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How has Aflac Incorporated:(NYSE:AFL) performed recently?

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE: AFL) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 30076.1. It is in the Accident & Health Insurance industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 11.78, a forward P/E of 10.22 and EPS of 6.08. At a stock price of 72.19 (0.80%) it has a dividend yield of 2.29%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 3.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by -10.00%. The next year growth is going to be about 3.23% and more long-term 9.30% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 15.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -0.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 4.50%.

For performance, Aflac Incorporated the past week has seen a gain of -2.81%. For the last month performance for Aflac Incorporated is -1.21%. While the last quarter is 4.46% and half year, 26.69%. Finally for the year, performance is 14.76%.

The 52-week high for Aflac Incorporated, is at -2.62%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 43.21%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.78% and 12.59% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.57%, and for the month it is 1.03%. Aflac Incorporated, has a target price of 71.67.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.25, and for total debt/equity Aflac Incorporated has 0.25. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 19.90%, the profit margin is 12.20%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 68.70%. Aflac Incorporated has a payout ratio of 26.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 419.94. The shares float is 401.4, with the float short at 1.80%, with short ratio coming to 3.52.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Aflac Incorporated, get 2.20%, with its returns on investment at 12.40%. Return on equity is 14.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 71.67, reached soon?

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