Short Term Rating on Aflac Incorporated (AFL)

Aflac Incorporated (AFL) : 2 brokerage houses believe that Aflac Incorporated (AFL) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 10 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Aflac Incorporated (AFL). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Hold with a rank of 3. 1 analysts perceive the stock to be overvalued at the existing levels, hence their call is to Sell the stock.The median of all the 13 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Hold with a rating of 2.77.

Aflac Incorporated (AFL) : The most positive equity analysts on Aflac Incorporated (AFL) expects the shares to touch $76, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $67 in the short term. The company is covered by 10 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $70.7 with an expected fluctuation of $3.37 from the mean.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week


Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL): During Tuesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $73.04 and $73.00 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $73.53. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $73.20, notching a gain of 0.74% for the day. The total traded volume was 1,488,280 . The stock had closed at $72.66 on the previous day.

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.

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