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Posts Tagged ‘Aflac Inc (AFL)’

Insider Trading, NYSE, Markets, Stock Trader On The Phone

Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: John Paulson, Kyle Bass, Tom Steyer, Wayfair Inc (W), Wyndham Destinations Inc (WYND), and More

NEWSHedge Fund Manager Ken Griffin Spends $238M for Penthouse at 220 Central Park South (TheJewishVoice) The phrase “sky high” used to refer only......(read more)
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL), RLI Corp. (RLI), Travelers Companies Inc (TRV): One Insurance Stock Investors Should Consider

Insurance companies enjoy a two-sided business model, which explains their popularity with investors. Not only do they collect premiums on the policies......(read more)
American International Group Inc (NYSE:AIG)

American International Group Inc (AIG), AFLAC Incorporated (AFL), Markel Corporation (MKL): Three Insurance Companies Poised to Outperform

The insurance industry is quite risky and competitive. However, investing in the sector can be remarkably profitable when it comes to well-run companies......(read more)
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:TEVA)

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (TEVA): It’s All About The Cold Hard Cash

This past week has been fairly brutal to stocks as the situation in Syria deteriorated and American saber-rattling suggested that a military intervention......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Visa Inc (V), AFLAC Incorporated (AFL), BB&T Corporation (BBT): These Financial-Services Companies Are Poised to Grow

Exchange-traded funds offer a convenient way to invest in sectors or niches that interest you. If you’d like to add some financial stocks to your......(read more)
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL), Philip Morris International Inc. (PM), The Coca-Cola Company (KO): A Strong Dollar Shouldn’t Scare You Away From These Stocks

You may have read in the news lately about the US dollar being “strong.” When the US dollar is strong, it has favorable exchange rates on......(read more)
JPMorgan Chase & Co (NYSE:JPM)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Citigroup Inc (C): Three Financial Stocks to Consider

Financial stocks have been fantastic bets throughout the recovery, but some look to have more room to run than others. The Select Sector Financial Slct......(read more)
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL): Do Low Expectations Mean There Is Upside in This Stock?

Call me an optimist, but it seems like the market isn’t giving enough credit to AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)’s management. At the present time......(read more)
Biggest IPOs in US History

Metlife Inc (MET), Prudential Financial Inc (PRU), AFLAC Incorporated (AFL): This Duck’s Japanese Moat May Spread to the States

After digesting the government data concerning jobs, which was seen as a positive with June non-farm payrolls reported at 195,000 versus the consensus......(read more)
NIKE, Inc. (NYSE:NKE)

NIKE, Inc. (NKE), AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) – Paula Deen-Like Disasters: 5 of the Biggest Celebrity Endorsement Flame-Outs

When a celebrity messes up there’s usually a hefty price to pay. Paula Deen’s racial slur cost her dearly in corporate sponsorships. Paula......(read more)
Walgreen Company (NYSE:WAG)

Walgreen Company (WAG), AFLAC Incorporated (AFL): Snatch Up Companies That Keep Giving Their Shareholders Raises

Everybody loves “easy” money. We can’t help it. The good news is that when you are a shareholder of a dividend-paying company, you get......(read more)
Unum Group (NYSE:UNM)

Unum Group (UNM), Amerisafe, Inc. (AMSF)- American Insurers and the New Interest Rate Scenario: How Will They Perform?

American insurers not only need to increase customers by selling more policies, but also need to earn from their investments. A fluctuating underwriting......(read more)
Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE:MDT)

Medtronic, Inc. (MDT), Aflac Incorporated (AFL) & UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH): Dividend Achievers for the Long Haul, Part 2

This is part 2 (click here to view part 1) of a series of articles on companies within the dividend achievers index that I consider to be the “......(read more)
Unum Group (NYSE:UNM)

Unum Group (UNM), Assurant, Inc. (AIZ): Three Insurance Companies Focusing on Future Growth

According to a research by MarketLine, the global insurance sector is expected to reach $5.1 trillion in 2015. This growth will be mainly driven by the......(read more)
EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC)

EMC Corporation (EMC) Borrows Big for a Buyback and a Dividend

Last week’s new U.S. corporate bond issues rolled in at a little more than $17 billion — a pickup in activity from the previous week but well......(read more)
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (TEVA): The Dividends Just Keep Coming

The real-money Inflation-Protected Income Growth portfolio rose in value by a bit more than $245 since last week’s update to end the week at $34......(read more)
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ): To Protect Yourself Against Falling Markets, Consider Dollar Cost Averaging

Investors are always looking for new strategies to beat the market over time and build wealth to ensure their financial futures. Unfortunately, many investors......(read more)
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

Why AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Stock Is a Huge Bargain

Ask most people about AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL), and they’ll automatically start talking about the company’s duck commercials. But those......(read more)

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL), Apple Inc. (AAPL), HollyFrontier Corp (HFC): Five Hits From a Stock Screen

The latest issue of the T. Rowe Price Report includes an interview with David Giroux, manager of Price’s Capital Appreciation Fund, who wraps up......(read more)

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Apple Inc. (AAPL): Legg Mason’s Latest Shakeups

Legg Mason Capital is a publicly traded mutual fund, overseeing some $3.8 billion. The fund was founded by Ernie Kiehne and Bill Miller in the early......(read more)
Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE:APD)

Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. (APD), Hasbro, Inc. (HAS): Is There a Bubble Brewing?

The real-money Inflation-Protected Income Growth portfolio saw yet another gain last week, this time picking up around $711 — or better than 2.3......(read more)

United Parcel Service, Inc. (UPS), AFLAC Incorporated (AFL): Why Strict Investing Standards Rule

The real-money Inflation-Protected Income Growth portfolio just finished another solid week. The value of its holdings increased nearly $200 since the......(read more)

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL), Enterprise Products Partners L.P. (EPD), 3M Co (MMM): 3 Stocks For A Safe Retirement Portfolio

Approximately 40 percent of the total returns of the stock market going all the way back to 1930 have come from dividends. Dividends consistently paid......(read more)

Today’s 3 Worst Stocks: F5 Networks, Inc. (FFIV), AFLAC Incorporated (AFL), Juniper Networks, Inc. (JNPR)

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published yesterday, after market close. Down big earlier in the day, the S&P 500 Index regained......(read more)

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL), Lincoln National Corporation (LNC): Can the Breakout Rally in Insurance Stocks Continue?

Insurance stocks have been one of the hottest sectors so far in 2013, with the SPDR S&P Insurance ETF (NYSEARCA:KIE) posting an impressive 15%+ gain......(read more)

General Motors Company (GM), Ford Motor Company (F), Toyota Motor Corporation (ADR) (TM), AFLAC Incorporated (AFL): Is a Strong Dollar Necessarily a Good Thing?

If you listen to political pundits, watch many speeches by politicians, or even engage in the time-honored tradition of arguing with distant family members......(read more)

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Still Has 3 Ways to Get Better: The Allstate Corporation (ALL), Travelers Companies Inc (TRV)

When investors consider a company, it makes sense to look for both strengths and weaknesses. The company’s strengths need to be examined to determine......(read more)
National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV)

Buy These 3 Undervalued “Elephant” Stocks…Before Buffett Does: National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV), Toll Brothers Inc (TOL), AFLAC Incorporated (AFL)

Warren Buffett wants an Elephant. In Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE:BRK.B)‘s 2012 letter to shareholders, Buffett again stressed his desire to make......(read more)
Fidelity National Information Services (NYSE:FIS)

Has Fidelity National Financial Inc (FNF) Become the Perfect Stock?

Every investor would love to stumble upon the perfect stock. But will you ever really find a stock that provides everything you could possibly want? One......(read more)
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

This Insurer Belongs in Your Portfolio: AFLAC Incorporated (AFL)

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) is the number one provider of worksite insurance in the United States, and their products are marketed at worksites and......(read more)
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL): The Real Duck Dynasty

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) shares slumped after reporting fourth quarter results that signaled slowing growth. But don’t get your feathers ruffled......(read more)
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Earnings: An Early Look

With hundreds of companies having already reported quarterly results, we’re now in the heart of earnings season. The key to making smart investment......(read more)
Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW)

5 Dividend Stocks Sitting Out the Rally: Corning Incorporated (GLW), The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) and More

The market is off to a quick start this year. We’re just a month into 2013, and already the S&P 500 is up more than 5%. Hundreds of stocks are......(read more)
CITADEL INVESTMENT GROUP

Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM), Aflac, Dollar General: Ken Griffin’s Picks That Can Pop

Billionaire and founder of Citadel Investment Group – Ken Griffin – started out trading options in his college dorm room and now manages one of the......(read more)
Kyle Bass

Invest For Kids Conference: Kyle Bass’s Dismal Outlook for Japan

At the 2012 Invest for Kids conference, Kyle Bass of Hayman Advisors spoke about the vastness of Japan’s economic woes. Bass founded Dallas-based hedge......(read more)
Bill Miller

Invest For Kids Conference: Picks from Financial Guru Jim Grant

At the 2012 Invest for Kids conference, Jim Grant – author of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer – shared his candid thoughts on the current......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Why Wal-Mart’s Stock is Now Cheaper (and Safer) than its Bonds

In the corporate headquarters of retail giant Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), April 21 was a day of utter fear. That’s when The New York Times......(read more)
Graph of Revenues Trend for UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH)

Earnings Analysis: UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH)

UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH) recently reported its preliminary financial results based on which we provide a unique peer-based analysis of the company......(read more)
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

6 Cheap Large-Cap Dividend Stocks

What are the cheapest large-cap dividend stocks in the market right now? The following is a list of six stocks that are very cheap on an earnings basis......(read more)
FAIRHOLME (FAIRX) Bruce Berkowitz

27 Out of Favor Stocks That Hedge Funds and Analysts Love

Stock prices can be depressed for prolonged periods of time. Investing in these out of favor stocks might be extremely profitable if investors aren’......(read more)
GLENVIEW CAPITAL

40 Stocks Wall Street Analysts Are Insanely Bullish About

A recent study by Da and Schaumburg published in the Journal of Financial Markets shows that Wall Street analysts can successfully determine mispriced......(read more)
Bill Miller

Bill Miller’s Recent Performance and Largest Holdings

Bill Miller was on top of the investment world just 5 years ago. Since then his $3.85 Billion Legg Mason Capital Management Value (LMVTX) mutual fund......(read more)