Aflac Incorporated (AFL) has risen sharply, recording gains of 0.65% in the past 4 weeks. However, the stock has corrected -0.18% in the past 1 week, providing a good buying opportunity on dips. Aflac Incorporated (AFL) : Traders are bullish on Aflac Incorporated (AFL) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 0.86% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 0.48%, relative to the S&P 500.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a twenty day Moving Average of 0.7% and the fifty day Moving Average is 1.39%. Aflac Incorporated is up 5.18% in the last three month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 23.75%.
Aflac Incorporated (AFL) has been rated by 10 research analysts. Fundamentally, the highest shorterm price forecast for the stock is expected to reach $77 and the lowest price target forecast is $67. The average forecast of all the analysts is $71.8 and the expected standard deviation is $3.88.
Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $72.95 with an intraday high of $73.58. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $72.415. However, the stock managed to close at $72.75, a loss of 0.33% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $72.99. The total traded volume of the day was 2,050,389 shares.
Aflac Incorporated (Aflac) is a business holding company. The Company is engaged in supplemental health and life insurance, which is marketed and administered through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (Aflac). Aflac offers insurance policies in Japan and the United States that provide a layer of financial protection against income and asset loss. Aflacs insurance business consists of two segments: Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S. Aflac Japan sells voluntary supplemental insurance products, including cancer plans, medical indemnity plans, medical/sickness riders, care plans, living benefit life plans, ordinary life insurance plans and annuities. Aflac U.S. sells insurance products, including products designed to protect individuals from depletion of assets, such as accident, cancer, critical illness/care, hospital intensive care, hospital indemnity, fixed-benefit dental and vision care plans, and loss-of-income products.