AFL - Aflac Incorporated

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
48.04
+0.15 (+0.31%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT

48.03 -0.01 (-0.02%)
After hours: 6:06PM EDT

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Previous Close47.89
Open48.00
Bid43.74 x 800
Ask0.00 x 1100
Day's Range47.74 - 48.09
52 Week Range40.55 - 48.09
Volume4,231,477
Avg. Volume2,744,567
Market Cap36.885B
Beta0.72
PE Ratio (TTM)7.79
EPS (TTM)6.16
Earnings DateOct 24, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield1.04 (2.20%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-08-21
1y Target Est46.93
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