28919.75, and is in the sector Financial, and Accident & Health Insurance industry. The target price for Aflac Incorporated is 72.23. Currently Aflac Incorporated is trading with a P/E of 11.67, and a forward P/E of 10.19. Average volume for Aflac Incorporated is 1629.26 and so far today it is 1210900.

Performance in the last year for Aflac Incorporated has been 19.50%. For EPS growth, Aflac Incorporated has seen a growth of -10.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 1.66%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 3.50% over the last five years and could be 7.30% for the next five years. Aflac Incorporated has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 3.50%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 0.20%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.07%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 6.63%.

Since the IPO date for Aflac Incorporated on the 7/19/1984, Aflac Incorporated has seen performance year to date to be 20.71%. With Aflac Incorporated trading at 70.96, the dividend yield is 2.31%, and the EPS is 6.08.

So could Aflac Incorporated, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 11.67. The PEG is 1.6, P/S is 1.35 and the P/B is at 1.3. The P/cash is 7.82, with P/free cash flow at 4.93.

Aflac Incorporated ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.22, and total debt/equity at 0.22.

In terms of margins, Aflac Incorporated has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 19.50% and a profit margin of 12.00%.Payout ratio for Aflac Incorporated is 26.50%. Return on assets come to 2.00% with return on investment coming to 12.40%.

Insider ownership for Aflac Incorporated, is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 70.80%. Outstanding shares are at 407.55. While shares float is 396.26. The float short is currently 1.93%, and short ratio is 4.7.

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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