AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) VP James Todd Daniels sold 1,430 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, December 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $87.11, for a total value of $124,567.30. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 12,708 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,106,993.88. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
James Todd Daniels also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Friday, September 29th, James Todd Daniels sold 620 shares of AFLAC stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $81.49, for a total value of $50,523.80.
AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) opened at $84.94 on Friday. AFLAC Incorporated has a twelve month low of $66.50 and a twelve month high of $91.73. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24, a current ratio of 0.07 and a quick ratio of 0.07. The company has a market capitalization of $33,394.16, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.60, a PEG ratio of 2.43 and a beta of 1.02.
AFLAC (NYSE:AFL) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The financial services provider reported $1.70 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.63 by $0.07. AFLAC had a return on equity of 12.87% and a net margin of 12.49%. The firm had revenue of $5.51 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.48 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.74 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that AFLAC Incorporated will post 6.76 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Atwood & Palmer Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of AFLAC by 320.5% in the second quarter. Atwood & Palmer Inc. now owns 1,312 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $102,000 after acquiring an additional 1,000 shares during the period. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA boosted its holdings in shares of AFLAC by 4,338.7% in the third quarter. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA now owns 1,376 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $112,000 after acquiring an additional 1,345 shares during the period. Capital Analysts LLC bought a new position in shares of AFLAC in the second quarter worth $131,000. Harfst & Associates Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of AFLAC by 12.0% in the second quarter. Harfst & Associates Inc. now owns 1,994 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $154,000 after acquiring an additional 214 shares during the period. Finally, Ifrah Financial Services Inc. bought a new position in shares of AFLAC in the third quarter worth $200,000. 65.63% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
AFL has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered AFLAC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, September 25th. Wells Fargo & Co reissued a “market perform” rating and set a $90.00 price objective (up from $84.00) on shares of AFLAC in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. ValuEngine raised AFLAC from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a report on Sunday, December 31st. Royal Bank of Canada reissued a “sell” rating and set a $71.00 price objective on shares of AFLAC in a report on Tuesday, October 10th. Finally, Citigroup lowered AFLAC from a “neutral” rating to a “sell” rating and reduced their price objective for the company from $82.00 to $77.00 in a report on Tuesday, September 26th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $80.29.
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Aflac Incorporated is a business holding company. The Company is involved in supplemental health and life insurance, which is marketed and administered through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (Aflac). The Company’s insurance business consists of two segments: Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S.
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