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Aflac Incorporated (AFL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 11, 2016

Aflac Incorporated ( AFL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 11, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.41 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased AFL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 5.13% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of AFL was $57.93, representing a -12.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $66.53 and a 12.68% increase over the 52 week low of $51.41.

AFL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Principal Financial Group Inc ( PFG ) and PartnerRe Ltd. ( PRE ). AFL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.72. Zacks Investment Research reports AFL's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 2.67%, compared to an industry average of 25.7%.

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 )
  • PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF ( KBWI )
  • SPDR S&P Insurance ETF ( KIE )
  • Schwab US Aggregate Bond ETF ( SCHZ )
  • QuantShares U.S. Market Neutral Value Fund ETF ( CHEP ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is SCHZ with an increase of 1.53% over the last 100 days. IAK has the highest percent weighting of AFL at 4.54%.

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


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

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