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AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has been downgraded to Hold in a report by Zacks Investment Research today.

Displaying a price of $78.27, AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) traded -0.09% lower on the day. With the last stock price close up 8.29% from the 200-day moving average, compared to the S&P 500 which has increased 0.05% over the same time. AFLAC Incorporated has recorded a 50-day average of $78.72 and a two hundred day average of $74.57. Volume of trade was down over the average, with 1,372,192 shares of AFL changing hands under the typical 1,556,120

Zacks Investment Research has downgraded AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) to Hold in a report released on Friday July 07, 2017.

Previously on 07/04/2017, Bank of America Corporation released a statement for AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) bumped up the target price from $75.00 to $78.00. At the time, this indicated a possible downside of -0.01%.

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AFLAC Incorporated has price-earnings ratio of 12.21 with a one year low of $66.50 and a one year high of $81.80 and has a market capitalization of $0.

A total of 12 brokerages have issued a ratings update on the company. Two brokerages rating the company a strong buy, 1 broker rating the stock a buy, 13 brokers rating the stock a hold, one equity analyst rating the company a underperform, and finally zero firms rating the stock a sell with a consensus target price of $70.92.

About AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

Aflac Incorporated is a business holding company. The Company is involved in supplemental health and life insurance, which is marketed and administered through its subsidiary, American Family Life Assurance Company of Columbus (Aflac). The Company's insurance business consists of two segments: Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S. The Company designs the United States insurance products to provide supplemental coverage for people having medical or primary insurance coverage. Aflac U.S. offers accident coverage on both an individual and group basis. The Company offers cancer plans, critical illness plans, and critical care and recovery plans. The Company designs the United States insurance products to provide supplemental coverage for people having medical or primary insurance coverage. Aflac U.S. offers accident coverage on both an individual and group basis. The Company offers cancer plans, critical illness plans, and critical care and recovery plans.

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