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Morning Trending Tickers: Aflac Incorporated (AFL)

Today’s top gainers include the company Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) which is in the industry Accident & Health Insurance, gaining 0.14% today. In the last week its performance is -0.32%, and 3.55% for the past quarter. Currently, Aflac Incorporated, AFL has a target price of 74.71, so today’s gain of 0.14% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.00%.

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), has a market cap of 29.47 B, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 71.50%.

At the current price of 73.72, it has a dividend yield of 2.33%, and its target price is 74.71. This is with a profit margin of 11.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.26. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has a P/E of 11.98, as well as a forward P/E of 10.89.

With a current EPS of 6.15, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 3.96%,Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 9.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.07%.

Performance for the year is 8.75%. Since its IPO date on 7/19/1984, the total performance to date is 6.57%.

Volume today for Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), is 1721455, while its average volume is 1911.93. Whilst the total gain today was 0.14%, it did have a day high of -4.11%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.86%, and 1.01% for the month. The 52-week low for Aflac Incorporated, AFL has been 11.78%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.11%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.30%, and its return on assets is 1.80%. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has an operating margin of 18.30%. With a sales growth of -2.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Aflac Incorporated, AFL is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.26, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Aflac Incorporated? Well its PEG is 1.69, and the P/S is 1.31, along with a P/B of 1.45. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 7.01.

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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