Aflac Incorporated (AFL) Stock Guide

June 12, 2020
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Looking to buy or sell Aflac Incorporated (AFL)? Interested in getting the full scoop on AFL, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this AFL stock guide, we'll address key questions about AFL, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are AFL earnings?
2. When is AFL earnings date?
3. What is AFL dividend?
4. What is AFL dividend yield?
5. What is AFL stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
6. AFL buy or sell? What is AFL Finny Score?
7. What are the reasons to buy AFL? Why should I buy AFL stock?
8. What are the reasons to sell AFL? Why should I sell AFL stock?
9. What are AFL key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are AFL earnings?

AFL trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is $3.98.

2. When is AFL earnings date?

AFL earnings date is July 28, 2020.

3. What is AFL dividend?

AFL forward dividend is $1.12.

4. What is AFL dividend yield?

AFL forward dividend yield is 3.5%.

Analyst Predictions

5. What is AFL stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on AFL analyst price targets, AFL stock forecast is $41.83 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for AFL stock is $41.83. The prediction is based on 15 analyst estimates.

The low price target for AFL is $32.00, while the high price target is $50.00.

AFL analyst rating is Hold.

Analysis

6. AFL buy or sell? What is AFL Finny Score?

Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy and 5 reasons to sell AFL, resulting in Finny Score of 38.

7. What are the reasons to buy AFL? Why should I buy AFL stock?

Here are the reasons to buy AFL stock:

  • AFL forward dividend yield is 3.50%, higher than the industry (1.24%) and sector (1.09%) forward dividend yields. See AFL forward dividend chart.
  • AFL average analyst price target ($41.83) is above its current price ($35.66). See AFL price target chart.
  • AFL cash to debt ratio is 0.52, higher than the average industry (0.20) and sector (0.18) cash to debt ratio. See AFL cash to debt chart.

8. What are the reasons to sell AFL? Why should I sell AFL stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell AFL stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • AFL quarterly revenue growth was -8.80%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.53% and 2.03%, respectively). See AFL revenue growth chart.
  • AFL Price/Sales ratio is 1.08, which is high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios. See AFL forward Price/Sales ratio chart.
  • AFL PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 3.87, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See AFL PEG chart.
  • AFL short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.43. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See AFL short interest ratio chart.
  • AFL Enterprise Value/Revenue multiple is 1.41, which is high compared to its industry peers’ Enterprise Value/Revenue multiples. See AFL Enterprise Value/Revenue chart.

Key Stats

9. What are AFL key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for AFL:

Metrics AFL
Price $35.23
Average Price Target / Upside $41.83 / 18.72%
Average Analyst Rating Hold
Forward Dividend Yield 3.50%
Industry Insurance - Life
Sector Financial Services
Number of Employees 11,390
Market Cap $23.51B
Forward P/E Ratio 7.33
Price/Book Ratio 1.08
Revenue (TTM) $21.81B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth -8.80%
Profit Margin 13.49%

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