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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 -0.55% today. In the last week its performance is 0.26%, and 6.04% for the past quarter. Currently, Aflac Incorporated, AFL has a target price of 72, so today’s gain of -0.55% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.86%.

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), has a market cap of 29595.84, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 71.10%.

At the current price of 72.48, it has a dividend yield of 2.25%, 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 11.98, as well as a forward P/E of 10.42.

With a current EPS of 6.08, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 2.07%,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 9.29%.

Performance for the year is 21.35%. Since its IPO date on 7/19/1984, the total performance to date is 23.28%.

Volume today for Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), is 395337, while its average volume is 1935.36. Whilst the total gain today was -0.55%, it did have a day high of -2.24%.

Volatility for this week has been at 0.99%, and 1.01% for the month. The 52-week low for Aflac Incorporated, AFL has been 43.78%, while the 52-week-high has reached -2.24%.

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 1.29, and the P/S is 1.38, along with a P/B of 1.33. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.

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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