Aflac Incorporated (AFL) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Aflac Incorporated (AFL), hence the stock is down -1.93% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.57% relative to the S&P 500. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -0.91% and the stock has fallen -0.52% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.33% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 1.79%. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL): On Fridays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $72.89 with an intraday high of $73.15. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $72.6. However, the stock managed to close at $72.69, a loss of 0.52% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $73.07. The total traded volume of the day was 1,243,341 shares.
The company Insiders own 3.9% of Aflac Incorporated shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -7.36% . Institutional Investors own 61.04% of Aflac Incorporated shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -6.57%. Also, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey maintains its view on Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) according to the research report released by the firm to its investors. The shares have now been rated Neutral by the stock experts at the ratings house. SunTrust Robinson Humphrey raises the price target from $69 per share to $75 per share on Aflac Incorporated. The rating by the firm was issued on August 1, 2016.
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.