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Aflac Incorporated (AFL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 14, 2016

Aflac Incorporated ( AFL ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 14, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.43 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 01, 2016. Shareholders who purchased AFL prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 4.88% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $73.25, the dividend yield is 2.35%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AFL was $73.25, representing a -1.68% decrease from the 52 week high of $74.50 and a 34.23% increase over the 52 week low of $54.57.

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 $6.3. Zacks Investment Research reports AFL's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 13.11%, compared to an industry average of 15.8%.

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:

  • US Market Rotation Strategy ETF ( HUSE )
  • iShares Morningstar Large-Cap Value ETF ( JKF ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is JKF with an increase of 4.29% over the last 100 days. HUSE has the highest percent weighting of AFL at 2.75%.

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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