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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) from Financial

Today’s top gainers include the company Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) which is in the industry Accident & Health Insurance, gaining 0.42% today. In the last week its performance is 0.15%, and -1.52% for the past quarter. Currently, Aflac Incorporated, AFL has a target price of 72, so today’s gain of 0.42% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.36%.

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), has a market cap of 29641.83, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 71.00%.

At the current price of 71.68, it has a dividend yield of 2.29%, and its target price is 72. This is with a profit margin of 12.00%, and total debt/equity of 0.22. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has a P/E of 11.79, as well as a forward P/E of 10.28.

With a current EPS of 6.08, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 1.75%,Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 3.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.30%.

Performance for the year is 20.99%. Since its IPO date on 7/19/1984, the total performance to date is 21.93%.

Volume today for Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), is 1009200, while its average volume is 1657.96. Whilst the total gain today was 0.42%, it did have a day high of -3.79%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.80%, and 1.10% for the month. The 52-week low for Aflac Incorporated, AFL has been 33.84%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.79%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.40%, and its return on assets is 2.00%. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has an operating margin of 19.50%. With a sales growth of 3.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Aflac Incorporated, AFL is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.22, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Aflac Incorporated? Well its PEG is 1.62, and the P/S is 1.38, along with a P/B of 1.31. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.01.

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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