AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) : Stokes Hubbell Capital Management scooped up 9 additional shares in AFLAC Incorporated during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Oct 7, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 5,967 shares of AFLAC Incorporated which is valued at $425,924.AFLAC Incorporated makes up approximately 0.18% of Stokes Hubbell Capital Management’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Advisory Services Network reduced its stake in AFL by selling 580 shares or 4.93% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 11,194 shares of AFL which is valued at $799,028. AFLAC Incorporated makes up approx 0.15% of Advisory Services Network’s portfolio.Franklin Street Advisors Inc Nc reduced its stake in AFL by selling 11,580 shares or 21.28% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 42,842 shares of AFL which is valued at $3,080,340. AFLAC Incorporated makes up approx 0.57% of Franklin Street Advisors Inc Nc’s portfolio. Hefty Wealth Partners added AFL to its portfolio by purchasing 707 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $50,833. AFLAC Incorporated makes up approx 0.04% of Hefty Wealth Partners’s portfolio.North Star Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in AFL by selling 1,360 shares or 2.17% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 61,372 shares of AFL which is valued at $4,412,647. AFLAC Incorporated makes up approx 0.50% of North Star Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.Eqis Capital Management reduced its stake in AFL by selling 2,841 shares or 14.89% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 16,237 shares of AFL which is valued at $1,167,440. AFLAC Incorporated makes up approx 0.07% of Eqis Capital Management’s portfolio.
AFLAC Incorporated closed down -0.69 points or -0.96% at $71.38 with 12,46,319 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $71.67, the shares hit an intraday low of $71.235 and an intraday high of $72.02 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, AFLAC Incorporated reported $1.71 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03 according to the earnings call on Jul 28, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.68. The company had revenue of $5437.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5469.99 million. The company’s revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.50 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on AFLAC Incorporated. AFLAC Incorporated was Initiated by Credit Suisse to “Underperform” on Oct 7, 2016. AFLAC Incorporated was Resumed by Wells Fargo to “Market Perform” on Sep 23, 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. Aflac’s 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.