Stock Price of Aflac Incorporated (AFL) Decreases -2.36%

Stock price performance of Aflac Incorporated is analyzed for various periods using several stock trading signals. The stock price have dropped -5.51% in the past 12 Weeks but analyzing the 6 month chart of the stock, the price of the stock has managed to drop negative and it has dropped down to -5.86% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 17.87% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Aflac Incorporated has a positive value of 10.23 compared to overall market. Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.59% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.07%.The 200 Day SMA reached 0.3%

Aflac Incorporated is having a Relative Strength Index of 44.52 which indicates the stock is not yet over sold or over bought based on the technical indicators. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has tumbled 2.36% during the past week and has dropped 2.25% in the last 4 week period. The stocks are negative as compared to the S&P 500 for the past week with a loss of 2.48%. Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has underperformed the index by 3.12% in the last 4 weeks. Investors should watch out for further signals and trade with caution.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 3, 2017, Karole Lloyd (director) purchased 2,000 shares at 68.44 per share price.On Dec 21, 2016, James Todd Daniels (Exec. Vice President) sold 1,100 shares at 69.18 per share price.On Dec 19, 2016, Kriss Iii Cloninger (President) sold 3,500 shares at 69.46 per share price.

AFLAC Incorporated Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 31, 2017. The company reported $1.46 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.17. Analyst had a consensus of $1.63. The company had revenue of $5995.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5639.21 million. The companys revenue was up 12.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.56 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.AFLAC Incorporated was Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Feb 2, 2017 to Underperform, Lowers Price Target to $ 62 from a previous price target of $65 .AFLAC Incorporated was Initiated by Citigroup to Neutral on Jan 26, 2017. AFLAC Incorporated was Downgraded by RBC Capital Mkts on Dec 9, 2016 to Underperform, Lowers Price Target to $ 65 from a previous price target of $74 .

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $68.9 and hit $68.92 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $68.61, with a gain of 1.15% or 0.78 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 2,139,173 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $74.5 and the company has a market cap of $27,843 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $55.2356 .

AFLAC Inc. is a general business holding company and acts as a management company, overseeing the operations of its subsidiaries by providing management services and making capital available. Its primary business is supplemental health and life insurance, which is marketed and administered primarily through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus.

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