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AFLAC Incorporated (AFL)

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  • Aug. 1, 2012, 10:33 AM
    Knight Capital (KCG -10%) plunges on word of technical issues with a trading algorithm. The NYSE apparently halted (then resumed) trading in a number of stocks swung around by the issue. Among those reportedly affected was Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B).
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  • Jul. 24, 2012, 5:46 PM
    Aflac (AFL) declares $0.33/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous. Forward yield 3.14%. For shareholders of record Aug 15. Payable Sep 04. Ex-div date Aug 13. Shares -1% AH. (PR)
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  • Jul. 24, 2012, 4:42 PM
    More on Aflac (AFL): Operating earnings rose 3.9% Y/Y, 3.2% if taking out the effect of the stronger yen. Aflac Japan revenue +9.2%, U.S. revenue +5.2%. Annualized ROE of 13.9%. The company guides towards the lower end of 2012 EPS of $6.45-6.52, thanks to the continued low level of investment yields. Shares -1.7% AH. (PR)
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  • Jul. 24, 2012, 4:33 PM
    Aflac (AFL): Q2 EPS of $1.61 in-line. Revenue of $5.9B (+15% Y/Y) misses by $338M. Raises Japan sales outlook and reaffirms FY12 - 13 operating EPS targets. Shares -1% AH. (PR)
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  • Jul. 24, 2012, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Tuesday’s close: AAPL, ACC, ACE, AFL, ALTR, BRCM, CHRW, COG, CPWR, CTRP, EW, FTI, HTS, IGT, JNPR, LLTC, MTW, NBR, NFLX, NFX, NSC, PLCM, QCOR, RFMD, RHI, RRC, RVBD, SU, TPX, TRIP, TSS
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  • Jul. 23, 2012, 5:35 PM
    Notable earnings after Tuesday’s close: AAPL, ACC, ACE, AFL, ALTR, BRCM, CHRW, COG, CPWR, CTRP, EW, FTI, HTS, IGT, JNPR, LLTC, MTW, NBR, NFLX, NFX, NSC, PLCM, QCOR, RFMD, RHI, RRC, RVBD, SU, TPX, TRIP, TSS
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  • Jun. 7, 2012, 11:44 AM
    So Aflac (AFL) wants to be a player. The company brings on Timothy Stevens to head its newly created post of global head of trading. Stevens - formerly of BlackRock - will report to CIO Eric Kirsch, who came over last year from Goldman Sachs. Also joining is Brad Dyslin - who worked with Kirsch at Deutsche Bank - to be global head of credit at Aflac's just-opened investments office in NYC. (PR)
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  • Jun. 5, 2012, 6:55 PM
    Bloomberg's 10 worst financial CEOs for upholding shareholder value: Vikram Pandit (C), Walter Bettinger (SCHW), Frederick Waddell (NTRS), Thomas Wilson (ALL), John Stumpf (WFC), Daniel Amos (AFL), Kelly King (BBT), Joseph Saunders (V), Jamie Dimon (JPM), Lloyd Blankfein (GS).
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  • May 23, 2012, 1:12 PM
    Aflac (AFL) is among the names that pop up when DividendChannel screens its top ranked dividend stocks for those which have also seen insider buying over the past 6 months. Insiders sell for a variety of reasons. They buy because they they want to make money. The stock currently yields 3.4%.
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  • Apr. 24, 2012, 4:29 PM
    More on Aflac (AFL): Q1 easily tops estimates on a 21% jump in revenue. Net earnings nearly doubled Y/Y, due primarily derivatives gains stemming from a stronger yen/dollar exchange rate. The company also raises FY12 guidance, now expecting an EPS of around $6.46 - $6.65. The Street is at $6.47 per share. Shares +4.7% AH.
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  • Apr. 24, 2012, 4:18 PM
    Aflac (AFL): Q1 EPS of $1.74 beats by $0.09. Revenue of $6.2B (+21.9% Y/Y) inline. Shares +4.6% AH. (PR)
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  • Apr. 24, 2012, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Tuesday's close: AAPL, ACE, AFL, BIDU, CBG, CHRW, EW, FTI, HTS, ITC, JNPR, LIFE, NBR, NFX, NSC, QCOR, QEP, RFMD, TSS, WIT
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  • Apr. 23, 2012, 5:35 PM
    Notable earnings after Tuesday's close: AAPL, ACE, AFL, BIDU, CBG, CHRW, EW, FTI, HTS, ITC, JNPR, LIFE, NBR, NFX, NSC, QCOR, QEP, RFMD, TSS, WIT
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  • Jan. 31, 2012, 7:11 PM
    More on Aflac (AFL): Q4 misses estimates across the board, despite a 25% Y/Y rise in revenue on higher premiums in Japan and fewer investment losses. The company issues a cautious outlook for 2012 however, forcasting operating earnings that are below Street expectations. Shares +0.4% AH.
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  • Jan. 31, 2012, 4:16 PM
    AFLAC (AFL): Q4 operating earnings of $1.48 misses by $0.03. Revenue of $6B (+13% Y/Y) misses by $0.1B. Shares -1.5% AH. (PR)
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  • Jan. 31, 2012, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Tuesday's close: ACE, AFL, AMZN, BRCM, BXP, CHRW, FTNT, ILMN, MTW, QGEN, STX, SU, WPRT
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Company Description
Aflac Inc is a general business holding company and acts as a management company. The Company sells supplemental health and life insurance in the United States and Japan.