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Aflac -- AFL - Chart of the Day 2/18

|Includes:Aflac Incorporated (AFL)'s

Chart of the Day - Aflack Inc (NYSE:AFL)
Barchart Research Team - - Thu Feb 17, 8:34PM CST
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 AFL - Aflac Incorporated
Sym Last Chg Pct
AFL 59.28 +1.43 +2.47%

The "Chart of the Day" is Aflack Inc (AFL), which showed up on Thursday's list of stocks that had a new "Buy" signal from the Barchart "TrendSpotter" trading system. Aflack on Thursday rallied by 2.47% and posted a new 2-1/3 year high. In recent news on the stock, Scotia Capital on Feb 2 initiated coverage on Aflack with an Outperform and a target of $74, but Citigroup on Feb 7 downgraded the stock to Hold from Buy and left intact its $60 target. Aflack, with a market cap of $28 billion, is a major insurance company with a focus on selling supplemental health and life insurance.


How we found the Chart of the Day:

We found the "Chart of the Day" by scanning the Barchart "Trading Signals" page. That page provides a summary of changes in the Barchart signals. We then clicked on the TrendSpotter "Buy" category to obtain a list of all the stocks for which the Barchart TrendSpotter trading system has just turned to a buy. We then clicked on the "Today's Opinion" column header in order to sort the list with the strongest stocks on top. Further information is available at Barchart Signals Guide help page and at TrendSpotter help page.

Barchart's Opinion trading systems are all a Buy and Barchart's daily TrendSpotter trading system is a "Buy." Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the web site when you read this report.

  • TrendSpotter: Buy
  • Short-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
  • Medium-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
  • Long-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
  • Overall Average 100% Buy

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Jim Van Meerten is a professional investor with over 40 year experience in investing in stocks, mutual funds and ETFs.  He shares his knowledge on Barchart in his daily blogs -- Barchart Portfolio Blogs.


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