Large Inflow of Money Detected in Aflac Incorporated

Aflac Incorporated (AFL) : The money flow analysis of Aflac Incorporated (AFL) indicates a $19.57 million of outflow was on downticks, whereas, the investors on Monday gobbled up stocks worth $27.39 million on upticks. The ratio between the upticks and downticks was clearly in favor of the bulls at 1.4 and so was the total money flow at $7.82 million. A solid up-down ratio of 5.94 in block trades indicates that the investors are accumulating the stock on weakness. The bulls lapped up $11.88 million worth of block trades on upticks. Only $2 million worth of the stock exchanged hands on downticks. The money flow was $9.88 million in block trades, underlining the interest of the bulls in the stock even when the stock was declining.However, the price action shows that the bears had an upper hand in the stock of Aflac Incorporated (AFL), pushing it down by -0.01% for the day. The stock slid $0.01 and traded at $72.68 during the day. Nonetheless, the stock is -0.53% over the previous weeks close.


Aflac Incorporated has lost 0.55% in the last five trading days and dropped 0.93% in the last 4 weeks. Aflac Incorporated is up 5.3% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 22.94%.

Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL): The stock opened at $72.96 on Monday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $73.15 for the day. The stock traded down to $72.64 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $72.68 with a loss of -0.01% for the day. The stock had closed at $72.69 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,895,732 shares.

In a related news, The Securities and Exchange Commission has divulged that Ariyoshi Koji, officer (Exec.VP – Aflac Japan) of Aflac Inc, had unloaded 3,886 shares at an average price of $73.2 in a transaction dated on August 9, 2016. The total value of the transaction was worth $284,455.

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. Aflacs 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.

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