AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) : Sentinel Trust Co Lba scooped up 15,234 additional shares in AFLAC Incorporated during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Apr 13, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 86,161 shares of AFLAC Incorporated which is valued at $5,762,448.AFLAC Incorporated makes up approximately 0.85% of Sentinel Trust Co Lba’s portfolio.
AFLAC Incorporated opened for trading at $66.73 and hit $67.3 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $67.21, with a gain of 0.49% or 0.33 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 20,29,913 shares. Company has a market cap of $28,228 M.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue sold out all of its stake in AFL during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 25,955 shares of AFL which is valued $1,735,870.Guinness Atkinson Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in AFL by selling 470 shares or 5.36% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 8,300 shares of AFL which is valued at $555,104. AFLAC Incorporated makes up approx 0.34% of Guinness Atkinson Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.Central Trust Co reduced its stake in AFL by selling 1,050 shares or 6.08% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 16,210 shares of AFL which is valued at $1,084,125. AFLAC Incorporated makes up approx 0.08% of Central Trust Co’s portfolio.
On the company’s financial health, AFLAC Incorporated reported $1.56 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.08 according to the earnings call on Feb 1, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.48. The company had revenue of $5319.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5217.32 million. The company’s revenue was down -3.5 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.29 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on AFLAC Incorporated. AFLAC Incorporated was Upgraded by Macquarie to ” Outperform” on Apr 14, 2016. Shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Feb 2, 2016 to “Sector Perform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 64 from a previous price target of $66 .
Aflac Incorporated (Aflac) is a business holding company. The Company is engaged in supplemental health and life insurance which is marketed and administered through its subsidiary American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (Aflac). Aflac offers insurance policies in Japan and the United States that provide a layer of financial protection against income and asset loss. Aflac’s insurance business consists of two segments: Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S. Aflac Japan sells voluntary supplemental insurance products including cancer plans medical indemnity plans medical/sickness riders care plans living benefit life plans ordinary life insurance plans and annuities. Aflac U.S. sells insurance products including products designed to protect individuals from depletion of assets such as accident cancer critical illness/care hospital intensive care hospital indemnity fixed-benefit dental and vision care plans and loss-of-income products.