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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 1.79% today. In the last week its performance is -1.85%, and 5.43% for the past quarter. Currently, Aflac Incorporated, AFL has a target price of 71.67, so today’s gain of 1.79% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.64%.

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), has a market cap of 30218.88, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 68.70%.

At the current price of 73.25, it has a dividend yield of 2.28%, and its target price is 71.67. This is with a profit margin of 12.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.25. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has a P/E of 11.84, as well as a forward P/E of 10.27.

With a current EPS of 6.08, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 3.23%,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 9.30%.

Performance for the year is 15.18%. Since its IPO date on 7/19/1984, the total performance to date is 21.72%.

Volume today for Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), is 724942, while its average volume is 2024.18. Whilst the total gain today was 1.79%, it did have a day high of -1.20%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.57%, and 0.99% for the month. The 52-week low for Aflac Incorporated, AFL has been 45.31%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.20%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 12.40%, and its return on assets is 2.20%. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has an operating margin of 19.90%. With a sales growth of 4.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Aflac Incorporated, AFL is in the sector Financial, its long-term debt/equity is 0.25, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Aflac Incorporated? Well its PEG is 1.27, and the P/S is 1.42, along with a P/B of 1.51. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.76.

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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