Aflac Incorporated (AFL)

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Last closing price (Aug 29 4:00 EDT):
61.24 (0.00%) ? 
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Return to date (1m/3m/6m/12m):
0.25% ? 
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Consensus price target (1m/3m/6m/12m):
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Description:
Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, provides supplemental health and life insurance products. The company offers various voluntary supplemental insurance products, including cancer plans, general medical indemnity plans, medical/sickness riders, care plans, living benefit life plans, ordinary life insurance plans, and annuities in Japan. It also offers products designed to protect individuals from depletion of assets, which comprise accident, cancer, critical illness/critical care, hospital intensive care, hospital indemnity, fixed-benefit dental, and vision care plans; and loss-of-income products, such as life and short-term disability plans in the United States. The company sells its products through sales associates and brokers, independent corporate agencies, individual agencies, and affiliated corporate agencies. Aflac Incorporated was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.
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Greg Poole Deutsche Bank Securities Buy   Feb 10, '14   61.31    Feb 10, '15  -0.11% 
Jay Gelb Barclays Buy   Jan 07, '14   63.92  78.00  Jan 07, '15  -4.19% 
Jeffrey Schuman Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Buy   Oct 21, '13   63.97  83.00  Oct 21, '14  -4.27% 
Jay Gelb Barclays Buy   Oct 07, '13   61.45  75.00  Oct 07, '14  -0.34% 
Randy Binner FBR Capital Markets & Co. Buy   Oct 01, '13   61.94  71.00  Oct 01, '14  -1.13% 
Jeffrey Schuman Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Buy   Jul 18, '13   57.96  76.00  Jul 18, '14  9.01% 
Mark Finkelstein Evercore Partners Buy   Jul 15, '13   57.54  68.00  Jul 15, '14  15.45% 
John Nadel Sterne, Agee & Leach Buy   Jun 14, '13   56.19    Jun 14, '14  10.27% 
Edward Shields Sandler O'Neill & Partners L.P. Buy   May 23, '13   53.79  62.00  May 23, '14  15.00% 
John Nadel Sterne, Agee & Leach Buy   Apr 25, '13   51.34  65.00  Apr 25, '14  23.64% 
Mark Finkelstein Evercore Partners Buy   Apr 18, '13   47.76  61.00  Apr 18, '14  32.01% 
Jay Gelb Barclays Buy   Apr 01, '13   50.93  65.00  Apr 01, '14  24.64% 
Mark Finkelstein Evercore Partners Buy   Feb 28, '13   48.79  61.00  Feb 28, '14  29.90% 
Jay Gelb Barclays Buy   Jan 02, '13   52.75  65.00  Jan 02, '14  26.64% 
John Nadel Sterne, Agee & Leach Buy   Nov 20, '12   49.71  63.00  Nov 20, '13  33.33% 
Jay Gelb Barclays Buy   Sep 30, '12   46.36  58.00  Sep 30, '13  34.19% 
Randy Binner FBR Capital Markets & Co. Buy   Apr 08, '12   42.37  52.00  Apr 08, '13  19.21% 
Jay Gelb Barclays Buy   Mar 25, '12   45.52  58.00  Mar 25, '13  13.18% 
John Nadel Sterne, Agee & Leach Buy   Nov 28, '11   39.30  59.00  Nov 28, '12  31.35% 
Jay Gelb Barclays Buy   Oct 02, '11   32.15  50.00  Oct 02, '12  48.94% 
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