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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 29849.65. It is in the Accident & Health Insurance industry and sector Financial, with a current P/E of 11.89, a forward P/E of 10.35 and EPS of 6.08. At a stock price of 72.34 (0.75%) it has a dividend yield of 2.27%.

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 1.97% and more long-term 9.29% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 0.20%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -0.20% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 3.50%.

For performance, Aflac Incorporated the past week has seen a gain of -0.82%. For the last month performance for Aflac Incorporated is 0.76%. While the last quarter is 5.72% and half year, 15.45%. Finally for the year, performance is 26.09%.

The 52-week high for Aflac Incorporated, is at -2.90%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 35.08%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.44% and 10.74% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.46%, and for the month it is 1.11%. Aflac Incorporated, has a target price of 72.18.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.22, and for total debt/equity Aflac Incorporated has 0.22. The gross margin is *TBA, while operating margin is 19.50%, the profit margin is 12.00%. The current ratio is *TBA and the quick ratio is *TBA.

Insider ownership is at 0.30%, with instituitional ownership at 71.00%. Aflac Incorporated has a payout ratio of 26.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 412.63. The shares float is 396.91, with the float short at 1.84%, with short ratio coming to 3.97.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Aflac Incorporated, get 2.00%, with its returns on investment at 12.40%. Return on equity is 13.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 72.18, reached soon?

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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