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Aflac (AFL) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow

: 15.57 (As of Today)
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As of today (2024-04-21), Aflac's share price is $83.23. Aflac's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 was $5.35. Hence, Aflac's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 15.57.

The historical rank and industry rank for Aflac's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow or its related term are showing as below:

AFL' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.64   Med: 5.47   Max: 16.06
Current: 15.57

During the past 13 years, Aflac's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 16.06. The lowest was 1.64. And the median was 5.47.

AFL's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked worse than
67.94% of 340 companies
in the Insurance industry
Industry Median: 8.675 vs AFL: 15.57

Aflac's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Dec. 2023 was $1.43. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in was $5.35.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of Aflac was -12.40% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -13.80% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -7.00% per year. During the past 10 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was -3.90% per year.

During the past 13 years, Aflac's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 34.40% per year. The lowest was -21.10% per year. And the median was 5.55% per year.


Aflac Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Historical Data

The historical data trend for Aflac's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

* Premium members only.

Aflac Annual Data
Trend Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21 Dec22 Dec23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 7.24 5.35 7.82 11.83 15.48

Aflac Quarterly Data
Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22 Dec22 Mar23 Jun23 Sep23 Dec23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 11.83 12.16 13.57 13.75 15.48

Competitive Comparison

For the Insurance - Life subindustry, Aflac's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow, along with its competitors' market caps and Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.


Aflac Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Distribution

For the Insurance industry and Financial Services sector, Aflac's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Aflac's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow falls into.



Aflac Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Calculation

Aflac's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/ Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=83.23/5.347
=15.57

Aflac's Share Price of today is $83.23.
Aflac's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Dec. 2023 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $5.35.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Aflac  (NYSE:AFL) Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management's decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


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Aflac (AFL) Business Description

Traded in Other Exchanges
Address
1932 Wynnton Road, Columbus, GA, USA, 31999
Aflac Inc offers supplemental health insurance and life insurance in the two largest insurance markets in the world, the U.S. and Japan. In addition to its cancer policies, the company has broadened its product offerings to include accident, disability, and long-term-care insurance. It markets its products through independent distributors, selling most of its policies directly to consumers at their places of work.
Executives
Steven Kent Beaver officer: SVP, CFO, Aflac US 1932 WYNNTON ROAD, COLUMBUS GA 31999
Masatoshi Koide officer: Deputy President, Aflac Japan 1932 WYNNTON RD, COLUMBUS GA 31999
June P Howard officer: Sr. Vice President 1932 WYNNTON RD, COLUMBUS GA 31999
Lake Charles D Ii officer: President AFLAC Japan AFLAC INC, 1932 WYNNTON RD, COLUMBUS GA 31999
Frederick John Crawford officer: EVP, Chief Financial Officer AFLAC INCORPORATED, COLUMBUS GA 31999
William P Bowers director 600 NORTH 18TH STREET, BIN 15N-8170, BIRMINGHAM AL 35203
Joseph L Moskowitz director 1932 WYNNTON ROAD, COLUMBUS GA 31999
Simard Frederic Jean Guy officer: SVP, CFO, Aflac U.S. 1932 WYNNTON ROAD, COLUMBUS GA 31999
James Todd Daniels officer: Sr. Vice President 1932 WYNNTON ROAD, COLUMBUS GA 31999
Albert Riggieri officer: SVP, Corporate Actuary 1932 WYNNTON RD, COLUMBUS GA 31999
Virgil Raynard Miller officer: President, Aflac U.S. 1932 WYNNTON ROAD, COLUMBUS GA 31999
Barbara K Rimer director 1932 WYNNTON ROAD, COLUMBUS GA 31999
Miwako Hosoda director 1932 WYNNTON ROAD, COLUMBUS GA 31999
Bradley Eugene Dyslin officer: Executive Vice President 1932 WYNNTON ROAD, COLUMBUS GA 31999
Audrey B Tillman officer: Executive Vice President 1932 WYNNTON RD, COLUMBUS GA 31999

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