Aflac Incorporated (AFL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 14, 2017

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Aflac Incorporated ( AFL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 14, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.45 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 01, 2017. Shareholders who purchased AFL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.65% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $83.44, the dividend yield is 2.16%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AFL was $83.44, representing a -2.64% decrease from the 52 week high of $85.70 and a 25.47% increase over the 52 week low of $66.50.

AFL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Principal Financial Group Inc ( PFG ) and Unum Group ( UNM ). AFL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $6.9. Zacks Investment Research reports AFL's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -.46%, compared to an industry average of -4.6%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AFL Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to AFL through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AFL as a top-10 holding:

  • iShares U.S. Insurance ETF ( IAK )
  • AdvisorShares Focused Equity ETF ( CWS )
  • iShares Trust ( FNCF )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is IAK with an increase of 5.75% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AFL at 4.83%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks
Referenced Symbols: AFL , PFG , UNM , IAK , CWS , FNCF , KIE

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