AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Shares Sold by Prudential Financial Inc.
Prudential Financial Inc. decreased its holdings in shares of AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) by 1.8% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 1,296,574 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 24,346 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. owned approximately 0.33% of AFLAC worth $105,529,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA lifted its stake in AFLAC by 4,338.7% during the third quarter. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA now owns 1,376 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $112,000 after purchasing an additional 1,345 shares during the last quarter. Harfst & Associates Inc. lifted its stake in AFLAC by 12.0% during the second quarter. Harfst & Associates Inc. now owns 1,994 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $154,000 after purchasing an additional 214 shares during the last quarter. Princeton Portfolio Strategies Group LLC bought a new stake in AFLAC during the second quarter worth about $200,000. Ifrah Financial Services Inc. bought a new stake in AFLAC during the third quarter worth about $200,000. Finally, Lowe Brockenbrough & Co. Inc. bought a new stake in AFLAC during the third quarter worth about $204,000. 65.63% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
In related news, insider Audrey B. Tillman sold 310 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, October 26th. The stock was sold at an average price of $83.57, for a total transaction of $25,906.70. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 41,937 shares in the company, valued at approximately $3,504,675.09. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, VP James Todd Daniels sold 1,430 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, December 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $87.11, for a total value of $124,567.30. Following the transaction, the vice president now owns 12,708 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,106,993.88. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 22,657 shares of company stock worth $1,988,685. Company insiders own 3.00% of the company’s stock.
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) opened at $87.97 on Wednesday. The company has a market capitalization of $34,590.00, a PE ratio of 12.77, a PEG ratio of 2.60 and a beta of 1.02. The company has a quick ratio of 0.07, a current ratio of 0.07 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.24. AFLAC Incorporated has a twelve month low of $66.50 and a twelve month high of $89.81.
AFLAC (NYSE:AFL) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The financial services provider reported $1.70 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.63 by $0.07. The firm had revenue of $5.51 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $5.48 billion. AFLAC had a return on equity of 12.87% and a net margin of 12.49%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 3.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.74 earnings per share. research analysts expect that AFLAC Incorporated will post 6.76 EPS for the current year.
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AFLAC Company Profile
Aflac Incorporated is a business holding company. The Company is involved in supplemental health and life insurance, which is marketed and administered through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (Aflac). The Company’s insurance business consists of two segments: Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S.
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