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Are we looking at the next big move in Aflac Inc. (AFL)?

Aflac Inc. (NYSE: AFL) is 7.62% higher on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $66.58 and a high of $89.91 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will continue to grow shareholders’ wealth in the market. Here’s what analysts think will happen to its price in the coming time. The AFL stock was last observed hovering at around $88.35 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.44%.

Currently trading at $88.79, the stock is 1.47% and 4.31% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.5 million and changing 0.50% at the moment leaves the stock 9.09% off its SMA200. AFL registered 29.81% gain for a year compared to 6-month gain of 8.64%.

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The stock witnessed a 4.67% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 8.14%, and is -1.20% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 1.35% over the week and 1.31% over the month.

Aflac Inc. (AFL) has around 12785 employees, a market worth around $50.45B and $19.34B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 9.79 and Fwd P/E is 12.86. Profit margin for the company is 27.67%. Distance from 52-week low is 33.36% and -1.25% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (17.00%).

The EPS is expected to grow by 3.93% this year.

Aflac Inc. (AFL) Top Institutional Holders

The shares outstanding are 578.48M, and float is at 512.32M with Short Float at 2.89%.

Aflac Inc. (AFL) Insider Activity

The most recent transaction is an insider sale by LAKE CHARLES D II,the company’sChairman & Rep. Director, ALIJ. SEC filings show that LAKE CHARLES D II sold 22,378 shares of the company’s common stock on May 21 ’24 at a price of $87.47 per share for a total of $1.96 million. Following the sale, the insider now owns 61522.0 shares.

Aflac Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the SEC on May 08 ’24 that MOSKOWITZ JOSEPH L (Director) sold a total of 600 shares of the company’s common stock. The trade occurred on May 08 ’24 and was made at $84.84 per share for $50904.0. Following the transaction, the insider now directly holds 27550.0 shares of the AFL stock.

Still, SEC filings show that on Mar 20 ’24, KENNY THOMAS J (Director) disposed off 5,000 shares at an average price of $84.62 for $0.42 million. The insider now directly holds 17,920 shares of Aflac Inc. (AFL).

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