AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) : Check Capital Management Incca reduced its stake in AFLAC Incorporated by 1.38% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 797,762 shares of AFLAC Incorporated which is valued at $58,404,156 after selling 11,181 shares in AFLAC Incorporated , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on Jul 14, 2016.AFLAC Incorporated makes up approximately 5.74% of Check Capital Management Incca’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Boys Arnold Co Inc boosted its stake in AFL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 18,476 additional shares and now holds a total of 35,128 shares of AFLAC Incorporated which is valued at $2,571,721. AFLAC Incorporated makes up approx 0.43% of Boys Arnold Co Inc’s portfolio.Palisade Asset Management reduced its stake in AFL by selling 2,785 shares or 1.97% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 138,582 shares of AFL which is valued at $10,155,289. AFLAC Incorporated makes up approx 1.89% of Palisade Asset Management’s portfolio.Atria Investments boosted its stake in AFL in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,546 additional shares and now holds a total of 21,336 shares of AFLAC Incorporated which is valued at $1,563,502. AFLAC Incorporated makes up approx 0.17% of Atria Investments’s portfolio.
AFLAC Incorporated closed down -0.15 points or -0.20% at $73.21 with 15,02,255 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $73.37, the shares hit an intraday low of $73.19 and an intraday high of $73.63 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, AFLAC Incorporated reported $1.74 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.11 according to the earnings call on Apr 26, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.63. The company had revenue of $5451.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $5287.72 million. The company’s revenue was up 4.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.54 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on AFLAC Incorporated. AFLAC Incorporated was Downgraded by Sandler O’Neill to ” Hold” on May 23, 2016. AFLAC Incorporated was Downgraded by Keefe Bruyette to ” Mkt Perform” on May 20, 2016. Shares were Downgraded by FBR Capital on May 10, 2016 to ” Mkt Perform” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 68 from a previous price target of $71 .
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.