AFL Aflac

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  • AFL
  • Price as of: Dec 07, 06:40 PM EST
  • $69.46
  • +$0.88
  • +1.3%
  • Industry
  • Accident & health insurance
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  • Dividend Yield
    2.48% Financial Average 3.85%
  • Annualized Payout
    $1.72 Paid Quarterly
  • Payout Ratio
    24.8% EPS $6.93
  • Dividend Growth
    33 yrs Since 1983
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Metric AFL Rank AFL Avg Ranking Notes
Relative Strength 1 year return is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Overall Yield Attractiveness Yield is better than Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Dividend Reliability Payout ratio is considerably higher than industry average and peers
Dividend Uptrend Dividends are above average, growing as per Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
Earnings Growth EPS growth is at par with Benchmark/Peers/Broader Market/Analyst Expectations
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Growth History

AFL Dividend Growth History

Annualized Growth
1994-2012
Annualized Growth
1994-2004
Annualized Growth
2004-2008
Annualized Growth
2008-2012
Annualized Growth
Last 5 Yrs
Annualized Growth
Last 3 Yrs
Annual
Growth
2012
Consecutive
Years of
Increases
5.6% 5.3% 33 years
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Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

AFL Historical Annual Dividend Data & Growth

Payout Amount Calendar Year Annual Growth
$1.5800 2015 5.3%
$1.5000 2014 5.6%
Historical Dividend Data

AFL Dividend History

Payout Amount Declared Date Ex-Dividend Date Record Date Pay Date ▼ Qualified Dividend? Payout Type Frequency
$0.4300 2016-10-27 2016-11-14 2016-11-16 2016-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4100 2016-07-28 2016-08-22 2016-08-24 2016-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4100 2016-04-26 2016-05-16 2016-05-18 2016-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4100 2016-02-01 2016-02-11 2016-02-16 2016-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.4100 2015-10-27 2015-11-16 2015-11-18 2015-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3900 2015-07-28 2015-08-17 2015-08-19 2015-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3900 2015-04-28 2015-05-18 2015-05-20 2015-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3900 2015-02-03 2015-02-12 2015-02-17 2015-03-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3900 2014-10-28 2014-11-17 2014-11-19 2014-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2014-07-29 2014-08-18 2014-08-20 2014-09-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2014-04-29 2014-05-19 2014-05-21 2014-06-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2014-02-04 2014-02-12 2014-02-14 2014-03-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3700 2013-10-29 2013-11-18 2013-11-20 2013-12-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2013-07-30 2013-08-19 2013-08-21 2013-09-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2013-04-24 2013-05-20 2013-05-22 2013-06-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2013-02-05 2013-02-13 2013-02-15 2013-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3500 2012-10-23 2012-11-09 2012-11-14 2012-12-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2012-07-24 2012-08-13 2012-08-15 2012-09-04 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2012-04-24 2012-05-14 2012-05-16 2012-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2012-01-31 2012-02-13 2012-02-15 2012-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3300 2011-10-26 2011-11-14 2011-11-16 2011-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2011-07-27 2011-08-15 2011-08-17 2011-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2011-04-26 2011-05-16 2011-05-18 2011-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2011-02-01 2011-02-11 2011-02-15 2011-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.3000 2010-08-10 2010-11-15 2010-11-17 2010-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2010-07-27 2010-08-16 2010-08-18 2010-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2010-04-27 2010-05-17 2010-05-19 2010-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2010-02-02 2010-02-11 2010-02-16 2010-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2009-10-28 2009-11-16 2009-11-18 2009-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2009-07-29 2009-08-17 2009-08-19 2009-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2009-04-29 2009-05-18 2009-05-20 2009-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2800 2008-10-23 2009-02-13 2009-02-18 2009-03-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2008-10-23 2008-11-17 2008-11-19 2008-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2008-07-23 2008-08-18 2008-08-20 2008-09-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2008-04-23 2008-05-19 2008-05-21 2008-06-02 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2400 2008-01-29 2008-02-15 2008-02-20 2008-03-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2007-10-24 2007-11-14 2007-11-16 2007-12-03 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2007-07-24 2007-08-15 2007-08-17 2007-09-04 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.2050 2007-04-24 2007-05-16 2007-05-18 2007-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1850 2006-10-24 2007-02-14 2007-02-16 2007-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1600 2006-10-24 2006-11-15 2006-11-17 2006-12-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2006-07-25 2006-08-16 2006-08-18 2006-09-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2006-04-25 2006-05-17 2006-05-19 2006-06-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1300 2006-02-14 2006-02-15 2006-02-17 2006-03-01 Yes Regular Quarter
$0.1100 2005-10-24 2005-11-16 2005-11-18 2005-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 2005-07-26 2005-08-17 2005-08-19 2005-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 2005-04-26 2005-05-18 2005-05-20 2005-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.1100 2005-01-31 2005-02-16 2005-02-18 2005-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0950 2004-10-26 2004-11-09 2004-11-12 2004-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0950 2004-07-27 2004-08-11 2004-08-13 2004-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0950 2004-04-27 2004-05-12 2004-05-14 2004-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0950 2004-02-02 2004-02-11 2004-02-13 2004-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2003-10-22 2003-11-10 2003-11-13 2003-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0800 2003-07-23 2003-08-12 2003-08-14 2003-09-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2003-04-23 2003-05-13 2003-05-15 2003-06-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0700 2003-01-30 2003-02-12 2003-02-14 2003-03-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2002-10-22 2002-11-12 2002-11-14 2002-12-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2002-07-23 2002-08-13 2002-08-15 2002-09-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0600 2002-02-12 2002-05-14 2002-05-16 2002-06-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2002-01-31 2002-02-12 2002-02-14 2002-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2001-10-22 2001-11-13 2001-11-15 2001-12-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2001-07-24 2001-08-14 2001-08-16 2001-09-04 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0500 2001-02-13 2001-05-15 2001-05-17 2001-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 2001-02-13 2001-03-19 2001-02-27 2001-03-16 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0425 2001-01-29 2001-02-13 2001-02-15 2001-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0425 2000-10-24 2000-11-14 2000-11-16 2000-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0425 2000-07-25 2000-08-15 2000-08-17 2000-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0425 2000-05-01 2000-05-16 2000-05-18 2000-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0375 2000-01-27 2000-02-15 2000-02-17 2000-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0375 1999-10-25 1999-11-16 1999-11-18 1999-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0375 1999-07-27 1999-08-17 1999-08-19 1999-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0375 1999-05-03 1999-05-18 1999-05-20 1999-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0325 1999-01-28 1999-02-16 1999-02-18 1999-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0325 1998-10-26 1998-11-17 1998-11-19 1998-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0163 1998-07-27 1998-08-18 1998-08-20 1998-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
2-for-1 1998-05-04 1998-06-09 1998-05-22 1998-06-08 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0325 1998-05-04 1998-05-19 1998-05-21 1998-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0288 1998-01-30 1998-02-17 1998-02-19 1998-03-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0288 1997-10-21 1997-11-18 1997-11-20 1997-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0288 1997-07-22 1997-08-19 1997-08-21 1997-09-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0288 1997-05-05 1997-05-20 1997-05-22 1997-06-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0250 1997-01-29 1997-02-18 1997-02-20 1997-03-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0250 1996-10-22 1996-11-13 1996-11-15 1996-12-02 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0167 1996-07-24 1996-08-14 1996-08-16 1996-09-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0167 1996-04-08 1996-05-14 1996-05-17 1996-06-03 Unknown Regular Quarter
3-for-2 1996-02-13 1996-03-19 1996-02-29 1996-03-18 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0217 1996-01-29 1996-02-14 1996-02-16 1996-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0217 1995-10-25 1995-11-15 1995-11-17 1995-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0217 1995-07-25 1995-08-16 1995-08-18 1995-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0217 1995-04-25 1995-05-15 1995-05-19 1995-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0192 1995-01-30 1995-02-13 1995-02-17 1995-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0192 1994-10-26 1994-11-14 1994-11-18 1994-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0192 1994-07-26 1994-08-15 1994-08-19 1994-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0192 1994-04-25 1994-05-16 1994-05-20 1994-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0133 1994-01-31 1994-02-14 1994-02-18 1994-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0133 1993-10-26 1993-11-05 1993-11-12 1993-12-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0133 1993-07-27 1993-08-09 1993-08-13 1993-09-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
5-for-4 1993-04-27 1993-06-15 1993-06-01 1993-06-14 NM Stock Split NM
$0.0167 1993-04-27 1993-05-10 1993-05-14 1993-06-01 Unknown Regular Quarter
$0.0147 1993-01-29 1993-02-08 1993-02-12 1993-03-01 Unknown Regular Quarter

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Company Profile

AFL Company Profile

Exchange: NYSE
Sector: Financial

Aflac Inc. (AFL) is a supplemental insurance company in the United States and Japan. AFL focuses on health and life insurance. The company is the largest provider of guaranteed-renewable insurance in the U.S., and the largest insurance company in Japan. The company was founded in 1955, and is headquartered in Columbus, GA. Aflac is largely affected by the health of the financial industry, and changing credit spreads changing the value of securities Aflac owns may affect its operating results. As well, creditworthiness of other financial institutions can affect Aflac, as it has exposure to counterparties in the financial services industry. Aflac has been increasing dividends since 1983, and is known as a dividend aristocrat because it has increased dividends consecutively annually for more than 25 years. Aflac pays its dividends quarterly.

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Aflac News

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  • This week was all about three little letters: F.E.D. Once again, the Federal Reserve and its pending rate decision seemed to drive the markets. After the last few meetings, when the Fed kept benchmark interest rates at zero, investors and traders...

  • There are 15 major stocks going ex-dividend next week. If you buy the stock one day prior to the ex-dividend date, your name goes on the company’s record books and you receive the dividend on the record date. A stock with the least correction off...

  • While last week was up and down, this week could end up being just straight downwards as investors succumb to potentially sub-par data. This week, there is a lot of “real” data to contend with—data that actually has implication on the direction of...

  • There are 17 major stocks going ex-dividend next week. If you buy the stock one day prior to the ex-dividend date, your name goes on the company’s record books and you receive the dividend on the record date. A stock with the least correction off...

  • With one month down, investors may want to get a case of Pepto-Bismol for the remaining 11 months of 2016. Volatility remains high and the first week of February hasn’t shown any sign of easing that turmoil. It’s the same story that’s basically...