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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 73.66 (-0.45% today). The market cap for Aflac Incorporated is 30120.31, and is in the sector Financial, and Accident & Health Insurance industry. The target price for Aflac Incorporated is 72.18. Currently Aflac Incorporated is trading with a P/E of 12.11, and a forward P/E of 10.54. Average volume for Aflac Incorporated is 1812.03 and so far today it is 1245900.

Performance in the last year for Aflac Incorporated has been 33.97%. For EPS growth, Aflac Incorporated has seen a growth of -10.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 1.97%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 3.50% over the last five years and could be 9.29% 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 1.96%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 13.28%.

Since the IPO date for Aflac Incorporated on the 7/19/1984, Aflac Incorporated has seen performance year to date to be 25.30%. With Aflac Incorporated trading at 73.66, the dividend yield is 2.23%, and the EPS is 6.08.

So could Aflac Incorporated, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 12.11. The PEG is 1.3, P/S is 1.4 and the P/B is at 1.35. The P/cash is 8.14, with P/free cash flow at 5.13.

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 71.00%. Outstanding shares are at 408.91. While shares float is 396.91. The float short is currently 1.84%, and short ratio is 4.03.

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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