Aflac Incorporated (AFL) managed to eke out gains of 0.25% in intraday trade. The share price increased by 0.18 points to $72.53. Till last observation, the net money flow was recorded at a negative $(-0.8) million. The total inflow of $0.81 million in upticks was completely overshadowed by an outflow of $1.61 million in downticks, giving the up/down ratio a value of 0.5. The shares have seen a change of 0.71% in the past week.A block trade occurred in the company shares in which the composite value of the upticks was $0 million and the composite value in downticks was $1.1 million. The resultant up/down ratio for the block exchange was 0. The block trade had a negative money flow of $(-1.1) million.
Based on the Stock Research reports from financial advisors, there are 3 Analysts recommending as a Strong Buy, Investors should also note that 10 Stock brokerage firms are recommending to Hold the stock for short term. 1 Stock Research experts are recommending to Sell based on the growth. There are 1 Analysts recommending as a Strong Sell. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) rose 0.07% or 0.05 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $72.31 the stock was seen hitting $72.84 as a peak level and $72.25 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $72.4. The daily volume was measured at 2,003,234 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $74.5 and the 52-week low is $61.25. The company has a market cap of $29,063 million.
Aflac Incorporated has a Price to Earnings ratio of 10.5 for the trailing twelve month period. The price to book ratio of the company for the most recent quarter is 1.42. For the Most Recent Fiscal Year, Aflac Incorporated has a price to cash ratio of 11.41. For the Trailing twelve month period, company showed a Net Profit Margin of 11.79% and Return on Equity of the stock is 13.1%. According to the corporate earnings calendar, Aflac Incorporated will release next earnings on Apr 25, 2017 with an estimated EPS consensus of $1.62. Based on the consensus of stock financial advisors the stock has a price target of $71.75. Current year estimate on EPS consensus is $6.38. The Estimated EPS rate for Long term growth is $5. For Dividend Investing Stock Market Traders Aflac Incorporated has a Dividend Yield of 2.38% with an Annual Dividend of $1.72. It has a Payout Ratio of 0.25 and the change in Dividend payout ratio is 0.02.
AFLAC Inc. is a general business holding company and acts as a management company, overseeing the operations of its subsidiaries by providing management services and making capital available. Its primary business is supplemental health and life insurance, which is marketed and administered primarily through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus.