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Aflac Inc (NYSE:AFL)
Cash Flow for Dividends
$-658 Mil (TTM As of Dec. 2016)

Aflac Inc's cash flow for dividends for the three months ended in Dec. 2016 was $-166 Mil. Its cash flow for dividends for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was $-658 Mil.

Note: A negative number here means the payment of dividends. When pays more dividends, the absolute value gets bigger.

Aflac Inc's quarterly payment of dividends declined from Jun. 2016 ($-163 Mil) to Sep. 2016 ($-162 Mil) but then increased from Sep. 2016 ($-162 Mil) to Dec. 2016 ($-166 Mil).

Aflac Inc's annual payment of dividends increased from Dec. 2014 ($-654 Mil) to Dec. 2015 ($-656 Mil) and increased from Dec. 2015 ($-656 Mil) to Dec. 2016 ($-658 Mil).


Definition

Cash flow for dividends refers to the payment of cash to shareholders as dividends when the company generates income.

Aflac Inc Cash Flow for Dividends for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2016 was -167 (Mar. 2016 ) + -163 (Jun. 2016 ) + -162 (Sep. 2016 ) + -166 (Dec. 2016 ) = $-658 Mil.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.


Related Terms

Cash from Financing


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their local exchange's currency.

Aflac Inc Annual Data

Dec07Dec08Dec09Dec10Dec11Dec12Dec13Dec14Dec15Dec16
Dividends -373-434-524-535-552-603-635-654-656-658

Aflac Inc Quarterly Data

Dec14Mar15Jun15Sep15Dec15Mar16Jun16Sep16Dec16Mar17
Dividends -168-165-163-161-167-167-163-162-1660
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