AFLAC Incorporated declares $0.37 dividend


AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) declares $0.37/share quarterly dividend, 5.7% increase from prior dividend of $0.35.

Forward yield 2.21%

Payable Dec. 2; for shareholders of record Nov. 20; ex-div Nov. 18.

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  • 6869451
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    Was hoping for a better dividend increase. This is quite weak.
    29 Oct 2013, 05:56 PM Reply Like
  • tporter83
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    @6769451 I agree 110%. Aflac has the cash flow to increase the dividend 10% or more to reward shareholders. a .02 increase and a 2.2% yield is just not that great. Long afl.
    29 Oct 2013, 06:32 PM Reply Like
  • PendragonY
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    Its still better than inflation. I would have liked a better increase, but as long as the increase is bigger than inflation, I am okay with it.
    30 Oct 2013, 08:04 AM Reply Like
  • Longtermplan
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    meh... Not to happy to see even less than last year.
    29 Oct 2013, 06:58 PM Reply Like
  • Bingy77
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    Yea that was rather discouraging, I expected at least 10%.
    29 Oct 2013, 08:23 PM Reply Like
  • zoralsurgeon
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    Yeah, same here. Even though the stock is up in pps, as a young DGI I was hoping for larger dividend growth. I am still planning on holding but as "Chowder" would say they are on probation with me
    29 Oct 2013, 09:22 PM Reply Like
  • Bingy77
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    Definitely agree, luckily I bought when yield was close to 2.7% but a 5% increase is meager
    29 Oct 2013, 09:25 PM Reply Like
  • BobI.
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    Is it time to sell?
    29 Oct 2013, 11:45 PM Reply Like
  • mcbrayerja
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    Buying back shares when it is sitting near its all-time high is probably not the best use of available funds.
    13 Nov 2013, 10:48 PM Reply Like
  • Bingy77
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    I would have to agree with you
    14 Nov 2013, 08:48 AM Reply Like
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