AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Dividends

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL): $56.24

0.91 (+1.64%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • AFL's average cash flow over the past 5.5 years is greater than 93.83% of current dividend paying stocks in the US.
  • If you care about predictable cash flow, note that AFL reports less variability in its free cash flow than 99.72% of the dividend stocks we're tracking.
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with AFL's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: CPB, IRS, PINC, HCC and WPG.
AFL Ex-Dividend Date
AFL Dividend Yield
2.84%
AFL Annual Dividend
$1.60
AFL Payout Ratio

AFL Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$56.24$62.71 -1.61%

For dividend yielding stocks, the Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a common valuation tool; it attempts to extrapolate a fair share price based primarily on the dividend the stock provides relative to a number of other quantiative aspects of its business. In the case of AFL, the dividend discount model StockNews created for the company implies a negative return of 1.61%. To help understand and contextualize the model's evaluation of AFL, investors may wish to consider are:

  • Given its market cap of around 42 billion US dollars, this puts the stock in the large-sized market cap class, and its dividend yield is greater than 62.26% of dividend yielding stocks in the same market cap class.
  • Beta, a measure of volatility relative to the stock market overall, is lower for Aflac Inc than it is for 39.49% of other dividend issuers in the Financial Services sector.
  • Based on dividend growth rate, AFL boasts a higher growth rate in terms of its annual cash distributed to its owners than 39.52% of the dividend issuers in our set.

AFL Dividend Chart


AFL Dividend History

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AFL Dividends vs. Peers

AFL's dividend yield currently ranks #3 of 10 vs. its peers in the Insurance - Accident & Supplemental category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 UNM Unum Group 3.53%
2 CNO CNO Financial Group, Inc. 3.10%
3 AFL AFLAC Incorporated 2.89%
4 EIG Employers Holdings Inc 2.48%
5 AIZ Assurant, Inc. 1.57%
6 PRA ProAssurance Corporation 0.85%
7 GTS Triple-S Management Corporation Class B 0.00%
8 GLRE Greenlight Reinsurance, Ltd. - Class A Ordinary Shares 0.00%
9 MILE Metromile Inc. 0.00%
10 BLHEY Bâloise Holding AG 0.00%

Looking for More Information on AFL dividends?

Want to see what other sources are saying about Aflac Inc's dividends? Try the links below:

Aflac Inc Common Stock (AFL) Dividend History | Nasdaq
Dividend History for Aflac Inc (AFL) - Dividend Investor
Aflac Inc (AFL) Dividend History - Seeking Alpha

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