Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC Has $446,000 Stock Position in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC grew its position in Aflac Incorporated (NYSE:AFLFree Report) by 88.2% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 5,393 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,528 shares during the period. Dynamic Advisor Solutions LLC’s holdings in Aflac were worth $446,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. CoreFirst Bank & Trust bought a new position in Aflac during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $25,000. Studio Investment Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of Aflac during the 4th quarter worth $27,000. Bruce G. Allen Investments LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Aflac in the 4th quarter valued at $32,000. Missouri Trust & Investment Co bought a new stake in Aflac in the second quarter worth $28,000. Finally, Impact Partnership Wealth LLC increased its position in Aflac by 471.4% during the third quarter. Impact Partnership Wealth LLC now owns 400 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $31,000 after buying an additional 330 shares during the last quarter. 66.75% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Insider Buying and Selling

In other news, Director Arthur Reginald Collins sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, February 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $79.73, for a total value of $239,190.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 5,592 shares in the company, valued at approximately $445,850.16. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. In other Aflac news, Director Masatoshi Koide sold 30,493 shares of Aflac stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, February 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.91, for a total transaction of $2,436,695.63. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 86,090 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,879,451.90. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director Arthur Reginald Collins sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $79.73, for a total value of $239,190.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 5,592 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $445,850.16. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 46,493 shares of company stock valued at $3,765,706 over the last ninety days. 0.90% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

AFL has been the subject of a number of analyst reports. Morgan Stanley reduced their price target on Aflac from $85.00 to $80.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, March 1st. Evercore ISI cut Aflac from an “in-line” rating to an “underperform” rating and upped their target price for the stock from $76.00 to $78.00 in a research report on Thursday, January 4th. Raymond James lifted their price target on shares of Aflac from $83.00 to $88.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, February 2nd. StockNews.com downgraded shares of Aflac from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, March 14th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company lifted their target price on shares of Aflac from $82.00 to $83.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a report on Tuesday, February 6th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat, the company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $80.36.

Get Our Latest Analysis on AFL

Aflac Stock Down 1.0 %

Shares of AFL opened at $84.16 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.33, a quick ratio of 0.06 and a current ratio of 0.06. The company has a 50-day simple moving average of $81.57 and a 200-day simple moving average of $80.55. Aflac Incorporated has a 52 week low of $61.30 and a 52 week high of $86.20. The firm has a market capitalization of $48.56 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.86, a P/E/G ratio of 2.32 and a beta of 0.91.

Aflac (NYSE:AFLGet Free Report) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The financial services provider reported $1.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.47 by ($0.22). Aflac had a net margin of 24.92% and a return on equity of 17.59%. The firm had revenue of $3.78 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.44 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.29 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts expect that Aflac Incorporated will post 6.43 earnings per share for the current year.

About Aflac

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Aflac Incorporated, through its subsidiaries, provides supplemental health and life insurance products. The company operates through Aflac Japan and Aflac U.S. segments. The Aflac Japan segment offers cancer, medical, nursing care, work leave, GIFT, and whole and term life insurance products, as well as WAYS and child endowment plans under saving type insurance products in Japan.

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