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Last €50.90 EUR
Change Today -1.27 / -2.44%
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aflac inc (AFL) Snapshot

Open
€50.89
Previous Close
€52.18
Day High
€51.26
Day Low
€50.40
52 Week High
04/14/15 - €61.43
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - €42.30
Market Cap
21.9B
Average Volume 10 Days
488.7
EPS TTM
--
Shares Outstanding
430.7M
EX-Date
08/17/15
P/E TM
--
Dividend
€1.59
Dividend Yield
2.69%
Current Stock Chart for AFLAC INC (AFL)

aflac inc (AFL) Details

Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus, provides supplemental health and life insurance products. It operates through two segments, Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S. The Aflac Japan segment offers various voluntary supplemental insurance products, including cancer plans, general medical indemnity plans, medical/sickness riders, care plans, living benefit life plans, ordinary life insurance plans, and annuities in Japan. The Aflac U.S. segment provides products designed to protect individuals from depletion of assets, which comprise accident, cancer, critical illness/critical care, hospital intensive care, hospital indemnity, fixed-benefit dental, and vision care plans; and loss-of-income products, such as life and short-term disability plans in the United States (U.S.). The company sells its products through sales associates and brokers, independent corporate agencies, individual agencies, and affiliated corporate agencies. Aflac Incorporated was founded in 1955 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia.

9,525 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/26/15
Founded in 1955

aflac inc (AFL) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.4M
President, Director and Member of Executive C...
Total Annual Compensation: $975.0K
Director, Member of Executive Committee, Memb...
Total Annual Compensation: $667.9K
Vice Chairman of Aflac Japan
Total Annual Compensation: $628.7K
Global Chief Investment Officer of Aflac and ...
Total Annual Compensation: $585.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

aflac inc (AFL) Key Developments

Aflac Incorporated Announces Executive Changes

Aflac Incorporated announced that Andrew K. Glaub has been named senior vice president and director of Aflac U.S. Sales, reporting to Teresa L. White, president of Aflac U.S. In his new role, which will be effective September 1, 2015, Glaub will be responsible for providing leadership and vision as well as driving strategies to advance Aflac's sales throughout the United States. Glaub will focus on the day-to-day operations of the sales force, developing programs and initiatives to enhance the U.S. sales strategy. Michael J. Tomlinson, who has served in this capacity over the last year, has made the decision to retire from the company to focus on his health. Over the next several months, Tomlinson will remain as an advisor to ensure that Aflac's U.S. sales function is successful while also focusing on a smooth transition of leadership. Glaub has extensive field leadership experience with Aflac, having begun his career with the company 30 years ago as an associate. He subsequently progressed through the ranks, serving 22 years as a state sales coordinator and two years as a vice president; territory director. In July 2015, he became deputy director of Aflac U.S. Sales before being promoted to his new role of senior vice president and director of Aflac U.S. Sales.

Aflac Enhances Product Offerings with Introduction of Accident Advantage

Aflac has introduced a new and improved accident product, Aflac Accident Advantage. The new supplemental accident insurance policy offers more flexibility for individual policyholders to choose different levels of coverage as well as several and enhanced benefits to help further protect consumers from high out-of-pocket costs related to accidents and injuries. Aflac Accident Advantage's key features: Never before offered benefits under the new policy include: An additional benefit specifically designed to cover injuries sustained while participating in an organized sporting activity. A new Home Modification Benefit, Waiver of Premium Benefit and Family Support Benefit. A new Prosthesis Repair and Replacement Benefit. Speech and occupational therapy are now covered in addition to physical therapy under the Therapy Benefit. Upgrades to benefits offered in previous Aflac accident policies include: More flexibility, with four options of coverage for injuries such as fractures, dislocations, lacerations, concussions, burns, emergency dental work, eye injuries and surgical procedures. No waiting period for the Wellness Benefit, which pays policyholders for routine medical exams and immunizations. The Wellness Benefit is now payable every calendar year. An enhanced Accident Treatment benefit that includes different levels of benefits according to whether X-rays are ordered during an emergency room visit or at another location such as a doctor's office. Plus, coverage for care has expanded to include physician's assistants or nurse practitioners.

Aflac Incorporated Declares Third Quarter Cash Dividend, Payable on September 1, 2015; Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter of 2015; Revised Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of 2015

The board of directors of Aflac Incorporated declared the third quarter cash dividend. The third quarter dividend of $0.39 per share is payable on September 1, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on August 19, 2015. The company reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $5,287 million against $5,838 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $874 million against $1,238 million a year ago. Net earnings were $573 million or $1.32 per diluted share against $810 million or $1.78 per diluted share a year ago. Operating earnings were $651 million or $1.50 per diluted share against $757 million or $1.66 per diluted share a year ago. The annualized return on average shareholders' equity in the second quarter was 12.9%. For the six months, the company reported total revenues of $10,513 million against $11,478 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $1,887 million against $2,342 million a year ago. Net earnings were $1,236 million or $2.83 per diluted share against $1,542 million or $3.38 per diluted share a year ago. Operating earnings were $1,329 million or $3.04 per diluted share against $1,531 million or $3.36 per diluted share a year ago. The company expects earnings in the third quarter to be approximately $1.40 to $1.53 per diluted share. The company revised 2015 operating earnings per diluted share to be in the range of 4% to 7% on a currency neutral basis. The company would expect full-year reported operating earnings to be about $5.88 to $6.17 per diluted share. The company said it able to upwardly revise EPS guidance for 2015, as the company performed at or better than expected for the first 6 months and outlook for the full year is more favorable than original estimates.

 

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