Insiders Seeing Green With AFL At New 52-Week High

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In trading on Friday, shares of AFLAC Inc. (Symbol: AFL) touched a new 52-week high of $74.69/share. That's a 12.32% rise, or $8.19 per share from the 52-week low of $66.50 set back on 02/02/2017. That means at today's intraday high, any investor who purchased AFL stock any time over the past 52 weeks has an unrealized gain, including company insiders.

Over the past six months, insiders have been scooping up shares, and those bets are now paying off handsomely. As summarized by the table below, AFL has seen 2 different instances of insiders buying over the trailing six month period.

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
12/07/2016 Joseph L. Moskowitz Director 1,000 $68.53 $68,530.00
02/03/2017 Karole Lloyd Director 2,000 $68.42 $136,839.20

The chart below shows where AFL has traded over the past year, with the 50-day and 200-day moving averages included.

AFLAC Inc. Moving Averages Chart

In afternoon trading on Friday, AFL shares are changing hands at $74.23/share, slightly below the new 52-week high.

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