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Dividend Stock Idea of the Day – Aflac (NYSE:AFL)

Dividend Stock Ideas by Dividend Yields – Stock, Capital Investment. Our Dividend Idea of the day is the insurance company Aflac (NYSE:AFL). The current dividend yield amounts to 2.53 percent.


Aflac Incorporated (Aflac) is a general business holding company and acts as a management company, overseeing the operations of its subsidiaries by providing management services. Its principal business is supplemental health and life insurance, through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (Aflac), which operates in the United States (Aflac U.S.) and as a branch in Japan (Aflac Japan). Aflac’s business consists of two segments: Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S. Aflac Japan sells 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. Aflac U.S. sells voluntary supplemental insurance products, including loss-of-income products (life and short-term disability plans) and products designed to protect individuals from depletion of assets (hospital indemnity, fixed-benefit dental and vision care) (More on Reuters).

Here are some Fundamental Figures:


Sales
20.78 Bil
Income
2.10 Bil
Net Profit Margin
10.12%
Return on Equity
21.02%
Debt/Equity Ratio
0.27
Revenue/Share
43.94
Earnings/Share
4.45
Book Value/Share
23.58
Dividend Rate
1.2
Payout Ratio
26.00%

Here are some Pricing Figures:


Price/Earnings
10.5
Price/Book
2
Price/Sales
1.1
Price/Cash Flow
2.8
Dividend Yield %
2.53
Forward Price/Earnings
7.3
PEG Ratio
0.7
PEG Payback (Yrs)
4.7

Here are some Trading Figures:


Last Price
47.43
52-Wk High
59.54
52-Wk Low
42.53
Volume
 2.58 Mil
Avg Daily Vol (13 Wks)
 4.02 Mil
50-Day Moving Average
49.56
200-Day Moving Average
53.74
Volatility (beta)
1.76

Sales and Income AFLAC (Click to enlarge)

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