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AFLAC Incorporated (AFL)

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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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  • Jan. 30, 2012, 5:35 PM
    Notable earnings after Tuesday's close: ACE, AFL, AMZN, BRCM, BXP, CHRW, FTNT, ILMN, MTW, QGEN, STX, SU, WPRT
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  • Jan. 9, 2012, 11:34 AM
    Aflac (AFL -3.7%) is cut to Sell from Neutral at UBS with a reduced price target of $34 from $39, citing remaining overexposure to Europe despite de-risking efforts. UBS also flags the potential for decelerating EPS growth at the insurer, in part because the company could slow share buybacks if significant European credit losses materialize.
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  • Oct. 26, 2011, 4:40 PM
    Aflac (AFL): Q3 EPS of $1.66 beats by $0.06. Revenue of $5.99B (+11% Y/Y) inline. Shares flat AH. (PR)
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  • Oct. 26, 2011, 12:10 AM
    Notable earnings after Wednesday's close: ACOM, AEM, AFL, AIZ, AKAM, AMP, ARRS, BDN, BMC, CA, CDNS, CIM, CMO, COG, CYH, DRE, ENTG, EQR, EXXI, GG, HRS, IDCC, ISIL, KBR, LOGI, LSI, NSC, NVLS, OI, OII, ORLY, PMTC, SFSF, SLG, SOA, SPN, SYMC, TER, TEX, TMK, TQNT, V, WRB
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  • Oct. 12, 2011, 3:18 PM
    Life insurers are higher after Financial Stability Oversight Council gave preliminary approval yesterday to criteria that largely clears the non-bank financial companies from being considered systemically important.: Aflac (AFL +5.9%), Ameriprise Financial (AMP +4.4%), Genworth Financial (GNW +5.1%), Hartford Financial (HIG +4.4%) and Lincoln National (LNC +6.6%).
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  • Sep. 30, 2011, 12:47 PM
    In a sharp reversal from yesterday's performance, many U.S. bank stocks are down hard, as bad EU inflation data heightens concerns about eurozone exposure fallout. MS -6.9%. GS -3.8%. BK -3.1%. BAC -2.4%. Insurers aren't faring much better. AIG -3.8%. HIG -3.3%. MET -2.9%. AFL -2.3%. (Euro banks)
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  • Sep. 23, 2011, 10:39 AM
    Moody's cuts Aflac (AFL +0.1%) one notch to A3 due to concerns over the insurer's investment risk appetite and business diversification. However, the ratings agency removed the likelihood of any further cuts.
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  • Aug. 25, 2011, 11:32 AM
    As Hurricane Irene barrels toward the east coast and NYC Mayor Bloomberg considers evacuations, shares of some commercial and homeowner insurers look vulnerable to a temporary drop - and a possible buying opportunity - Sandler O'Neill analysts say. Today, insurance stocks (KIE -1.6%) are sinking: CB -4%, TRV -2.6%, AFL -2.3%, XL -1.3%AIG -0.7%.
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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.