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Posts Tagged ‘NYSE: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)
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Is AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) A Good Stock To Buy?

Billionaire hedge fund managers such as Steve Cohen and Stan Druckenmiller can generate millions or even billions of dollars every year by pinning down......(read more)
11 Biggest Insurance Companies in the US

76 Best Insurance Dividend Stocks To Invest In

If you are an investor in one of the 76 best insurance dividend stocks to invest in, you’re regularly collecting dividend payments from your investment......(read more)
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7 Dividend Growth Stocks On Sale

My goal is to purchase quality companies that grow earnings and dividends at an attractive price. Most members of the dividend champions list exhibit......(read more)
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Should You Bet On AFLAC Incorporated (AFL)?

Before we spend days researching a stock idea we’d like to take a look at how hedge funds and billionaire investors recently traded that stock.......(read more)
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Four Dividend Champions On Sale

I usually look at dividend growth stocks and their dividend increases every week, as part of my portfolio monitoring process. In this weekly review,......(read more)
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

Dividend Aristocrats in Focus Part 12: AFLAC Incorporated (AFL)

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) has a long operating history, and is a giant in the insurance industry. Today, it provides insurance products to more than......(read more)
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10 NYSE Stocks Hitting 52-Week Highs Monday

The markets have started the week in a record-setting mood, following stronger than expected employment data out of the U.S and increased political stability......(read more)
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AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Is Even More Attractive After Earnings

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) is one of only 2 insurance stocks in the Dividend Aristocrats Index. The company is the global leader in cancer insurance......(read more)
11 Biggest Insurance Companies in the US

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL): A Dividend Aristocrat Trading For Less Than 10x Earnings

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) is a well-known insurance company that has proven to be a very reliable dividend payer over the years. The company has increased......(read more)
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Insider Selling Warning! Should These 3 Companies’ Investors Be Worried?

As already mentioned in a previous insider trading article, the volume of insider selling in November reached a whopping $7.6 billion. This represents......(read more)
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AFLAC Incorporated (AFL): Are Hedge Funds Right About This Stock?

Between June 25 and October 30th the Russell 2000 ETF (IWM) lagged the larger S&P 500 ETF (SPY) by more than 14 percentage points as investors worried......(read more)
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Dividend Aristocrats Part 18 of 52: AFLAC Incorporated (AFL)

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) is the global leader in cancer insurance. The company sells supplemental life, health, and accident insurance. Elite hedge......(read more)
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What Sent These Stocks Lower on Wednesday?

Shares of KKR & Co. L.P. (NYSE:KKR), Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:AKAM), Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation (NASDAQ:BGFV), AFLAC Incorporated (......(read more)
Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP)

4 Top Growth Stocks With Potential To Expand Dividend Payments – A Target For Guru Investors?

Dividend Champions with low payout ratios and small debt figures originally published at long-term-investments.blogspot.com. Dividend Champions are stocks......(read more)
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

Is LKQ Corp a Buy, & More: Invest In Stocks With A Margin of Safety To Reduce Risk And Enhance Returns

Introduction Of all of the many sound investing principles that legendary teacher and investor Ben Graham put forward, he believed that his concept of......(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)
Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ)

Hedge Funds Are Selling Assurant, Inc. (AIZ)

Is Assurant, Inc. (NYSE:AIZ) a good investment? If you were to ask many of your peers, hedge funds are perceived as bloated, old investment vehicles......(read more)
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

Is AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

Is AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) a buy? To many investors, hedge funds are viewed as bloated, old financial vehicles of an era lost to time. Although......(read more)
Unum Group (NYSE:UNM)

Hedge Funds Are Buying Unum Group (UNM)

In today’s marketplace, there are tons of gauges investors can use to analyze stocks. Some of the most underrated are hedge fund and insider trading......(read more)
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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)
Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC)

Bank of America Corp (BAC), Citigroup Inc. (C): Is The Financial Crisis Over For Financial Stocks?

The cause of the financial crisis of 2007 -2008, also known as the Great Recession of 2008, is attributed to many different theories.  However, one of......(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)
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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 (NYSE:AFL)

Is AFLAC Incorporated (AFL) Going to Burn These Hedge Funds?

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) was in 28 hedge funds’ portfolio at the end of March. AFL has seen an increase in hedge fund sentiment of late. There......(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)
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Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B): Check Capital Betting Big On These Stocks

Steven Check, the founder and Chief Investment Office (CIO) of Check Capital Management Inc. relies on financial stocks, with the fund heavily invested......(read more)

AFLAC Incorporated (AFL), Prudential Financial Inc (PRU): Will the Insurance Giants Survive the Japanese Tsunami?

The first quarter of the current year saw a few events that had significant impact on the operating performances of the US life insurance giants. In this......(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)
AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

Hedge Funds Are Selling AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL)

AFLAC Incorporated (NYSE:AFL) investors should pay attention to a decrease in enthusiasm from smart money in recent months. In today’s marketplace,......(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)